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I'm on Linux and using Sunpinyin and Linpinyin input methods. In both, when I input "tai" I never get any suggestion of the character that I somethimes want: 台. I must be doing something wrong, but what? How do I write 台?

When I try to input it I get all other characters "tai" but not 台. I'm on Xubuntu 16.04 and using a libpinyin based input method in fcitx.


I changed to iBus input method with "Intelligent pinyin" and there everything works as expected with "tai". Seems like it might be a bug in the version of Fcitx that's in the Debian repository.

  • So what pops up? A list of words that have the pinyin "tai" except 台? – Blaszard Nov 22 '17 at 23:44
  • @Blaszard Good point, you're correct, that's what happens. See my edit above. – PetaspeedBeaver Nov 23 '17 at 1:21
  • I'm using sogou pinyin on Ubuntu 16.04, you may find it here: pinyin.sogou.com/linux – 賈可 Jacky Nov 23 '17 at 5:08
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    I recommend rime.im it supports ibus and fcitx. The best on linux. – Jacob Nov 27 '17 at 10:52
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I have Ubuntu 17.10, and using the Sunpinyin, it comes up right away as number 1 or 2: IME output

What is your particular Linux version?

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