System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 (fresh install) on a HP Envy dv7 laptop
- as found in the comments on bug #1238346:
- delete the ~/.config/ibus folder with the command:
rm -rf ~/.config/ibus
- then type ibus-setup and in the window that appears, in the "Advanced" tab, tick "use sytem keyboard layout"
- close all windows and reboot.