[PC-BSD Testing] 8.1 RC1 Issues

Alexander Yerenkow yerenkow at uct.ua
Sat Jul 17 15:14:46 PDT 2010


Well, icons are displayed if librsvg2 port is installed :)
Henry will update iBus in  ports as soon as he can.
I hope we'll get ibus till Release.

2010/7/16 Bill Sun <billksun at gmail.com>

> Thanks for looking into this Alexander!
>
> -Bill
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua>wrote:
>
>> Ok, what I've found:
>> 1. Lates ibus builds and works just fine;
>> 2. I sent email to port maintainer, he either update port, or help me to
>> do this soon;
>> 3. Broken icons are SVG files, not reported to anyone yet, don't know
>> exactly how to re-test it in python (maybe lack of some lib, dunno );
>> 4. Both traditional and simplified are typing OK, switch between them
>> (ctrl+shift+F) works too. In different modes different glyphs produced;
>>
>> Well, I think as soon new ibus will arrive in ports tree, your problem
>> will be solved.
>> Maybe SVG problem wiil go too.
>>
>> Good week-end to all!
>>
>> 2010/7/15 Bill Sun <billksun at gmail.com>
>>
>> PinYin - Traditional Chinese - Simplified Chinese - English translation
>>>
>>> ni hao - 你好 - 你好 - hello
>>>
>>> xie xie - 謝謝 - 谢谢 - thank you
>>>
>>> shi jie - 世界 - 世界 - world
>>>
>>> guo jia - 國家 - 国家 - country
>>>
>>> ting - 聽 - 听 - listen
>>>
>>> shuo -  說 - 说 - say
>>>
>>> Let me know if you need more examples.
>>>
>>>  -Bill
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at uct.ua>wrote:
>>>
>>>>  13.07.2010 9:18, Alexander Yerenkow пишет:
>>>>
>>>> 11.07.2010 8:09, Bill Sun пишет:
>>>>
>>>> I am running into some issues with my RC1 installation:
>>>>
>>>>    1. I have some trouble with sound on my RC1 installation.  Sound
>>>>    does work.  But I have 2 sound devices.  One is the on-board HDA sound, and
>>>>    another is my Audigy2 ZS card.  Both work in osstest.  But in Phonon, I
>>>>    cannot get the sound to output to Audigy2.  Under the "Multimedia" settings
>>>>    I have moved the Audigy2 card to the top of the list.  But I cannot get any
>>>>    sound output to it.  I can only get sound output to my HDA, is there any way
>>>>    to make sound work with my Audigy2 card in KDE?
>>>>    2. In "System Settings" -> "Advanced" -> "Samba", the configuration
>>>>    screen is read-only.  It should probably ask for administration password
>>>>    like when you access it from "Launcher" -> "Applications" -> "Samba
>>>>    Manager".
>>>>    3. I can't seem to install fonts from "System Settings" -> "Font
>>>>    Installer".  When I navigate to the directory with the .otf file in the
>>>>    "Add" dialog box, I cannot see the file, hence I cannot install it.
>>>>    4. IBus is not quite working properly.  I have added Chinese-PinYin
>>>>    and Chinese-ChewYin input methods in "Preferences".  However, I cannot
>>>>    select the ChewYin IME.  The tray icon simply flashes to the ChewYin icon
>>>>    and back to the default.  The PinYin IME works, but there is no graphics for
>>>>    the icon.  There is also no icons for the language panel under PinYin (see
>>>>    attachment).  I was pleasantly surprised that IBus was installed by default,
>>>>    but it would be nice if the Qt applications default to using IBus as the IM
>>>>    as well.  So far I've only figured out how to get dolphin to use IBus.  I
>>>>    have no idea how to do so in Kate.  Also, IIRC, version 1.3 and up of
>>>>    ibus-pinyin can toggle between Traditional and Simplified Chinese input,
>>>>    however, I do not see such option in the version with RC1.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'll look into it, but probably at weekend only;
>>>> We have 1.3.3 version of ibus in ports, however 1.3.6 available;
>>>> An also it could be simply due to broken port of pinyin.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Could someone who know chinese provide me with some phrases and
>>>> hieroglyphs to test both simplified and traditinal?
>>>> Currently, I enter "zhong wen", and see this: 中文
>>>> I could test other symbols, but I don't know what to enter :-P
>>>>
>>>> And I still can't find what's wrong and why icons aren't seeing.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks :)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>    1.
>>>>     2. I was surprised to find out that the thumb buttons on my
>>>>    Logitech G9 mouse works out of the box.  However, the left and right tilt
>>>>    buttons on the wheel were reported as the thumb buttons as well (buttons 8 &
>>>>    9) in xev.
>>>>    3. NTFS file systems cannot be mounted.  Or more precisely, my NTFS
>>>>    formatted USB hard disk cannot be mounted in dolphin.  I know this can be
>>>>    done using ntfs-3g, but I'm hoping that this is installed and configured by
>>>>    default.
>>>>
>>>> Overall, I am quite impressed with PC-BSD 8.1 RC1.  The fit and finish
>>>> is much better than the Kubuntu 9.10 installation that is upgraded from
>>>> Ubuntu that I was using before I wiped it out for PC-BSD.  Most of the
>>>> defaults are sensible and I like the fact that there's custom artwork in the
>>>> custom theme.  With the more permissible license that is BSD, the
>>>> out-of-the-box experience is much better and practical than the one I
>>>> experienced with Ubuntu (Nvidia binary driver installed on first boot, no
>>>> additional codec installation to view my video files, printer installation
>>>> was a breeze).  First impressions are good, and even though I still had some
>>>> sound problems, it's nothing compared to the sound problems I had on Linux.
>>>>
>>>> -Bill
>>>>
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