Mailing List Archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [tlug] Ibus and Ubuntu based

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 11:06:28PM +0900, Bruno Raoult wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 9:09 PM, Scott Robbins <> wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 04:13:50PM +0900, Bruno Raoult wrote:
> > > As ibus is running in your user environment, just logging off would have
> > > been OK I suppose.
> > > Or just starting it by hand if you preferred to do so.
> > > By the way, does not your Applications menu have an ibus entry, which
> > just
> > > starts the daemon?
> >
> > I tried logging out and logging back in, but though ibus was running, it
> > didn't work properly until I restarted.
> >
> This is puzzling. As nothing is running as system level, I don't understand
> how a rebbot could help.

Unfortunately, I didn't keep that install.  I'm going to put it down as a
one time oddity.

Today I'm finding that as long as I choose ibus as input
method, on two quick test installs, it works in Lubuntu on everything but

However, if I then install xubuntu-desktop, Libreoffice will then allow me
to input Japanese. 

So, while it does still seem there are some issues with Lubuntu and
Japanese input--I think I also had to add export XMODIFIERS=@im=ibus to
.bashrc on another quick test install, it's nowhere near as bad as I

As Ray said in the other response to my post, it's not hard to change Super
key to something else--actually, if using Lubuntu as opposed to a custom
install with DWM, I can leave it with the super key. 

Scott Robbins
PGP keyID EB3467D6
( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 )
gpg --keyserver --recv-keys EB3467D6

Home | Main Index | Thread Index

Home Page Mailing List Linux and Japan TLUG Members Links