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Re: [tlug] Debian 7.1 New User / General Advice?

On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 7:56 PM, Hideki Yamane <> wrote:

>> > 3) I installed it in English and will want to get Japanese working on
>> aptitude install ibus-anthy and all dependencies, then configure from
>> the menu. You may also need ttf-vlgothic.
>  No, fonts-vlgothic. ttf-* is transitional package and gone.
>  And fonts-ipafont-gothic/mincho package is also good.
>  # Trust me, I'm those font package maintainer in Debian :)
>  I recommend to use mozc, not anthy. mozc is "Google 日本語入力" opensource
>  version, developed by some Japanese input experts in Google (and one developer
>  was main developer for anthy). Unfortunately, anthy development has stopped
>  over years.
>  # also I'm anthy package maintainer for these 3 or 4 years, but think it
>    as kind a legacy software... ;)

Thanks for the feedback!


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