Making unicode characters on a US keyboard

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at
Mon Dec 16 22:00:10 UTC 2013

On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 1:53 PM, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
> On 16 December 2013 21:50, Paul Sladen <ubuntu at> wrote:
>> As noted in:
>> There are two options; ether:
>>   a. ctrl+shift+u (and continue to hold ctrl+shift),
>>      type number,
>>      release ctrl+shift
>> or:
>>   b. ctrl+shift+u (releasing ctrl+shift),
>>      type number,
>>      press enter or space
> Really, seriously, folks, there is a much much easier way that doesn't
> require you to remember any numbers or codes at all.

Method a only works sometimes.  The rest of the time, holding down
ctl-shift seems to cause weird stuff to happen on the screen.

And Liam, is this much much easier way something I can do in Xubuntu?

Kevin O'Gorman

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