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Avro phonetic for Linux in IBus

Avro phonetic implementation for Linux in IBus.

Installation

  1. Open terminal/package manager and install following packages:

     git 
     libibus-1.0-0
     libibus-1.0-dev
     ibus
     automake 
     autoconf
     gjs
     gir1.2-gjsdbus-1.0
     gir1.2-ibus-1.0
    

    For Ubuntu 12.04

     sudo apt-get install git ibus libibus-1.0-dev automake autoconf gjs gir1.2-gjsdbus-1.0 gir1.2-ibus-1.0
    

    For other linux distributions

    You'll need all related build tools like automake, autoconf etc... and Latest IBus from git compiled with gobject-introspection support enabled.

  2. Now give the following commands step-by-step:

     git clone git://github.com/sarim/ibus-avro.git
     cd ibus-avro
     aclocal && autoconf && automake --add-missing
     ./configure --prefix=/usr
     sudo make install
    

Usage

  1. Run IBus (Applications -> System Tools -> IBus) from Dash
  2. Open IBus Preferences from the top panel icon
  3. Go to Input method
  4. Select an input method -> Bengali -> Avro
  5. Now Click Add button to add Avro to the list
  6. Now restart IBus from the top panel icon (Right Click -> Restart)
  7. Now Press Ctrl+Space to toggle between English and Avro (Bengali)
  8. Enjoy Avro Phonetic!

Contributors

IBus Engine by Sarim Khan sarim2005@gmail.com

Avro JavaScript Phonetic Library by Rifat Nabi

Avro Phonetic Dictionary Search Library by Mehdi Hasan Khan

Licensed under Mozilla Public License 1.1 ("MPL"), an open source/free software license.