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asked 2013-08-21 09:51:34 -0500

kitty867 gravatar image

updated 2013-08-21 22:55:44 -0500

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Hello, I am a Chinese student, like linux, initial installation fedora. I need a Chinese input method. But after I installed scim. No matter where I input Chinese will display [Invalid UTF-8] Therefore I searched the Internet. But found nothing. You want to help, be grateful.

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@kitty867@hmaarrfk is totally right, starting Fedora 18 there is a built-in Chinese method provided in GNOME using ibus. Just follow the steps he provided. However if you run a previous version, there is

@hmaarrfk, put your answer here to have your answer promoted.

baptistemm gravatar imagebaptistemm ( 2013-08-21 11:41:25 -0500 )edit

@hmaarrfk@baptistemm Input method may be the problem when I uninstalled input method, it will not appear [Invalid UTF-8], but in accordance with the @hmaarrfk argument, I still can not input Chinese characters. My version is fedora19. The latest version is a bit cumbersome, especially for us Chinese people, a lot of support in place, many things need to explore their own

kitty867 gravatar imagekitty867 ( 2013-08-21 20:27:21 -0500 )edit

You didn't need to answer to say that. Just comment saying that the comment would be better off as an answer :)

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-08-21 22:38:47 -0500 )edit

Thank you for reminding me, in fact, I am a Chinese student, English is not very good, I'm using google translator to get help. Only by understanding keyword.

kitty867 gravatar imagekitty867 ( 2013-08-21 23:16:07 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-08-22 08:12:05 -0500

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updated 2013-08-22 08:18:05 -0500

You can run

sudo yum history list | grep Erase

to list transaction that erase packages. And for those IDs run

sudo yum history info id (replace id with IDs you get from previous command)

to see the packages that have been removed. And you can analyse those packages with

yum info package1 (replace package1 with package name)

to see whether those packages are related to input method. It is probably related to ibus or something like that. If you find this complicated you can simply run

sudo yum history undo id (replace id with IDs you get from previous command)

to reinstall those packages that have been removed.

Run man yum to get more help on yum.

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Thank you, everyone's help, I finally saw the Chinese characters ^~^

kitty867 gravatar imagekitty867 ( 2013-08-22 09:55:41 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-08-21 12:04:44 -0500

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Is SCIM necessary? I think Gnome-Shell has built in Pinyin method. Settings->Region & Language (the Flag) -> Input Sources -> "The + at the bottom" -> Chinese (China) -> Chinese (Intelligent Pinyin)

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