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

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“ctrl+space” has been bound to invoke some input method and does not work in Emacs or Eclipse auto-complete

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 ...
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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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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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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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How do reactivate IBUS after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

IBUS icon does not appear after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10. I can't even find the IBUS icon from the Dash. May I know how to reactivate the IBUS? Thanks.
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Is removing ibus enough?

I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I had to completely remove ibus because not only it bugged chromium, but also I do not need it at all. Unfortunately, I have the feeling it is not completely disabled ...
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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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IBus methods do not show up in text entry settings

I installed both Korean and Japanese using the Language Support window, and expected Korean (Hangul) and Japanese (Anthy) to show up in the input sources for Text Entry Settings (having both packages ...
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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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My IBus pinyin broke with 14.04 release upgrade

I've just upgraded to 14.04 and I've got a problem with IBus pinyin input. While it is very-very nice that now I have a little floating panel on which I can switch between simplified and traditional ...
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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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Ibus incompatible with Tor Browser in 13.10

I have recently updated to 13.10 from 13.04 and noticed a compatibility issue between the new Ibus and the Tor Browser. Basically, the Tor Browser does not accept any keyboard inputs, while all other ...
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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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How can I find out what ibus-daemon and ibus-ui-gtk3 are doing?

Occasionally my desktop slows down a lot. The mouse pointer moves slowly or not at all, my fan starts whirring, and the end is generally nigh. If I'm very patient normality usually restores itself, ...
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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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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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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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Input methods after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrading to 13.10, ibus (which had its own little icon in the task bar) fails to load. Instead I get a little icon, whose preferences direct me to "Text Entry". When I try open the "Input ...
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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 ...
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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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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 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: https://bugs.debian.org/...
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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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Why my ibus input can't type 'que' or 'qve' in Chinese?

I'm using Ubuntu14.04 combining with wmii. But I can't type 'que' or 'qve' to get Chinese character '缺'. What to do ?
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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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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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Troubleshooting layout switching in Ubuntu Studio 15.04

After some experiments to enable Alt+Shift for layout switching on freshly installed Ubuntu Studio 15.04, the layout switch stopped to work at all. The language indicator changes if I switch by ...
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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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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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Downside to disabling IBus?

To edit documents on my Google Drive accessed via Google Chrome 35.0.1916.114 on Lubuntu 14.04, I find I need to use ibus exit Only then can I enter anything. This is a known bug: chromium 34 from ...
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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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Bengali Avro Keyboard not working in Lubuntu 14.04

I have installed Avro successfully in Lubuntu 14.04. The only problem I am facing currently is that whenever I switch to Bengali-Avro Phonetic and try to write something, I can see the suggestions in ...
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ibus not respond in 12.04

12.04.2 workstation where I am using ibus to write in pinyin. Recently it has stopped responding. If I select the ibus keyboard icon from the menu, I get presented with the menu list of no input ...
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iBus Japanese input Anthy does not work in Chrome after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 - what's wrong ?

My Chrome version is 31.0.1650.63. After the upgrade to 13.10 I struggled to get the Anthy (iBus) input back and working. I thought I had at last but now I discovered that it works pretty much ...
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ibus -> preferences doesn't show

im trying to set my kubuntu to accept Japanese input, I followed this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwgyevmSGk#t=95 I clicked ibus, But it does nothing, I cant see anything ibus on my system ...