Installer doesn't accept fcitx virtual keyboard input

Bug #1877144 reported by GT on 2020-05-06
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calamares-settings-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Using Lubuntu AMD64 20.04 installer image:

1. Launch fcitx from the menu (appears under "System")
2. fcitx appears in system tray, right click and select virtual keyboard
3. try to enter e.g. username or system name or password with fcitx

Outcome:
No input

Expected outcome:
To be able to use the virtual keyboard to enter information

Workaround:
Launch firefox, enter text into the search box with the virtual keyboard and copy+paste it with the mouse

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