ibus man page

ibus — command line utility for ibus

Synopsis

ibus Command [OPTION]...

Description

IBus is an Intelligent Input Bus. It is a new input framework for Linux OS. It provides full featured and user friendly input method user interface. It also may help developers to develop input method easily.

ibus is a command line utility which can restart or exit ibus-daemon, get or set the current ibus engine or list the ibus engines.

Homepage: https://github.com/ibus/ibus/wiki

Command

help
Show the commands list.
engine [ENGINE_NAME]
Show the curent ibus engine when ENGINE_NAME is not given. Set ENGINE_NAME to the current ibus engine.
exit
Exit ibus-daemon.
list-engine
Show ibus engines list.
restart
Restart ibus-daemon.
version
Show the ibus version.
read-cache [--system|--file=FILE]
Show the content of the user registry cache if --system is not given. Show the content of the system registry cache if --system is given. Show the content of the custom registry cache FILE if --file=FILE is given.
write-cache [--system|--file=FILE]

Save the user registry cache if --system is not given. Save the system registry cache if --system is given. Save the custom registry cache FILE if --file=FILE is given.

By default, it reads the component XML files from the standard component directory (/usr/share/ibus/component), you can set IBUS_COMPONENT_PATH environment variable for custom component directories, separated by ':'.

address
Show the D-Bus address of ibus-daemon.
read-config
Print the setting values in a gsettings configuration file.
reset-config
Reset the user setting values to the default ones in a gsettings configuration file.
watch
Under construction.

Bugs

If you find a bug, please report it at https://github.com/ibus/ibus/issues

Referenced By

ibus-daemon(1), ibus-setup(1), input-pad(1).

May 2013 1.5.14 User Commands