Making unicode characters on a US keyboard

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at
Mon Dec 16 04:30:03 UTC 2013

In some OSen there's a way to make arbitrary characters, even on a
limited keyboard.

Right now I'm wanting to use some of the characters from Latin-1 in
chat rooms that have no special provision for this, and I only have a
USA keyboard.  I can cut-and-paste the characters, but that's super
clumsy.  I like to keep my fingers in one spot.

Is there a way to do this on Linux?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.04, if it matters.

Kevin O'Gorman

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