* imsettings > Show the status icon enabled
* Log-out, login
* imsettings-applet in notification area always displays that it is disconnected, however input is working. Fedora 10 imsettings always started out as "Connected", but it thinks it is disconnected in Fedora 11.
check if .xinputrc links to the proper xinput file. if it's not available, that would be Bug #490587.
Also check if there are any error messaages in .xsession-errors.
Yes, it is linking to /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/ibus.conf and this is fully reproducible on new accounts too.
Nothing in .xsession-errors.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 493406 ***