[Pkg-ime-devel] Bug#749298: ibus works erratically if at all in newest gnome (recent testing-full-upgrade-to-sid)
osamu_aoki_home at nifty.com
Wed May 28 15:13:47 UTC 2014
On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 06:57:56PM -0400, Dean Chia 贾定 wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 11:36 AM, Osamu Aoki <osamu_aoki_home at nifty.com>wrote:
> > On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 02:55:25PM -0400, Dean Chia 贾定 wrote:
> > > I have found a way to reproduce some bugginess. Whenever I restart X
> > > (Alt+F2 "r"), I start typing in Chinese fine though I cannot "turn off"
> > > Chinese input (I may or may not have to fiddle with input methods,
> > though I
> > > do not update my input method ...).
> > > Then, in order to regain English-typing ability, I have to change my
> > > default keyboard manually to something else (in this case, from Eng
> > Dvorak
> > > to Eng US) and back, and then I regain my main English typing ability.
> > If I
> > > want to type in Chinese again, I simply have to repeat and restart X
> > again
> > > with Alt+F2 "r".
> > program to set parameters.)
> Yes [yeah, I looked at the parameters in bash of ibus setup or ibus engine,
> etc. (Anyhoo, I tried ibus-setup to get the preference window of ibus to
> show up. I remembered this from my previous bug report.)
Now on GNOME3, you should configure via:
Settings -> Keyboard -> Imput Sources -> ...
ibus-setup seems to be not in its best shape and it is offerd as the
last resort tool for non GNOME people. (I could remove it but I did
> > Is the content of the /etc/X11/default-display-manager file to be
> > /usr/sbin/gdm3
Hmmmm... Are you 100 % unstable or mixof testing/unstable. I had
problem with some testing versions. I do not have problem now under
> > If not, try and check situation with these, please.
> > Also some ibus modules seems to set keyborard to en_US etc. without
> > respecting the system default.
> My problem is not w/ en_US vs Dvorak, so so far this issue does not affect
> me, thankfully. I guess if I need to type in Chinese, my "shortcut" will be
> Alt+F2 "r". Let me know if there are other testing things to do.
> > Osamu
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