Questions tagged [rtl]

Right to Left (RTL) refers to the scripts of natural languages that are written and read from the right to the left instead from the left to the right, such as Arabic Hebrew and Persian..etc. These languages share common issues like Unicode BiDi & Shaping support, GUI mirroring, Fonts ... (Avoid using it for Realtek drivers)

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Weak and disconnecting wifi with RTL8821CE that is strong with windows

I have a 2 antenna wifi that gets a great signal on windows. On dual boot Ubuntu 20.04, it's very weak, to the point that it starts disconnecting if kept on long enough. Any ideas of what could cause ...
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Realtek RTL8852AE issue on HP 15s-eq2028ur Xubuntu 20.04

I have issue with wifi connection on my laptop. I followed other same topics but my issue is actualy. After this $ sudo lspci -k -nn | grep -A 3 -i net I have got 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Can't connect to wifi in linux ubuntu [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. I replaced Windows with Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP laptop, with WiFi chip RTL8723DE. I have already fixed a problem with an error saying "WiFi adapter not found". ...
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Fix for wireless issues with netgear a7000 usb adapter (rtl8814au, rtl8812au)

I had to make this post to help anyone else who might be having issues with this network adapter and possibly other network adapters which work with the realtek 8814au 8812au chipsets. I'm on ubuntu ...
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Problem installing Arabic on 18.04

I have correctly followed the steps of installing Arabic from here The letters "en" and "ar" show on the top right of the screen. However, it has no effect. Is there something I'm missing?
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How to edit rtl pdf in LibreOffice?

I have to fill a pdf form in Hebrew. The original file seems to be created in Windows. I open the pdf in LibreOffice (Version: 5.1.6.2) and it reverses order of letters. The language of the document ...
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RTL8188ee WiFi very slow

I recently bought a tp-link Archer wn781nd for my desktop. The WiFi speed is very slow compared to my laptop. My OS is Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.13.0 -41 I had a similar problem when using my laptop ...
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Printing right-to-left in booklet format

I have a RTL (right-to-left) pdf document and want to print it in booklet format so that it could be printed double sided and binded as a book. There is simple solutions for LTR (left-to-right) ...
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Showing text file content right-to-left in the terminal

Is there any way for listing file contents in a shell window, such that characters are printed from right to left rather than as usual from the left to the right? or such that the BIDI algorithm ...
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Error installing rtl8812au-dkms package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Trying to install the package for my usb wireless and I get the following error and I cannot figure out how to fix it. ProblemType: Package DKMSBuildLog: DKMS make.log for rtl8812au-4.3.8.12175....
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How can I automatically generate numbers for headings for right to left language in libreoffice? [closed]

I write arabic, in libreoffice how can I write a heading and libreoffice automatically generates that numbers for example: first chapter (1 second chapter (2 section one (1-2 ...
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How can you set the left right orientation of webcam?

I am using cheese and the WebCam is putting right left the wrong way round. Is there a way to solve this? It's an annoying problem, don't know why developers don't put this switch in to the basic ...
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Switch text direction in GEdit

I want GEdit to show all paragraphs in right-to-left view. I know that it renders paragraphs starting with rtl characters correctly. But I need paragraphs starting with ltr characters also shown as ...
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Changing the direction of persian lines [duplicate]

I've got a problem with writing Persian in Ubuntu, the problem is when I try to write mixed Persian and English text files in Gedit or VIM the lines starting with Persian characters start from right ...
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How to open a PDF in dual page view, but for Arabic PDF's (Where pages layout should be from right to left)

I have a PDF in the Arabic language. I've opened it with Poppler/cairo or Okular but I can't figure this out. I know this is so easy but I need help. So Arabic books are normally from RIGHT to LEFT, ...
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Wrong cursor directions and brackets in right to left languages

I successfully write in Arabic. But there's a problem with symbols like brackets (), <> , and full stops. They are displayed in wrong directions in case of brackets and in wrong place in case of ...
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How to enable Right-to-Left in Basket Note

I'm using basket note for my studies, which is in Hebrew. With Ubuntu 13.04 and older I could have switched from LtR to RtL easily by clicking R Ctrl+R Shift. It doesn't work anymore... Any idea on ...
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Stabilizing characters like `< >`, `{ }` and `[ ]`

When the language layout is changed to a right to left language; in some standard editing places (e.g. the address bar of Google Chrome), characters like <, { and [ automatically become >, } and ...
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Switching to Right-to-left in 13.10 [closed]

I can't seem to be able to switch to Right-to-Left which is critical for writing in Hebrew. Any idea on what I can do to fix it?
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How to get rid of Lohit Hindi and set a different default font in right to left complex script

I use multiple languages with libreoffice. I have genome ubuntu 12.04 installed. When i change the keyboard layout from English to Pashto or Persian the standard font is changed to Lohit Hindi. This ...
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Set text direction in gnome-shell?

How can I change the text direction in gnome-shell back and forth between right-to-left and left-to-right? (Mine is in left-to-right. I have tried changing the language to Chinese (using the "Region ...
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How to set LibreOffice to use Persian / Arabic-Indic / Hindi page numbers?

I want to have my page numbers in LibreOffice Impress to be in Persian. Which means ۰۱۲۳۴۵۶۷۸۹ instead of 0123456789.
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Flash player does not work probably with Arabic language

The Flash plug-in version 11.2 which is the latest version does not support the Arabic language. It shows the characters separated and oriented from left to right; whereas it has to display them as ...
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How to Type in Persian in LibreOffice?

I am new to Ubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install Persian language support for a friend. I have been googleing for an hour and can't find a tutorial to explain this. I have added additional language ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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Foreign Language Keyboard Layout

I have problem with Right to Left / Left to Right layout. some languages are in (RTL) layout so i can not type exactly what i want ! provide me some help to fix this issue , please !
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How to enable Arabic support in GNOME terminal?

I'm trying to write Arabic in the terminal app but it does not recognize right-to-left text and does not bind the Arabic letters together as it should. I tried this solution https://bugs.launchpad.net/...
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Emesene does not support RTL languages?

I am using Emesene 2.11.5 in Natty. But Emesene doesn't log conversations. Also right to left languages "Arabic" is written from left to right, LTR instead of RTL. Any idea if there is a newer ...
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Reverse rendering of Urdu fonts

I am working on a project that is based on Urdu language in Ubuntu platform. I'm using Python language and have almost achieved my task. The problem is that, the Urdu text is rendered in reverse ...
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Arabic reading error

I can't read Arabic correctly (from Right to Left) when using Firefox to open Flash websites in Ubuntu 10.10 example: http://www.fpnp.net/ Please I need help, thanks...
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