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Ubuntu For Non-Geeks, 3rd Edition by Rickford Grant

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Typing Nonstandard Characters

Typing characters that are not standard in English, such as é, ç, ß, ø, æ, and å, can be done quite easily in Linux without any modifications. In most situations, you can do this by using the Character Map utility included in your system, which can be found at Applications ► Accessories ► Character Map. Upon running Character Map, a window like the one shown in Figure 12-2 will appear.

Inputting characters with the Character Map utility

Figure 12-2. Inputting characters with the Character Map utility

To input the character you want, just select the language or character set in the left pane of the window, and then, in the right pane, double-click the character you want ...

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