Ninayan General FAQ

I can't switch input method under Linux?

If you are using ibus input framework, you need to modify $HOME/.bashrc file. Open this file, append the code shown below:

  1. export GTK_IM_MODULE=ibus
  2. export QT_IM_MODULE=ibus
  3. export XMODIFIERS="@im=ibus"
And make sure ibus-daemon process will start with argument --xim, then restart the system.

Videos can't be played?

Make sure you have installed the right version of Adobe Flash player correctly. Ninayan uses Adobe Flash player to play videos, and Adobe Flash player may have some issues on some 64bit systems.

Adding Twitter account failed?

Some countries or areas have blocked Twitter service. You may try setting proxy to access this services.

Adding other account failed?

Some services set limitation manually to prevent people in some countries or areas accessing these network resources.

Adding the second Google Reader account failed?

Yes, only one Google Reader account is allowed.


How to install on Windows?

Unpack the package, you can get a NinayanSetup.exe file. Double click this .exe file, the installing wizard will be launched, you may follow the instructions to install Ninayan.

How to install on Mac OS X?

Like most Mac OS X applications, Ninayan is packed as a .dmg file, double click it, then Ninayan can be installed by simply dragging the icon to the Applications folder.

How to install on Linux?

If you are using ArchLinux, install the Qt 4.7.2 package by the command sudo pacman -S qt first. Then use command line like sudo pacman -U Ninayan-Arch2010.5-2011.3-4-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz to install Ninayan on ArchLinux. At last, you may run Ninayan by terminal command Ninayan.

If you are using other Linux distributor, just unpack the package by the command tar xzvf Ninayan-Generic-full-20110323-x86_64.tar.gz, run the shell script Ninayan in the unpacked folder.