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I'm trying to use the compose key for characters like ç, ó, í and so on.
It seems, from google searches, that Shift-AltGr is the default, but pressing this, followed by ',','c' does nothing - the cursor doesn't move so I guess some sort of signal is being sent.
I've tried using the kde control center -> Regional & Accessibility -> Keyboard Layout -> Options to set the right windows key, and also "xmodmap -e 'keycode 78 = Multi_key'" to set the scroll lock as the compose key but neither method works.
Reading the manpage for dumpkeys, I notice a comment about the kernel requiring compose key support. I've searched /usr/src/linux/Documentation and can't find anything on this.
I'm using Slackware 9.1, kernel 2.4.26, a Dell Precision 650 and my XF86Config keyboard section look like this (comments strippped) ...