In this post, I am going to show you how to install zawgyi keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bits.
First of all, download the package from https://code.google.com/p/zawgyi-keyboard/downloads/detail?name=zawgyi_keyboard-0.3.3.tar.gz
and move to Desktop.
Open the terminal, and type cd ~/Desktop/
To see all of the file and folder, type ls and press enter.
You will see the package name zawgyi_keyboard-0.3.3.tar.gz
To extract the file, use the following command.
tar xzf zawgyi_keyboard-0.3.3.tar.gz
After that use ls command again. Then you will see the zawgyi folder. Change to that folder by typing cd zawgyi/
And use ls command again.
To install the zawgyi keyboard, type sudo python zawgyi_keyboard.py
The system will ask to you to type the password of your current login account. Type your password and press enter. You will not see anything on the screen while you type the password. Ignore and keep typing your password and press enter.
The system will show you, press i to install, press r to remove etc.
To install the keyboard, press i. It will take a few second only. After that press q to exit the installation.
To make effect, just log out and log in again.
To add the keyboard, do the following step.1. Click system setting. Click keyboard icon.
2. Click Text Entry. @ input source to use, you will only see the default keyboard.
3. Click + sign to add zawgyi keyboard. Find and add Burmese.
4. To change the english and zawgyi keyboard, you need to assign the short cut. Click in the box of switch to next source using. Then press Ctrl + Space. You can choose whatever you want by combing with ctrl or alt keys.
After that you can close. Finally you will see two keyboard on your system tray.
Happy using Ubuntu with zawgyi keyboard.