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Questions related to the language support provided by Ubuntu.

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how to update languages manually

I have this message on kubuntu, but i want to resolve this manually in case this is some type of trojan.
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RDP not working with language change

Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop running in a VMWare env. Languages installed are english, chinese and russian. How ever, it is not possible to change keyboard layout to fit the change, when logging on via RDP. ...
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Cannot find Japanese(Mozc) or Japanese(Anthy) in 20.04

I want to type in japanese and therefore installed the Japanese language through settings. When I go to select the language, I can find the language Japanese, but cannot find the specific Japanese(...
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Ubuntu 20.04 focal - Input keyboard language

I'm looking for a way to write in Japanese so with the various characters like hiragana, kanji ecc.. So i tried to put Japanese as input source but it didn't work. I also found some tutorials on ...
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How do I get classical greek to work in Ubuntu?

I am using LaTeX to write academic books and papers, and I need to write some things in classical Greek. The material will be citations from authors who wrote classical Greek (the authors will, ...
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German language support not fully installed in Kubuntu 20.04 after installation

After installation of Kubuntu 20.04 with German install settings I noticed that parts of the system are still in English: a) Right-click on Desktop shows English menus b) Dolphin is in English c) ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 language support configuration not saved

language support - version: 0.204 - source: ubuntu-focal-main (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) Installing language support on Kubuntu Desktop 20.04 (64 bit) from Discover software centre (not the terminal). ...
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U20.04 - Keyboard config stays in UK after all correct reconfig to US

I do all the settings selct for US kbd and locale but after reboot it still is configged for a UK kbd so hash and tilde are wrong etc. I did both the GUI and the CLI procedures and the GUI says it is ...
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What is the “nationality toggle” and how do I reset it?

While upgrading to ubuntu 20 I was asked to pick a key to enable "Nationality Toggles", I chose the Right ALT key. This Key now switches from English to another language. However, pressing the key ...
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Ubuntu - How to uninstall unnecessary firefox language packs?

How i can remove the unnecessary firefox language packs. Please check image
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Is Ubuntu also available in Latin language?

This sounds like a fun question, but as somebody who currently learns Latin asked me that, maybe there is indeed a Latin language pack for Ubuntu? That is, all system UI elements and also to possible ...
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How to edit arm based linux img file

i have unsual scenario, I need to edit language and keyboard preferences in samsung linux on dex img file(ubuntu 16.0.4.5. LTS-arm based-). But is that possible? If so, where should i look at? ...
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18.04: How to install hindi phonetic dictionary?

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and am planning to move all my activities from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04. In Windows, I can type using English-Hindi transliteration keyboard with transliteration ...
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Weird placeholder when I press the key to put accent in letter

I see this super weird placeholder when I press RIGHT ALT, the key that I use to put accent on letters. I would like to know if this is a bug, and if it can be fixed. That's what I see:
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Could not install the full language support

I am trying to install hangul (korean language) in Ubuntu 18.04 and it showed this error.
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Ubuntu 18.04 Can't change preference order of languages in language menu

I want to add English and Japanese to the languages on my computer so I can use an input method editor to switch from one keyboard to the other. I want to keep English as the main system language for ...
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IBus 1.5 seems fail in supporting Ubuntu 18?

I need IBus to type Vietnamese and Japanese so I installed engine ibus-bamboo and ibus-mozc for that need. However, none of engines actually work (even ibus-unikey is default engine for Vietnamese ...
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Getting the capslock to input foreign caracters and currency

I am having a lot of difficulty with Bionic Beaver inputting foreign characters and currencies. In the past I could easily change the settings to use [capslock] and then o"-->Ö, the came goes with [E-]...
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How do I setup a Japanese keyboard on Kubuntu 18.04 (Plasma 5) for a Logicool K750?

I'm new to Kubuntu, having switched from Mint Cinnamon in January, but I have been having problems trying to get my LogiCool K750 Keyboard working correctly. Logicool is the Japanese brand for ...
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Installing Hindi on Window Subsystem Terminal

I have tried sudo apt install fonts-indic However Hindi still shows up as { name: 'स्वास््य एवं स्वचछता', It suppose to show up as above. When I copy and paste, they show up fine.
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Is there any free email client that supports composing right-to-left emails?

I have been using Evolution. But it does not support right-to-left. The best one can do is to try "right alignment", but that does not type punctuation like dot and comma at the right place.
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Unable to toggle between input methods using Fcitx

I'm using fcitx for system input and I have more than one language installed. I cannot toggle between different languages with the correct hot key. Explicitly clicking the "input method" in the drop ...
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Ibus not working on Kubuntu 18.04

I have installed Kubuntu 18.04 and I want to get a Chinese pinyin keyboard. I did the following sudo apt-get install ibus ibus-gtk ibus-gtk3 ibus-qt4 ibus-clutter sudo apt-get install ibus-pinyin ...
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Marathi letter / rakaar symbol

I am having bit of difficulty typing the rakaar symbol in the marathi language of ubuntu keyboard (Marathi - Kagapa phonetic) Reference to this symbol is not found anywhere in the keyboard layout ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Not able to input any language other than English

I have installed Chinese(Simplified) and Japanese. I added both language to input source. I could change to any of the two in the up right corner. Yet when I type, it is still English. edit: output: ...
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Adding a language missing from the supported languages list

Is there any way (workaround) to add a language in Ubuntu 18.04, which is missing from the Install/Remove Languages list? I'm particularly interested in Armenian language. Thanks!
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What is the correct way to fix an assertion in loadlocale.c?

