How To Type Natively In Chinese In Linux

Setting up and installing different language packs in Linux is generally very easy. I am going to explain how to install Chinese  using Linux Mint 12 using Gnome Classic, the steps of which are nearly identical in Mate. These same steps work for Linux Mint 13 with Mate, Linux Mint 17, probably Linux Mint 18, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, likely Ubuntu 16.04 and other various versions and derivatives of Ubuntu. The steps may vary slightly if you have a different distribution or version of Linux such as Debian Jessie. Continue reading “How To Type Natively In Chinese In Linux”

666 In Chinese Culture

Last updated: September 8, 2017 at 9:57 am
When you see the number 666, do you think it is very lucky or very unlucky? Why? If you come from a Western country, or a country greatly influenced by Christianity, then you might think that 666 is very unlucky because from the Book of Revelation in the Bible, 666 is the number of the beast (the Antichrist), and hence extremely unlucky or even an evil number. But in China, 666 is very lucky. This article will discuss 666 In Chinese Culture and show several example photos of this. Continue reading “666 In Chinese Culture”

Flashcard Programs For Learning And Studying Chinese

Are you looking for memory tools to help you remember Chinese vocab and grammar etc? Well, this program includes a description of 3 flashcard programs for learning and studying Chinese all using spaced repetition. Continue reading “Flashcard Programs For Learning And Studying Chinese”