Alternate input methods

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Alternate input methods

Post#1 by 326bd935 » 02 Dec 2011, 15:07

I have just about finished setting up the perfect portable system with all my favorite apps but just one last key thing missing.

I cant manage to get ibus or scim working,
i was wanting an input method which can handle english/bopomofo/korean... but when i install ibus i just get no input window, i tried different repositories and all the same, i tried scim but that also doesnt work.
I have tried many things already but i'm not too sure about how the system sets up the current input method.
Is this something to do with another im configured and how do i enable (preferably) ibus?

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#2 by beny » 02 Dec 2011, 15:20

scim or the support of eastern language in porteus isn't there, you can choose the official package from slackware 13.37. and convert in xzm package.

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#3 by fanthom » 03 Dec 2011, 09:52

hello 326bd935,

you can try to compile packages yourself from the slackbuilds:
http://slackbuilds.org/result/?search=scim&sv=13.37

i'll try to add them to 64bit repo on Monday.

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#4 by 326bd935 » 03 Dec 2011, 11:33

I built from slack builds but it´s exactly the same, ibus just says "no input window" instead of listing the input methods selected. I am using 32 bit version.

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#5 by beny » 03 Dec 2011, 14:44

scim-tables: scim-tables (tables IMEngine for scim)
scim-tables:
scim-tables: This is scim-tables IMEngine, which provides many CJK input methods.
scim-tables:
scim-tables: scim-tables home: http://scim-im.org/
have this installed too

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#6 by 326bd935 » 06 Dec 2011, 09:31

Yes, scim tables is an engine which allows for allot of input methods, but this isn't the issue.
The issue is that i can't get it set as the input method for the system, either a configuration issue or a dependency missing.

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#7 by 326bd935 » 18 Dec 2011, 04:51

Can I get this working by changing /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/90-keyboard-layout.conf from /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/90-keyboard-layout.conf ?

I just found this but i'm not sure it has to do with the problem or exactly what to change

any ideas?

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#8 by feng » 03 Feb 2012, 12:53

hi!

you might need to have following package

1. font file
http://diffusion.cgu.edu.tw/ftp/modules ... ng-1.6.xzm

2. input tool
http://diffusion.cgu.edu.tw/ftp/modules ... -1.5.5.xzm

3. glibc-i18n
run "Language Selection Tool" in "System" menu, then you will get it


move all these packages to the modules directory and reboot.

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#9 by angus777 » 25 Feb 2012, 13:02

feng wrote:hi!

you might need to have following package

1. font file
http://diffusion.cgu.edu.tw/ftp/modules ... ng-1.6.xzm

2. input tool
http://diffusion.cgu.edu.tw/ftp/modules ... -1.5.5.xzm

3. glibc-i18n
run "Language Selection Tool" in "System" menu, then you will get it


move all these packages to the modules directory and reboot.
By the way, I can use gcin under 32bit.
but it's fail under 64bit !

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#10 by Hamza » 28 Feb 2012, 08:51

By the way, I can use gcin under 32bit.
but it's fail under 64bit !
Try this time with the 64-bit version of this package. This should works better.
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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#11 by Ahau » 28 Feb 2012, 15:29

Yes, the font file should be architecture independent (meaning it will work in either 32-bit or 64) but the gcin binary must be compiled in 64-bit in order to work on a 64-bit system. Try this module for 64-bit:

http://porteus-xfce.googlecode.com/file ... 1_Ahau.xzm
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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#12 by Hamza » 28 Feb 2012, 15:31

@Ahau, If you prepare everythings, they will not do anything right now :wink:
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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#13 by Ahau » 28 Feb 2012, 20:08

If they can't read or write anything in their native language, how are they supposed to contribute?
Please take a look at our online documentation, here. Suggestions are welcome!

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Re: Alternate input methods

Post#14 by Hamza » 28 Feb 2012, 20:15

+1 :)
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