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Can't unbind “Applications Menu” keybind

I'm Russian, so I need two keyboard layouts - English and Russian. I usually switch them by Win+Space. Unfortunately, it isn't an option in ElementaryOS, so I tried to emulate it through xdotool key --...
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keyboard layout language is not detectable

I cant find the keyboard language from the list suggested or the detection mechanism (assign english). apparently it is english yet no english version from the list is compatible. this is how it is: a ...
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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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Indian language Malayalam not available on Keyboard Layouts

I have been trying to install the keyboard layout I use to type my regional language but the language is not shown in keyboard layou
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Japanese keyboard

I want to type japanese characters but I can't setup japanese keyboard. I added new japanese language in settings but it seems that I only can type latin characters with it. I tried to use IBus, but ...
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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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No way to switch from RU language at enter screen

After switching to default russian, I'm stuck with ru language as start language, and no way to change it. None of regular language switching keys working( No alt+enter, shift+alt, or caps lock (which ...
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Unable to use Intellij shortkeys at russian keyboard layout

When I use hotkeys such as ctlr + e or crtl + w being at ru layout none of them works. After switching to en -> works perfectly. Is there a quickfix to make it work no matter which layout I'm ...
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Switch keyboard layout in lock screen on the fly for double keyboard

I have this situation: my nb (a Mi Air 12.5" 2018) has US keyboard layout. After 2 years I'm now got used to this keyboard layout. As the screen is quite small, I usually plug the notebook to an ...
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How to force all apps to use system fonts (the ones set using Gnome Tweaks)?

The fonts that come by-default with elementary OS do not support Urdu language text. So I had to install supporting font to render Urdu text properly. Then, I go to Google Chrome settings, set ...
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Bad title displaying of my files [duplicate]

help me please ! I don't know how to describe the problem. look at the title of files and tabs Thank You . Elementary OS 5.0 Juno
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AppCenter's software are not in correct language

all the software that installs the App Center is in English, but my favorite language is Italian, so I use synaptic to install the package. is it possible to solve the problem? thank you
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System language changed without volition

Obvioulsy it's convenient to have so many choices of system languages, but to my surprise, Elementary had changed its system language by itself when I logged in today. How is that possible? How do I ...
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Code - Spell check extension - where to add/remove dictionaries?

I would like to use spell check extension in Code but have not find any place, how to add/remove languages (dictionaries). Can you help me, where is the config for this extension, and/or where to ...
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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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International Keyboard

I just installed version 5.1 and need to type in Spanish. I can't find where to add the international layout to the keyboard. It does not appear on the keyboard layout options on system settings.
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Which languages are available for elementary?

I'm trying to find a list of all language packs usable within elementary OS. Is there a complete list somewhere?
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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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How can I change default font for other language?

I use English as my default language and I can change the system font just fine, but I also use Thai language and I don't like the current font how can I change it ?
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How to install and use Avro keyboard in Elementary OS 5.0 Juno?

I am new in elementary os. Previously I was using Windows 10. I am trying to be used to in elementary os. I have to write some of my documents in Bangla language. Is it possible to get avro or any ...
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Change spell checking from UK to US English

The system spell checking on my installation of elementary OS (Juno) is set to UK English (e.g. "organise", instead of "organize"), perhaps because I installed it while I was outside of the US. I have ...
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How do I set it back to proper language

I pressed something ( not sure what) and my elementary system language changed into something I can't understand. How do I set it back to English? See attached screenshot
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Juno: how to remove am/pm indication from login screen?

Timezone Europe/Berlin, time format 24h, system language German.
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Canadian English Keyboard Layout?

I recently installed Elementary OS on my computer and for some reason Canadian English is not on the list of available keyboard layouts, which is weird since I can see Nigerian, Ghanaian, and ...
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Language and Region

I am trying to set the language of my Lenovo laptop to English while keeping my region and Formats set in German. It seems I can only keep the language set with the region of the native speaking ...
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AppCenter support for Genie

I know that we can develop application in Vala for elemantry. But, do we have support for Genie? If I write application in Genie, should it has elemantry support?
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Language in Settings on Loki Live USB are Russian

I just tried elementary OS. I just booted it to try out from a boot USB. I changed the language to German, when I noticed, that the layout was something Russian. So I went a menu back and clicked on ...
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Loki 0.4.1 - How to change home folders names on the left pane?

