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How can I restart the cinnamon panel keyboard layout selector?

Somehow, the language indicator / keyboard layout switcher on my cinnamon panel has disappeared. This happens to me once in a while, and I'm used to having to logout and start a new session. But - can ...
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Halfway translation in GNOME

I changed my GNOME's language from english to persian. Some parts are well translated, but some other not. For example most of numbers and some of apps' names. This is output of locale: LANG=fa_IR ...
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Special font for each language in GNOME

I use GNOME 3 in debian. How can I set special font for each language? For example when an application uses english, the font is that I have set for english and when an application uses persian, the ...
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Change keyboard layout and input language in a terminal on Ubuntu Droplet in Digital Ocean (English, Russian, Japanese)

I spun up a Digital Ocean Ubuntu Droplet and I ssh to that machine from both my home and office. I need to type in English, Russian and Japanese from a Mac Japanese keyboard from home and a US 106 ...
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Why LanguageTool is not working on LibreOffice?

I am using LibreOffice 7.2.2.2. I have installed LanguageTool 5.4, then 5.5.1, but none of them are working. They only add buttons to the toolbar, though they do not react. What would you suggest?
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Blank boxes for korean

I just installed ParrotOS and have recently been noticing some boxes for korean. I noticed this problem after watching some squid game videos. I tried to fix it by downloading it but now these boxes ...
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Debian LXDE hot keys not working in second language

I use Debian 11 with LXDE. When my keyboard is in a non-english language (persian), hot keys do not work. When I want to use shortcuts, I should change language and then do that. How can I repair the ...
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Can I install spell-checking and other language support packages on Fedora without searching them?

I would like to learn the canonical way for adding system-wide language support on Fedora Workstation or confirm that there is none. I intend to preserve my interface language, but add all other ...
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How to change system language in Kali Linux?

I have └─$ locale -a 1 ⨯ C C.UTF-8 en_US.utf8 POSIX But the ...
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What language do config files use?

I've been using GNU/Linux for over a year now. And there's this question to which I need an answer from you, Linux gurus: What language(s) do config files like .bashrc, .vimrc, .i3status.conf, ....
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How to Switch Keyboard Languages in Debian 10

I am a multi lingual person I have installed Debian 10 on RPi4 I I have configure Libre write with right hand and left hand languages then I have install all available fonts for my chosen languages by ...
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How do I create a new locale, based on an existing locale and a different language?

I want to create an en_IL.UTF-8 locale: Languages is English (US English if I need to be specific), but date, number, etc. as is common in Israel/Palestine. What do I need to do to make this happen? ...
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LibreOffice install language package from official dnf-repositories

If I check under tools > options > Language Settings > Languages > Language of > User interface: it only contains "Default - English (USA)" and "English (USA)", ...
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Manjaro - How to add Korean keyboard?

I've looked around multiple guides for Manjaro KDE to add a Korean keyboard, but none of them work. I can "swap" to Korean, but my input is still English. I've added Korean to my locale, ...
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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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Is there a way to change the flag associated with a language?

I am using Manjaro Linux with everything up to date. In my taskbar, I have the following: Is there a way I can change the flag associated with a language selection? I want to keep the language but ...
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Debian 10 buster Region & Languages show only English language

When I want to add keyboard layout I can't see any language but English. How I can add any languages in Input Source?
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Add japanese input support

In Ubuntu 18.04 and forward I used to install Japanese(Mozc) software that allowed me to change among the different syllabaries using this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/JapaneseInput . ...
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Language is different than it's supposed to be

I want my computer's language to be English and everything else to be finnish. Problem is that my computer's language is finnish now too. My guess is that LC_ALL is overriding the LANG part. I'm using ...
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Setting different system fonts for different languages in Debian

I usually work with more than one language and the font that looks good in English doesn't work well with Hindi. Is there a way to make the system show me different fonts for different languages in ...
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man show pages in another languages only partially

I've faced a problem when trying to set French for a CentOS 8 system as my main language that some man pages are still in English. For instance, man man is in French, but man cp or man find are in ...
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how can the language for rdp sessions in remmina be set? mine changed to slovenian

My English remmina-rdp connection one day switched to slovenian (i think it switched when it was trying to reconnect to an rdp session more times than the maximum set in the preferences). where can ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 super key doesn't work with different language input

When I have my typing language set to anything other than English, Super key doesn't work. I can't use any keyboard shortcut that contains Super in it, and I also can't press AltShift every time as I ...
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Is there a graphical keyboard for ibus?

I am in the US and use a US-layout keyboard. However, I am doing a Korean language class and have a need to be able to type in Korean. I have downloaded and installed ibus with the korean language ...
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How can I add more languages to CentOs 8 and 7 using CLI

How can I add more languages to CentOs 8 and 7 using CLI. I tried different options: install "yum groupinstall "Chinese Support"", I don't have it as group Change language settings, returns back to ...
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How to add an international English keyboard so that I can use German letters?

