GNOME Bugzilla – Bug 738733
wrong default input sources for CJK locales
Last modified: 2019-03-20 11:19:08 UTC
In GNOME 3.14, the initial default input sources are always XKB based ones, which cannot be used to input CJK scripts.
For Korean, the default value for org.gnome.desktop.input-sources.sources is "[('xkb', 'kr'), ('xkb', 'us')]".
IIRC in GNOME 3.12, the default was "[('ibus', 'hangul')]" by gnome_get_input_source_by_locale(). This is the preferred default.
Can you explain in more detail how you're getting that configuration? Is this on an empty user account? Do you have gnome-initial-setup installed and does it run?
I got this config on an empty account in my Debian unstable.
Unfortunately there is no gnome-initial-setup package in Debian. So no, I have not installed gnome-initial-setup. Even without it, reasonable default values should be chosen. gnome_get_input_source_by_locale() is the API for that default.
Please note that having gnome-initial-setup is not easy on non-Redhat distributions. gnome-initial-setup is not exactly distribution specific but needs quite modifications to use on non-RedHat distributions. For example, in case of Debian, some setups are already configured in the installer before booting up GDM.
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