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Getting Started Fcitx with chinese input method in Linux

Introduction

Fcitx is a lightweight input method framework aimed at providing environment independent language support for Linux. It supports a lot of different languages and also provides many useful non-CJK features.

In this article, I will introduction:

  1. How to install Fcite in Manjaro/Arch Linux.
  2. How to Config Environmental variables

Install fcite packages in Manjaro

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yay -Syu adobe-source-han-sans-otc-fonts adobe-source-han-serif-otc-fonts
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yay -Syu fcitx fcitx-googlepinyin fcitx-im fcitx-configtool

Config Environmental variables

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vim ~/.profile

add:

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export GTK_IM_MODULE=fcitx
export QT_IM_MODULE=fcitx
export XMODIFIERS=@im=fcitx

fcitx &
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source .profile