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

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Japanese input on 16.04 with Fcitx and Mozc

Typing Japanese on Ubuntu used to mean ibus-mozc, but ibus-mozc has been less and less maintained since 2015: Ubuntu 15.10 is supposed to start using Fcitx rather than ibus as their default input ...
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Mozc “Input Mode” menu not shown

Left: How the Mozc menu is supposed to look like (notice the Input Mode menu) Right: How it shows after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 (notice the lack of Input Mode) The default input mode being ...
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ibus doesn't work in libreoffice, pluma etc in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have iBus with Sanskrit (IAST) and Bengali layouts. Besides that I have English and Russian keyboard layouts. iBus works in other applications (Firefox, Thunderbird), but doesn't work at all in ...
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Keyboard layout randomly changes when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3

I have a big and annoying problem, my keyboard layout changes to se when I start VS Code or Sublime Text 3. To fix it, I created simple lines in .zshrc but this is not right way to fix this problem! ...
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Problem with evince interface inserting text

Since a couple of days I have a strange problem with evince: in all the operations that involve inserting text (like finding some text in a file, saving a file with a name chosen by myself, even ...
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malayalam in ubuntu 16.04

How can I type Malayalam in Ubuntu 16.04 ? I tried installing swanalekha using sudo apt-get install ibus-m17n m17n-contrib. I don't see an option for swanalekha in text entry.
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Synapse Ibus conflict

I installed ibus on Mate and I have been having problems with Synapse. I added the deamon to startup and I added the -x param to it. I also saw something about: IBUS_NO_SNOOPER_APPS But I have no ...
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Why does this keyboard layout work in Unity and LXDE but not in XFCE?

On Xubuntu 16.04 I installed ibus-m17n because I want to type Tamil phonetically. This doesn't seem t work with XFCE. I've gotten it to work on Lubuntu 16.04, though. . When I try to use the ibus ...
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Terminal command for changing ibus keyboard layout?

Is it possible to use terminal commands to switch between keyboard layouts in ibus? I can't see any GUI way to do it in XFCE.
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How to change `ibus` keyboard layout in XFCE?

I'm running Lubuntu 16.04, but I've installed xubuntu-desktop and I mostly use that desktop environment. I needed a phonetic Tamil keyboard layout, so for that I had to install something called ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: where to set Xim server name?

I am using fcitx 4.2.9.1. When running fcitx-diagnose, I get the following error regarding the Xim section: Xim: ${XMODIFIERS}: Environment variable XMODIFIERS is set to "@im=fcitx" correctly. Xim ...
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Dead keys (accents) stopped working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

Dead keys for accents (like â, è, ç) stopped working in LibreOffice and Pidgin after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. In a terminal, I did ibus-setup, followed the instructions and everything went back to ...
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ubuntu 16.04 dconf locks don't seem to work

I looked at dconf and locks and I came up with this script to try to enforce screen locking. It doesn't work. I used to have this working under debian but can't seem to get it to work under ubuntu. ...
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Spanish Dead Keys doesn´t work properly on Ubuntu 16.04 when ibus is not selected

I made a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my laptop, an asus UX305FA. Libreoffice spanish dead keys worked fine. Then, i installed winehq and playonlinux, and then installed MS Office 2010. By ...
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where to add “export IBUS_ENABLE_SYNC_MODE=1”

I don't know in which file I should add that line of code in order to fix input issues since my iBus is prior to 1.5.11 see: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-78860
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Where is the location of the keyboard input locale icons?

See the dark blue EN icon. The icon will change depending on the input you use and your keyboard config. I'd just like to know where these icons are located.
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dash window doesnt take input from “indian” text entry (and more..)

I have lenovo z50 and recently installed 16.04LTS. I have installed ibus-m17n package for text inputs. problem 1) "Indian" keyboard layout, part of std XKB package is for inputing hindi text under "...
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Unable to install ibus avro in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit)

I used these instructions given here: (http://linux.omicronlab.com/ubuntu_14.04.html) to install ibus Avro in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32 bit) but first command was not working to go for next. Can anyone ...
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Cannot input Vietnamese(Unikey)!

So here's the problem. I just installed Kubuntu 16.04 amd64 on my laptop. It just seems I can't input Vietnamese into any application although I've installed ibus-unikey, started it's daemon, ...
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ibus switching between input methods no longer working on 16.04

I just upgraded to 16.04 and use ibus to manage multiple keyboard input methods. When I switch between them using my favorite hotkey combination, the icon changes (indicating that has registered), but ...
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Ibus anthy - removing given input modes

For the Anthy engine in Ibus, you can press Ctrl + , to switch between entering text with hiragana, full width katakana, half width katakana, normal width latin and wide latin. I want to remove some ...
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Two-letter country code not displaying

I've had kubuntu for about a year, and I decided to download the ubuntu desktop yesterday. However, I have multiple keyboards installed, and the two-letter keyboard layout icon does not show up when I ...
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How to switch between input-source modes through Terminal?

I have looked at the answers to the question How do I change keyboards from the command line?, however I have found that even though they indicate how to switch input-sources through Terminal, they do ...
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managing keyboard layouts outside unity

I would like to know if there is any way of using the standard ubuntu keyboard layouts from outside Unity. I am using a different WM (Fluxbox). The brute force approach would be to use xkb. I can do....
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Upgrade IBus or “export IBUS_ENABLE_SYNC_MODE=1” to fix IntelliJ/Android Studio input issue

When using IntelliJ or Android Studio, the application gives a warning that using an IBus version prior to 1.5.11 may cause input problems. Multiple solutions are offered including: Upgrade to IBus ...
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How I can deactivate the Ibus Input Method on Ubuntu Gnome?

