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I need the character Cedilla working my English USA Ubuntu Natty but when use the normal combination ' then c I get this ć. In the previous versions I used this solution: [SOLVED] Getting ç cedilla instead of c acute with american keyboards but it isn't working on Natty. Any help will be very appreciatted! Best regards.

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Did you try gksudo gedit /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/gtk.immodules –  wojox May 3 '11 at 22:35

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Choose keyboard = USA international with dead keys

Try Keyboard>layout>options>Key to choose 3rd level> right ctrl

then try right ctrl + <, press first the right ctrl and keep it pressed, then

with another finger press <

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by default this behavior in any other setting is of right alt (aka AltGr). Thus, there's no need to change this setting and instead you can simply use AltGr + comma –  Igoru Nov 19 at 16:26

Bug reference: #518056

Answer from Hélio José:

1) Edit the files:

for 64 bits: sudo gedit /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules.cache sudo gedit /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/immodules.cache

for 32 bits: sudo gedit /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/immodules.cache

changing the line

"cedilla" "Cedilla" "gtk20" "/usr/share/locale" "az:ca:co:fr:gv:oc:pt:sq:tr:wa"

to

"cedilla" "Cedilla" "gtk20" "/usr/share/locale" "az:ca:co:fr:gv:oc:pt:sq:tr:wa:en"

2) replacing "ć" to "ç" and "Ć" to "Ç" on /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose

sudo cp /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose.bak sed 's/ć/ç/g' < /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose | sed 's/Ć/Ç/g' > Compose sudo mv Compose /usr/share/X11/locale/en_US.UTF-8/Compose

3) add two lines on /etc/environment

GTK_IM_MODULE=cedilla QT_IM_MODULE=cedilla

4)restart your computertty-narwhal/

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the step 3 is the only needed for the most recent ubuntu releases - 13.10 and 14.04 –  Igoru Nov 19 at 18:02

Using the Character Map you can copy and paste the character.

Character Map: Ced

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Use ibus to provide you with these special characters. You will need to install the compose extension to ibus from the software centre or synaptic.

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