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Installing OpenBangla Keyboard

Tamim Arafat edited this page Jun 14, 2019 · 16 revisions

Installing OpenBangla Keyboard

Here we will show how to install OpenBangla Keyboard. Don't be afraid, installing OpenBangla Keyboard is very easy!

Before you start

If you had installed OpenBangla Keyboard 1.2.0 or earlier version, please uninstall it first. Make sure you have a working internet connection. Your package manager might need to download dependencies when installing.

Ubuntu and its derivatives

We provide Deb packages for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, 17.10 and 18.04 LTS version. Download installation package from releases page and install OpenBangla Keyboard on your system by opening the file in Software Installer or by running the following command:

$ sudo apt install ./path/to/OpenBanglaKeyboard/package.deb

After the installation completes, you have to log out from your session. If you use Ubuntu version 17.04 or earlier visit Configure on Unity DE otherwise visit Configure on Gnome DE. For configuring on MATE desktop environment, visit Configure on MATE DE, or Configure on KDE if you use KDE Plasma 5.

Fedora and its derivatives

We provide RPM package for Fedora 27 version. Download installation package from releases page and install OpenBangla Keyboard on your system by opening the file in Software Installer or by running the following command:

$ sudo dnf install ./path/to/OpenBanglaKeyboard/package.rpm

After the installation completes, you have to log out of your session. You will need to configure Gnome DE for OpenBangla Keyboard to work.

Arch Linux and it's derivatives

There are two packages for OpenBangla-Keyboard in the Arch User Repository(AUR). Use openbangla-keyboard if you want to make and install the package from source. Otherwise, use openbangla-keyboard-bin to use the binary package released for Arch and its derivatives by the maintainer. You can install it in one command with your favorite aur helper. Example commands for some popular tools:

openbangla-keyboard

  • $ pacaur -S openbangla-keyboard
  • $ yay -S openbangla-keyboard
  • $ yaourt -S openbangla-keyboard

openbangla-keyboard-bin

  • $ pacaur -S openbangla-keyboard-bin
  • $ yay -S openbangla-keyboard-bin
  • $ yaourt -S openbangla-keyboard-bin

Or install manually:

sudo pacman -S base-devel git
git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/openbangla-keyboard.git
cd openbangla-keyboard
makepkg -risc

We also provide a .pkg.tar.xz package for Arch Linux which you can easily install by following any of the above instruction for openbangla-keyboard-bin. If you want to install it manually, download the installation package from releases page and install OpenBangla Keyboard on your system by running the following command:

$ sudo pacman -U <package.pkg.tar.xz>

After the installation completes, you will have to log out of your session, and configure your desktop environment. Visit this page for details.

Other distributions

All available packages for distributions can be downloaded from here

How to uninstall:

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