How to use ibus in KDE5?

I use KDE Desktop environment for long time.

The recent KDE5 is good, sleek and beautiful.

To type in Tamil, I use ibus.
Installed it and configured Tamil99 keyboard layouts.

sudo apt-get install ibus-m17n ibus m17n-db m17n-contrib ibus-gtk ibus-qt4

This links helped to setup ibus.
https://abstract2paradox.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/typing-tamil-on-linux/
http://askubuntu.com/questions/129407/how-do-i-turn-on-phonetic-typing-for-tamil
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6fYn3OvfUE

Still in KDE5 , ibus is not working only in KDE applications. But, it works well with GTK based applications like Firefox.

In order to resolve this problem add

export QT_IM_MODULE=ibus

to ~/.xprofile and restart your X user session. ie. logout and login.

After doing this, I can type in tamil using ibus in all KDE applications.

Thanks to https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/IBus#Troubleshooting

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