Is there an easy way to input these quotation marks on Linux: „“ ?

On a Mac, there's a relatively easy compose shortcut, but I couldn't find a shortcut for Linux. There doesn't even seem to be a compose key combination, based on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/GtkComposeTable


You can use Compose", for and Compose"< for .

See How can I add a custom compose key sequence? for how to define your own compose sequences.


It's easily available in some keyboard layouts, such as German:

AltGr+V => „

or French (alt.):

AltGr+Shift+S => „

If it's not present in the keyboard layout you are using, please see Florian's answer.

  • As I was looking for «» shortcuts (which this answer helped find): «: AltGr+Z and »: AltGr+X
    – AymDev
    Oct 6 '19 at 10:03

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