Install ubuntu 7.04

1. Download and Install Ubuntu 7.04 ...

2. Install Scim Pinyin Input for Chinese under English Desktop environment.

1. install Scim Pinyin using System/Administration/Synaptic Package Manager
Type Scim to search, select Scim Pinyin to install

2. Set up Scim to run automatically when your desktop starts

Create a file called 75custom-scim_init in /etc/X11/Xsession.d
From terminal,

sudo gedit etc/X11/Xsession.d/75custom-scim_init

Paste the following and save

export XMODIFIERS="@im=SCIM"
export GTK_IM_MODULE="scim"
export XIM_PROGRAM="scim -d"

Note: the above instruction is for Ubuntu Gnome desktop, for other desktop, see:

3. Install scim-kmfl for Pali input

KMFL may be downloaded from the sourceforge page at
un-archive and double click to install


4. Install StarDict

From Applications/Add/Remove Applications
search StarDict
select and install
Go to to download dictionaries.

I use on line dictionary at: