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SIL provides various keyboards for typing in IPA data. Solutions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X are available. On Windows, three keyboarding options are available:
One keyboard is available for Linux, using Keyboard Mapping for Linux (KMFL). Older versions of ubuntu will require the scim package and newer ones require ibus. The keystrokes for this keyboard are identical to those for the IPA Keyman keyboard for Windows. There are two keyboard options available for Mac OS X:
Please consider supporting the development of these and other keyboards: