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How can I assign Spanish characters on a French Canadian netbook keyboard

I would like to assign Alt Gr + n to type ñ Alt Gr + i to type ¡ Alt Gr + g to type ¿ How can I program those key combinations? Ubuntu 12.04, Mini Dell 9 netbook, French Canadian keyboard ...
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Hungarian accented keys (áíúöüóúű) stopped working after messing with wine

Here is my problem, I would really appreciate some help! Hungarian accented characters (áíúöüóúű) stopped working. I use ubuntu through VNC, and I was trying to install wine. The install process from ...
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Special character is not displaying correctly

When I ssh to my Ubuntu, it is full of these: rootàip-10-0-1-52:ûù Where is should be this: root@ip-10-0-1-52:~$ All of the special character is not displaying correctly, and it happens when I ...
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Terminal/Putty showing control characters (^M) after updating

I updated my system yesterday afternoon using the recommended updates from Update Manager. After it completed, I shutdown my system and went home for the day. I come in this morning and I am getting ...
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Dropbox and LibreOffice don't like my Icelandic file names (Elementary OS, Ubuntu 12.04)

I have some strange bugs possibly related to character encoding or problems with filenames, here are some clues: Clue #1: LibreOffice Writer 4.1 won't open files with Icelandic characters in the file ...
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Weird Characters in gmusicbrowser Xubuntu 13.10

one problem. When the shimmer desktop theme in gmusicbrowser in Xubuntu 13.10, i have weird characters like the letter A acting as separators between artist, year and album. Any idea what could i do ...
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encoding and decoding in gedit

Sometimes in gedit, when I save a text file with special characters (such as Greek characters, math notations, Chinese characters) I copy from some webpage and am about the exit gedit, it will warn me ...
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Problem with accented letters on Firefox and Chrome

I have Ubuntu 13.04. It's been some time that in different web pages I can't see the accented letters like àèìòù correctly displayed. But not everywhere. Some page work just fine. But today, for ...
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Kubuntu no special characters with ALT

This is my first question so correct me if needed. Problem is, my Kubuntu 12.10 doesn't print my regional characters with alt(polish). This happened few times earlier and always happens during regular ...
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Wine character encoding with Evernote

I managed to install Evernote on linux using wine. It runs with a few minor gotchas. I have problem with pasting text into Evernote. Ubuntu uses UTF8 encoding, Evernote under wine uses some Windows ...
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Typographic characters in Chrome

I have a strange problem in 12.10 and 13.04. When I'm trying to type typographic character in Chrome in Twitter using 3rd level key, the character moves to the beginning of the field and the cursor ...
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strange characters

For a while now some applications have been displaying weird characters like so: [31m[[39m this happens in the terminal and in sublime text 2. I have no idea where to even begin to search.