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|Summary:||gcin cannot be started via Ctrl+Space within Firefox and libreoffice|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Cheng-Chia Tseng <pswo10680>|
|Component:||gcin||Assignee:||Chung-Yen Chang <candyz0416>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||16||CC:||candyz0416, i18n-bugs, panemade|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2013-02-13 07:53:17 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Cheng-Chia Tseng 2011-08-29 07:51:20 EDT
Description of problem: gcin is used by many Chinese (Traditional) users, because ibus-chewing has many critical bugs not fixed yet. gcin uses Ctrl+Space to start to input Chinese characters. I installed gcin, gcin-gtk2, gcin-gtk3 and gcin-qt4. gcin works well within gtk3 programs such as gedit, and it works well with qt4 programs like Amarok too. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 1.6.1 How reproducible: Steps to Reproduce: 1. install gicn gcin-gtk2 gcin-gtk3 gcin-qt4 libreoffice amarok gimp first 2. siwtich im into gcin via im-chooser 3. log in again 4. use Ctrl+Space within gedit, firefox, libreoffice (e.g. Writer) and gimp Actual results: Only gedit, a gtk3 program, and amarok, a qt4 program can use Ctrl+Space to input Chinese characters. Expected results: firefox, libreoffice and gimp can use Ctrl+Space to input Chinese characters. Additional info: the test build of gcin-1.6.1.pre13-1 works well with all the programs described above ( http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=3023647), I have kept the rpm.
Comment 1 Cheng-Chia Tseng 2011-09-02 11:37:08 EDT
Below is "the 5 things you should check when gicn cannot be activated" by gcin author, translated by me. Quote If you cannot make gcin activated, please check: 1. Execute 'pgrep gcin' Can you see gcin process ID (a number)? If you can, please go to 3 directly. 2. Execute 'gcin' directly to see if there is any error message. If the last line is "IMOpenIM failed. Maybe another XIM server is running." That means another XIM server might be running. So try to kill gcin / scim/ibus 's process and execute gcin again. 3. Check whether XMODIFIERS is set consistent or not. Normally, we can use printenv to check content of environment variables. But there are too many places where you can set environment variables, using terminal to check may not fit the actual values of applications using. It will be more precise to see proc file system directly. Execute this command: $ pgrep gcin 7438 $ strings /proc/7438/environ This file contains all the environment variables content of this process. You can check the content of XMODIFIERS. You can use the same way to check other programs, eg. pgrep firefox. gcin can be set without its own XMODIFIERS, but applications has to set to "XMODIFIERS=@im=gcin". 4. Executing "gtk-query-immodules-2.0" (or allike), you should see: "/usr/lib/gtk-2.0/immodules/im-gcin.so" "gcin" "gcin Input Method" "gcin" "/usr/share/locale" "zh:ja" If you cannot see those message above, it implies im-gcin.so is not installed. 5. /etc/gtk-2.0/gtk.immodules.lib should have the same messages in 4. If it don't, you can execute: # gtk-query-immodules-2.0 > /etc/gtk-2.0/gtk.immodules.lib /Quote The result is that gcin 1.6.1 package does not pass 5; however, after I did the command provided by gcin author and log in again, gcin did not work still. I doubt the process separating single gcin pacakge into 4 subpackages might has something worong.
Comment 2 Chien-Chung Yeh 2012-01-23 09:27:40 EST
Created attachment 556981 [details] spec file patch to fix the problem This patch works for Fedora 16.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2013-01-16 07:34:02 EST
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-02-13 07:53:21 EST
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