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howto:scim [2019/03/27 22:05]
blueberrybrownie [Why would I wish to use it?]
howto:scim [2019/03/27 22:07] (current)
blueberrybrownie [How to set up SCIM in XFCE]
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 SCIM is a useful alternative to xkb for switching between keyboard layouts. SCIM provides some functions that xkb does not. I personally use it to type ancient Greek, pointed Hebrew, and Chinese. SCIM is a useful alternative to xkb for switching between keyboard layouts. SCIM provides some functions that xkb does not. I personally use it to type ancient Greek, pointed Hebrew, and Chinese.
  
-===== How to set up SCIM in XFCE ===== +===== How to set up SCIM in Xfce ===== 
-SCIM is no more difficult to setup in XFCE than in Gnome or KDE.  The easiest, user-level way to set up SCIM is to edit the .Xsession file:+SCIM is no more difficult to setup in Xfce than in GNOME or KDE.  The easiest, user-level way to set up SCIM is to edit the .Xsession file:
  
   LANG=en_US.UTF-8   LANG=en_US.UTF-8
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   startxfce4   startxfce4
  
-Set LANG to your own local language, of course. SCIM should work as long as the locale is UTF-8. After doing this, SCIM will work in XFCE by default+Set "LANG" ​to your own local language, of course. SCIM should work as long as the locale is UTF-8. After doing this, SCIM will work in Xfce by default.
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-Good luck, and have fun.+