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

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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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ubuntu 14.04 remove ibus but system setting disappear

I used to remove ibus and install fcitx for typing Chinese.But this time when I remove ibus ,it automaticly remove these things ibus ibus-table ubuntu-desktop unity-control-center ...
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iBus preferences is not shown in Ubuntu 13.10

iBus Preferences is not shown in Ubuntu 13.10, I already configured iBus to add new keyboard but it is not showing. ibus-setup command and it only shows next input method, there is not enable and ...
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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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a strange problem using ibus input method for chinese

i am trying to use ibus-pinyin to input chinese, But I have a very strange problem, the ibus input method always give me crazy Chinese characters, for example, if I type "zhongwen", then, it didn't ...
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Problems with Ibus & Ibus-hangul in Kubuntu 14.04

I am relatively new to Linux, but I have had Ibus working with Hangul (Korean) input in the past with Linux Mint 16 & Ubuntu 14.04 I have just installed Kubuntu 14.04 but can't get Ibus to run ...
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13.04 + Gnome 3.8 integrated input methods now working

It was stated that in gnome-shell 3.8+ was released integrated input method where i would not need to take care of setting up iBus and deal with enabling/disabling it every time. Since i always use 3 ...
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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
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How do I switch input modes in mozc without going to the IBus menu?

I have installed mozc on Ubuntu 14.10. It is working fine - I am able to write in Japanese by going to the icon in the upper-right-hand corner of my screen (what do you call this?) and selecting ...
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ubuntu 14.10: ibus only working in the search applicatoin

Just installed Ubunut 14.10 (clean install with old $HOME directory). Things are working fine except for one thing: the Chinese input in ibus. It actually works fine in all the search applications ...
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Anthy and Mozc works on launcher but anywhere else (ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to setup Mozc or Anthy, as long with English alternative. So far I have tried severals methods: Complete purge/reinstall of the languages support that I need. Complete purge/reinstall ...
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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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Ibus input method preferences window not showing in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing IBUS and pinyin input method, I want to set the preferences for this particular input method. It should be something like "Using Traditional Characters in the IBus Pinyin IME" in this ...
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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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Configure ibus to generate “à” using Compose + a + `

I would like to have ibus work like to corresponding system in OS X. In order to get an "à" in a text field I want to make these steps: I press the Compose key I press the a key (an "a" appear in ...
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how to turn off “share the same input method among all application” in ibus

After install ubuntu 13.10, I can't turn off "share the same input method among all application" of ibus. Not same old version, I can't find this option. How to turn off it? Thanks,
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13.10 - Is it possible to revert keyboard-related software to 13.04?

I've been hopelessly trying to get ibus to play nice with 13.10's updated input method application chain. I tried just using ibus as the default input method , but when I try to change keyboard ...
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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 ...
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Anthy not working after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 Anthy (Japanese IME) is not working anymore. It just shows the Latin characters I type without converting anything. I already tried removing and reinstalling Japanese language ...
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unable to remove text entry from systray

I am using Ubuntu 14 and I have created a custom ibus m17n(.mim file) input source and everything was working fine. But now I am unable to delete it ( it doesn't show up in Text Entry settings), ...
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Ibus m17n languages not seen in 14.04 gnome-classic

Input methods of ibus-m17n can't be selected from Text Entry Settings in gnome-classic desktop environment. But it can be selected when logged in to Unity. Is there a problem between gnome-classic and ...
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Kubuntu ibus 14.04 GB (UK) English default keyboard missing

I have recently upgraded my machines to Kubuntu 14.04, and it seems that ibus is (partially) broken for selecting the GB (UK) default keyboard. The closest keyboard that I have to choose from is ...
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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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Force lock screen password input to NOT use Japanese iBus IME

Since I upgraded my 2 laptops from 13.10 to 14.04, I sometimes have a problem entering password to exit lock screen: When typing in the password field of the lock screen, I see that the usual dark ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Ibus Anthy Problem

So I recently upgraded to the latest release of Xubuntu, 14.04. I got everything working quite well except for one thing, Ibus, and Anthy for Japanese input. I have installed the language in ...
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How can I east asian language input work properly on swf played with firefox?

I want to input CJK (Chinese, Janpanese, Korean) languages on swf played with firefox. But I can input only english in it. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. What happen and How to solve this problem?
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Refused to set ibus keyboard input method as root

On the Ubuntu12.04.3 LTS, I want to input chinese as root user, so I tried to configure ibus input framework. but it didn't work. Two scenrios that I tried are following: 1) By using gnome-terminal ...
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Why the “custom setting button” of “ibus input method :: Bopomofo” is grey?

I‘ve just installed the ibus input method, and I chose Bopomofo as my default. But why the "custom setting button" of "ibus input method::Bopomofo" is grey? (I've seen some snapshots from Internet, ...
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IBus 1.4.1 input switch major lag (xubuntu 12.04)

I am absolutely sure it's an IBus problem. It doesn't want to switch, lagging for a few minutes up to an hour, from any language to any language. It is selected as the Keyboard Input Method System and ...
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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 ...
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Bengali Avro Keyboard not working in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Avro successfully in my machine Ubuntu 12.04. The only problem I am facing currently is that whenever I switch to Bengali-Avro Phonetic and try to write something, I can see erroneous ...
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How to remap Ctrl and Alt key in ibus? (xmodmap doesn't work because it is overrided by ibus)

I want to switch both of the Ctrl's and Alt's. Is there any way to do it? I used to remap them by xmodmap; however, once I start ibus, it stopped working.
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how to type zero width non joiner

how to type zero width non-joiner in Itrans phonetic? For e.g. I am not able to type the following. I have copied and pasted it from some other site. प्रा प्‌रा I am able to type the first one but ...
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full stop sign in phonetic m17n

I can type in marathi using phonetic M17n option. But the only problem I am facing is that when I type full stop . it changes to pipe | i.e. hindi end of sentence. How do I type full stop using ...
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Cannot switch keyboard layout under i3 wm

I've recently decided to give ubuntu a try again. So far everything works fine except one strange detail. I have ibus autostarted and sitting into my tray of i3 wm, but I didn't start it. my addions ...
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iBus on busy system

When the system is quite busy I see that iBus switches layout with noticeable delay. I switch the layout, begin typing (in GEdit, for instance) and I have the beginning of the word in previous locale ...
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How to replace ibus with whatever used to work in 12.04?

Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.10, as usual, bunch of problems. One of the problems is ibus which is not working properly, example is here (no answers) "Allow different input sources per window" ...
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Writing Chinese by pinyin with Ibus only works on Konsole and nowhere else

I'm on KDE, and I've installed ibus to be able to write Chinese by a pinyin method. After installing Ibus, I have a nice shortcut on my lower toolbar, and I can change the input method into ...
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Gnome 3 keyboard layout rotation

I have Gnome3 and two keyboard layouts (English and Russian) installed. When I try to switch between these layouts, I am able to switch with Alt-Shift to the Russian layout, but not back to the ...
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Emacs cannot input Chinese cacharacters

Platform: Ubuntu 14.04, Emacs 24.3.1, Ibus 1.5.5, Fcitx 4.2.8.3-3 I tried to edit Chinese files with Emacs. Though Emacs embeds its own Chinese input method, but it is not smart enough. At first, I ...
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How to access ibus advanced settings on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 there used to be a separate settings menu where one could tell ibus to use the system keyboard layout for all input methods and specify different shortcuts for toggling ibus on/off and ...
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Leafpad saying I'm not root

OK so I'm trying to decrease my swappiness and trying to access the script via leafpad but when I run the command gksudo /etc/sysctl.conf I get this warning (leafpad:3738): IBUS-WARNING **: ...
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Annoying IBUS hover menu appears after upgrading to 14.04

Like so: http://i.imgur.com/b37MB55.png This menu shows up hovering somewhere conspicuous and annoying every time I switch windows or tabs. It goes away eventually, but it always comes back. I can't ...
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modifier only ibus keyboard layout switching in kde

I recently upgraded to kubuntu 14.04. I used to have Shift+Alt as a shortcut to change keyboard layouts back in 12.04 but its not working now. I see <Shift><Meta> as next input shortcut in ...
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iBus not responding

I am using iBus for typing in hindi language. After changing input method to Hindi, it is unable to change back to English or Disable the ibus input method. This seems to be a bug. I am using ubuntu ...
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Why is I-bus pinyin (Chinese) always active, even in English & Spanish keyboard layouts?

I am having some issues with I-bus pinyin input for Chinese. It seems like there are two related problems. Basically, pinyin input is either always on or always off and I'm not able to change input ...
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In ubuntu 14/04, ibus doesn't work with unity webapps

I just started using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and touch Unity web app. I found an issue: I open an Unity webapp like unity-webapps-amazon or unity-webapps-telegram, I can't input any Chinese word by ibus ...
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Using iBus on “standard” account

I want to set up a "standard" (non-admin) account on my machine. Everything works fine when the account is an admin account, but iBus fails to load when I downgrade the account to a standard account. ...
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ibus keeps getting restarted with panel indicator disabled in 13.10

When I upgraded to 13.10 I discovered that iBus (which I use to enter IPA characters) is completely broken so I manually downgraded it from 1.5 to 1.4.2 and locked it (I had to put a raring repository ...
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Java Swing text boxes won't accept pinyin in ubuntu 13-04

In Ubuntu 12.04 and earlier I could use Pinyin input into Java Swing text boxes using ibus. In 13.04 I can't choose Pinyin input, only English when the Swing box has the focus. Other apps are okay ...