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

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Can't connect to IBus error

I'm trying to type Vietnamese in Ubuntu 20.04 with i3wm (with GNOME everything works fine) but I'm getting an error: "Can't connect to Ibus" when execute the following command: ibus list-...
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WPS very slowly when typing with ibus vietnamese

I have installed WPS Office 11.1.0.10161 from official website with .deb package. When I typing vietnamese by ibus-unikey iput method, it's very slowly to display what I typed. The problem occurred in ...
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How do I get traditional chinese input with pinyin on Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm trying to find a pinyin input method for traditional chinese that works on Ubuntu 20.04. A lot of similar questions on askubuntu are from around 9 years ago, and the answers no longer seem to ...
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ibus-typing-booster doesnt show up in input sources

I have installed Ibus-typing-booster for the first time and have tried logging out and rebooting I followed the stops as in the docs while adding new input source i could not find "Other (Typing ...
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IBus/settings keyboard layout interference in Kubuntu

I'm using KDE+Ubuntu and for switching keyboard layout from A<>B. I can use the IBus panel (handy, using shortcut) or the settings (System Settings > Hardware: Input Devices > Keyboard >...
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Automatic kanji conversion as you type for Japanese input?

I have Japanese input working on Ubuntu 20.04 via mozc, but one thing that I miss from my Macbook is the sleek convert-as-you-type feature. I currently have to press the spacebar after writing ...
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Can't type Japanese or Chinese on Ubuntu 20.04 with Ibus or Fcitx

Ever since installing Ubuntu 20.04 I've had trouble typing Japanese or Chinese. I've installed Japanese and Chinese languages under "Region & Language" and I've set the input method to ...
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Newly installed 20.04 Ubuntu crashing

Extremely new to Ubuntu, having installed it on my father's machine - newly built last night. Hardware specs is an Asus ROC Strix B450-I (ITX) Ryzen 3400G (integrated graphics) Sat on 16Gig 3,200Hz ...
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Avro phonetic isn't working on Ubuntu 20.04 for bengali typing

I have installed avro from official ubuntu store ( also tried installing it by using sudo apt install ibus-avro ) Still not getting desire output. Please have a look at the first image If I choose ...
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Gnome: show alternate characters by a long press on a keyboard letter

On macOS devices, I love the feature of having alternate characters shown by a long press of any key (see screenshot attached). As I use a DVORAK US keymap on my loved Thinkpad, I do not have access ...
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Where are GTK_IM_MODULE and GTK_MODULES set?

When starting Eclipse for the first time in my Ubuntu 20.04, I got a warning (which actually seem to be 2 warnings) ***WARNING: Detected: GTK_IM_MODULE=xim. This input method is unsupported and can ...
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How to switch to full-width Latin characters with ibus-libpinyin?

I know it is possible to start writing in full-width characters when using ibus-libpinyin because I've done it by accident sometimes. Now I want to do it intentionally. How do I do that? What is the ...
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Disable ibus daemon when start

I want to diable ibus daemon when starts and I don't want use it.I use latest kubuntu version.How can I do it?
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IBus input methods can't work only in system search

I can type Chinese characters with IBus everywhere (gedit, vs-code...), BUT can't input in the system search (the search bar that appears after pressing the Left-Super key) only. After switch to some ...
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Enable typing in Vietnamese on Budgie 20.04

I am trying to figure out how to type in Vietnamese using Ubuntu Budgie 20.04. I tried following this and this but it does not work. Part of the problem may be that I am misunderstanding something. ...
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Vietnamese spell check

Spell check in Ubuntu doesn't work for Vietnamese tone marks. The spell check for 'có' is not the same as the spell check for 'có'. The first (typed with Ubuntu) has this unicode: 111 006F o ...
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Installing and customizing files (.mim) for Indian keyboards in Ubuntu 20.10

Everytime I upgraded Ubuntu I used to follow some tutorials for installing Devanagari and IAST transcription keyboard based on Ibus. As far as I can understand, these instructions are not working now ...
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ubuntu 20.04: ibus candidate dialog does not follow cursor in qt application

I am typing Chinese with ibus in wps-office, but the candidate dialog does not follow with the cursor and always show at the left bottom corner of the window. I find the solution in ubuntu 18.04, ...
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Dead Keys Previews gone

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.1 with GNOME 3.36.3, using X11 and with IBus 1.5.22. When using spanish keyboard, dead keys used to show a preview of the selected accent to use. For example, I wanted to write &...
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How to add chinese input system in ubuntu 20.04?

I've been using ubuntu operating system for a long time from ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 20.04. I recently had to reinstall the operating system from scratch because I had a problem and could not find the ...
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A delete key doesn't work in a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 (inputs 0x007F instead)

After a complete, fresh reinstall of my computer from 18.04 to 20.04, I found that the delete key isn't deleting the next character but instead only inputting the 0x007F Unicode Delete character. This ...
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How to disable the full/half keyboard shortcut in chewing

I use the chewing input method, which when enabled includes a keyboard shortcut (SHIFT+SPACE) for toggling between full- and half-width character modes. I often trigger this keyboard shortcut by ...
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“Emoji Choice” popup (Ctrl-Shift-E) stopped working in 20.10

In previous versions of Ubuntu, one could press Ctrl-Shift-E in any text input area to activate the “Emoji Choice” popup – see, for example, these answers to “What does [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [e] do, ...
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how to deploy a new keyboard layout in Ibus m17n?

I am trying to bring some changes in existing tibetan keyboard layout by tcrc. I have new .mim file and pasted it usr/share/m17n directory. But I am unable to find the new layout option in gui even ...
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Can't type in Discord after enabling Mozc Japanese input

I recently added Japanese (Mozc) in the input sources section of settings, and am now unable to type in the Discord application. Typing works well in both languages in Firefox, command line (edit: ...
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Japanese Anthy output does not match keyboard characters

The first time I installed it was working as expected. But now the output is broken: If I type e it outputs い which is i in japanese If I type i it outputs に which is ni in japanese Any idea why is ...
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How do you disable ibus in 20.04?

