The ibus daemon is started and an icon appears in the tray area.
However, no Chinese is inputted to the programs even it is turned on in the ibus icon in the tray.
What you need is the
imsettings-cinnamon package on Fedora:
# yum install imsettings-cinnamon
After installing the package, you can configure the choice of the inputting method by running:
Select “Use IBus” and you will be able to use ibus as the inputting method for Cinnamon.