No on-screen-keyboard (OSK) on Unity8 desktop session

Bug #1606518 reported by Michał Sawicz on 2016-07-26
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Canonical System Image
unity8-desktop-session (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Maliit isn't installed, maliit-server job is shipped by ubuntu-touch-session, ubuntu-keyboard-$language isn't installed, and we don't set QT_IM_MODULE=maliitphablet set.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: unity8-desktop-session 1.0.13+16.04.20160711-0ubuntu1 [origin: LP-PPA-ci-train-ppa-service-stable-phone-overlay]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-31.50-generic 4.4.13
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-31-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: zfs zunicode zcommon znvpair zavl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Tue Jul 26 12:19:18 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-05-06 (80 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: unity8-desktop-session
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :
Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :

Some cleanup of unity8-desktop-session already happening in:

There's a bug for tracking the fix on the ubuntu-keyboard dependencies here:

Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :

One part: bug #1606512

Changed in unity8-desktop-session (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
importance: High → Critical
Kyle (kyaustad) wrote :

Effects many people. Myself and friends of mine. Any known fix yet?

tags: added: a11y unity8-desktop
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in unity8-desktop-session:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity8-desktop-session (Ubuntu):
importance: Critical → High
tags: added: osk
summary: - No on-screen-keyboard on unity8 desktop session
+ No on-screen-keyboard (OSK) on Unity8 desktop session
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