【雞】丁酉年己酉月庚戌日 / 八月初三日
Wednesday September 20, 2017

Programs & Software

Text editing
  • OpenOffice : OpenOffice comes with Asian language support, you can enable it Tools > Options > Language Settings > Languages > tick the box next to Enabled for Asian languages.
    Once installed you will also be able to convert text from simplified to tranditional (and the other way around)
Dictionaries
  • StarDict : this used to be a must have however the project is now discontinued due to copyright infringements (download the gnome 2.2 rpms here locally)
  • GoldenDict
  • CEDICT : aims to provide a complete Chinese to English dictionary with pronunciation in pinyin for the Chinese characters.
Other software
  • Chinese Linux Extension (CLE). This extension for RedHat/Fedora gives you a fully functional for linux. [DISCONTINUED]
  • cxterm : cxterm is a Chinese virtual terminal running under X Window System
  • cnprint : cnprint is a printing tool for the purpose of changing Chinese text files into PostScript format, of which commands are the same as the standard ones
  • cjoe : Joe's Own Chinese Editor
  • celvis : Celvis is a vi/ex-like editor on UNIX, which is almost supporting all instructions that vi/ex has.
  • Mule : The MULE is an abbreviation of MULtilingual Enhancement to GNU Emacs. In simplicity, it adds some materials to GNU Emacs to make it dealing with multi-languages(encoding systems). It encodes the encoding system of multi bytes again in its inner mechanism; hence, a piece of paper can simultaneously use Chinese(BIG5 and GB), Japanese, Korean, English, Thai, and so on. Since 2003 almost all MULE functionalities have been merged into GNU Emacs
  • hc : This is a program of conversion for BIG5 and GB codes
  • RedOffice : Was an office suite developed by RedFlag Chinese 2000 software co.ltd (http://www.ch2000.com.cn). [DISCONTINUED]
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