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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Using IBUS for multiple language input

A month ago or so I migrated from Mint 17.2 to Ubuntu 15.04 and am not regretting it at all, apart from one thing that's pretty annoying and I truly hope It's changeable. I type in more than 1 ...
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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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How do I add the Malayalam keyboard layout in Kubuntu?

I can't see a Malayalam keyboard layout in my Kubuntu 13.04's keyboard settings. The only Indian language available is Bengali. How can I update the available keyboard layouts?
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Unable to type in korean?

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to type in Korean by adding the Korean language by using the language support and input method switcher. However, I am still unable to type in Korean. I ...
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14.04 Chinese Ibus Input - No Options

getting my new 14.04 rig going ;-) Pretty happy with it, everything seems to be working great. For Chinese input, however, having a problem. I went through the typical steps, open language in ...
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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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Cannot get Japanese IME to work

I added Japanese as input language and it says that I have iBus as keyboard input method system. When I switch to Japanese, I get just plain roman letters when I type. I tried to install the anthy ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...
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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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I'm not able to change keyboard input

I'm currently running lubuntu 14.4. which I re-installed recently after using 15.10 (the computer kept shutting down due to overheating and the system stopped working properly). Now, I'm having ...
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Why do I get IBUS-Warning on running the sudo gedit command?

Whenever I try to run a sudo gedit command as instructed in Step 4 of this answer, my terminal puts out: (gedit:7549): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of /home/jared/.config/ibus/bus is not root! How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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How to change “Keyboard Input Method System” to “None” in Ubuntu GNOME?

Every time I install the default version of Ubuntu 14.04 (with Unity), I go to "Language Support" and change the option "Keyboard Input Method System" to "None", because I need it that way. Today, I ...
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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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Gtk-WARNING : Calling Inhibit failed

I was trying to use gedit, when I came across the following problem: myPC@TM77:~$ sudo gedit /etc/pm/config.d/config (gedit:12512): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of /home/myPC/.config/ibus/bus is not ...
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phpStorm losing keyboard input

Every now and again phpStorm will lose input from my keyboard. I can still click around, but it will not register any keys. Other windows are fine. It takes a phpStorm restart to bring them back. It ...
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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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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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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 ...