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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 ...
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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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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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How to set active keyboard language via a command?

I use OpenSuse with LXQT. I have three languages switched by CAPS LOCK - us,ua,ru I want to create a shortcut to switch English without pressing CAPS LOCK. So when I press a key combination, the ...
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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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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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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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Debian Jessie (8.7) LXDE how to type multiple languages

Background information: Debian Jessie (8.7) LXDE Desktop Environment. ttf-unfonts-core and fonts-unfonts-extra packages installed (so I can view Korean characters). Right now I can view and type ...
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Stop apt-get from trying to download translations from specific repositories

I have a custom Debian repository deployed with no translation packages which I created using reprepro utility. Everytime apt-get update is run I see requests to i18n packages which I don't have and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'...