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Switch encoding on Google Chrome

Google has removed the encoding menu in Chrome, explaining that most people don't use it. Actually some people still need it very much, especially in Japan. A Chromium person said "we might as well ...
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FLOSS extensible text editor (MD and Latex) that supports fcitx and hunspell

Academic writing in plaintext and I need an editor that supports fcitx (as I use Japanese and Chinese and hunspell (or any other Japanese spelling dictionary). Emacs and Vim don't play well with fcitx....
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Japanese Translation Software

I am looking to purchase a translation software which will help me from japanese to english translation. I am not looking at something high end like memoQ or trados, (nothing too commercial). I was ...
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Webapp that predicts the reading of a Japanese given name

A Japanese given name often has several way to be read, and you can not be 100% sure before the person tells you or see their email address. For instance, 貴子 can be read "Kiko", but 90% of the time ...
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10-key Japanese input method for iPad?

On iPhone the kana input method for Japanese is a 10-key keyboard with a layout like this: あかさ たなは まやら  わ It's really a pleasure to use because any kana character is only a swipe away. For example, ...
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Japanese/English speech translator

During my previous visit to Japan (2013) I twice saw an app that was able to translate from (spoken) Japanese to English and viceversa, with acceptable results and performance. One man used an app on ...
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A Japanese language app for iOS with this particular quality(please read the description)?

You see, it MUST have this particular quality: sometimes I see a kanji that I don't know the meaning of,unfortunately there isn't any kana/furigana therefore I don't know how to spell it and since I ...
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Convert kanji to kana on Linux

I want to convert kanjis to kana on Linux. Input: kanji, for instance 東京特許許可局 Output: most probably kana, for instance トーキョートッキョキョカキョク Must run on Linux and be free, ideally open source.
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Java library to transform kanji/katakana/hiragana to romaji

The Japanese language is mostly a combination of 3 alphabets, and it can be transliterated to romaji (Latin script). There are various strategies, Revised Hepburn would be ideal here. Example: ローマ字 → ...
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Natural language generation for Japanese

I am looking for tools, libraries, software or services to generate natural Japanese text from raw data. The best example of what I am trying to do is the commercial tool Wordsmith from Automated ...
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SKIP kanji search for Linux, usable offline

SKIP is a convenient way to find Japanese kanjis. It often looks similar to this: Is there a SKIP program for Linux? Requirements: Works offline Open source Fast to launch and search
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Japanese dictionary for Ubuntu (offline, open source)

I am looking for a Japanese↔English dictionary. Runs on Ubuntu Works offline Small GUI window Open source Maintained Example sentences shown for each word Bonus if it has SKIP kanji search I have ...
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Linux software or website to turn Romaji into Japanese symbols

tl;dr at the bottom. The beginning is explaining why I need something different than what I've found. The languages I normally use on my computer are English and Greek. However, sometimes I want to ...
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Most accurate open-source OCR for Japanese?

From your experience, what is the most accurate open-source Optical Character Recognition (OCR) library/software to read Japanese text? I just tried nhocr, its mistake rate is over 2% even on an ...