[kubuntu-devel] Making IBus usable in Kubuntu

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Jul 28 02:27:40 UTC 2012


On Friday, July 27, 2012 10:19:41 PM Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Saturday, July 28, 2012 09:24:57 AM AWASHIRO Ikuya wrote:
> ...
> 
> > 1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ikuya-fruitsbasket/kimpanel
> 
> ...
> I looked at your changes from the latest 12.04 packages and while they are
> unusual for a post release update (adding a new binary package) would be
> worthwhile if was can get IM to work.  Can you write up step by step
> instructions on how to set up and use IM on 12.04 so that people who don't
> know anything about IM can test it?
> 
> For Quantal, the next for items on your list:
> > 2. sudo apt-get update
> > 3. sudo apt-get install plasma-widget-kimpanel
> > plasma-widget-kimpanel-backend-ibus 4. logout and login
> > 5. add "Input Method" widget.
> 
> can be automated.  We can create a new Kubuntu task fo install the
> additional
> packages and add the widget.  We might also be able to do the last bit:
> > 6. turn Ibus on
> 
> There's definitely interest in getting this fixed, but we need help.

One significant difference I see between Ubuntu and Debian is in the ibus 
package:

    - debian/control: Install im-switch instead of im-config by default.

Which do we really want?

Scott K



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