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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:
>  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.

I did the lazy thing and trashed my first installation and
re-installed Debian as a clean install in Japanese.  English menus
would have been more to my liking, but this works and Japanese input
is working fine これは日本語なのじゃ! 万歳!!, although I would prefer
[Ctrl]+[Space] rather than [Shift]+[Space] to toggle into and out of
Japanese input.

It's easy to find applications with the drop-down menu from アプリケーション
as well.  Interesting that Debian is now much easier to use than


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