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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How do I show IBus indicator?

How to show IBus indicator in Ubuntu 11.04? It disappears.
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How can I get compose back on ibus?

I can't seem to get Compose in Ibus since I upgraded to Natty, and the unicode option doesn't cut it. I cannot enter custom latin characters with the unicode option :/. How do I get it back?
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Anthy bar doesn't show up [closed]

I installed all the Anthy ibus packages and changed my Japanese language settings properly but the Anthy bar doesn't show up when I press CTRL+Space. I tried changing the shortcut in the ibus ...
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How can I merge the different keyboard indicators? [closed]

Presently I use two application indicators showing a keyboard: input methods (iBus) keyboard layout Is there a way to make them merge into one single indicator icon ? What I have in mind is the ...
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How can I type Japanese characters?

What is the way to be able to type Japanese characters? Could someone make a how-to in order to explain the few steps to get it?
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Japanese IME clueless about certain words

I have the impression that Japanese input method editor (変換) is not as good as it used to be (can't tell since when). When I type "terekomu" and transform, the IME does not propose テレコム (a very usual ...
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How to type Hindi in open office?

i m using ubuntu 10.10. please tell me how to type in hindi fonts in open office word. please help
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Ibus color-icons

I'm using Ibus to enjoy some layouts and still it works great. However sometimes I notice that the icon of some of my typing input methods can not be displayed. Reboot fix the issue but it's like a ...
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IBus client for GNU Emacs: Installed, but how do I start it?

Having recently moved to Linux/Ubuntu, I'm looking for a good editor, and GNU Emacs seems to fit the bill. One thing I want from a text editor is the ability to handle Unicode Input Method Editors ...
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Is GNU Emacs Unicode compliant, or is it just Multi-Lingual aware via Mule?

I've read that GNU Emacs handles international scripts via a system called Mule (Multi-Lingual-Environment). I also read (somewhere, a while back) that there was a move afoot (in recent years) to ...