Words such as (pran) – प्राण, (grameen) – ग्रामीण are incorrect when compared with traditional hindi writing. The first alphabet should have a small forward slash joined towards the bottom to represent र instead of having the alphabet र being explicitly displayed. Can anyone explain why this has been done?
Ubuntu – Hindi display of words such as “pra” “gra”
Step 1 is for Ubuntu 16.04 and above
Step 1: Install Language Support
Go to System Settings...> Language Support > Install Languages and install Hindi (or any other Indian language).
Step 2: Install Keyboard Layout
Go to System Settings... > Keyboard > Text Entry (at the very bottom left) > The
+sign at the bottom left and add the keyboard layout of your choice, such as Hindi (Wx).
Step 3: Enable Complex Text Layout in LibreOffice
Go to Tools menu> Language > All Text > More.
Look for Complex Text Layout (CTL) and choose your language (Hindi). It should look something like this:
You may want to un-check the box "for current document only" at the bottom.
I have Hindi (Wx) working in
LibreOfficebut on in the Ask Ubuntu Answer text box.
Hope this helps