Re: How to globally change GTK2 input method (was: Trouble entering composed characters)
On Fri, 29 Apr 2011 14:13:23 -0400, Nikolaus Rath wrote:
> Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> I have trouble entering keyboard compositions in many, but not all
>>> applications. For example, when entering dead_iota + a (which I have
>>> configured to give adiaresis in ~/.XCompose) gnome terminal just beeps
>>> and does nothing. Other affected applications are gedit, icedove and
>>> LibreOffice. Emacs, on the other hand, does not show any problems and
>>> correctly inserts adiaresis.
>> All of the failing apps are GTK2+ based...
> Eureka! When right clicking in a GTK2 text field and selecting "Input
> Method -> X Input Method" it works! But how do I make this setting
> permanent and the default for all applications and widgets? Iceweasel,
> for example, doesn't show this context menu entry.
That seems to be in connection with Teemu's advice (XIM: "X Input
Method"). Try what he suggested :-)