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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
80 views

Can I use ibus (or other input method framework) to provide an “enhanced xkb”?

I have been starting to run up against the limits of what XKB can gracefully handle in terms of layout. I am starting to wonder if using ibus I can specify more complicated ways of mapping keypresses ...
1
vote
2answers
428 views

What are the differences between the different input methods?

I am currently using iBus as input method (I am learning Japanese and Korean) which is default in Ubuntu but I don't like it very much (not sure why though). I know there are other IMs like SCIM or ...
1
vote
0answers
78 views

IBus/mozc: how to make a fullwidth tilde?

On IBus, I've switched from the Anthy input method to the mozc one. In Anthy, pressing tilde (shift+` makes a ~) will result in a full-width Japanese style tilde instead, like 〜. In mozc, if I type ...
2
votes
0answers
75 views

ibus: increase font size and spacing beween words

I use ibus to type in different languages. But for some reason for a language other than English the font size is always smaller and the spacing between words much smaller. Is there anyway I can ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Nautilus closes when I connect USB drive and do rightclick

When I connect the USB drive to my notebook, and then I do the rightclick, the most needed apps will close... That means - Nautilus, Input method for keyboard, and the top bar of Ubuntu. It shows ...
2
votes
1answer
857 views

unable to add input method to ibus on KDE anymore

I have become a fan of iBus on KDE. It integrates what scim does with least amount of configuration. But since I have added the some input methods. I have not been able to add any more. So when I ...
1
vote
1answer
236 views

ibus package not found while trying to build gnome-settings-daemon

I'm currently trying to build gnome-settings-daemon from the upstream source. I first cloned the package using git clone git://git.gnome.org/gnome-settings-daemon then navigated into the directory ...
0
votes
0answers
270 views

Add input method for portuguese in ibus

I have a problem with ibus. When i will set the input language i cannot select portuguese. What packages i have to install for add this language? I have to use ibus due a issue with qt5 who don't let ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Why isnt IBus functional (in Xfce)?

I'm trying to use IBus to type in Japanese. I have set up the Anthy IME properly, and the "enable or disable" setting to function when pressing ctrl+space. In any case, it's simply not working. I ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

iBus (Anthy) not working with Skype 4.1.0.20

I got Skype working with iBus (and it took a while at the time), but recently both my working set-up (on 12.04) broke, and any attempts for a new set-up (on 12.10) failed. (On 2 separate computers.) ...
9
votes
1answer
1k views

“ctrl+space” has been bound to invoke some input method and does not work in Emacs

In Emacs run in terminal, ctrl+space is a standard shortcut key to select region. But under Ubuntu 12.04, it will invoke some input method for non-English language. I was wondering if I can reserve it ...
-1
votes
2answers
321 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Libreoffice crashing when typing malayalam in IBus [closed]

Libreoffice keeps crashing when typing Malayalam inscript with IBus. Especially when I press the keys "a" and "x" one by one. Below the terminal output when I open the Libreoffice Writer via ...
2
votes
2answers
475 views

How can I easily type full width alphanumeric Unicode characters?

How to easy type in Full-width alphanumeric way in Ubuntu? Full-width characters are those from U+FF00 to U+FFEF Is it possible by using IBUS or Japanese keyboard layout?
3
votes
2answers
2k views

IBus icon is missing at startup?

After some installing, tweaking, ... the IBus icon is missing at startup, although it's working fine: $ ps -ef | grep [i]bus quanta 1918 1890 0 09:54 ? 00:00:01 /usr/bin/ibus-daemon --xim ...
1
vote
1answer
280 views

Can't install Anthy

I installed Japanese in the Language Support, and then I went to iBus Preferences Input Method tab, selected "Customize active input methods" and then when I click Select an input method, I can only ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Input method history

Chinese ibus pinyin method records the all of the Chinese characters I typed into the text box. And more, I'm using Chinese Google pinyin method too, can I clear the record history for both of them?
5
votes
1answer
433 views

Vim disables ibus IME — is this a bug?

