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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to install Chinese Input Method (SCIM)?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to add extra repositories?
  3. Read How to install Extra Fonts?
  4. sudo apt-get install scim
    sudo apt-get install scim-chinese
    sudo apt-get install scim-config-socket
    sudo apt-get install scim-gtk2-immodule
    sudo apt-get install scim-tables-zh
    wget -c
    sudo tar zxvf fireflysung-1.3.0.tar.gz -C /usr/share/fonts/truetype/
    sudo chown -R root:root /usr/share/fonts/truetype/fireflysung-1.3.0/ 
    sudo fc-cache -f -v
  5. System -> Preferences -> SCIM Input Method Setup
  6. To activate SCIM
    Press 'Ctrl + Space'
The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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