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- Wiki: Fcitx.
Make sure to enable the
gtk3 USE flags in order to use fcitx within firefox and other gtk applications.
autostart : Enable XDG-compatible autostart of Fcitx
What is the
autostart USE flag for? What does XDG-compatible mean?
What is being observed with this USE flag enabled, is that fcitx is started as soon as one is logged in a desktop session (KDE Plasma, etc). However, one may not be able to actually use fcitx is the input method flags are not properly set, as is described in the documentation.
How to allow/prevent such an autostart on the same system on a per-user basis?
Bug 650344 - app-i18n/fcitx-22.214.171.124: missign /etc/X11/xinit/xinput.d/fcitx.conf
Bug 650348 - app-i18n/imsettings-1.7.2 breaks app-i18n/ibus, app-i18n/fcitx, etc.
Bug 650350 - app-i18n/fcitx-126.96.36.199 and qt5/kde USE flags, to work out of the box