Cannot type non-ASCII (Unicode) in Flash applications

Bug #386904 reported by Andrew Shmig aka SyFyKid on 2009-06-14
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: nautilus

loot into the attached screenshot

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
Package: nautilus 1:2.26.2-0ubuntu2
SourcePackage: nautilus
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic i686

affects: nautilus (Ubuntu) → xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu)
Alexey Ten (Lynn) (alexeyten) wrote :

Is it a flash on screenshot?

I guess the problem is in Firefox, flash player and/or flash movie.

Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2009-09-02
tags: added: jaunty
vecheslav (vecheslav) wrote :

I confirm the error.
I can not enter Russian characters in adobe flash applications from
When you enter two characters at once. Very similar to the picture that put the user SKYDOS. From searching the internet I realized that this is a very old problem, which is why Adobe does not want to solve. Here are links and
Please help in resolving this issue.
Ready to provide the necessary information about the settings of its UBUNTU 9.04 desktop

Simos Xenitellis  (simosx) wrote :

vecheslav described well the issue; this is an Adobe bug.
As far as I know, there is not much that can be done from Ubuntu's side.
Adobe has to fix this.

Changed in xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
summary: - error with Russian language when typing
+ Cannot type non-ASCII (Unicode) in Flash applications
Victor Vargas (kamus) wrote :

@SKYDOS, please could you check if this issue is still affecting you under latest release included in Ubuntu Lucid? Thanks in advance.

Changed in xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Invalid → Incomplete
Simos Xenitellis  (simosx) wrote :

This is a long standing issue with Flash on Linux; the Flash plugin is not in a position to receive Unicode characters.

There is not match that this community can do other than register their requests at
For Adobe to fix this issue, they need to make big changes in the Flash plugin for Linux.
I am closing this report.

Changed in xkeyboard-config (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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