Francisco Borges francisco.borges at
Wed Mar 12 09:33:47 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 9:58 PM, Jared Greenwald
<greenwaldjared at> wrote:
> Can someone explain to me what the heck Skim is and why I need/want
>  it?  I just noticed it showing up in my system tray, but I have no
>  clue what it is or does.

Did you just updated to Hardy? ;-)

If so, perhaps you are being hit by this bug in the scim installation
during one scim update (skim depends on scim), which would turned it
on for all users.

The problem is that they can't turn it off, as it would turn it off
for people that had meant it to be on.

If you think this is your case, the solution can be found here:


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