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Re: Typing on GuixSD in languages other than English

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Typing on GuixSD in languages other than English
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:27:14 +0200
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Chris Marusich <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (宋文武) writes:
>>> Chris Marusich <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> Awesome!  Where you able to get this working?  I've tried installing it
>>>> From the version you pushed, and I still can't get it to work.  Even
>>>> when I set all the environment variables mentioned, and I install all
>>>> the packages (ibus, ibus-anthy, and anthy) to my profile.  If you got it
>>>> working, I'd like to know how so I can set it up on my end, too.
>> Yes, I only tested in xterm.
>> set the environemnt variables, run ‘ibus-daemon –-xim -v’.
>> then use ‘ibus-setup’ to add ‘Japanese - Anthy’.
>> in xterm, ‘Super+Space’ work fine.
>> For GTK+ applications, I have to generate the ‘immodules.cache’ file:
>> GTK_IM_MODULE_FILE=/tmp/immodules.cache gtk-query-immodules-3.0 
>> -–update-cache
>> GTK_IM_MODULE_FILE=/tmp/immodules.cache gtk3-demo –-run search_entry
>> With the cache (it contains ibus), it will work.
> Thank you so much for the tips!  I've finally gotten ibus-anthy working
> (partially)!  However, I've encountered some additional
> problems/questions, and I hope you can provide some advice:
> * When I set up GTK_IM_MODULE_FILE like you've suggested, it works only
>   for GTK3 applications.  Applications using GTK2 crash due to some kind
>   of a version incompatibility problem [1].  However, if I generate the
>   immodules cache file with "gtk-query-immodules-2.0", then the same
>   thing happens in reverse: GTK2 applications work with Japanese input,
>   but GTK3 applications crash.  Do you know of a way we can get it
>   working for both GTK2 and GTK3 applications simultaneously?

This is the reason why we have GUIX_GTK2_PATH and GUIX_GTK3_PATH.  I

> * If the ibus cache in $HOME/.cache/ibus exists, then installing
>   ibus-anthy will APPEAR to have no effect.  The only way I was able to
>   get GNOME's control panel ("All Settings" > "Region & Language" >
>   "Input Sources") or ibus-setup to recognize the "Japanese (Anthy)"
>   input method after installing ibus-anthy was to invoke "rm -rf" on the
>   $HOME/.cache/ibus directory and then restart ibus-daemon (e.g., by
>   restarting the xorg-server service).  To make it easier to install and
>   use ibus-anthy, there a way we can ensure that the ibus cache is
>   refreshed when the user installs ibus-anthy?

The cache is a problem.  It’s annoying also when upgrading IBus.  We
should patch IBus to improve this.

~~ Ricardo

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