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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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Wrong keyboard character map on Ubuntu under ESXi console

I have Ubuntu 20.04.2 running under ESXI 6.7 with a UK keyboard. Under Settings -> Language & Region I have Language = English (United Kingdom), Format = United Kingdom, and Input Source = ...
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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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Login Screen Language Still in Dutch Even After Removing

To be clear I'm not asking about a layout, just the actual text displayed on the login screen. It's remained in Dutch even after applying English system-wide and removing Dutch altogether. Is there ...
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Automatic keyboard language

I would like to have language automatically switched to like "English" when I use Terminal or code editor, and like "Spanish" when I use like Viber, for example. Can anyone point ...
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Language package removed

As the title says, after i tried fixing some packages while installing GLIBC 2.30 in my ubuntu 18.04, language package and tons of other ones got removed. I checked the history log and this is what it ...
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How to change the language in busybox

I turned off the computer, but when I opened it again, it gave me an error: I find the solution of it,(i need to write fsck /dev/sda8) however my keyboard is in russian, so i can not type anything in ...
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I'm on Kubuntu and don't know how to add languages [closed]

I'm on Kubuntu and tried to add a keyboard language through the GUI and nothing worked. I have been searching online for help and nothing answered my Question. Every time I try to install through the ...
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Touchpad - Fusuma problem when changing the language

Ubuntu 20.04 Fusuma is not working when I change the language to Arabic, but it's working perfectly fine in English language. It suddenly lags out the whole PC "if used a shortcut multiple times&...
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Increase the font size of the floating language panel

I'm looking to increase the font size only for the floating language panel (for selecting characters in non-European fonts). I don't want my main default font larger, but I do want to see more detail ...
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Problem with wrongly displayed accented letters

I'm using Kubuntu 20.04 and I'm having problems with the display of accented letters and some other special characters. In particular french accented letters are displayed as Cyrillic characters and ...
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Why cannot WPS PDF add a note/annotation in Bengali language?

I can add a note or annotation in English language while reading a pdf file in WPS PDF. But when I try to add a note in Bengali language some square boxes appear instead of showing it in Bengali. ...
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Strange behavior : mixed language

With Ubuntu 20.04 TLS + Vanilla Gnome. My native language is French, so I set ubuntu to speak french. Since few days, I have a strange behavior: in the main menu, the date is in French (good) In top-...
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Problem - Changing keyboard language layout in Kubuntu 20.04 also changes wide system language [duplicate]

I'm using Kubuntu 20.04 with KDE 5.68.0 and Plasma 5.18.5. I live in Argentina and like to have my OSs in English, but I own a Spanish keyboard. So, I naturally installed Kubuntu in English and then ...
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Properly setting the system language to English but with Swedish locale settings

So ever since I installed Kubuntu on the computer I'm using right now I've had locale issues, which I'll admit is nothing new or unique to Ubuntu/Linux. I'm trying to set things up so that my keyboard ...
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Adding a Google account via GNOME returns an error

I've been attempting to connect my school Google Drive account to my computer (I'm connected via my personal email). Here are the steps: Click on Google in the Online Accounts tab Type in my email ...
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Capslock started to switch the language, but is not set to do so. How to disable it?

My Ubuntu 20.04 started writing in capitals. Capslock changes a language. In Settings -> Keyboard, I do not have this set. The language change is set to Super + space, however when I go to ...
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How to add a character to the keyboard?

I would like to know if there is a way to add a character to my keyboard, since I have a German keyboard, but my mother language is Spanish and I would like to be able to use the letter "ñ" ...
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How do I get the standard Windows French Canadian QWERTY keyboard layout on Ubuntu/Lubuntu?

In French (Canada) I see: French (Canada, Dvorak), French (Canada, legacy), Canadian Multilingual, Canadian Multilingual (1st part), Canadian Multilingual (2nd part), Inuktitut and English (Canada) ...
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How to install tatar language?

I want to use tatar language on my machine. Specifically, I need a tatar keyboard layout. How do I set it? I didn't find any ubuntu packages for the language, only for crimean tatar which is not ...
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ubuntu 20.04(gnome) black screen after login for some user

Summary: After installing and switching to a new Language(modern greek),my gnome desktop was stucked in black screen. When I had reboot and login the regular user successfully, it resulted in a black ...
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Pashto Language Support

Is there a language pack for Pashto (Afghanistan) and how do I find it. It is not listed when I click on Install/Remove Languages...
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Keyboard configuation

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 with KDE Plasma 5.18.5 in English. It seems impossible to configure an USA International keyboard layout to work with Brazilian Portuguese language and its special characters ...
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Geary - spell cheks with other language

This is my first question to the community so be kind with me if not properly presented :-) New to Linux (20.04 installed), I am testing various e-mail clients. I really like Geary, but there is an ...
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Wrong date format

I know this should be really simple to solve but every link I read about changing format is solved using Language Support. I want the top bar date the format it should. I want it to have Spanish ...
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Can't change locale: LANGUAGE is not compatible with LANG

Trying to change my locale from en_IN to ja_JP so I can get some software to work, however when i try it it gives me this error [sudo] password for shadowsamurai: *** update-locale: Warning:...
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Belgian formats when choosing US language - regional & language settings issue

I have chosen to use English (United States) as system language. I'm in Belgium so I still want to use Belgian formats for dates, numbers and amounts. However, the only choice I have is German Belgian ...
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Afghani Language [duplicate]

The official name of Afghan language is "DARI" but Ubuntu has listed it under "Afghani" in the input sources. Please, Who should I contact to solve this issue...?
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Accept-language - Browser support for rare languages

I am developing a web application and I was planning to depend on the browser's Accept-Language header for user language preference setting. I just found out that I cannot freely define my accepted ...
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kmail defaults to American English spelling even when told to default to British

Using Kubuntu 20.04 and setting the spell check default language to British English (United Kingdom) in System Settings, Regional Settings but kmail still tries to correct "colour" and "...
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Misspelled Hebrew words are not underlined in LibreOffice

Ubuntu 20.04.1, LibreOffice 6.4.6.2 Misspelled words in Hebrew (and in Arabic) are not underlined. However, I can see misspelled words through AutoCorrect function and its window (which can be called ...
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Can't login Ubuntu 20.04 due to wrong language

I downloaded the update just yesterday. I use two languages in my system, both English and Greek, with Greek being the default language. My password consists of latin characters, so, to my surprise, ...
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Only the notebook built-in keyboad is changing the layout, not the external keyboard

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04. After the installation I added the extra keyboard layout, but when I switch layouts only the built-in keyboard changes to the desired layout. The external keyboard ...
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Random Chinese text in “New Document” dialog in right click menu of Nautilus

Should I be worried? I recently upgraded from 18.04. I checked the language configured in LibreOffice.
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Can I change the language of command line output without changing locale in general?

I want to change my language for the command line only. There are similar questions already, but I didn't understand their answers. In ~/.bashrc, I tried to add either export LANG=en_US.UTF-8, export ...
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i installed ubuntu 18.04.5 I change language to greek .On the top right of the screen there is a gr but keybord is english

i just installed Ubuntu 18.04.5 I change language to Greek with super+space . On the top right of the screen there is a gr but keyboard is English
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I need a lanuage change

I chose a format Uzbekistan, but the system changed names of weekdays also, how do I change the whole system to eng lan, without changing its format, like(days, calendars, time format, etc)
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Can't change language inputs on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS after computer wakeup

When my laptop wakes up it reverts to my default language input / keyboard (Danish) instead of my external keyboard (English UK) and it's not possible to change this (i.e. changing it to English US ...

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