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Support share a global input method in all applications.

ibus-fbterm (IBus front-end for fbterm) - Input at framebuffer mode of console with IBus.

Pinyin engine has been reimplemented in C++ with improved performance of fuzzy pinyin.

Hangul engine now supports romaja style input.

Tables in ibus-table-quick were merged into ibus-table-cangjie and new tables added for Smart Cangjie 6, Quick (classic), and Easy (Big).

New Chinese Font

The default font for Simplified Chinese is now WQY Zenhei.

Lohit Devanagari

New Lohit Devanagari font replaces the previous separate Lohit fonts for Hindi, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Marathi, and Nepali.

Any distinct glyphs for these languages can be handled in Lohit Devanagari with Open Type Font locl tags.

Yum Langpacks Plugin

A new feature is yum-langpacks plugin which allows automatic installation of langpacks for various packages.

Glibc Locales and Collation

  • new locale kok_IN (Konkani Language locale for India)

As per wiki pedia Total speakers for Konkani Language are around 3.6 million.

Presently added locale is for Devanagari script.

  • ta_IN and as_IN (Tamil and Assamese Language locale for India)

Enhanced Collation/Sorting data Now collation data for above locales is available to all other locales, so one can sort Tamil and Assamese data from any other locale with just sort command also one can see sorted list of Tamil and Assamese characters in all locales