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How to make your application support Input method under Linux

As an Linux application developer, one might not aware that there could be certain effort required to support Input Method (or Input Method Editor, usually referred as IME) under Linux. What is input method and why should I care about … Continue reading

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Fcitx 5 Plasma Theme support

Kimpanel is a plasma applet that uses plasma and dbus to display the input method popup window. In X11, people who want to have native plasma theme based input method window may use it to provide a nice integration with … Continue reading

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Use Plasma 5.24 to type in Alacritty (Or any other text-input-v3 client) with Fcitx 5 on Wayland

Relationship between the input method server and applications under Fcitx5+KWin/Wayland With the latest release of Plasma 5.24, the native wayland input method support in KWin is improved to support non-virtual keyboard input method like Fcitx 5. (There are lots of … Continue reading

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Gaps between Wayland and Fcitx (or all Input methods).

Though some people have no problem (or, only few problems) about using fcitx (to be more specifically version 4) with wayland, but the truth is there are still lots of problems left to be addressed. The truth is, wayland is … Continue reading

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Shell script for Google TTS on Plasma desktop

My wife has extreme dry eye condition, so she want to avoid looking at the screen as much as possible. She asked me for a solution for Text-to-Speech on linux desktop. Basically her requirement is to press a key and … Continue reading

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