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Greek (polytonic) keyboard in Ubuntu 16.04

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Greek (polytonic) keyboard in Ubuntu 16.04

Postby hlawson38 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:17 pm

I set up my Linux system to type Greek polytonic characters. It's Ubuntu 16.04, Unity desktop environment, the default. My locale is set to "en_US.UTF-8"; my physical keyboard is an ordinary American keyboard. Here is what I did, expressed as instructions.

Find "System Settings", and click on "Text Entry".

Go to "Input sources to use", and click "+"

Find "Greek (polytonic)" and select it.

Choose keys for switching input sources. My system has two input sources, "English (US)" and "Greek (polytonic)". I use Control+/ to change input sources.

Fiddle with the other choices to decide what you want.

This web page will show you how to key in the Greek characters using the typical American keyboard:
https://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek/forum/vi ... .php?t=759

I have not tested every key, but the ones that I have tested match the web page.
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Re: Greek (polytonic) keyboard in Ubuntu 16.04

Postby daivid » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:51 am

There's a useful link on using Greek fonts with linux here

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oiK ... bk/preview
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