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How to Add an Arabic Keyboard on Your Jolla
  • Hamano88Hamano88
    10.00 KarmaPosts: 6Crew

    These are the steps to get the Arabic keyboard for your Jolla :)

    Part one
    First Download both Files.
    ar.xml.txt:: http://www.filedropper.com/arqml
    Fonts.zip http://www.filedropper.com/fonts_9

    1. Unzip fonts

    2. Change ar.xml.txt to ar.xml (you can do it via file browser app in your Jolla)

    3. Connect your Jolla Copy/Cut both files and Paste in Documents

    4. Turn your Developer mode on ( settings> system> Developer mode) to get terminal app
    Activate Remote Connection and Generate or create a password for rooting

    Part two
    Open terminal app

    devel-su *enter*
    [your password] *enter*

    cd /usr/share/fonts *enter*
    cp /home/nemo/Documents/fonts/* . *enter* (remember capital D for Documents and be sure you type fonts/star space Fullstop)
    fc-cache *enter*

    Your done RESTART your Jolla.
    Part Three
    Open Terminal app

    devel-su *enter*
    [your password] *enter*

    cd /usr/share/maliit/plugins/com/jolla/layouts *enter*
    cp /home/nemo/Documents/ar.qml . *enter*


    vi layouts coif *enter* (info appears)
    i *enter* (in for moves down one row)

    [ar.qml] *enter*
    name= Arabic *enter*
    languageCode=AR *enter*

    Good Job !
    Now Press ESC
    Press :
    Press W
    Press Q *enter* (screen will move to the bottom)

    exit* enter*

    systemctl --user restart maliit-server.service *enter*

    exit *enter*


    Your done !
    Enjoy !

    Post edited by Hamano88 at 2014-07-20 14:56:53
  • JollaTidesJollaTides
    668.00 KarmaPosts: 526Captain
    Nice tip @Hamano88!

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