Is there a Ubuntu keyboard shortcut to type a "ƒ" (latin hook f)?

On a Mac, I used to be able to do ⌥ Opt+f and it worked everywhere.


There are two main ways of doing this, it's genearlly down to personal preference which you choose:

  1. Ctrl+Shift+u, then 0 1 9 2 and Enter


  1. Ctrl+Shift+u0192

EDIT: Option 2 will work in most cases, but may not work in some places, including certain terminals.

Ctrl+Shift+U is the command sequence for inserting any unicode character, and 0192 is the character code for "LATIN SMALL LETTER F WITH HOOK"

  • This doesn't work here - I get completely different characters, and need to press <ESC> to get the prompt back. – guntbert Jan 3 '17 at 22:01
  • Type the numbers one at a time, but keep Ctrl+Shift held down whilst you type them. So push Ctrl+Shift+U, then let go of 'U', and type the number one character at a time. – Danyc0 Jan 3 '17 at 22:10
  • Apologies, it looks like the second option only works in certain text areas, will edit to make this clear – Danyc0 Jan 3 '17 at 22:11

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