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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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Unable to use Cinnamon after running BleachBit - all characters shown as 'white square'

Two screenshots of my Cinnamon DE showing all characters replaced by the white square: This character replacement happened after I used BleachBit. However, I'm still able to use my MATE DE. My MATE ...
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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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Custom compose key combination for the Arabic locale

...Hello, Hope you have a good day, I want to add a custom compose key combination for the Arabic locale ( ar_SA.UTF-8 ), But i didn't find a folder with name of the Arabic locale in /usr/share/X11/...
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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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Fix typos originated from forgetting to switch language on a bilingual system

From time to time, I find myself forgetting to switch the current language before writing a word/sentence. I'd like to set a simple keystroke that will convert all the characters I typed to the other ...
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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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installing Georgian language on CENTOS 8

please advise how to install Georgian language on Centos 8? the results of yum list langpacks-* and yum grouplist below [root@vkc-a2p-sms-app4 user]# yum list langpacks-* Last metadata expiration ...
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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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Eclipse has wrong keyboard layout for shortcuts

I'm currently on Debian 9 with Eclipse 4.7.2 version. My keyboard layout is set to French Alternative but tho whole system is in English with UK formats. In Eclipse, I have an issue with shortcuts. ...
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can't save files with non-ascii characters gnome

I'm using Debian Stretch with GNOME3. When I try to write in Files (ex nautilus) in non ascii characters (hebrew, arabic or french) nothing happens. This replicates in the Text editor program. 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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can't change the typing font in libreoffice and other applications for languages other than UI language

When my user interface language is English : I am able to change between different fonts when typing in English, but unable to change the font when typing in other languages. When my user interface ...
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The font automatically revert to DejaVu Sans when I type using arabic language

I'm using Debian Buster. I installed a new Arabic font but I can not use it; Every time I try to type with it in LibreOffice the font automatically revert to ( DejaVu Sans ). I tried both .ttf and ....
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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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How to fix aspell (bn-BD) invalid strings compiling issue

When I tried to re-create aspell-bn (bn-BD) i.e. of Bengali(BD) language spellchecker with help of this link for aspell6 by compiling like the following $ cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah....
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Which Chinese locales are needed to avoid missing or mismatched characters?

Arch Linux lists the following different Chinese locales in /etc/locale.gen: #zh_CN.GB18030 GB18030 #zh_CN.GBK GBK #zh_CN.UTF-8 UTF-8 #zh_CN GB2312 #zh_HK.UTF-8 UTF-8 #zh_HK BIG5-HKSCS #zh_SG.UTF-8 ...
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Popup: Language support is incomplete – what packages does it want to install?

I'm using Kubuntu 17.10. Always after login, the notification below pops up. When I click it, it asks for my password and wants to install or remove packages – but without telling me what packages. I ...
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Unable to change the language in kali

I tried changing the language in settings of Kali, but it didn't bring out options of other language to select from. And because of this, I'm unable to use the terminal. My question is How do I ...
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How to list the available languages for a man page?

I have just found out that it is possible to display man pages in different laguages using the -L option (e.g. man -L fr man shows a man page in French). However, when a language is not available, an ...
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How to change language using command line on CentOS 7?

I use the following command line to set my system in English (installed in French) : localectl set-locale LANG=en_US.utf8 However, when I boot into graphical mode, the desktop menu, directories ...
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Polytonic Greek keyboard not working as described in keymap

On my Debian machine (using Gnome for X), I have it set up to switch between English (US) and Greek (Polytonic) for the keyboards. In the Greek keymap file (/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/gr), I have the ...