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
English - English (UK, extended WinKeys) which means that the
open single quote key on the left needs to be pressed twice in order to the the character.
Right click (leftmost) icon keyboard with world picture on it:
Brings up this menu:
But if I go into:
- System Settings
- Input Devices
- add, I can configure a GB Default layout.
This article suggest to remove ibus:
Is this solution okay for KDE / Kubuntu?