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7.2. Indic Onscreen Keyboard

iok is Indic Onscreen Keyboard. It provides virtual keyboard functionality. It currently works with Inscript and xkb keymaps for Indian languages. The following keymaps are currently available: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu. iok can even try to parse and display non-inscript keymaps. Visit for more information on iok.

7.2.1. Installing iok

To install iok in fedora, you can either select System > Administration > Add/Remove Software on the GNOME panel, and then type iok in the screen that pops up; or alternatively type su -c "yum install iok" in a terminal window.