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Key repetition and key event handling issue with Wayland input method protocols

I do have lots of complaints about wayland current input method protocols. Some of them are just lacking features, but this issue is the one that I think have design flaw from the beginning. Let’s first review how the keyboard … 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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Chrome/Chromium 今日 Wayland 输入法支持现状

最新的信息请参见 https://fcitx-im.org/wiki/Using_Fcitx_5_on_Wayland#Chromium_.2F_Electron 似乎有不少人总是有疑问,Chrome的Wayland输入法支持到底是什么情况,能不能输入,支不支持,那么就姑且来总结一番。本文仅代表写作时的状态,不代表后续的情况。(以下用 Chrome 指代 Chrome/Chromium)。 首先简单介绍一下 Chrome 对 Wayland 支持的情况。对于 Chrome 这种跨平台的项目来说,肯定有自己的抽象层,从而能够高效地利用对应平台的 GPU,图形栈。现阶段来说,这一层抽象的项目的名称是 Ozone,更多详细的介绍可以参考 https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src.git/+/HEAD/docs/ozone_overview.md。这里的描述是这样的:Ozone 是在使用了底层输入和图形的 Aura 窗口系统下的平台抽象层。一旦完成,这个抽象将支持各种系统,包括嵌入式 SoC,或者新的 Linux X11 替代:Wayland/Mir 来启动 Aura。 现在如果要在 Wayland 上用原生 Wayland 而不是 XWayland 来显示,那么将要使用 Ozone 作为它的图形栈。那么 Ozone 有什么样的输入法支持呢?在很长的一段时间内,它的输入法支持只有 text_input_v1,并且需要使用 –enable-wayland-ime 来启用。对于不了解 Wayland … Continue reading

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Fcitx 5 and multiple wayland compositor

Actually there is nothing so special about this feature, it’s just come freely with the multiple X server support. I just realized that WAYLAND_SOCKET passed from compositor can be just sent via DBus to the actual fcitx5 server, without the … Continue reading

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One year in Fcitx 5

Fcitx 5 first release is in 2020/11/2, and as of today, we have reached the 13th release of Fcitx 5. What happened to Fcitx 5 within this whole year of development? 1. Best Wayland support on Linux As of today, … Continue reading

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