I am using Debian jessie, with an xfce desktop environment. I managed to type in English, Greek, Russian and Arabic and to toggle between them by using the
command in the
file. I also set the Compose key to lwin, so using the left windows key I could type an e with e.g. an accent aigu, grave of circonflexe for e.g. French words.
Since I also need to type in Chinese using pinyin, I did some research and installed ibus with the necessary packages. Now I am using both at the same time, and when the language icon representing the setxkbmap setting is on US, IBus works and I can toggle between English and Chinese using Shift, like I was used to when I was working on Windows.
But now when I'm typing English, I cannot use the compose key anymore. Any tips on this?