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Mozc is an input method editor derived from Google Japanese Input.

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Allow VNC session and main session to use different mozc state

I've set up vnc4server on my machine (it's not working fully, but that's another issue) and a colleague is logged in and using it OK. However, when I tried to switch to Japanese the conversion window ...
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“Japanese (Mozc)” does not show up as input method after clearing /var/lib/xkb

To get Japanese input, I installed Japanese language support, I installed IBUS-MOZC and then I could go into Settings/Region & Language/Input Source and "Japanese (Mozc)" popped up. Everything was ...
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Japanese input stopped working for QT applications in 18.04

I'm using Anki to create flash cards for Japanese words. It worked last time I've checked, but now it doesn't even if I set input mode to hiragana. I've followed instructions in this question, but to ...
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ibus-mozc Japanese ime not show up in 18.04

I have logout and re-login, and even rebooted several times. But the Mozc IME not show up. The Ubuntu 18.04 is installed default with Chinese pinyin IME, I want to add a Japanese IME. Is there some ...
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Where are mozc settings in Ubuntu 19.04?

I want to modify the Mozc settings. Problem: Clicking the gear at the right of Japanese (Mozc) has no effect: On previous versions of Ubuntu, a workaround was to run /usr/lib/mozc/mozc_tool --mode=...
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How to set up Ubuntu to less easily make full-width/half-width number mistakes?

In Japanese, numbers can be written either full-width or half-width: Full-width: 1234567890 Half-width: 1234567890 Nowadays in my field everyone use half-width, and using full-width is seen as a ...
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mozc.xml <layout> what are the possible values?

My goal is simple: to get the same Kana input layout as Windows on a US English keyboard. By default, the Kana input layout of iBus Mozc is very different from that of Windows. After reading this ...
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How do I toggle input modes with Mozc?

I'm using Gnome with an international keyboard and I configured it to use fcitx IBus. I also installed Google_Japanese_Input in Windows, where it behaves as expected: Alt + Shift switch between ...
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Keyboard forgets it is Japanese

My Japanese layout keyboard uses mozc for input - usually in straight-forward direct input mode - but will occasionally switch back to the default US English layout. There is no obvious pattern or ...
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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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Japanese (Mozc) Wrong Keyboard Layout

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 because of the Japanese (Mozc) Keyboard Layout problem and it persists in 18.04. Here is the problem described: When using mozc to input Japanese, it's ...
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Why is this one program, Anki, not accepting Japanese input?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10. I have installed the latest version of the flashcard program Anki. I am using Mozc for Japanese input. I have used Anki on Ubuntu computers in the past and ...
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How do I delete a suggested kanji conversion from Mozc?

How do I delete 取り越し苦労 from Mozc's list of suggested kanji conversions for とりこし?
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how does ibus-mozc direct input mode work

i have seen the threads of How do I switch input modes in mozc without going to the IBus menu? and Make IBus-Mozc start in Hiragana rather than Direct input mode but as ibus-mozc is suppose to be an ...
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How to use on the spot Japanese input with fcitx and mozc? (as opposed to over the spot) (16.04)

Where can I switch to on the spot input style when using fcitx and mozc for Japanese? By on the spot I mean displaying the letters at the cursor location as I type. Now, when trying to type Japanese,...
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How do I toggle to katakana input from hiragana with fcitx-mozc text entry? (16.04)

I am using a Japanese 109-key keyboard. I can use the zenkaku (全角) toggle key to switch between romaji and hiragana input, but the katakana/hiragana/romaji (カタカナ・ひらがな・ローマ字) toggle key has no effect. (...
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Bq aquaris m10 ,install Japanese input programs

Ihave BQaquaris M10 ubuntu edition. I want to input Japanese from an external keyboard. Can I install Japanese input programs such as ibus-anthy, mozc or fcitx-mozc, anthy? Other methods can be used.
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Mozc custom key mappings

In Anthy, it's possible to set up custom mapping for keys For instance, you could map # to ぁ I've done quite a bit of looking around the settings, as well some Google searching, and can't find ...
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Typed characters disappear when moving mouse (Firefox/Rikaichan/IBus-Mozc)

Characters sometimes disappears on Firefox: Enable IBus-Mozc to type in Japanese Type g Type a. The character が appears. Don't type Enter. Move the mouse The character disappears I would report a ...
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Japanese input on 16.04 with Fcitx and Mozc

Typing Japanese on Ubuntu used to mean ibus-mozc, but ibus-mozc has been less and less maintained since 2015: Ubuntu 15.10 is supposed to start using Fcitx rather than ibus as their default input ...
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Mozc on eclipse etc. not working 16.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and want to write Japanese in all applications. I've installed mozc and it works in some applications but not in Eclipse or SzeneBuilder. I also tried to install qt4 ibus ...
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Make IBus-Mozc start in Hiragana rather than Direct input mode

Every time I restart my computer and want to type in Japanese, pressing Super+Space is not enough, I also have to select Hiragana in Mozc's menu: It gets me everytime. It is a bit like if your car's ...
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How do I switch input modes in mozc without going to the IBus menu?

I have installed mozc on Ubuntu 14.10. It is working fine - I am able to write in Japanese by going to the icon in the upper-right-hand corner of my screen (what do you call this?) and selecting ...
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Anthy and Mozc works on launcher but anywhere else (ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to setup Mozc or Anthy, as long with English alternative. So far I have tried severals methods: Complete purge/reinstall of the languages support that I need. Complete purge/reinstall of ...
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Force lock screen password input to NOT use Japanese iBus IME

Since I upgraded my 2 laptops from 13.10 to 14.04, I sometimes have a problem entering password to exit lock screen: When typing in the password field of the lock screen, I see that the usual dark ...
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Where are Mozc settings?

Here is how the Mozc settings dialog is supposed to look like: But I can't find it anywhere in Ubuntu, for instance here is the iBus dialog (note how Preferences is greyed out): Where to find the ...
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Mozc does not work for Qt applications

I installed Ubuntu Natty 2011.04 from scratch, and then mozc (Google's IME, which I prefer to other options) which provides Japanese input. It works in all applications EXCEPT Qt-based applications ...
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Japanese IME clueless about certain words

I have the impression that Japanese input method editor (変換) is not as good as it used to be (can't tell since when). When I type "terekomu" and transform, the IME does not propose テレコム (a very usual ...