I have recently updated Ubuntu to 18.04. After this, issuing the command ld constantly failed with the following assertion: loadlocale.c:129: _nl_intern_locale_data: Assertion `cnt < (sizeof (...
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Terminal Not Working on 16.04 After Default Language Change

I just used the command below to change the default language on my calendar sudo localectl set-locale LC_TIME=en_US.utf8 After reboot, terminal is not working, let alone starting. I've tried using ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 additional language display problem

I have documents in Chinese and English, and my OS is Ubuntu 18.04 English, I could install Chinese Simplified and Traditional with no problem, according to the documentation, anything below English ...
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Type in kannada language in Ubuntu 18.04

I want to type in English as well as in Kannada language when needed, but I'm unable to do it. There are some answers for the same question, but it is not the same in Ubuntu 18.04. So please help me
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How to write in Telugu language in Ubuntu without using Google input tools extension?

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04. I want to write in Telugu language in gedit or some other text editors. Somehow writing in the browser using google input tools extension and then copying whole text ...
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Japanese default input mode

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on my PC, I use Mozc to input Japanese. Its default input mode is direct input(input English), I need to change it to hirakana everytime after restarting PC. Can I make ...
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Tamil letters scrambled & overlapped in xfce4 terminal [duplicate]

Tamil progressively overlaps and combination letters (உயிர் மெய் எழுத்து) do not merge in Xfce4 terminal: Changing font and encoding doesn't help. how to overcome this?
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What is the difference between the Hindi keyboard layouts Bolnagri and Kagapa?

I am confused. What's the difference between these two Hindi keyboard layouts?
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How do I change the language on Kubuntu 18.04?

Actually I didn't quite know how to phrase this question. I already successfully changed the language of the OS through system settings (to Japanese in this case). I logged out then logged back in ...
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How to use mozc-jp in budgie?

I know in normal ubuntu when you have mozc-jp installed you click on it in the top panel to change between hiragana and katakana etc but that icon doesn't exist on budgie so how do I do it thanks for ...
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Google IME for Japanese Ubuntu 18.04 (Budgie)

Hello I got Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 and I wanna have Japnese keyboard input. So is there a way to install Google IME on ubuntu?
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too much charmaps in gnome-terminal

my own computer is based on UTF-8 encoding, but I have to manage (french) servers that are ISO-8859-15 based. So, using gnome-terminal to ssh, I oftenly have to switch from one encoding to the other. ...
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Language Support in 18.04 not working org.freedesktop.PolicyKitError.Failed

I believe that after upgrade to 18.04 Lubuntu I have a common root problem which affects many things. Looks like no application, which would require root privileges could open. For example, Synaptics ...
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Bionic - Gnome 3,28.1 new OSK virtual keyboard

I need some help with the new onscreen Keyboard in Gnome 3.28.1 I recently installed Bionic Beaver on my Yoga 700_14-isk I use English, German and Korean without any problems on my hardware keyboard, ...
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My ubuntu cannot set chinese keyboard setting

I cannot see the language support app in my setting after i do purge This is the terminal screen shot that i follow the forum
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avro keyboard for ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

I tried to install ibus-avro, using the procedure that applied in Ubuntu 16.4 . This procedure does not work in Ubuntu 17.10. Is there any other procedure to install avro in my new version of Ubuntu?
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How to install other languages on Libreoffice Snap

As you can imagine, I am trying to find a way to add Greek (or any other language) on LibreOffice (6.0.2) Snap. Currently the available languages for User Interface are 9 basic languages only. Any ...
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Is there any 'flavour' of ubuntu that comes with East Asian language support? [duplicate]

Is there any 'flavour' of ubuntu that comes with East Asian language support? Or does anyone have a suggestion about what 'flavour' is more suitable for working with Chinese, Japanese and Korean? I ...
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snap creating folders in the /home/user on English

I have this bug that, when opening a snap, duplicated folders on English are created. This issue has happened to me on 16.04 and 17.10 on two different computers, but I can't find any information ...
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Language Packages for Edubuntu

On a build I use for classroom computers with Ubuntu Mate 16.04LTS I include ubuntu-edu-primary ubuntu-edu-secondary ubuntu-edu-tertiary. I wish to provide these packages in Spanish. I had done this ...
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Problem when trying to open terminal in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Im having troubles at opening the terminal. When I open, an icon appears in the menu bar, but then disappears. Last year something occurred and it was because of the system language. So what i tried ...
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how to install google chrome from terminal [duplicate]

I tried to do this in the terminal sudo apt-get install google chrome but the package does not exist please help
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How do I change the system language to German in Ubuntu 16.04 via terminal?

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with LXDE desktop: I'm trying to change the language to German, but I'm not sure how. Any advice for me?
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BabelMap-like charmap program for Linux?

I've been using Gucharmap and also KDE's equivalent (I'm using Kubuntu 16.04) before, but found that none of them reach the level of sophistication Andrew West's BabelMap program offers, especially in ...

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