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Description

This test case is to set up the input method to get it working on the desktop. if something is going wrong, please try to restart the desktop session. that may helps.


How to test

  • For GNOME
  1. Click on the gear icon from the system status menu on the upper right corner or run gnome-control-center from Activity or the terminal.
  2. Click on Keyboard.
  3. Add your preferable input source and layout if not in Input Sources section.
  4. Try to click the 2-letter language icon on the panel and select the input source
    1. or press the Super+space or a shortcut key which is configured in Typing section on Shortcuts tab at Keyboard configuration.
  • For other desktop environments
    • Prerequisites
      • Make sure if you have im-chooser and imsettings and imsettings-systemd installed.
  1. Select Input Method Selector from the desktop menu or run im-chooser from the terminal
  2. Select Use IBus, then click Preferences... at the right side.
  3. Open Input Method tab
  4. Add your preferable input source and layout if not in Input Method section.
  5. Click on the ibus icon and select the engine
    1. or press Super+space
  • Reload ibus engine
  1. Install another ibus engine likes ibus-table-mathwriter with sysadmin account
  2. Check the current process ID of ibus-daemon with pidof ibus-daemon command with the current user account
  3. Run ibus restart command with the current user account
  4. Check the current process ID of ibus-daemon again
  5. Run gnome-control-center keyboard in GNOME or ibus-setup in non-GNOME desktop with the current user account and check the available input method engines

Expected Results

  • For GNOME
    • It may depends on the order of the input source, 2 letter language or a symbol for engine should appears at the panel.
  • For other desktops
    • "English (UK)" is available in Input Method -> English since Fedora 33
    • IBus icon should appears at the panel if ibus is running
    • $HOME/.config/environment.d/imsettings-gtk.conf and $HOME/.config/environment.d/imsettings-qt.conf will be created once selecting something on im-chooser.
  • Reload ibus engine
  1. ibus-daemon PID is updated with ibus restart command. See also man ibus or ibus restart --help.
  2. gnome-control-center or ibus-setup shows the newly installed ibus enigne likes ibus-table-mathwriter