Can anyone share on how to properly install and configure virtual keyboard on Plasma Wayland?

I also have Fcitx5 installed for Chinese input. Not sure if that conflicts with virtual keyboard.


Well first things first. Very few keyboards support Wayland and if I remember correctly even then. There needs to be some work on the compositor side for third party ones to work.

The one that I know for sure works with Plasma is the maliit keyboard. The package you need to install is called maliit-keyboard.

From there open up system settings → go down and click on the keyboard section → then click on virtual keyboard. That will get you to the screen in the screenshot you provided and from there you should be able to select the maliit keyboard.

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