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Using ALT + Keycode for accents?

When you press alt + number it doesn't print symbol, for example alt + 33 on Windows would give exclamation mark (!) but it don't work on Ubuntu. Is it possible to enable it?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, enzotib, Lekensteyn, Marco Ceppi Jul 19 '11 at 15:10

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See this askubuntu.com/questions/32764/using-alt-keycode-for-accents. It answers your question. –  Luke Jul 19 '11 at 11:15

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Press combination and type:


Choose layout tab, and push the parameters button, in opened window, you will need to choose "Compose key position". For example - let's select Caps Lock. That's it. Try for press Caps Lock, then "o" then "c" keys on your keyboard - you should get this symbol - © Also, link

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your explanation is very vague. –  DextrousDave Dec 6 '12 at 10:32

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