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.