[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#722121: ibus-setup does not work in Debian Sid (in a KDE desktop)

Osamu Aoki osamu at debian.org
Sun Sep 8 08:08:32 UTC 2013

control: severity 722121 serious


On Sat, Sep 07, 2013 at 11:08:09PM -0700, Trevor Davis wrote:
> Package: ibus
> Version: 1.5.3-5
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> I'm running Debian Sid (ala Siduction) with a KDE desktop which was dist-

ibus is under transition so I expect breakage under sid.

In order to prevent breakage of testing, I am marking this as serious bug

> upgraded today.  I installed ibus, ibus-pinyin, and ibus-xkbc with "apt-get
> install ibus ibus-pinyin ibus-xkbc" which also installed a bunch of
> dependencies.  When I call ibus-daemon -v an applet shows up in Plasma
> (presumably ibus-qt4) and when I left click I see my two normal keyboards but
> when I right click and click Preferences in order to add pinyin capabilities I
> get the following error:
> ERROR:root:Could not find any typelib for Gtk
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/share/ibus/setup/main.py", line 29, in <module>
>     from gi.repository import Gtk
> ImportError: cannot import name Gtk
> This is the exact same error I get if I try to run "ibus-setup".  Is there some
> kind of addition gtk dependency which needs to be added to the package
> dependencies?

Sounds like we have problem.

Should binnmu of ibus-pinyin and ibus-xkbc fix these, I do not know yet.


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