I'm using ibus IME to input Japanese text into GVim. I have the following Vim script that I source when GVim starts up: autocmd InsertLeave * :call bug#onInsertLeave() function! bug#onInsertLeave() ...
0
votes
2answers
919 views

ibus-avro is not working in ubuntu 12.10

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
773 views

How I can type in the Malayalam language? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to type Malayalam in Ubuntu? How I can type Malayalam language in Ubuntu 12.10? I used to use ibus with m17n library on my Ubuntu 12.04. But after a fresh ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

No input method choice appear on iBus

I've installed iBus and ibus-mozc, an input method engine of Japanese from the repository on Kubuntu 12.04. Then attempted to enable mozc from Preference > "Input Method" tab > "Select Input ...
1
vote
1answer
196 views

ubuntu 12.04 ibus 1.4.1 behavior

Ibus behaves unstable, sometimes it doesn't turn on languages ( I use korean and japanese ), sometimes doesn't detect input. Version 1.4.1, Ubuntu 12.04
0
votes
1answer
218 views

Where are Mozc settings?

Here is how the Mozc settings dialog is supposed to look like: But I can't find it anywhere in Ubuntu, for instance here is the iBus dialog (note how Preferences is greyed out): Where to find ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Start ibus on start up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add iBus to start up applications? I searched many places and found this killall ibus-daemon and then launch the ibus from dash but i want to have the ibus ...
0
votes
2answers
355 views

SCIM Input Method not working

I'm trying to type in my native language Sinhala with SCIM..but nothing is working. (I heard about something called ibus could help.) I want to get the phonetic output in Sinhala Unicode, when I input ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to turn IBus input method on after installing ibus-m17n for Bengali-avro?

I have installed ibus-m17n from Software Center. Selected and added Bengali-avro in Input method under IBus Preferences. IBus was added to the Startup Applications in power cog menu. In the Language ...
2
votes
1answer
387 views

ibus symbol disappears for Japanese language selection

Similar to this post No ibus icon in Kubuntu, I have trouble with the ibus icon in Ubuntu 12.04. Each time an update is installed, the language selector for Japanese disappears from the top panel. I ...
3
votes
7answers
1k views

iBus works in Gedit but not in Libreoffice

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba satellite. I also installed LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (along with Tamil language related packages). I downloaded the required m17n packages. I am able to choose the ...
1
vote
1answer
355 views

How can I save my “customized active input method” after OS reboot in ibus?

In Ubuntu 12.04, using ibus 1.4.1, each time I add input methods into ibus in ibus preferences -> Input Method (I have to tick "Customize active input methods" to edit the list), the list gets cleared ...
0
votes
1answer
730 views

Alt key in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I modify or disable the HUD's use of the Alt key? The new HUD in 12.04 uses the Alt key, which conflicts with the way utilities like IBUS switch input ...
1
vote
2answers
827 views

Ibus icon isn't displayed correctly in Gnome-shell

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome 3 and I'm using Ibus to input Vietnamese. The problem is after starting ibus, the ibus indicator vibrated for a while then the icon and its menu displayed somehow weird ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

No iBus icon in Kubuntu 12.04

I have the same problem as No ibus icon in Kubuntu. I am trying to use iBus for Japanese input in kubuntu, but neither the icon nor the candidates box appear. I have found a few threads online asking ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I add Bengali support?

How to type Bengali using Ubuntu 12.04. I had installed IBus but unable to find the list of languages from the drop down list when I try to add Bengali through input method.
7
votes
4answers
9k views

How to add iBus to start up applications?

I use Keyboard Input Methods program for inputting Tamil. I need to manually start it everytime I need to use it. How can I add it to start up? I don't want it asking me this everytime I start it: ...
4
votes
1answer
687 views

How can I make IBus not ignore ~/.XCompose?

