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Old 03-27-2004, 08:52 PM   #1
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How type "~" and other special signs with linux?


How type "~" (without "copy & paste" like this time) and other special signs with linux?

with DOS, Windows you shold press Alt Gr and a number combination.... but this doesn't work with linux... so, someone can help me?

Thanks
 
Old 03-27-2004, 09:00 PM   #2
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See:

` 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 - =

On the top of the keyboard?

Hold Shift and press `

~~~~~~~ Tada! ~~~~~~~~
 
Old 03-27-2004, 09:09 PM   #3
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for example the sign "~" there isn't on my keyboard....... I'm not from U.S. so my keyboard differs from standard U.S. keyboards I think

btw should be possible write these signs, but I don't know how
 
Old 03-27-2004, 11:49 PM   #4
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maybe there's a way to map a certain key on your keyboard to that symbol? What Window Manager are you using?
 
Old 03-27-2004, 11:52 PM   #5
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Your location didn't give me a hint as to where you were ;-)
 
Old 03-28-2004, 12:04 AM   #6
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I have the same question as Xavius.
I have a US kbd so `, ~ are no problem, but I would like to know how to do alt-keypad characters such as , (alt-130, alt-131, I'm using my 'doze box for this).
 
  


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