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I was using ibus-avro with ibus input method to write Bengali in Ubuntu 12.04. Recently I have upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10, now ibus-avro was removed. I have tried to install it again but was getting error message as follows

Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have  
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable  
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created  
or been moved out of Incoming.  
The following information may help to resolve the situation:  

The following packages have unmet dependencies:  
ibus-avro : Depends: gir1.2-gjsdbus-1.0 but it is not installable  
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You need ibus m17n. See the alternate part of the answer:… – user68186 Oct 23 '12 at 13:55
I have ibus m17n installed, and I can use other ibus bengali keyboard like itrans, prabhat. But those are not exactly as powerful as avro. That's why I am trying to install ibus-avro package. – Apurba Oct 23 '12 at 18:51
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Finally I am able to install it. I have compiled it from the source without installing gir1.2-gjsdbus-1.0 and till now it is working perfectly.
First install the bellow mention packages using the code.

sudo apt-get install git ibus libibus-1.0-dev automake autoconf gjs gir1.2-ibus-1.0

Now install the following code to download, compile and install the ibus-avro

git clone git://
cd ibus-avro
aclocal && autoconf && automake --add-missing
./configure --prefix=/usr
sudo make install

I have found this instruction from in this link

You may notice that I have omitted the package "gir1.2-gjsdbus-1.0" which is told by Sarim in the comment of an issue, you can check it in the following link


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I found the solution from here.... just do what it tells you to do and compile the sources as described....

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Peachy Oct 28 '12 at 6:24
The problem is I can not install gir1.2-gjsdbus-1.0 in Ubuntu 12.10. That is what my the error message is showing in my question above. Any way thanks for you comment @Nazmus – Apurba Oct 28 '12 at 17:53

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