Typing Nonstandard Characters
Typing characters that are not standard in English, such as é, ç, ß, ø, æ, and å, can be done quite easily in Linux without any modifications. In most situations, you can do this by using the Character Map utility included in your system, which can be found at Applications ▸ Accessories ▸ Character Map. Upon running Character Map, a window like the one shown in Figure 11-2 will appear.
Figure 11-2. Inputting characters with the Character Map utility
To input the character you want, just select the language or character set in the left pane of the window, and then, in the right pane, double-click the character you want ...