> > 3. run as root: > > im-switch -s scim > > After a relogin, the user can toggle SCIM on/off by pressing CRTL+SPACE. > > > >> "im-switch -s scim" should be done once on the installed system, or at > >> every boot? > > only once at install time. And only if you want to use SCIM as default > IM application... Hmmm, OK, then that could fit in the localechooser finish-install script. Something like: "check whether scim is installed on the installed system and, if so, run 'im-switch -s scim'" > To all above comments from Christian: > I think it might be good, in addition to adding the language specific > IMs to their related language packs, to have one more task in addition > to the normal desktop one: > "international-desktop" which contains all above mentioned SCIM input > modules and basic fonts to be able to display all kind of scripts. Users > like me, who are using an English system, but need to type multiple > other languages (in my case I need to be able to type Chinese, Japanese > and occasional Tamil (indic)), won't install all the localized desktops, > because they would be useless, except for the font packages. Interesting, yes. This could be proposed as a wishlist bug for an additional task in tasksel, that one being listed among the proposed tasks and not implicit like the l10n tasks are. > So, the "desktop" task, without SCIM, for those users who are happy with > their localized desktop, and "international-desktop" for those users, > who need global IMs and fonts on their systems.
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