Intelligent Input Bus, Ubuntu's default and officially supported input framework.

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install ibus-typing-booster on Ubuntu

I tried ibus-typing-booster software on fedora. Is this available for Ubuntu? This is really useful software that I will like to use. Update: I tried to install it using the following steps. But ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ibus QWERTZ QWERTY problem

I use Anthy to input Japanese and Ibus Pinyin to input Chinese on Ubuntu 14.04. However Ibus won't respect that I'm using a German keyboard and forces an US layout when I'm using Anthy and Pinyin, so ...
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input source menu icon missing and ibus language switching not working 15.04

I have installed ibus-m17n packages and added ibus-daemon in start up applications. Then I enabled Show current input source in the menu bar in System settings > Text Entry. I have noticed ...
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iBus won't add new input method 12.04

why in iBus preferences, input methods, I can't add a new input method? The add button is disabled. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.
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Ibus anthy/mozc works in every program except for Chrome

I've installed both anthy and mozc in order to type Japanese characters on my system, and it works for the most part: Both work in Skype, LibreOffice, the Terminal, and everything else I have tried ...
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How to install ibus typing booster?

How to install ibus typing booster? The homepage has no docs for ubuntu installation: http://www.typingbooster.org/howtoinstall/ The package request on debian was not done: ...
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Xfce IBus layout switching not working

Somehow, only default Xfce keyboard layout switching is working for me. When I remove all hotkeys from Xfce settings manager and try to switch to IBus I can change layouts from IBus widget, but ...
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When Chinese ibus input is on, selecting text on Firefox textareas makes the text disappear

The selected text does not have be Chinese characters, any character just disappears. The problem happens both on: mouse drag ctrl + A selection methods. I installed the Chinese input through ...
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Dead keys on Firefox Kubuntu 15.04

I use the GR-el version of the latest Firefox on Kubuntu 15.04. After the latest (2015-May-1) update, I can't have dead keys produce accents for (Greek GR-el / UTF-8). I can bypass this problem by ...
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Where is input source in ubuntu gnome 15.04

I want to set my input source to ibus-unikey(i installed it and set my input to ibus) but can't find it anywhere in setting. In 14.10 there are a input source tab in Region and Language but now it ...
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input method fail to work on browser/libreoffice and other applications (works on system)

I have been using 14.04LTS since last year. I uses a few different input methods for Traditional Chinese characters. One of them is the "yong" input method, and also the "quick-classic" provided by ...
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How to use Amharic EZ+ keyboard layout in Ubuntu 14.04?

How do I use the previously available Amharic EZ+ keyboard layout in Ubuntu 14.04? The default keyboard for Amharic lacks the vowels or I just can't find them here is the keyboard layout that I have ...
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A strange problem with IBus for Linux/Unix

I am using IBus input method for Vietnamese. I added three methods for English, French and Vietnamese. It can be switched each other. But it had a strange problem as the following image:
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using ibus-table for latex

I have ibus in my ubuntu 12.04 and I installed ibus-talble for latex. I don't know how to make use of the package. The latex input method is not shown in ibus preferences under input methods... Please ...
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Telegram (Desktop) - Can't input Chinese

I've never had problems typing Chinese (with IBus pinyin), until recently with Telegram Desktop. When I type, it doesn't give me the list of Chinese characters as it usually does, and it's just as if ...
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ibus Avro in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I used the instructions given here (http://linux.omicronlab.com/ubuntu_14.04.html) to install ibus Avro in my ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit) but ibus avro was not installed. Can anyone help me to solve ...
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Keyboard stops working after source switch

From time to time keyboard stops working after I switch source (i.e. using ctrl + shift combination). Most often it happens in Chrome yet I've experienced this in PyCharm IDE as well and maybe some ...
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Pinyin on Trusty

I know that this isn't the first message about pinyin and Trusty (and I fear it won't be the last) but I have no clue about how to solve this problem. I've installed both simplified and traditional ...
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KMFL not working with either SCIM or IBUS, ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, 64-bit. I found that after the upgrade, SCIM was no longer reading the KMFL folder, and associated KMN files, with the result that I am no longer able to type ...
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Why does 'Pi' exist in my language bar?

I have disabled ibus since it has memory leak. After I restarted my system, there is a 'Pi' symbol in my language bar. I also removed ibus-pinyin, ibus-sunpinyin and restarted OS. So how can I ...
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iBus doesn't allow changing layout

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 with cinnamon desktop I think there is a bug with iBus , I can't change the layout using Alt+shift , I tried many solutions online but still having this problem. Any ...
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Korean(hangul) text entry in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get a korean(hangul) text entry working in ubuntu 14.04. So far I installed ibus-hangul and added korean(hangul) to text entry and activated ibus in the language settings. Now I ...
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Using Ibus-m17n with emacs 23 in Ubuntu 14.04

I am having problems getting Ibus-m17n to work with emacs 23.4.1. I have two input methods, the English (UK) supplied with Ibus and a custom method for inputting transliterated roman characters using ...
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How do I switch input modes in mozc without going to the IBus menu?

