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Is there a way to use m17n dhivehi language on elementary?

Is there a way to use m17n dhivehi language on elementary ?
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Change layout button shortcuts

I want to set layout changing on Super (win) button. How can I do this? In system params (I think it called so in english version) there is no Super button in the list of shortcuts. os:elementary OS ...
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What do I do here?

This looks like I'm being prompted for a file NAME. Instead I get a window showing file system STRUCTURE. I know it's simple. Should have a simple answer. For instance I need to export a file. I get ...
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Adding Chinese Input Loki

I have followed the instructions on numerous other questions, but none of them work, how am I supposed to install pinyin (preferably google pinyin) on elementary os loki? After installing fctix (and ...
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Unable to interact with lockscreen after installing bumble bee

I recently installed bumblebee to set my Nvidia gpu as default for steam. After reboot the lock screen or any display never came up, so I booted into recovery and purged bumblebee, Upon next reboot, ...
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How to type in Hangul(Korean Alphabet) in elementary OS Juno?

From the Juno, elementary support iBus as a default input-method-framework. Thus, someone who want to type in Hangul(Korean Alphabet) in Juno and using Korean locale(Asia/Seoul with Korean 101/104 ...
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Keyboard layout wingpanel icon is missing

On a fresh 5.1 installation I dont see input method indicator on a wingpanel. Aside of it everything is working - ibus-daemon is added to the startup applications, I can change the layout with the ...
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Wiki post for Japanese and Chinese input [duplicate]

I find myself referring back to this reddit page to configure Japanese input on fresh elementary OS installations but it's closed and cannot be edited to include other language inputs: https://www....
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Having an incredibly difficult time with Japanese Input/Keyboard layout in 5.1.7

My wife is a mac user, and her computer died unexpectedly. I am on Hera 5.1.7 using an HP probook 6450b. it's old, but its my best computer. She has been STRUGGGLING to get Japanese input methods and ...
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Tried to add a Japanese keyboard layout but ended up with messed layout

I tried to add the Japanese input method and so I installed fcitx to do so as I read it was the best. It didn't work so I tried on ibus and also uninstalled the fcitx software after that and I don't ...
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Microphone sound quality is horrible

The problem: Audio output works great, the microphone is recognized by the system but the recorded sound is full of static noise. I have the same problem on Ubuntu (both 19.10 and 20.4), Elementary OS ...
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Elementary OS 5.0 Juno is not using ibus as input method

I'm not able to make Elementary OS use ibus as a default input method (IM). I have installed ibus but I'm not sure what I have to do further. Why I think it's not used as IM is because I've de-...
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How can I enable Japanese input?

Back in the Luna days I used ibus to type in Japanese, and could switch between input methods using CtrlSpace. In Freya, I've tried to install ibus through the terminal, looking through the ibus page ...
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PhpStorm: Dead keys not working (for ', ", etc)

I'm using Elementary OS Loki on my Dell XPS 9550. The keyboard layout I'm using is English (US, International with dead keys). This works perfectly in every application I have tested so far. However,...
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How to install two keyboard layouts (Korean/English) and switch between them?

I set to 1) system } keboard } insert to korea+english 2) korea selected } layout change: shift+CapsLock 3) enghlist selected } layout change: shift+CapsLock i want to language change at press shift+...
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Running Screenkey on elementary OS [closed]

I'd love to easily use screenkey on elementary OS to include key presses on screenrecordings but there seem to be input method issues. Installing screenkey (0.9-2) by using sudo apt install ...
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Pinch-to-Zoom multitouch gesture

I have a two-in-one laptop (Dell Inspiron 7348) with a touchscreen and a touchpad running elementary OS 5.0 Juno and the pinch-to-zoom gesture works ok on the touch screen (but still not very fluent). ...
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Key repeat does not work after last OS update

As the title says, keyboard repeat stopped working. I mean the behavior which causes repeating key presses when holding a button. For example holding the right arrow should move my cursor between ...
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Juno Errors on HDMI input

I have a fresh install of Elementary Juno on a Lenovo laptop with an HDMI port. If I plug in an HDMI cable -- doesn't matter if there's a signal down it or anything -- then my screen goes black and ...
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Laggy keyboard input on elementary OS compared to Windows 10

On my computer keyboard input has a 1> second delay compared to Windows 10 which has 0 delay. The computer is a Sony Vaio VGN-NR120E and it has always been like this
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Wireless Mouse and keyboard combo freezing randomly for a few seconds

The issue Every few minutes the mouse frezees in it's place, or they keyboard stops responding. this lasts for around 2 or 3 seconds, and returns to normal. The keyboard does the same thing, but if ...
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Loki 0.4.0 touchscreen support

How do I enable touchscreen support on my Lenovo Yoga 3? The screen rotation works perfectly, but touch/scrolling/multitouch do not.
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Secondary physical button doesn't work on clickpad using libinput

I have just installed ElementaryOS on a brand new laptop (Dell Vostro 3568), and I can't get physical secondary button to work. When I set "Primary button" to left in touchpad settings, all physical ...
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Adding Korean Input for Loki

When freya was released I dualbooted it with Win10. I used this link to add Korean input. Recently I had problems with EFI and booting so I decided to back up all important files and formatted my hard ...
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Evince slow start with “nimf” installed

PREREQUISITES nimf is a software input method like ibus. Evince is the default document viewer in eOS. I have installed nimf recently then noticed that Evince is not starting as quick as usual (...
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How can I use IBus as the default input method?

I have found IBus installed in my fresh elementary OS. But I cannot use it over default system layouts. I prefer IBus because, it supports the m17n engine which includes my preferred layout for ...
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How to fix elementaryOS touchpad problem

I am running elementary OS freya which is based on Ubuntu 14.04, I have a lenovo U41-70 laptop. My horizontal mouse movement is fine but to bring the mouse from top of the screen to the bottom (...
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Touchpad super slow on Acer E5-574G with Loki

I have an Acer E5-574G laptop, which came with Windows 10. Recently I installed Elementary OS (Loki). Everything worked but my touchpad became super slow. When I rub my finger over touchpad, it moves ...
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Does elementary OS support tablet input (for writing)?

I see that there is built-in support for Wacom, but I wonder if Elementary OS supports tablets for writing (there aren't many distros that I know of support this). I installed elementary OS for my ...
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How to use the compose key in Qt apps?

In elementary OS 0.4 Loki the compose key work in the stock applications but not in the Qt/KDE ones (such as Anki). Is there a way so that the input method configured in System Settings can be used in ...
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How to use IPA Keyboard layouts in Freya

I've been trying to install the SIL IPA Unicode Keyboard to no avail. Steps taken: Added the packages.sil.org ubuntu trusty repo (they don't have one for elementary or freya) sudo apt-get install ...
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Question About Audio Device

I have a USB audio device that has input and output from/to guitar. It gets power from USB. It was working all well before. But after recent updates, It's kind of half-working. The device only gets ...