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#1 2013-01-25 19:39:56

jwtiyar
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From: Kurdistan
Registered: 2013-01-25
Posts: 62

adding new keyboard for kurdish language

hey
i want to add kurdish and arabic keyboard beside my existing english keyboard.
how to add it?

thanks.

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#2 2013-01-26 08:34:28

Bandit Bowman
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Registered: 2010-08-25
Posts: 18

Re: adding new keyboard for kurdish language

You can use SCIM to input Arabic, see the wiki: SCIM. I don't know about Kurdish though.

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#3 2013-01-26 20:08:33

fschiff
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Registered: 2011-10-06
Posts: 71

Re: adding new keyboard for kurdish language

I found the regular wiki on Kurdish very interesting
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurdish_alphabet

check out the Arch wiki entries for fonts and KEYMAP

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#4 2021-02-22 22:33:17

Xebat
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From: Kurdistan
Registered: 2021-02-22
Posts: 1

Re: adding new keyboard for kurdish language

@jwtiyar, did you have any luck with this?


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#5 2021-02-23 13:16:06

seth
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Registered: 2012-09-03
Posts: 19,775

Re: adding new keyboard for kurdish language

Please don't necrobump (the thread is 8 years old)
There're kurdish layout variants in

/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/tr:// Kurdish Q layout
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/tr:   name[Group1]="Kurdish (Turkey, Latin Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/tr:// Kurdish F layout
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/tr:    name[Group1]="Kurdish (Turkey, F)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/tr:// Kurdish Alt-Q layout
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/tr:    name[Group1]="Kurdish (Turkey, Latin Alt-Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:// Kurdish Layout
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iran, Latin Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iran, F)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iran, Latin Alt-Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:// Kurdish Soranî Bahdînî (Arabic) keyboard layout,
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:// based on the Kurdî Soranî Bahdînî keyboard from KurdITGroup
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:// Kurdish Arabic-Latin Layout for Soranî
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ir:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iran, Arabic-Latin)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/nbsp:// ZWNJ and ZWJ are widely used in Persian, Kurdinsh, Pashto, Uzbek and other
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/sy:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Syria, Latin Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/sy:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Syria, F)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/sy:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Syria, Latin Alt-Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/iq:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iraq, Latin Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/iq:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iraq, F)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/iq:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iraq, Latin Alt-Q)";
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/iq:    name[Group1]= "Kurdish (Iraq, Arabic-Latin)"

you'd have to specify what you're looking for.

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