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Re: ibus-pinyin: Unable to get it to work on Debian Stretch

>On Mon, 7/10/17, Yubin Ruan <ablacktshirt@gmail.com> wrote:
>Subject: Re: ibus-pinyin: Unable to get it to work on Debian Stretch
>To: "Zach Williams" <zesw2the@yahoo.com>
>Cc: "Debian邮件列表" <debian-chinese-gb@lists.debian.org>
>Date: Monday, July 10, 2017, 7:59 PM
>I did not mean any offense. Just suggestions. Hopefully you don't mind. As for the solution, Boyuan has posted it with many details.

Don't worry. No offense taken. Life's too short to be petty.

>To install sougou-pinyin, do the following:
>sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fcitx-team/nightly

For your info, I am using Debian, not Ubuntu. Hence repos such as ppa are not applicable to my OS.

>If you can't apt-get the sougou-pin package, you can download from the official website [1], install it manually and fix any
>dependency problems you encounter.

Thanks but no thanks. I prefer to install pre-compiled packages from Debian's repos. The reason is I have an elementary knowledge of Debian and Linux and I do not know how to fix dependency issues.

>There are three things you have to remember:
>1. switch from ibus to fcitx in your system setting after you have installed fcitx.
>2. configure fcitx to use sougou-pin with command `fcitx-config' or `im-config'
>3. reboot

Thanks for your tip.

Boyuan in his first reply to me told me that ibus-pinyin had been deprecated. Am I right to assume that you're from mainland China? I have noticed that mainland Chinese users prefer to use fcitx over scim or ibus. Please correct me if I am wrong.
>I am not a Debian 9 user currently (using ubuntu now) so I don't know every detail. Nevertheless I would be glad if I can provide any
>further help.

If you are from mainland China, can you give me a rough estimate of the number of Debian users? Which Linux distro has the largest user base in mainland China? Is it Ubuntu? Or Ubuntu Kylin?

Well, you can help me if you have a spare computer to install Debian Stretch (English) and try to make ibus-pinyin work. I am just kidding.....But if you have the time to spare, why not experiment with it?
>[1]: http://pinyin.sogou.com/linux/
>[2]: https://www.linuxdashen.com/ubuntu%E5%AE%89%E8%A3%85%E8%B0%B7%E6%AD%8C%E6%8B%BC%E9%9F%B3%E8%B


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