Re: Japanese write
On Sat, 09 May 2009 02:41:04 +0000, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 10:37:04 -0500, Neal Hogan wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 9:51 AM, Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 03:40:06PM -0500, Neal Hogan wrote:
>>>> I'm new to Debian (not to the *nix community) and have been looking
>>>> around for answers to my question. The stuff I've found a years old
>>>> and not doesn't seem to fit my needs. I apologize if I've overlooked
>>>> something obvious.
>>>> My wife is Japanese and would like to be able to not only read but
>>>> write in Japanese. I only read English. Ideally, what I want is to be
>>>> able to toggle between English and Japanese, so she could just run a
>>>> script that would temporarily enable Japanese writing abilities.
>>>> I'm using 5.0.1 w/KDE.
>>>> What do you think?
>>> # aptitude install scim-anthy ttf-sazanami-gothic ttf-sazanami-mincho
>>> Then read scim and im-switch doc.
>> Perfect! Thanks!
>> ありがとう ございます!
> Interesting. I had installed a package called 'anthy' but not 'scim-
> anthy'. I'll have to try that.
> But there's an error in the URL above. I found the section on
> chapter 8, not 9.
> `-- hendrik
That web page has becom inaccessible. I found another copy at http://
That copy gave me the remaining clue I needed -- that it works in the
en_US.UTF-8 locale, but not the en_CA.UTF-8 locale, unless you add a line
to the ~/.scim/global or /etc/scim/global file to tell it en_CA.UTF-8 is
That example-for-japanese section doesn't seem to be available from the
more official-looking http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/
Has it been removed?
Section 9.7.9 of the http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ has a
discussion of how to set up X for Japanese, which would seem to interact
at a different level of the system, and seems rather more complicated
than the one described in an-example-for-japanese.