IBUS-DAEMON(1) User Commands IBUS-DAEMON(1)
ibus-daemon – daemon program for ibus
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-daemon is a daemon program for ibus and it is also a start up pro‐
gram for users to activate ibus daemon, engines and panel.
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run ibus as background process.
do not execute panel and config module.
execute ibus XIM server.
specify the name of desktop session. [default=gnome]
specify the cmdline of panel program.
specify the cmdline of config program.
specify the address of ibus daemon.
if there is an old ibus-daemon is running, it will be replaced.
-t, –cache=mode [default is auto]
force to re-scan components, and re-create registry cache.
auto, refresh, none is available.
-o, –timeout=timeout [default is 2000] dbus reply timeout in milliseconds.
-j, –monitor-timeout=timeout [default is 0] timeout of poll changes of engines in seconds. 0 to disable it.
enable memory profile, send SIGUSR2 to print out the memory pro‐
If you find a bug, please report it at
1.5.11 April 2010 IBUS-DAEMON(1)