|Subject:||Re: [Varnamproject-discuss] Can't get libvarnam-ibus to work|
|Date:||Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:30:14 +0530|
On 18/03/16 8:59 PM, Kevin Martin wrote:
> cloned the repo and ran varnamd with root privileges. No change.
> I have the following running:
> 1. ibus-daemon
> 2. ibus-engine -l ml -n varnam (not sure if "varnam" as the engine name
> is a correct parameter. Had this command running in the terminal)
> 3. sudo varnam-sync -l ml. Forgot what this does. Ran it anyways.
> varnamd is in path and is also in visudo.
> I followed the instructions I had wrote down here:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 11:30 AM, Navaneeth K N <address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
> On 17/03/16 1:15 AM, Kevin Martin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Did anyone try and install libvarnam and varnam-ibus recently? I could
> > not get ibus to print malyalam. libvarnam installed fine, varnamc
> -t is
> > transliterating. However, selecting the 'varnam' option under
> > still prints english text. Ibus itself is working because I can
> type in
> > Arabic.
> > Running KDE plasma 5.5.3.
> > @Navaneeth, Is there a way to debug /print logs of the running Ibus
> > process?
Sorry for the delay. Too much work piled up.
You can try to start the ibus-varnam process manually from the source
directory. So messages will be printed on to the STDOUT. Please kill the
existing ibus-varnam executable before doing so.
You can also look at the logs
I think it gets generated inside ~/.local/config/ibus-varnam.
How are you placed in terms of your availability? Will you be able to
contribute to ibus engine and make it in a releasable shape? I can guide
you. And Balu is willing to package it for Debian. Let me know if you
> This is because the master branch of ibus-varnam is unstable. It depends
> on `varnamd` to do the corpus synchroniztion. So if you install
> `varnamd` and make sure `varnamd` executable is in the path, all should
> work fine.
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