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Compose key won't enable

Right now, I'm trying to enable my compose key to type characters with accents. It wont enable. I'm in the system settings panel, and all it says is: Compose ...
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Can I remap right alt to compose in 13.10 and keep left alt for HUD?

Trying to follow these instructions: Using ALT + Keycode for accents? to make typing accents easier (and consistent between OSX at work and Ubuntu at home) and I can't for the life of me figure out ...
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Customizing the Compose key's behavior?

I'm trying to make it so that these compose sequences produce these characters: AA ==> Ä OO ==> Ö UU ==> Ü aa ==> ä oo ==> ö uu ==> ü I tried modifying my ~/.XCompose, and my ...
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How to set compose key to pause in 13.10?

In Ubuntu 13.04 I had my compose key set to pause (by going to Sytem Settings, then keyboard_layout, option, and changing the compose key setting). In 13.10 the keyboard settings have been totally ...
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How would one produce 8/16 bit music on Linux?

So, I've been interested in making 16 bit (retro videogame style) music on Ubuntu for a while now but every time I look it up on Google, it's always showing me how to drop my regular every day music ...
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can ubuntustudio compose music (e.g. play guitar then auto write notation note)

can ubuntustudio software can compose music(e.g. play guitar via audio input then auto write notation note)? Or is there any software can compose music in Linux?
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Some entries in ~/.XCompose are ignored. How can I fix that? [duplicate]

For some reason, I can no longer add custom Compose key sequences. I have the file .XCompose in my home folder with content like <Multi_key> <equal> <asciitilde> : "≅" ...
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Configure ibus to generate “à” using Compose + a + `

I would like to have ibus work like to corresponding system in OS X. In order to get an "à" in a text field I want to make these steps: I press the Compose key I press the a key (an "a" appear in ...
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New Compose Key list won't load defaults

I have created an additional list of key combinations for my Compose Key using the method shown at How can I add a custom compose key sequence?. The first two lines of my file read include "%L" ...
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Changing the Compose Key in KDE

So I have become accustomed to Ubuntu's compose key setup. You press Right Shift+Alt Gr and then a sequence of characters (eg: s, s)and something magical happens: ß This doesn't appear to work the ...
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How to set default paragraph style to “normal” in email replies in Evolution?

When I answer an email in Evolution 3.2.3 (Ubuntu 12.04) the new text I write has the paragraph style "normal" and is wrapped, but the quoted text of the email I answer to has the paragraph style ...
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Custom compose key sequences without xim (e.g. in Sublime Text 2)

I have quite a few custom compose key sequences. I know I can get them working with an ~/.XCompose and switching the input method to xim. However, Sublime Text 2 doesn't accept any compose key ...
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How can I make IBus not ignore ~/.XCompose?

Since UIM didn't want to play ball after installing Ubuntu 12.04 from scratch, I tried IBus, since that's the IME framework that's coming with Ubuntu by default. However, ibus-table-compose is a pain ...
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How can I reply to email by sending a delivery failure message?

Occasionally, I receive unwanted emails, particularly low-volume spam, or email messages falsely addressed to me (possibly due to typos). I don't want to spend the energy to write a personal message, ...
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How to combine features of different input methods? [closed]

I want to have two different features concerning input methods. First, I want to have custom Compose key combinations. I use ~/.XCompose, but in order to make it work I had to change default input ...
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Compose key in LXDE?

I recently installed LXDE in Ubuntu 11.10, so that I can choose it at the login screen, but I've since noticed that there's no compose key (since I enabled it in Gnome Shell and Unity) so I was ...
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How can I add a custom compose key sequence?

How can I add a custom compose key sequence? For example, I would like Compose, |, > to type the ▸ symbol. I have tried adding the following to ~/.XCompose: # Import default rules from the ...
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Where can I find the full list of Compose combinations for my locale?

After enabling my Compose key, I want to find the list of all the key combinations I can use to create special characters. Where is the full list that my system is using when parsing the keys typed ...