How to write ctrl+z,bg commands in sequence in bash script

Doug dmcgarrett at
Tue Aug 23 04:23:28 UTC 2011

On 08/22/2011 11:49 PM, shwetha wrote:
> On Monday 22 August 2011 04:18 PM, Amrit Pal Pathak wrote:
> Can you please help me on how convert ASCII to UNICODE
I know you can find it on Google, since I have done so.  You
just have to search.  There's a _big_ chart not only of Latin
ASCII, but of Greek, Russian, various special characters and
signs. However, if you just want to input certain signs into
your word-processor text, or your email, the functions of a
compose key will be a lot easier to master.  All that is on
Google also.  (Offhand, I don't know the routine for making
a compose key in Ubuntu.  It's straight-forward on KDE.)

Here is something I sent to the open-suse list only a week or
two ago:
Create a compose key, from one of the lesser-used keys--a right 
Microsoft key
would be ideal, but if you don't have one, then a right alt or right 
ctrl will do nicely.  You can do this from the KDE
preferences. Menu>More Applications>Configuration>Configure your 
Desktop>Keyboard>Keyboard settings>Advanced> Compose key position>
(Expand topic and check key desired.)

Then a 3-key input is easy to remember: tap the compose key, then two 
keys that "look like" what you want to get.
For instance, that funny symbol can be made from s and o:  § .  You can 
also get all the diacritical-marked letters for European
languages, as well as ß (German) the upside down marks of Spanish ¡, ¿ 
and the common currency symbols, as well as common
fractions, the degree sign, French quotation marks, etc. No hex code 
required. A table of these things, with the Unicode also,
can be found at  and various 
other places--search for compose key sequences, or the like.
That Unicode chart is incomplete; there's the great big one I mentioned, 
but you'll have to dig for it.


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