I need to type a character similar that looks like space, in Windows I would've used Alt+255. But I don't know how to do this Ubuntu... Can I somehow use Alt codes in Ubuntu, or use another shortcut?

  • Isn't space a blank character? – Pal Kerecsenyi Sep 10 '16 at 7:27
  • @Zanna In password field, to login – PKM Sep 10 '16 at 7:44

Either Ctrl+Shift+U00A0 or AltGr+Space: it's called a non-breaking space.

See this thread on Ubuntu Forums for more info.


Press the Compose key (default Shift+AltGr although you can change it using gnome-tweak-tool), then press Space twice.

Shift+AltGr Space Space

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