[PC-BSD Testing] Default IBUS setting for PCBSD

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Oct 29 11:06:43 PDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 08:46:41PM -0700, Bill Sun wrote:
> Yes, with FORCEIBUS="NO", if I moved the ibus.desktop file to the trash and
> reboot, the ibus daemon no longer starts up, and I no longer get the ibus
> icon under the English desktop.
> But, what I really want, is, when I do FORCEIBUS="YES" that the ibus icon to
> appear.  Not a big deal, since I can rely on the language toolbar to tell me
> what input method I am using, but still, if the icon appeared like it
> should, it adds to the polish of the product.
> -Bill


I think its the --daemonize flag to ibus which is causing the icon to not appear. Try this,
edit /usr/local/kde4/env/enable-ibus.sh, and at the end of the script change:

/usr/local/bin/ibus-daemon --daemonize --xim &


/usr/local/bin/ibus-daemon --xim &

Then re-login, does it work now?

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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