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How to easily modify a program in Ubuntu (updated)?

Some time ago we talked about how to modify easily a program in Ubuntu. We gave as an example the modification of gucharmap; we got the deb source package, made the change, compiled, created new .deb files and installed them. We go the same (well, similar) route here, by modifying the gtk+ library (!!!). The …

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Typing squiggles and dots in GNOME and GTK+ applications

Garrett asks how to type squiggles and dots in GNOME; that is, how to type characters such as á à ä ã â ą ȩ ę ő ǰ ǩ ǒ ġ ṅ ȯ ṁ ė. There are several ways, and one can choose depending on how frequently they need to type them or how much …

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How to write special characters in Xorg and GNOME

There is functionality in Xorg that allows type special characters, without having to switch to a specific keyboard layout. To enable, Click System, Preferences, Keyboard. Under Layout Options, expand on Compose key position. Choose Right-Win key is compose, click Close. Now you can type extended characters using the RightWin key (next to AltGr), according to …

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