[Ilugc] using tamil with ubuntu 6.06

Shakthi Kannan cyborg4k at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 28 10:35:50 IST 2006

Hi Sithi,

--- Sithi <dhana_1 at eth.net> wrote:
> I would like to use Uubuntu for typing Tamil
> documents and sending emails in 
> tamil.

Sure. I do that with Ubuntu.
> installations to be followed to achieve my task of
> typing Tamil documents 
> and send tamil emails.

Use synaptic package manager to install

Or simply go to System -> Administration -> Language
support and select the languages you want. All
dependancy packages and support will be installed for

>From Gnome panel, display "Keyboard indicator". Right
click it -> Open Keyboard Preferences and add Tamil
layouts that you want.

I have CAPS key set in preferences to toggle input
keyboard indicator.

> of installing tamil transliteration programs in
> ubuntu.

Never used transliteration.
> Also, suggest me, how to display the tamil keyboard
> layout in ubuntu.

My documentation:



Shakthi Kannan

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