What is Skim for Hardy KDE 3.5.10
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Wed Jan 21 05:27:51 UTC 2009
Steven Vollom wrote:
> I have an icon on my menu drop-down that has 'sk' on it. It says it is skim.
> I have googled, man paged skim, and can't find anything that says what it
> does. I tried to obtain a manual or description of what it is and what it
> does, without success. TIA.
In this case, the (or a) right command is:
apt-cache show skim
smart common input method platform for KDE
skim is KDE frontend for the SCIM input method platform.
It provides a GUI panel and a KConfig module. It has its
own plug-in system that supports on demand loadable actions.
Basically, it's used to facilitate input in non-Latin languages. If you
only write in English, you don't need it, but I would not recommend
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