Are you tired to install Avro on Ubuntu 18.04? from the official website, the process of install Avro is not working anymore.
If you tried to install ibus-avro using the procedure provided on the official website, you may found that this procedure does not work in ubuntu latest version (after 14.04).
after a long time, finally, Avro 2.1 version has been released for Ubuntu-16.04 LTS and later. and we really need an easy installation way for this.
No more waiting, the multi-arch supported .deb package has just arrived.
here is the easiest way to install Avro on your Ubuntu Latest version.
Now you don’t have to add the repository to install Avro. The official created a .deb file of Avro for ubuntu in GitHub. You can download the .deb file and install Avro with one click.1
Get the latest release of Avro from Github
You can see here the latest version of Avro 2.1.
Download the avro_2.1-3_all.deb file.
You may install it with Gdebi Package Installer.
Here is another procedure to install Avro on Ubuntu latest Version.
Install the package by the following command.
sudo dpkg -i avro_*_all.deb
if you are getting the dependency error then run the following command.
sudo apt-get install -f
That’s it. the installation should now be finished.2Now go to System Settings -> Language Support
Look at the Keyboard input method system
Select IBus and close the window.
You may need to restart IBus to make everything work. Try the following command:
Otherwise, a reboot may be required.
Configure Avro on Ubuntu 16.04
Go to System Settings -> Keyboard -> Text Entry.
Search for Avro Phonetic, and add it as the input source.
Configure Avro on ubuntu 18.04 Gnome
Go to Setting -> Region and Langage from Gnome launcher
Click on “+” icon under “Input Sources”
Click other and search for Avro
Add Avro as Input Method
If you want to set F12 to switch text input source
then go to Devices -> Keyboard
Scroll down to the Typing bar
Click “Switch to next input source”
Press F12 and click the “Set” green Button
That’s it. You’re all done.
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