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comment Dead (compose) keys not working in GTK apps since upgrade
On the other hand, modern toolkits (Qt, Gtk,...) skeep completly the X11 input layer (they use their own stuff on top of the raw X11 input). However, they also provide a way to still use the X11 input (eg: XMODIFIERS). The thing is that "none" in the context of a Gtk/Qt/... program means the default input method of the Gtk/Qt/... toolkit; while the XMODIFIERS="@im=non" (eg let X11 handle dead keys) is an "X11 input method", so the results may differ.
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comment Dead (compose) keys not working in GTK apps since upgrade
Well, I know that because I worked on the input support in the "old days"; probably there is no documentation (or hard to find). The thing is that the special input methods (those using XMODIFIERS) use the same mechanism (or based on the same mechanism) as the "default" (eg: @im=non, which can be omitted); so it is one or the other, if you use a specific input method, then the default X11 one is not called.
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comment How to define a Compose Key in terminal (no desktop environment)?
and that was the problem with your "å"; the console compose file MUST be in an 8bit encoding only (as kernel uses bytes to handle that). if you convert it to iso-8859-1 then loadkeys will be happy (or, as you found out, using U+00xx notation (limited to 0+0001.U+00ff)
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answered Diacritics do not work in GTK+ applications running on Mac OS X Snow Leopard
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answered Dead (compose) keys not working in GTK apps since upgrade
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comment How to define a Compose Key in terminal (no desktop environment)?
to test if a file is in utf-8: iconv -f utf-8 -t utf-8 filename if no errors, it is in utf-8
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answered How do I set my login avatar in MATE? (Fedora 17)
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revised How to access my Mageia web server VirtualBox guest from my host system web browser?
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comment How to define a Compose Key in terminal (no desktop environment)?
when you used 'å', did you wrote the file in iso-8859-1 (not utf-8)?
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answered xinput - Ctrl+<Left> misbehaves if history-search-backward is mapped
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answered Grub2 keyboard layout when decrypting partition
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answered Changing one character in keyboard layout
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comment setxkbmap switches between 2 out of 3 layouts
It may still be that wmii does something about the caps lock modifier. Try editing the dump file to change CAPS definition to send something else, for exemple letter "a", instead of ISO_Next_Group, and load it with xkbcomp thedumpfile $DISPLAY and see if Shift+CapsLock on a terminal types an "a".
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answered How do I get current keyboard layout?
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answered Switch keyboard layout programmaticaly
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comment eth0 not being configured automatically
after googling a bit it seems the em# names are the new kernel naming for motherboard embedded ethernet cards. And there is a kernel boot option to disable that behaviour; so try adding biosdevname=0 to the kernel booting options. alternatively, you could try configuring "em1" instead of "eth0" in /etc/network/interfaces file.