dsrguru Posted June 28, 2008 at 03:30 AM Report Share Posted June 28, 2008 at 03:30 AM I'm running Arch Linux on a MacBook, and I miss the functionality I had on Mac OS X with the "US Extended" keyboard layout where I could type option (alt) + a, e, v, or ` for first (macron), second (acute accent), third (breve), or fourth (grave accent) tone, respectively. I use SCIM for 漢字, but it doesn't appear to support inputting actual Pinyin. I don't think imron's Pinyin IME runs on Linux, and even if it did, I'd prefer being able to type the diacritic marks without changing IMEs. In my xorg.conf I set my right command/apple key to be the Multi_key/compose key for /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose but only second tone, fourth tone, and first tone for e, i, and u works. + _ + a and + _ + o don't give macrons for some reason, I can't insert breves, and I have no clue how to insert ü with a tone mark. My XkbLayout is set to "us". Has anyone had better success with us_intl? Although the Gentoo Wiki seems to suggest that us_intl is deprecated and that one should use the line "XkbOptions" "lv3:ralt_switch" in their xorg.conf instead. Has anyone gotten Pinyin tone marks to work in Linux? I don't use a desktop environment (ratpoison all the way ), so please don't tell me anything specific to GNOME or KDE. Thanks in advance. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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