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I have the same concern as greenbox.
It´s fairly good to be able to tweak MY own machine to represent any character. But what happens when I go to my friend´s house adn use his Linux computer? Do I have to learn his shorcuts? What if I use a public Linux computer? In my humble opinion, the OS should take care of this matter itself and give a universal way to enter all the characters (even if I can later change it to fit my needs and style). And, by the way, if this is already taken care of by the OS, please show me how it´s done.
If your friend has KDE it should be easy. In the menu I forgot where.
I guess in "System" or "Utilities"(might be in sub-menus) "Character Map" should be there.
(It might be named something else depending on version)
If you ever used windows you should be able to find it.