IBus (Intelligent Input Bus for Linux/Unix OS) become the main Language Input Method manager since Ubuntu 9.10. For Vietnamese people and ones who want to learn and type Vietnamese language, unikey is usually the best choice in Windows and Linux as well. This article is going to guide to install ibus-unikey in Ubuntu.
Ibus-Unikey package is maintained by Ubuntu-VN community, so ibus-unikey or scim-unikey is always in their PPAs. So we can easily install and get package update whenever the new version is released.
Add Ubuntu-VN repository
For Ubuntu from 9.10, Ubuntu 10.04, just open Terminal and type this command:
$sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-vn/ppa
Update system and install ibus-unikey
Next, just update your system:
$ sudo apt-get update
And insall ibus-unikey package:
sudo apt-get install ibus-unikey
DONE. Now you can choose to add Unikey in the Vietnamese language selection of IBus Preferences.