Keyboard input system in need of love?

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Sat Jul 5 17:26:46 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 18:20 +0100, Alexander Jones wrote:
> Hi list
> For my bilingual friend who normally uses Mac OS, keyboard setup was
> prohibitively difficult (even with me helping him) for him to use
> Ubuntu.
> Firstly, he is a MacBook owner. Secondly, it's the British keyboard
> layout. As such his physical keyboard layout is slightly different to
> the "usual". In particular, there's no right Alt (AltGr?) key.
> Primarily, the language he prefers to use is British English. Being
> from Korea, he often needs to, e.g., IM his friends in Korean.

System -> Administration -> Languages
Check the "enable complex character input" and after a reboot SCIM will
be active.  Hit ctrl+space, and it'll flip to a Korean IME.  That's how
I type Japanese when I need to.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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