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authorTails developers <amnesia@boum.org>2013-11-06 18:17:09 +0000
committerWinterFairy <winterfairy@riseup.net>2013-11-07 08:55:26 +0000
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Document which input methods are supported, and how.
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@@ -748,6 +748,22 @@ are installed. Spell checking software and data is installed for the
set of best supported languages; it is usable at least is Iceweasel,
OpenOffice.org and gedit.
+### 3.3.1 Input methods
+
+Tails ships with IBus and a few engines (Anthy for Japanese, Pinyin
+for Chinese, Hangul for Korean).
+
+A login script configures and enables IBus for all locales: it must be
+started at login time to be fully usable (environment variables must
+be set up); also, one may want to work on documents written in
+Chinese, Japanese or Korean even when selecting English as their
+preferred language.
+
+When a Japanese, Chinese or Korean locale is selected, this login
+script also selects the right default input method.
+
+- [[!tails_gitweb config/chroot_local-includes/etc/X11/Xsession.d/80im-starter]]
+
## 3.4 Notification of security issues and new Tails release
Shipped in Tails is a script that checks at each desktop start if