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Installing ibus-avro on openSUSE 12.1

Before installing, please note that ibus-avro requires latest version of some libraries that aren’t available in the default repositories of openSUSE 12.1. During the installation process they’ll be automatically installed from GNOME-3.4 and home:sarimkhan repositories. This will update core libraries of GNOME to version 3.4. If you agree, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Download and Run the One Click Installer


Step 2: The One Click Installer will be opened in Yast, Press Next to continue opensuse

Step 3: Press Next opensuse

Step 4: Again press Next opensuse

Step 5: It’ll ask for confirmation, press Yes opensuse

Step 6: Installation process will begin, required repositories will be fetched. Stay still opensuse

Step 7: It’ll ask to trust the keys, Drag the bottom-right corner of the dialog to stretch it and press Trust opensuse

Step 8: Press Trust again opensuse

Step 9: Mark Following Action will be done, as shown in screenshot. opensuse

Step 10: A list of required packages will be shown, press Close opensuse

Step 11: Press Apply opensuse

Step 12: Press Apply again opensuse

Step 13: Wait as the packages will be downloaded and installed. opensuse

Step 14: Congratulations, installation finished! :) opensuse

Now Logout from your session and login again.

Setting up IBus and Avro

Step 1: After logging in, The IBus icon will be shown, Right click on it and click Preferences opensuse

Step 2: In IBus Preferences, Go to Input Method tab and click Select an Input Method. Navigate to Bengali > Avro Phonetic opensuse

Step 3: Click the Add button to add Avro Phonetic to the list of input methods opensuse

Step 4: Open any text editing app and hit cntrl+space to start writing with avro opensuse

Step 5: You can Open Avro Preferences by Left clicking Avro Icon (when avro phonetic is active) and selecting Preferences - Avro opensuse

Enjoy :D

Uninstalling ibus-avro

Step 1: Goto Activity Window, Applications > System Tools > Install/Remove Software

Step 2: Locate ibus-avro by writing its name in the Find textbox

Step 3: Unmark it or Right Click > Remove

Step 4: Press Apply