Support for non-english keyboards

Scott Linnenbringer s.linnenbringer at
Sun Apr 14 01:37:04 UTC 2013

On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 6:15 AM, JD <jd1008 at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I would like to try to type in none-english script.
> I can either buy a keyboard made for a specific
> language or buy a thin silicon overlay whichare made
> for specific brand name keyboards, like HP,or Apple, ...etc.
> Unfortunately, I do not find any overlays for generic USB based
> keyboards.
> My question is: what do I have to do so that the application
> (such as FireFox, or Thunderbird, or even the gnome-terminal)
> will display the script of that specific language?

System Settings... --> Language Support , and
System Settings... --> Keyboard Layout

You can install support for the language easily from there, too

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