Since UIM didn't want to play ball after installing Ubuntu 12.04 from scratch, I tried IBus, since that's the IME framework that's coming with Ubuntu by default. However, ibus-table-compose is a pain ...
1
vote
1answer
113 views

How to make Tamil fonts work in a chat client?

Please tell me how to enable Tamil fonts in Chat client. I already have the newest version of IBus in 11.10.
0
votes
1answer
359 views

Anyone know how to write bengali or hindi?

I have tried installing "banglaword" using wine which did not worked at all. I have tied using layouts but i feel it is too hard to make it work.
3
votes
1answer
208 views

How to change the font size of preview options when using an input method?

I'm using IBus for pinyin in 11.10. A previous AskUbuntu poster mentioned that s/he increased font size to 14 point in Preferences. I'm unable to find a setting in Preferences that allows me to do ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

unable to set input method as ibus in gnome-language-selector

I want to be able to type in Hindi and want to set input method as ibus in gnome-language-selector window as shown on this blog http://www.pinyinjoe.com/images/ubuntu/1104/Language-Support.jpg How ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

increase the “words choice list” froms 6 to 9?

I am using ibus-quick ime. The words choice show only 6 words st once instead of 9 in window. This make the typing experience differ a lot as people are used to the old word choice( and this is not a ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

IBus indicator missing in 11.10

I installed IBus on 11.10 and initially there was an indicator icon in the Unity panel. After a reboot, however, the indicator icon disappeared. I tried to purge and reinstall IBus to no avail. Then I ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Pinyin input for traditional Chinese characters?

I read online (e.g. http://www.pinyinjoe.com/linux/ubuntu-910-openoffice-chinese-setup.htm) that ibus-chewing supports phonetic input of traditional characters using the pinyin system but I cannot get ...
2
votes
1answer
229 views

How do I get ~/.XCompose to work on QT applications while using Ibus?

I'm trying to use ~/.XCompose in Qt programs like Anki, but they don't recognize my settings (a + _ giving ª instead of ā, for example). Most help guides online tell me to set QT_IM_MODULE to XIM, ...
0
votes
2answers
806 views

Japanese Anthy(ibus) not working for Skype 2.2 Beta? [closed]

I've been looking around for a fix to the Japanese Anthy(ibus) fix for Skype 2.2 beta for a few days now and I've been unable to find a fix for it. I'm a new user of Linux and my current setup is ...
1
vote
1answer
257 views

Accidently activated keyboard input methods

I accidentally activated keyboard input methods and now my keyboard does not respond. I don't know what to do. I'm being forced to use my android to look it up. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04.
1
vote
1answer
204 views

How to input chinese in empathy?

Small problem here: I use Ibus to input chinese, until now, everything works fine, but I can't input chinese in empathy. I'm on gnome 3, enjoying the integration of empathy with the DE (so i don't ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I input text in Tamil?

I would like to type a non-Latin script Language Tamil in Ubuntu 10.10 I have installed , iBUS , added all the tamil packages in synaptic , and installed tamil in Languages support , I still can't ...
6
votes
1answer
901 views

Is there an Anglicized transliteration IME for typing Arabic?

In IBus Preferences, Hindi has 5 different IMEs (Input Method Editors), some of which utilize Anglicized transliteration schemes.. ie. they use the Latin alphabet keys on a US keyboard to represent ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Why do I get an IBUS warning with gedit [closed]

When I run gedit as the default user, I get the Warning message show below. I don't get the message when it is run by another user, nor when started via 'gksu', nor when running in a VM. I have set up ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Ibus does not show option in input method except Chinese

I have just started using Ubuntu 11.04 (any Linux OS for that matter). I am trying to get Hindi phonetic typing option to work. so far I have not been able to figure it out. Can you tell me step by ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I show IBus indicator?

How to show IBus indicator in Ubuntu 11.04? It disappears.