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How to install japanese keyboard layout on Elementary OS

In order to install japanese language keyboard layout in Elementary OS, use fcitx, but during installation choose "japanese language" instead of "chinese language". Keep in mind, that under Freya, nor ibus, nor SCIM is working properly.

First, you have to add fcitx repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fcitx-team/nightly

Then update your sources:

$ sudo apt-get update

After that you can install fcitx and chinese input layout:

$ sudo apt-get install fcitx fcitx-config-gtk fcitx-sunpinyin fcitx-module-cloudpinyin fcitx-chewing fcitx-table-all

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Written by Administrator on Thursday April 30, 2020

How to install Chrome (Chromium) in ElementaryOS

Chrome browser has a little bit different name in Linux - "Chromium". Functionality and interface is the same, except the name of the application.

There are two ways to install Chromium in ElementaryOS: 

Install Chromium from AppCenter in ElementaryOS

AppCenter is a database of programmes for ElementaryOS, which you can download for free or for a small price.

Just open an AppCenter:

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Written by Administrator on Sunday March 8, 2020

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