Chinese text entry

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Wed Apr 19 13:00:51 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-18-04 at 17:03 +0300, Avraham Hanadari wrote:

> The recent thread about Korean text entry made mention of Scid/Skid, 
> which I recall from an installation of SuSE. I went to their site 
> ( but am uncertain what to choose and how to 
> proceed. Is there something already onboard Ubunto that will enable 
> keying Chinese? I much prefer the pinyin input I use under Windows and 
> had in that brief encounter with SuSE. 

From either universe or multiverse (I can't remember which):
- scim (input method infrastructure)
- scim-chinese (smart pinyin)
- scim-tables-zh (a whole bunch of others including, most usefully,
Ziranma and Wubi)

Michael T. Richter
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