How to Install Avro Bangla Keyboard on Ubuntu

Avro keyboard was very complex to install in your favorite Linux distro. We’re tired to install Avro Bangla Keyboard in various Linux Operating systems before. 

Now the update, if you are going to install with the same old process on your new updated Ubuntu 18.04, 19.04 and 20.04 operating system, you may face a lot of problems to install and working with it.

The procedure provided on the official website does not work anymore.

But the good news is that, after a long time, the official Avro Developer Community on GitHub released a new Avro 2.1 version with an installable file.

You don’t need to add the command line repository on the terminal to install the Avro Bangla keyboard for ubuntu.

The official now created 1 click installable .deb file of Avro Bangla keyboard in Github.

They also have released a multi-arch supported file of Avro keyboard so you can install it on any Linux distro.

Here is the simplest guideline and easiest way to install Avro Bangla Keyboard on your Linux machine.

Download Avro Bangla Keyboard for Ubuntu Linux

Avro keyboard Download.

Get the latest release of Avro version from Github.

Download avro bangla keyboard from github.

Downlad the file avro_2.1-3_all.deb

If you have the Gdebi Package manager installed on your favorite ubuntu Linux distro, you can open the .deb file with the Gdebi application and install it with one click. 

install avro keyboard .deb file using Gdebi Package Manager.

If you don’t have Gdebi package manager installed on your computer, here is another easy way you can install the Avro Bangla keyboard on your Linux distro. 

Go to the download folder and open terminal here.

Then type the following command.

sudo dpkg -i avro_2.1-3_all.deb

If you are getting the dependency error while installing it, then run the following command.

sudo apt-get install -f

That’s it. The installation is finished.

Step 2: Configure Avro keyboard to get working on your Ubuntu latest version

Now go to System Setting Region and Language.


Click on plus(+) Button.

Click other option and search for Bengali.

Select it and add Avro as your Input Method.

Step 3: Keyboard mapping with the F12 key. 

If you want to set F12 key as text input switcher, 
Then go to System Setting Device Keyboard

On the typing key option, click on “Switch to the next input source”.

A new window will popup. 

set F12 key as default input switcher on ubuntu

Press F12 key on your keyboard and click set.

That’s it. You can now type Bangla on your Linux operating system by pressing the F12 key. 

I have guided you to how to install Avro Bangla keyboard on your ubuntu machine.

Let me know in the comment if there are any errors that occur during the installation.

Share is caring