Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I installed CentOS 6.3 US English as default. Since my PC has japanese keyboard I changed default keyboard layout to be Japanese (System->Preferences->keyboard menu). Then I learned I needed to install japanese language support: $ yum install "@Japanese support". Now, I need to occasionally enter japanese texts, but keep my OS menus etc. in English. What should I additionally do to be able to enter japanese texts, say in Google Chrome search text box?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

I was too quick to ask. Anyway I found how to configure settings. http://blog.goo.ne.jp/rm_-rf/e/bbfb60fdc85c445ebb497892427eba58

In English: 1) From System -> Preference -> Input Method menu 2) Tick "Enable input method feature". Select "Use IBus (recommended)". 3) Click "Input method preferences" 4) On "Input Method" tab select japanese->Anthy, and click add. 5) If necessary, change your short-cut key on General tab

That's all.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.