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'scim' is an input method platform based upon scim-lib that has been optimized for KDE. It provides a GUI panel (named scim-panel-kde), a KConfig config module, and SetupUIs for itself and scim-lib. It also has its own plugin system, which supports on-demand loadable actions.


User manual included and available in HTML format from


Download version 1.4.2 (beta)
released on 16 August 2005

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey20 August 2004

Leaders and contributors

liucougar Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build Qt 3.2.0 orlater
Required to build KDE 3.2.0 or later
Required to build scim-lib 0.99.4 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 December 2007.


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