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= Configure =
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After installing new input methods packages, launch [[Special:myLanguage/Configtool (Fcitx 5)|fcitx5-configtool]] from command or tray menu. There should be a message with button that allows to reload or restart Fcitx 5 to make new input method engines ready to use. This only applies to non-flatpak Fcitx 5.
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For older flatpak version, you will need to restart manually. The restart function in Flatpak-based fcitx 5 will not reload the sandbox, thus new extension package will still not be visible. You must fully quit Fcitx and launch a new instance to make it load the new flatpak extension package.
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Since 5.0.16, "restart" will be able to launch a new updated flatpak version, just like the regular one.
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= Chinese =
 
= Chinese =
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-chinese-addons fcitx5-chinese-addons]. It includes most common input methods used by Simplified Chinese including engines for Pinyin and Table (Wubi, etc).
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-chinese-addons fcitx5-chinese-addons]. It includes most common input methods used by Simplified Chinese including engines for Pinyin and Table (Wubi, etc).
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* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-chewing fcitx5-chewing]. Chewing engine based on libchewing.
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-chewing fcitx5-chewing]. Chewing engine based on libchewing.
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-zhuyin fcitx5-zhuyin]. Zhuyin input method engine based on libzhuyin.
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-zhuyin fcitx5-zhuyin]. Zhuyin input method engine based on libzhuyin.
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* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-rime fcitx5-rime]. A customizable input method, but by default its default configuration will be pinyin.
 
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* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-anthy fcitx5-anthy]
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-anthy fcitx5-anthy]
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= Multilingual (If it is not listed above, this is probably what you need) =
 
= Multilingual (If it is not listed above, this is probably what you need) =
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-m17n fcitx5-m17n]
 
* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-m17n fcitx5-m17n]
* Builtin keyboard layout based engine.
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* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-keyman fcitx5-keyman]
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* [https://pkgs.org/search/?q=fcitx5-table-other fcitx5-table-other], it provides lots of other tables, but suggested to prefer to fcitx5-m17n if that works for you.
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* Builtin keyboard layout based engine. This allows you to use traditional keyboard layout.
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Revision as of 04:42, 6 June 2022

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Configure

After installing new input methods packages, launch fcitx5-configtool from command or tray menu. There should be a message with button that allows to reload or restart Fcitx 5 to make new input method engines ready to use. This only applies to non-flatpak Fcitx 5.

For older flatpak version, you will need to restart manually. The restart function in Flatpak-based fcitx 5 will not reload the sandbox, thus new extension package will still not be visible. You must fully quit Fcitx and launch a new instance to make it load the new flatpak extension package.

Since 5.0.16, "restart" will be able to launch a new updated flatpak version, just like the regular one.

Chinese

  • fcitx5-chinese-addons. It includes most common input methods used by Simplified Chinese including engines for Pinyin and Table (Wubi, etc).
  • fcitx5-table-extra. Additional Chinese Table
  • fcitx5-chewing. Chewing engine based on libchewing.
  • fcitx5-zhuyin. Zhuyin input method engine based on libzhuyin.
  • fcitx5-rime. A customizable input method, but by default its default configuration will be pinyin.

Japanese

Korean

Vietnamese

Thai

Sinhala

Multilingual (If it is not listed above, this is probably what you need)

  • fcitx5-m17n
  • fcitx5-keyman
  • fcitx5-table-other, it provides lots of other tables, but suggested to prefer to fcitx5-m17n if that works for you.
  • Builtin keyboard layout based engine. This allows you to use traditional keyboard layout.