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Install Chinese input methods

Pi4 ubuntu18.04 install Chinese input methods Text the image:OrangePi_4_ubuntu_bionic_desktop_linux4.4.179_v1.1.img

1. Install the input framework of ibus

Execute the following command at terminal

apt-get install ibus ibus-clutter ibus-gtk ibus-gtk3 ibus-qt4

2. Install ibus-pinyin

Execute the following command at terminal

apt-get install ibus-pinyin ibus-sunpinyin

3. Configure the input methods

Click the icon at the bottom left,choose IBus Preferences

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Select in the pop-up window

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Select ok

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The configuration page pops-up

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Select Vertical for the input methods direction

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Click the button below to select the shortcut

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Tick Control in the pop-up window, remove the check mark in front of Super, and then click Apply. Then click ok.

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Go back to the previous window and click Input Method.

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There is only English language as shown below, click “add Chinese input method”.

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Select Chinese

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Select Sunpinyin,click Add

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The SunPinyin input method added successfully.

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Open a browser

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Hold down the Ctrl key and press the space key to switch to the SunPinyin input method

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