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iBUS doesn't work in fedora 18

asked 2013-01-24 03:31:51 -0500

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updated 2013-01-24 05:19:32 -0500

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I've just install fedora 18 for a few days and I'm trying to use ibus-unikey. But it doesn't work. ibus shotcut doesn't show on the taskbar. There are packages that I have after installation:


After installation, I start ibus with command ibus-setup to set up keyboard layout and input method. Then I excute the command ibus-daemon and insert 3 lines into .bashrc:

  export GTK_IM_MODULE=ibus
  export XMODIFIERS=@im=ibus
  export QT_IM_MODULE=ibus

But nothing happened. Please help me to solve this problem.

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answered 2013-01-24 15:40:43 -0500

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Are you using Gnome desktop? ibus has been integrated into Gnome, and you can't run external ibus anymore. The Fedora 18 Release Notes has some explanation on how to setup input sources for different languages.

Warning: the integrated ibus is not good yet. The switching speed is slow.

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when i rock back to gnome2 ( fall backmode) ,the ibus can't auto start ?

yanxinyou gravatar imageyanxinyou ( 2013-03-27 08:01:11 -0500 )edit

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