I need to deactivate for use office on Wine. The option don't shows up when I go to Region & Language, this option appears on Ubuntu Unity, but don't on Ubuntu Gnome
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error when compiling ibus 1.5.11 on ubuntu 14.04

when I tried to compile the ibus it throwing this kind of error when using make command: make[1]: Entering directory `/home/whaX/git/thirdparty/ibus/engine' VALAC ibus_engine_simple_vala.stamp ...
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14.04 Text Entry can't see Chinese Ibus Input Method

I want to post my information to 14.04 Chinese Ibus Input - No Options, but I have no reputations, so I am going to post it here. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently and I've run into this problem ...
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Ibus 1.5.11 reverting back to 1.5.5

I'm a student sys admin for our schools CS program and one of our courses is using Android Studio. When setting up Android Studio on the machines I noticed that there is a warning if you are still on ...
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after uninstalling various input ibus, ubuntu wont let me login to desktop

As described, i have been trying to do a clean installation of ibus (it broke over the past couple of versions), so i went into package manager and deleted anything ibus related that i thought was ...
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Upgrade IBus 1.5.11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS FAIL make ibus-engine-switch

I need to help my problem. I want to upgrade IBus 1.5.5 ubuntu 14.04 to version 1.5.11 for installing android studio. And I was download IBus from sources. I got problem to installing the package. I ...
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Cannot find Vietnamese (Unikey) in text input although ibus-unikey is installed

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed Vietnamese Input Method Engine for ibus using Unikey Engine on Application Center. But when I open text entry and try to add it, Vietnamese appears but ...
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ibus not working on my ubuntu

I am Ubuntu user from Vietnam, so I'm sorry because my English isn't good. Back to my problem, IBus not working on my computer. I install ibus-unikey: sudo apt-get install ibus-unikey I add some line ...
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How can I prevent BleachBit from clearing iBus Pinyin's memory?

I use BleachBit to regularly clean my system. However, whenever, I run BleachBit, it clears the memory of my iBus Pinyin. For example, my pinyin just learned that I put 你 and 好 together as one word, ...
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The iBus candidate window appears at the bottom of WPS Office

I have a small problem with WPS Office. The iBus input method's candidate window appears at the bottom of the window instead of following the cursor as it's supposed to do. Here is the link to the ...
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How can I install gnome-icon-theme:i386?

I want to install ibus:i386. However, I get an error saying that this package depends on gnome-icon-theme:i386, which is not installable. Indeed, when I run apt-get install gnome-icon-theme:i386, I ...
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Installation of I Bus 1.5.11

While downloading the components of Android Studio in Ubuntu 14.04 it was showing a message IBus prior to 1.5.11 may cause input problem. See IDEA-78860 for details. So how can I get to know ...
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15.10 Japanese input doesn't work

I've tried to add Japanese input using this but it doesn't work for me. After restart I've no ibus running (checked by ps aux) and no Japanese (Anthy) in text input settings. My default locale is ...
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Externel Keyboard issue in Ubuntu14.04 on Asus-X450LA

I'm using an external Logitec wired keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Asus X-450LA. Suddenly I catch an issue in my external keyboard. When I press the backspace or space button, I got continuous dot ...
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Make IBus-Mozc start in Hiragana rather than Direct input mode

Every time I restart my computer and want to type in Japanese, pressing Super+Space is not enough, I also have to select Hiragana in Mozc's menu: Apparently noone is motivated to fix the underlying ...
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Can't type a c-acute

I have no way to type a letter c-acute in Ubuntu 12.04, other than using the Unicode codepoint. The acute dead key followed by c gives a c-cedilla instead. I understand that this is to help Brazilians ...
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Can't install packages without installing IBus and removing Ubuntu-desktop

I have Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS. So I was trying to solve the issue where IntelliJ complains about IBus not being updated to 1.5.11. So I followed the instructions here and now I can't install any ...
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Install ibus-unikey, but only a `Unikey` submenu item show in Language dropdown, a 'Unicode' submenu not visibled

I've just install ibus-unikey, but only a Unikey submenu item show in Language dropdown, a Unicode submenu not visibled. How can i show it?
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Input methods do not work

I need to use English, Chinese and Spanish input methods on my computer. Both the Chinese and Spanish input methods: show icon but they do not work They currently function exactly the same as ...
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How to update iBus?

I'm using PyCharm and sometimes the keyboard stops working because of iBus. The latest versions of PyCharm have a warning message recommending use of iBus 1.5.11 or newer. 1) How can I check the ...
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Keyboard settings wont stay on i3

I've recently installed i3 on my Ubuntu Gnome (15.04) computer (using these instructions). i3 is working fine and I can select it in GDM when i log in. But the problem is that when I log into i3 my ...
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Android Studio and iBus and Korean

I was using Android Studio when a warning popped up, saying that iBus, which was not updated to 1.1.15 or something could cause type issues. Now, before you yell "WHY DIDN'T YOU GOOGLE IT FIRST, ...
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Lubuntu, setting up Japanese keyboard

I'm trying to set up my Japanese keyboard. That is, it's a keyboard that looks like this: I am running Lubuntu 15.10, and want it to function like a Japanese keyboard normally does (switching ...
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How to enable Tamil phonetic mode in 14.10?

As per the earlier findings, I tried with the following commands in terminal mode. But, the Tamil phonetic mode does not get in to the input method of i-bus preferences. sudo apt-get install ibus-...
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keyboard input meathods (ibus?) crashed, and icons randomly rearranging

Well, I got another issue, and it's this: One day, a mysterious window randomly popped up after a while after login, and after doing some basic stuff and using Kazam, I rebooted, and my icons began ...