Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1005241
ibus does not start automatically for the cinnamon desktop on login
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:20:27 EDT
I installed Fedora 20 Alpha TC4 in qemu using:
ionice -c 3 qemu-kvm -enable-kvm -m 2048M -smp 4 -drive file=./Fedora-20-Alpha-TC4-x86_64-DVD.iso.qcow2,index=0,media=disk,cache=unsafe -localtime -serial file:/tmp/qemu-Fedora-20-Alpha-TC4-x86_64-DVD.iso.qcow2-output.log -name Fedora-20-Alpha-TC4-x86_64-DVD.iso.qcow2 -cdrom /local/mfabian/iso/Fedora-20-Alpha-TC4/Fedora-20-Alpha-TC4-x86_64-DVD.iso -boot c -spice port=6000,disable-ticketing -vga qxl -display vnc=:4 -net nic -net user,hostname=Fedora-20-Alpha-TC4-x86_64-DVD.iso.qcow2,hostfwd=tcp::5556-:22 -monitor stdio -usb
Did a default installation for Gnome in Japanese first.
Then I logged into gnome and in gnome-initial-setup, I removed
the non-existing Anthy entry and replaced it with the existing "Kanji Kana"
Then installed all the other desktops and logged out again.
Then I logged into each of the desktops and checked whether
Japanese input using ibus works automatically or not.
KDE Plasma: yes
Sugar: don’t know, don’t know how to test it don’t even know how to start a terminal
So it works everywhere, except for Cinnamon (and possibly Sugar,
I don’t understand how to use Sugar).
For Cinnamon, there is on input method switcher in the panel,
typing LeftWindowsKey+Space does not switch input methods, no
ibus processes are running, i.e. “ps aux | grep ibus” shows nothing.
The problem still exists in Fedora 20 Alpha (RC4, release)
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