[xenial/16.04.1] No usable input method for Traditioanl Chinese users after installation

Bug #1637106 reported by Yung Shen on 2016-10-27
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
Nominated for Xenial by Yung Shen

Bug Description

Images: http://releases.ubuntu.com/xenial/ubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso
Boot mode: both UEFI, Legacy BIOS

Unable to type any Traditional Chinese characters, even if you try to search the input methods name, they are in local language and users won't able to search but only looking by there eyes.

However the default input method pacakge doesn't get install until user open 'gnome-language-selector' to get every necessary packages installed.

Steps to reproduce:

1. Fresh install via 'Try Ubuntu'
(If you boot from legacy you will able to select live environment languages)

2. Select "Traditional Chinese", 繁體中文

3. Ticked Download Update during installation

4. Finished installation and reboot

Expected result:

With proper, Bopomofo(fctix-chewing), input method installed, so user could start typing and searching.

Actual result:

No usable input method available in fctix menu.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubiquity (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-45.66-generic 4.4.21
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-45-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Oct 27 16:07:40 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-10-27 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Yung Shen (kaxing) wrote :
summary: - No usable input method for Traditioanl Chinese users after installation
+ [xenial/16.04.1] No usable input method for Traditioanl Chinese users
+ after installation
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
importance: Medium → High
no longer affects: hundredpapercuts
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