[linux] Japanese on Linux solved

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Thu Dec 9 20:50:18 PST 2004

Hmmmm... that sounds interesting. I'm going to have to upgrade from FC1
to FC3 then and make that my devoted Japanese machine (full locale and i18n)
with my Gentoo box running plan en_US.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug McLean" <dougmc at u.washington.edu>
To: <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Thursday, December 09, 2004 8:30 PM
Subject: [linux] Japanese on Linux solved

> Hi all,


> I figured out what to do to fix it. I was really close to getting it to

> work (as I realized tonight), but missed the last step:


> 1. Install and make sure Canna server is running

> 2. Install the iiimf server (called 'htt') and make sure it is running

> 3. In KDE, for the given account, set the default language to Japanese


> I don't have to run kinput2 or anything else. On a text prompt, if I

> push shift and space bar, the japanese comes up like it should. The

> interface is very much like kinput2 is supposed to behave.


> I heard that Fedora had taken steps in Core 3 to shore up International

> support, and iiimf had something do to with this. I guess that's what

> they did. :p


> Thanks everyone for all your help!


> Doug


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