My folders on the right are in polish (just like my whole system) but those on the left stay in english. How can I change those on the left to polish too? Changing the system language back to english ...
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Appcenter language now in french

Weird bug persistent for a few days now - my Appcenter (including all notifications) is now in French I have never used French as my OS language, nor am I located/have travelled to that region. I ...
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Keyboard Layout Not US after installing fcitx

So I installed fcitx and installed a Japanese font, (Anthy). When I turn it off to type with my US layout keyboard, the special characters are mixmatched. the colon key makes a +. The equality key ...
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Languages won't show up

Ok, so I'm trying to set my system general language to pt-BR, I already downloaded pt language pack with Language Support app, but no languages are shown on System Settings/Language & Region, just ...
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Language & Region all options dispear

recently updates make this. (don't know which day it happend). click on + - nothing happen. did anyone have this problem?
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Can't type spanish characters in some programs

I have the keyboard layout set on spanish (I'm spanish). In most programs I have no problems typing characters like á, ñ, è, é... But there are some programs where I try to type 'á' for example, and ...
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Language settings

I'm trying to configure the language of elementary 0.4 in settings panel, but a message with yellow background keeps asking to "complete the installation". So I click on this button "complete the ...
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Change (or disable) spell checker language in Pantheon Mail [duplicate]

Is there a way to change the spell checking language in Pantheon Mail from English to German (or any other language for other users)? If not, is there a way to disable spell checking for Pantheon ...
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Can the keyboard layout name on the panel be edited?

Among others I often switch by short-key between two different layouts of the same language: English (US) and English (US, international with dead keys). But both are indicated in the panel with the ...
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Language Packs not needed offered for update again+again

I have been using eOS for more than a year now and I am happy with it. Great systems. Congrats to the developers. I am getting updates offered for probably all languages spoken anywhere on the world ...
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Language packs - translations [duplicate]

Is FreyaOS available in Slovak language? And also where can I find available language packs? Thanks in advance.
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Why is Software Updater making me install all these FIrefox language packs, even if I don't have Firefox installed?

I'm using a clean install of Freya (made about a month ago), and suddenly Software Updater started including all these language packs. I had the same issue with a previous install of Freya; it just ...
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How to customize elementary OS Guest session

Got elementary OS installed at the local Neighbors House after shifting the original GPU, RAM and finally a defective motherboard. Yeah ':-p Will hopefully serve as a demo box for people around. To ...
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System language changue to spanish

I have a problem with the panel elementary OS Freya, I update the system and then I change the language to spanish using the "configuration system",when i close the session all system changed,but not ...
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Cannot change lockscreen Calender widget's language

I changed system language and regional settings to United States, top Bar calender shows English only. Yet the lockscreen widget for calender i.e next to log on screen it shows Arabic. Any workarounds?...
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After update all settings in system settings -> languages and regions are empty

Now i have installed OS the third time... Everytime after the installation i can set the language/the systemlanguage to GERMAN. When i make the update my keyboard layout is us and the settings are ...
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I would like to use greek letters on me keyboard, can you help?

First of all, great job, I love it ! But one tiny problem for me... How can I put a Greek keyboard on it. I've installed elementary OS Freya on my old "greek" computer, but I can't use the greek ...
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Geary Spelling Checker for Foreign Language

I was wondering if there is any way to get Geary to spell check in a foreign language. elementary OS - Freya; Geary version - 0.10.0; User level - Rookie.
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Installing Japanese language as system language make me unable to access Keyboard Setting [closed]

After installing Japanese as my system language, I can not access the Keyboard Setting in System Setting anymore. Clicking the icon brings me to a crash report window.
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How to fix problems with language installation?

After a reinstall of freya 0.3.2 I encountered a weird problem with the language installation. First, after installation there were numerous languages installed that I didn't choose during ...
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Russian language not installing [duplicate]

There is a HUUGE problem with translations. 1-st... rus. language not installed completly. After trying to complete installation... all the system get english. Even if I remoove the engllish, it's ...
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Can not install Japanese language [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Japanese language using last Freya release. Steps: 1) Hit + in Language&Region settings. 2) Find japanese or 日本語. 3) Double-click 4) Then the left bar becomes greyed out and ...
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Cant login to my main account after System Update

I after a system update when i restarted my computer cant login in my main account. After i type the password screen goes black and throw me again at login screen. I can login with as guest. I loged ...