[linux] Japanese on Linux solved

Doug McLean dougmc at u.washington.edu
Thu Dec 9 21:04:12 PST 2004


Yeah, FC3 is a BIG improvement over FC1. Once all the pieces were in
place, it just worked.

Garrett Cooper wrote:


> 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.

>-Garrett

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>----- 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

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>>Hi all,

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>>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:

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>>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

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>>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.

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>>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

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>>Thanks everyone for all your help!

>>

>>Doug

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