The Chewing engine for IBus
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IBus-Chewing is an IBus front-end of Chewing, an intelligent Chinese input method for Zhuyin (BoPoMoFo) users.

Following documents provide further instruction:

  • COPYING: GPLv2 Licence
  • INSTALL: Installation instruction.
  • USER-GUIDE: How to use ibus-chewing

Bugs and enhancement can be filed to either:


We use K&R, 4 spaces coding style to make our review easier, so if you like to contribute, please set the git pre-commit hook by:

ln -s ../../pre-commit .git/hooks/pre-commit

For debugging ibus-chewing

  1. Quit existing ibus-daemon

    • By right click on IBus systray icon, then quit, or
    • kill the process, or
    • with command: ibus exit
  2. Edit /usr/share/ibus/component/chewing.xml, add -v 7 to turn verbose level 7

  3. Run ibus-daemon in command line with following command:

ibus-daemon -rvx