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I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 and on my account I have no problem writing using dead keys (that is: ' + e to get é and so on) for the following symbols á, é, ö, ñ, etc.

However, I had to setup a second account for another user and I haven't been able to configure it to do the same.

As far as I can tell the configuration is the same in both accounts.

I have (in both accounts) English (EE. UU.) international alternative and Spanish latinamerican as my prefered layouts. In my account I'm able to write using dead keys without a problem with both layouts, however, on the new account no matter what layout I choose (same as in my account, english with dead keys, english with Altgr and dead keys, etc.) I can't get the accents and ö, ñ to work.

Since the second account is for a spanish speaking user, it's crucial to have the accents working.

It might be that on my account I have something installed that's not present on the second account, but I don't know for sure.

Any suggestions on what might be happening and how it can be fixed?

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