Tested 2013-09-11 on Lubuntu 13.04.
Whatever this is..
\sudo \apt-get install \ ibus-pinyin \ ` # `
\sudo /usr/bin/python3.3 /usr/bin/gnome-language-selector
If it prompts you about missing full language support, then let it do whatever it does to get it working.
- Click the "Install/Remove Languages" button.
- Find "Chinese (simplified)" and click the checkbox for the "Installed" column.
- Click "Apply changes"
In the "Language" tab, for the dropdown box next to "Keyboard input method system", select "IBus". Log out and log back in again.
Input Method >
[x] Customize active input methods
- From the dropdown box, select
Pinyin, and click
- Open up any GUI text editor, like Leafpad.
control-spaceto enable it (the default hotkey)
control-spaceto disable it
- There's no tray icon
- The numbers aren't associated with the pinyin code. So
ǎ), so there's no way to type quickly.
- I can't figure out how to get
八) to appear.
I can't figure out how to get
十) to appear.
Other notes ∞
I fiddled with this, and I don't think it's working properly for me.
I don't know what it is or what it's for, but I don't get Chinese or any other language in its configuration..
\sudo \apt-get install \ scim \ scim-m17n \ ` # `
Then run it with