How do you disable ibus in 20.04? The ~/.xinputrc "run_im none" override created by im-config and gnome-language-selector is no longer enough, ibus is still started and is active. I am aware ...
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Japanese input doesn't work on 20.04

On lubuntu 20.04, ibus-daemon doesn't start at beginning of any session. If start it on the cli, everything seems to work ps ux |grep ibus alain 1771 0.1 0.3 272376 25904 pts/1 Sl 23:06 ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 Sinhala wijesekara keyboard layout

I'm from Sri Lanka, I switched to Ubuntu 20.10 from Windows 10. I want to type my language, Sinhala with Unicode. the standard layout for this is a layout called "Wijesekara". I can't find ...
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Error at boot after a minor update

I had some updates yesterday after which when I started my laptop today, I had some warnings thrown after selecting Ubuntu in the grub menu and after some time the boot resumes. However, the laptop is ...
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Switching the input language turns my screen blank

This weird bug appeared after upgrade from 18.04.5 to 20.04.1 and happens only in non-Gnome environments. What I found out by lots of experimenting: In KDE, Xfce and LXQt (all current versions from ...
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How to type all Dutch letters (e.g. “ó”) on using ibus + standard English keyboard? [duplicate]

How can one be able to type all contemporary letters in Dutch language on ubuntu or debian using ibus and a standard English qwerty keyboard? E.g., the letter "ó" in the word "vóór"...
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What happened to Ibus Emoji Typing in Ubuntu 20.04?

In the past few Ubuntu releases (and if my memory serves me right also in 20.04 at the beginning), I was able to insert emoji in every application by clicking ctrl + shift + e and then typing out the ...
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How to enable the level 3 key on a keypress on IBUS keyboard?

I am writing a m17n ibus regional language keyboard. I want my keys to have different chars for 3rd(AltGr) and 4th level of key press. I tried following the pa-jhelum keyboard, however my keyboard ...
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Keyboard shortcuts do not honor selected input source in some apps

I own a laptop with a French azerty keyboard, when I installed Ubuntu, I chose to use an azerty layout but otherwise setup the whole system in english. I then tried to plug my external keyboard which ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Ukrainian keyboard layout starts printing roman characters spontaneously

When I switched from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 I noticed that keyboard layout takes a bit of time to switch (1-3 seconds) unlike Ubuntu 16.04 where that change was instant. I decided to look for solutions ...
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ibus-ui-gtk3 hangul keyboard layout property panel window won't go away

I am running Xubuntu 20.04 on amd64. When I installed a Korean keyboard layout ("input method") through IBus, a small window appeared on my screen. Using xwininfo I found that this window ...
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Wrong input behavior with 2 input languages (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS)

I installed a fresh version of ubuntu, with us and hungarian input added. I use the hu keyboard for messaging/browsing and the standard US layout for coding. Using the US layout, when I press Z it ...
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Chinese Pinyin keyboard layout in Ubuntu 20.04 is based on German layout

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. In the settings, my default input method is German. I added the "Chinese Intelligent Pinyin" input method and it mostly worked as expected. ...
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Cannot find Japanese(Mozc) or Japanese(Anthy) in 20.04

I want to type in japanese and therefore installed the Japanese language through settings. When I go to select the language, I can find the language Japanese, but cannot find the specific Japanese(...
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Telugu input (using ibus-m17n) not working correctly on Ubuntu 20.04

I installed ibus-m17n for using telugu input method in Ubuntu 20.04. I selected the - Telugu (rts (m17n)) - input source for the keyboard. When I type any word that contains compound letters ('...
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Chinese keyboard not responding Ubuntu 18.04

Sometimes (it happens randomly), I press the right arrow to find other words and the search bar just closes even though the right arrow is white (it didn't even turn orange when I pressed it); it just ...
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IBus not working in Cinnamon

I have configured these 3 languages in IBus while I was using Gnome desktop-- English (US), Bengali (Avro-Phonetic) and Hindi (KaGaPa phonetic). Recently I have installed Cinnamon and I haven't found ...
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Alternative to ibus typing booster Ubuntu 18.04

Is there any alternative to Ibus typing booster for Ubuntu 18.04. I am not able to install ibus typing booster in Ubuntu 18.04. I have tried the solutions provided in askubuntu forum.
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Ibus does not start automatically on kubuntu

I have to manually start ibus each time I have to boot in to my kubuntu 20.04. I have tried several methods including adding the ibus-daemon into my start up application. I also followed this links. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Ibus Anthy Japanese input stopped working

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 ibus-Anthy input stopped working. The ibus-daemon is running, Anthy is installed, the input-switcher comes up, the Anthy control-panel thing appears (in Anthy mode) ...
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question about crash report

This morning I received a crash report on Ubuntu 20.04 startup. Generally I look at these reports to see if maybe I'm doing something wrong (software which hasn't been updated etc.) This one is on ...
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How to remap keys when using mozc

I am using a german keyboard, and I applied some stickers to use it also for Japanese input. The main problem is that the 'ro' key is missing from the right side of the bottom line. So I thought I ...
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IBus input methods work only in system search

I have just upgraded Ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04, and suddenly find that I can type Chinese characters with IBus only in the system search (the search bar that appears after pressing the Super key) and ...
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Keyboard layout error in Ubuntu 18.04

I was installing Chinese pinyin input method on Ibus. But I found that the keyboard layout setting can not be used. In addition, when I click that keyboard layout button, I got the following error ...

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