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After Upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04: Left Shift key not working, English keyboar layout [duplicate]

After the upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04, the left shift key isn't shifting letter case anymore, but instead switching between input languages. During the update, a popup window asked me for a key ...
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How to install Lao language on ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to install Lao language but I cannot find lao at language support app. How can I install Lao language on ubuntu 2004?
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Spanish Latin American keyboard randomly changing

I have a remote PC1 with Ubuntu 22.04. (Note: exactly the same happens with another remote 20.04.03). I connect to it from a client PC2 with Win 10 via xRDP. My remote PC1 has Settings, for Keyboard ...
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How to set up English(US) as the primary language on keyboard after tuning on the computer?

This is the input source in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my computer, English(US)(en) and Thai(th). After turning on the computer, th is the primary language for the keyboard. Is there any way to get en come ...
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Change Bengali language font. (DIifferent language font)

The bengali language font is very bad and how to change the font entirely? Is there any method?
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Switching language by Alt + Shift after update from Ubuntu 22.04 beta to release is not working

Switching language settings made by Tweaks tool (gnome-tweak-tool) like described in accepted answer here. After performing update to release version by sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade ...
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Adding language failure in terminal and system KDE (kubuntu)

I was trying to add Spanish as a secondary language for spellcheck reasons via GUI, there is a bug that doesn't allow me to actually download the language so I tried the following command: sudo apt-...
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Some Flatpak apps do not display the right Locale/Language on ubuntu 22.04

Flatpak: 1.12.7 Ubuntu: 22.04 Hi. My locales are not respected on SOME flatpak apps. My system has both English and French locales installed. [Steps to reproduce] Install Rhythmbox with flatpak ...
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How to set user interface language for user with encrypted home?

After encrypting home directory by means of ecryptfs tool specified UI language is not applied after system restart. If user in the system only one the whole system UI can be changed to needed one. ...
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How to make Super+Shift or Shift+Space to change input language in Ubuntu?

I was able to make Shift+Space to change input language but then Gnome's default settings app made Space to change input language as well. It is not what I wanted. I wasn't able to find Shift+Super in ...
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onscreen keyboard in multiple languages

I occasionally want to type in character sets other than those on my physical keyboard and it seems like onboard should be a good solution for this. I have a few languages installed on my system, but ...
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How to change the default system font for Bengali in Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS?

I don't like the default Bengali font in Ubuntu which is possibly Lohit Bengali. Is it possible to change? Want to change it to kalpurush.ttf but how can I do it?
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How to install ism malayalam in ubuntu

Can I install ism malayalam typing software in ubuntu ?.Some one told me that riming tone is the alternative,but it also have some irregularity with ism malayalam.
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How to change Date language to English while using a different Format?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS with Language set to English (US) and Formats set to Deutschland. Everything works fine, except for the name of months in dates, e.g. drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 4,0K Mär ...
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Arabic text showing up after boot?

I am running Kubuntu, and after booting up my laptop, rather than English text, Arabic text shows up for date and time before unlocking it. I have changed language in setting yet Arabic text appears ...
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after changing language , folder not shown when being created by command line

i create a new folder or document with the terminal,like mkdir test By using 'ls', i make sure that the folder is created successfuly. But it does not show in the graphical view. So, l try to create ...
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Kubuntu switch two last language layouts like MacOS or Gnome

I use three different keyboard layouts. In Gnome and MacOS, switching between languages is conveniently implemented - when you press once Win+Space it switches between the last two languages, and to ...
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Some parts are configured in Spanish in spite of me selecting English during installer

During the Kubuntu 21.xx installation process I selected only English. I set my location to Madrid. I'm seeing several apps which have parts of the UI in Spanish. This bothers me but I can live with ...
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How to unlink language and regional settings [duplicate]

I want my Ubuntu 20.04 set up with US English language settings, but my formats force me to use Dutch or German (mixing up the languages on my system). I just need US Language settings with Belgian ...
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Language installation error in Ubuntu 20.04LTS

i accept the error for installation (install/remove language ) in Burmese language error. the error is Software database is broken it is impossible to install or remove any software. please use the ...
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Mirror servers lista, correct a translation

when using Ubuntu in Occitan the country on the mirror list is not correct for the United States, it shows "France", and France is correctly translated into "França". I couln't ...
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Random change of input language

Ubuntu 21.10 and earlier I have English and Russian layout. Mostly I use English in all windows and sometime Russian in Firefox. I can start work at morning with English layout. And suddenly I have ...
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How to edit a keyboard layout for a language in Xubuntu?

I want to edit the keyboard layout for the language Nepali. That's for fixing a weird inconvenience. The way the layout works is that every key is assigned a non aspirated Nepali consonant and by ...
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Where can I find language source strings that are displayed in terminal for messages, warnings, errors etc

There are 2 variants of language mixed up together and I'd like to see if some changes could be made. Strings that you can see in terminal as an output when you run a command like for example sudo apt ...
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Is there a Google Input tools alternative for Ubuntu?

For typing non-English languages, the ubuntu keyboard does not provide auto suggestions like Google Input tools. There is only the phonetic typing option. Is there a good alternative which is as ...
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What clutter is left behind after uninstalling language packages?

