How to use a key combination as compose key?

Markus Schönhaber ubuntu-users at
Thu Jun 22 11:41:17 UTC 2006

Colin Brace wrote:
> On 6/22/06, Markus Schönhaber <ubuntu-users at> wrote:
> > On my Gentoo box with Xorg 6.8 I have added the following to the keyboard
> > InputDevice section of xorg.conf:
> > Option "XkbOptions"     "compose:ralt+rshift"
> > This way I can use AltGr+RightShift on my German keyboard as compose key.
> If you are using Gnome...
> Gnome menu --> System --> Preferences --> Keyboard --> Layout Options
> --> Compose key position
> is where you can configure Right-Alt as your Compose key (but only
> alone, not with right Shift).

Yes, but that's not what I want.

Nevertheless, thanks for taking the time to answer.


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