Sinhala Unicode Support

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This page explains how to get the Sinhala unicode support and sinhala unicode input to work using scim (sayura-scim).

Sinhala Unicode Font

Insall ttf-lklug from AUR.

yaourt -S ttf-lklug

Enabling Sinhala Locale

Edit /etc/locale.gen. Uncomment following line

si_LK UTF-8

Run following program

locale-gen

Sinhala Unicode Input Support

sayura-scim

Install scim-sayura from AUR.

yaourt -S scim-sayura

scim configuration

More about scim can be found here. To enable scim add following lines to /etc/profile

export XMODIFIERS=@im=SCIM
export GTK_IM_MODULE="scim"
export QT_IM_MODULE="scim"

Further Reading and More Information