[CentOS] Installing support for Chinese text in Centos 7

Tue Jul 18 16:06:54 UTC 2017
Andreas Benzler <andreas at benzlerweb.de>

Am Dienstag, den 18.07.2017, 09:17 -0400 schrieb Jonathan Billings:
> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 11:23:08PM -0400, H wrote:
> > After leaving this along for several weeks I made another attempt at
> > trying to get fcitx up and running on CentOS 7 and the Mate
> > desktop. I discovered that there is a diagnostic tool,
> > fcitx-diagnose, that provided some additional information. 
> > 
> > One of the missing programs was the fcitx-configtool that lacked the
> > GUI part and that so far I have been unable to find on the 'net. It
> > seems that the appropriate GUI tool would be fcitx-config-gtk3 and
> > is necessary for configuring fcitx. 
> > 
> > Does anyone have fcitx-config-gtk3 up and running?
> > 
> > I have to vent and say that I am very, very surprised that this tool
> > for entering Asian text on CentOS 7 is so poorly developed, poorly
> > documented and poorly packaged. One would have thought that the
> > Asian market for RHEL/CentOS 7 would be of sufficient importance for
> > all relevant programs to be available in one of the key
> > repositories. 
> > 
> > I am under the impression that fcitx, considered the replacement of
> > iBus used in CentOS 6 - and which worked flawlessly - has not been
> > updated since 2013. Further, the developers have not bothered with a
> > proper support website, instead most information is absent. 
> My only suggestion is to try to set this up under the GNOME3 desktop
> provided by CentOS, rather than what is built out of EPEL.  It's the
> only desktop that has had testing by Red Hat.  MATE is provided by
> EPEL as a volunteer effort, and isn't considered part of CentOS.
> I encountered the same problem when I was running Cinnamon as my
> desktop, I was able to add several Chinese input methods but I
> couldn't actually use them.  I switched to Gnome 3 and it just worked
> out of the box.

Only 10 Users here :-) on that Cluster and everything behind of diffrent

Cinnamon => Keyboard level to dbus, I think.