I have installed mozc on Ubuntu 14.10. It is working fine - I am able to write in Japanese by going to the icon in the upper-right-hand corner of my screen (what do you call this?) and selecting ...
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Bengali Avro Keyboard not working in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Avro successfully in my machine Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I am facing currently is that whenever I switch to Bengali-Avro Phonetic and try to write something, I can see erroneous ...
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How to remap Ctrl and Alt key in ibus? (xmodmap doesn't work because it is overrided by ibus)

I want to switch both of the Ctrl's and Alt's. Is there any way to do it? I used to remap them by xmodmap; however, once I start ibus, it stopped working.
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how to type zero width non joiner

how to type zero width non-joiner in Itrans phonetic? For e.g. I am not able to type the following. I have copied and pasted it from some other site. प्रा प्‌रा I am able to type the first one but ...
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ibus override my xmodmap

I use xmodmap to swith Ctrl and Alt keys: ~ $> cat .Xmodmap ! ! based on: http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/SwapControlAltAndCapsLock#toc8 ! ...
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How to make anthy type unicode characters?

Windows japanese IME supports http://www.tofugu.com/2010/07/05/typing-japanese-special-characters/ typing special keywords to get some unicode chars. I miss this feature, and I want something simular. ...
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full stop sign in phonetic m17n

I can type in marathi using phonetic M17n option. But the only problem I am facing is that when I type full stop . it changes to pipe | i.e. hindi end of sentence. How do I type full stop using ...
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IM-Config head / tail error

Trying to change my Input Method with im-config outputs this after I select and save what I want to use. head: error reading ‘adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20140702’: Is a directory tail: error reading ...
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Chrome stops responding to keyboard

I run Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus Zenbook UX32VD. I have a clean, new installation. I've installed Chrome from the Chrome website. It's of version Version 40.0.2214.91 (64-bit). My problem is that it stops ...
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ubuntu 14.10: ibus only working in the search applicatoin

Just installed Ubunut 14.10 (clean install with old $HOME directory). Things are working fine except for one thing: the Chinese input in ibus. It actually works fine in all the search applications ...
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Cannot switch keyboard layout under i3 wm

I've recently decided to give ubuntu a try again. So far everything works fine except one strange detail. I have ibus autostarted and sitting into my tray of i3 wm, but I didn't start it. my addions ...
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iBus on busy system

When the system is quite busy I see that iBus switches layout with noticeable delay. I switch the layout, begin typing (in GEdit, for instance) and I have the beginning of the word in previous locale ...
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How to replace ibus with whatever used to work in 12.04?

Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.10, as usual, bunch of problems. One of the problems is ibus which is not working properly, example is here (no answers) "Allow different input sources per window" ...
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Writing Chinese by pinyin with Ibus only works on Konsole and nowhere else

I'm on KDE, and I've installed ibus to be able to write Chinese by a pinyin method. After installing Ibus, I have a nice shortcut on my lower toolbar, and I can change the input method into ...
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what should I do…? I cannot install avro on 14.4 [duplicate]

Ign http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted Translation-en_US Ign http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_US Fetched 2,919 B in 22s (129 B/s) E: Could not get lock ...
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Anthy not working after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 Anthy (Japanese IME) is not working anymore. It just shows the Latin characters I type without converting anything. I already tried removing and reinstalling Japanese language ...
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Gnome 3 keyboard layout rotation

I have Gnome3 and two keyboard layouts (English and Russian) installed. When I try to switch between these layouts, I am able to switch with Alt-Shift to the Russian layout, but not back to the ...
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Anthy and Mozc works on launcher but anywhere else (ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to setup Mozc or Anthy, as long with English alternative. So far I have tried severals methods: Complete purge/reinstall of the languages support that I need. Complete purge/reinstall ...
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How to set iBus default input method in 14.04?

Recently I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 LTS but found iBus going insane. In 12.04 there is no English input method in the list because when an application is launched, iBus would be in a state of ...
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I can't find my installed Ibus “Keyboard Input Methods” in Dash

I have installed ibus Keyboard Input Methods, but I can't find it anywhere in the Dash, so I can't open and use it. What would be the problem?
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Emacs cannot input Chinese cacharacters

Platform: Ubuntu 14.04, Emacs 24.3.1, Ibus 1.5.5, Fcitx 4.2.8.3-3 I tried to edit Chinese files with Emacs. Though Emacs embeds its own Chinese input method, but it is not smart enough. At first, I ...
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How do I set up ibus to use CJK input for the guest session

I have searched, and there appear to be several questions from before ibus became the default input method, but they are no longer applicable. I want to set up the guest session to use zhuyin and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: language switch between first/last source

In older versions of Ubuntu I used to switch between languages using last/first sources (e.g. Caps Lock always turn on English and Shift + Caps Lock switches to Russian, no matter what current ...
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How to access ibus advanced settings on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 there used to be a separate settings menu where one could tell ibus to use the system keyboard layout for all input methods and specify different shortcuts for toggling ibus on/off and ...
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Leafpad saying I'm not root

OK so I'm trying to decrease my swappiness and trying to access the script via leafpad but when I run the command gksudo /etc/sysctl.conf I get this warning (leafpad:3738): IBUS-WARNING **: ...
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Ibus input method preferences window not showing in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing IBUS and pinyin input method, I want to set the preferences for this particular input method. It should be something like "Using Traditional Characters in the IBus Pinyin IME" in this ...
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unable to remove text entry from systray

I am using Ubuntu 14 and I have created a custom ibus m17n(.mim file) input source and everything was working fine. But now I am unable to delete it ( it doesn't show up in Text Entry settings), ...