KB-SYS-00002: Configuration of Input Methods

Configuring Input Methods in AOSC OS Desktop Environments

Several input method engines are available for use with AOSC OS:

Installing an Input Method

To install an input method framework and its input method plugins, use sudo apt install to install one of the following packages...

  • Fcitx, fcitx-base.
  • IBus, ibus-base.
  • SCIM, scim-base.

Activating an Input Method

To activate a specific input method engine for the current user, run the following command as the current user:

$ imchooser ${IM}

${IM} here could be any of the following values:

  • fcitx, for Fcitx.
  • ibus, for IBus.
  • scim, for SCIM.

Finally, re-login for the changes to take effect.