I unistalled a lot of language packages I would never use ( like e.g. russian, thai, arabic, chinese etc. ). When I was searching for a file I came across /usr/share/X11/locale and it still had ...
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Modify existing language translation

I'm running Ubuntu 20.4, and I'm currently using Hebrew as my main language on my system. However, I would like to modify the existing translation, and fix some grammar issues with the language, and ...
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Change language , full screen apps

Guys I have a problem with gnome desktop enviroment everytime I tried to change my language cause I don't speak 1 language it minimized my full screen apps like minecraft and I can't do anything after ...
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Remapping keyboard keys losing effect on language change

I remapped keys based on this article on my Ubuntu (20.04) to replace Pg Up and Pg Down keys with Home and End respectively. It was working fine, until I recently added German (Deutsch) as a new input ...
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Installing Bulgarian keyboard language

I'm new to Linux. I'm from Bulgaria and need Bulgarian language. I searched in settings and find nothing. I find files in https://packages.ubuntu.com/hirsute/language-pack-bg, but how to install it ...
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Urdu and Sindhi is Missing in System Support Langauges in Ubuntu 20.04

Urdu and Sindhi Language was available to change the System Language in Ubuntu 16 but in Ubuntu 20.04 Urdu and Sindhi languages are Missing. Can anyone help how to change System-wide language from ...
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Nautilus search-as-you-type layout (language) independent

It is very handy to have a search-as-you-type be automatically adopted to any keyboard layout available on the computer. So you do not have to switch between the languages when you are surfing your ...
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System language (login screen display language) overwrites my user's language set by GNOME Settings after (re)boot

Edit 1: I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 20.04. I'm trying to set a display language for my user's session different from the system's language (login screen display language) but I've been unsuccessful so ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Language Input fail to launch

So I have installed Chinese and Japanese in addition to the default English input. After my first installation both appeared to work correctly, i.e. the Japanese input would register hiragana input, ...
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How to remove languages from the first screen of Ubiquity?

I'm using Cubic program (Custom Ubuntu ISO Creator) to make a custom version of Xubuntu (xubuntu-20.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso). On the first screen of Ubiquity we have a listing with many languages to ...
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Tibetan keyboard

I'm trying to set up a Tibetan keyboard in Ubuntu 20.04. I've installed a standard Tibetan font. I've set the ibus (intelligent input bus) preferences, adding a Tibetan input method there as well as ...
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How do I change input language without having to confirm it?

Everytime I change an input language using grave accent key it doesnt change instantly. There will be a popup of languages to choose between and I have to hit enter to apply the change. How do I ...
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How do I get accented Spanish with "Spanish (no dead keys)"?

I have been using the default Spanish keyboard layout for some time and it works well. It uses a dead key (the quote key) to get accented vowels. I press ' followed by e, for example, and get é. The ...
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Libreoffice does not have my interface language

My Libreoffice install (the latest/stable from Snap) does not let me select a Norwegian interface. I have my language (norsk bokmål) selected in the language support settings, and I have verified that ...
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How to install po-auto-translator for Translating PO File (built form WordPress Loco translate Plugin)

I am trying to translate the PO file get by loco translate plugin in WordPress, like showing below: so i want to translate this PO file by some auto Po file translator software like po-auto-...
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ibus-typing-booster doesnt show up in input sources

I have installed Ibus-typing-booster for the first time and have tried logging out and rebooting I followed the stops as in the docs while adding new input source i could not find "Other (Typing ...
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Language switch changed to super key, after dist upgrade

I had upgraded my Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10. In the middle of the process, a dialogue showed up and asked that which button combination I want to choose for switching between Latin and national languages. ...
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why lubuntu upgrade compile so many locales

recently I upgraded my Lubuntu with apt-get upgrade, and I notice that "setting up locales" process takes quite long because it generates quite many locales for languages that's not used in ...
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Stuck on different keyboard layout at login screen

I updated to Ubuntu 21.04 yesterday and prior to updating I had two keyboard layouts, Arabic and English language keyboard layout, by the end of the day I had no use for Arabic layout so I removed it ...
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Making Keyboard Shortcuts act Universally (No Matter the Language)

I would be really grateful if someone could give me some guidance! I am trying to set up some shortcuts. The thing is that Ubuntu responds differently, according to the input language, specified by ...
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KDE Plasma 5 Undesireable Keyboard Layout Switching Behavior

I recently switched OS from Ubuntu 20.04 to Ubuntu Studio 20.10 via a clean install. Overall, I am very happy with my new OS so far; Plasma is sleek and intuitive. However, I've been facing an ...
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Automatic kanji conversion as you type for Japanese input?

I have Japanese input working on Ubuntu 20.04 via mozc, but one thing that I miss from my Macbook is the sleek convert-as-you-type feature. I currently have to press the spacebar after writing ...
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How i can detect system language TWO ISO code in bash?

How i can get what user using display language code TWO ISO code like this in terminal code? English: en, Turkish: tr, Russian: ru and etc...
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How to add keyboard input languge?

I have tried to look up how to input a new keyboard language, but all the answers I find say to start by clicking on 'Dash'. I am very confused about 'Dash'. It doesn't seem to exist on my version of ...
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Change location for man pages

Until Ubuntu 18.04, if you wanted to change the man pages location, you just have to execute something like this (depending on the desired language you wanted, in this case, spanish): sudo apt install ...
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