How to switch to scim on Solaris/OpenSolaris snv_99

At first, install scim and your favorite input-method engines from pkg.opensolaris.org, you could list the available scim packages, by $ pkg list -a SUNWscim*. For nevada users, you need select the scim metacluster in installer.

Then, edit your $HOME/.profile to export the GTK_IM_MODULE to scim, and re-login


$ cat >> ~/.profile << EOF
> GTK_IM_MODULE=scim
> export GTK_IM_MODULE
> EOF

To switch back to iiim, you could simply comment out the above lines in your $HOME/.profile, and re-login.

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