[talk] fcitx and Japanese input
scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sun May 4 18:24:51 EDT 2014
On Sat, May 03, 2014 at 07:10:16PM -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:
> I'm just idly curious if anyone on the list who makes use of Japanese input
> has tried fcitx. I gave it a half hearted try and couldn't get it to work,
> so I went back to ibus-mozc.
> I also tried on a few Linux distributions, with the same results. It
> seems to be running, but input doesn't change.
Well, it seems that, at least for me, Japanese input in FreeBSD is no
longer trivial. While I haven't had time to thoroughly experiment, what
was simple on FreeBSD-9x is not working on 10. I installled my usual
ibus-mozc (and also tried with Anthy) and the system, in a few different
window managers, (dwm, openbox, and fluxbox) is ignoring the ctl+space that
I use to switch between Japanese and English. If I start ibus, ALL input
is in Japanese.
I imagine I'll figure this out sooner or later, and when I do, I'll post
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