A friend of mine uses German letters on his windows with united states international Qwerty keyboard. Is there anything like that for Arch Linux? does anyone have any other options if that doesn't ...
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Xfce: set time language to other than that of the system (interface)

I want o have English for my system interface and settings, but French for locale (region), including time (weekdays, months, which appear in conky etc). But in Xfce the time language is set along ...
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Can't set "LANG" environment variable through /etc/default/locale

I'm running the following setup Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.14.5 (I'm also using Awesome WM if that's relevant) Following the Debian wiki, I've run dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Arabic fonts in Linux Mint 19.2 Tina are not displayed properly

I've been using mint for about a year now, and found no problems so far, but recently i discovered that the Asian fonts are broken: It started of with a few languages such as Urdu then Arabic: ...
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How to install Debian 10 (Buster) in English language but with German locales?

Based on this question considering Debian 9 (Stretch), maybe there are some updates available. I want to use English language with German locales. Is there an option available to select this ...
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Linpus 9.4 (based on Fedora) change locale

I got old Linpus Linux 9.4 from 2007 into my hands and I just want to change locale. locale -a lists the locale I want, but there is no locale.conf in /etc/ or anywhere else. The distro should be ...
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Terminal Login Screen Language between SSH and Telnet [duplicate]

on the login screen of a CentOS 7, when changing password is enforced with an ssh terminal I have two different languages: login as: user1 user1@192.168.0.20's password: You are required to change ...
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In Linux Mint, how can I change Firefox to have English (US) as the default?

Firefox in Linux Mint 19 installed with or updated to English (Canada), English (United Kingdom), and English (South Africa), with English (Canada) as default. How can I install English (United ...
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Debian 9.9: Can I set up a multi-lingual, multi-user system with locale?

In Debian I have set up multiple users. The OS was installed in English. Next I ran sudo dpkg-reconfigure locale and selected multiple other languages (such as German, Spanish, and French) and ...
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Fedora Thunderbird language

----------------------------- OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.8-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 6 hours, 52 mins Shell: zsh 5.7.1 Resolution: 1920x1080 DE: KDE WM:...
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How to type and display different languages in Parrot Security OS?

I've tried downloading the SCIM input method program. Normally I should be able to press CTRL+Space to switch languages, however, this hot-key is not working. How to enable Korean language typing and ...
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Different languages for different users in Debian Stretch with Xfce

I have a Debian Stretch system running Xfce in Spanish. I want to set a specific user's CLI and interface to English, without affecting everyone else's. How do I achieve this? I've read multiple ...
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Changed language, now terminal isn't working right

Everything was working fine. I could connect into the system with PuTTY, and everything would display correctly. I changed the language from English to Spanish using some GUI tool. I changed the ...
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Programs not respecting locales

I have a fresh installation of Debian 9 (stretch) on my machine and I've set locales through dpkg-reconfigure to a non-english language. Since I'm using KDE, I've also set this as the only language in ...
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understanding linux drives and file system

I have a linux car player. I need to find language files for this device, device have too many menus but onyl have english and chinese language. I can not find any file or folder about language; lang, ...
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Chinese characters in wine

I am using Wine to use a Windows interface to WeChat in Linux. WeChat is a popular messaging program in China, similar to WhatsApp. Many of my messages are in Chinese. Unfortunately, they are not ...
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Display Chinese and English Characters Conky

So I'm trying to add kind of a word of the day thing to conky, but with Chinese words. There's a few ways I've tried this and with no success. I have my words saved in a csv file formatted like 电脑,...
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Linux - How to setup a multi lingual system?

I'd like to be able to host users who have different native languages (e.g. English, French, Spanish, German and so on). Is there a way I can configure a system so that man pages are available in ...
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Unicode overwriting keyboard shortcuts

I needed to input some Russian characters so used setxkbmap ru. To switch back I used setxkbmap gb (from awkwardly compounding previous commands from history - be warned...) But now when I use ...
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How to know if man pages are written in my language?

I know my language hindi is in my locale. I have tried to access the hindi man page using this command- man -Lhi man But it returns english man pages. So I want to find out how to know if man pages ...
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Changing system language from Italian to English on Debian 9 DE, without affecting keyboard settings

I need to change the language of my PC, which is running Debian 9 Stretch with xcef4 DE. Browsing on the official Debian website, I tried to follow what the website suggested, by running from the ...
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Debian 9: How to set English language with German Locale?

I want to use English language with German locale settings. Right now my system runs with the following setup (configured during installation procedure in Debian Expert Installer): Language: English ...
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Debian Installation: What does "Country to base default locale settings on" affect?

Let's assume I want to install Debian in English language. Sure, I will select Language: English - English (default) for that. In a next step I can choose my Country, territory or area (to set the ...
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Foreign characters not showing on Chrome, using Arch Linux (Anarchy)

I have been using Anarchy and have Chrome installed. Everything is great except for when I try and view pages with foreign characters in particular Duolingo.com for learning Chinese the characters don'...
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Set data structure equivalent in bash shell?

Is there a data structure for bash scripts that can be used similar to how something like a java.util.Set would be used? Basically a collection that even if you add a duplicate element to it won't ...
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