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    How to enter a special character in command line?

    Hi!

    I have a small problem. Is it possible to enter a special character (one that's not on the keyboard) in bash, while not running X?
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    Re: How to enter a special character in command line?

    Quote Originally Posted by Starlight View Post
    Hi!

    I have a small problem. Is it possible to enter a special character (one that's not on the keyboard) in bash, while not running X?
    why the pain?

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869824
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    Re: How to enter a special character in command line?

    Good list for reference is here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode_characters

    just
    Code:
    control + shift + code
    hope this helps.

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    Re: How to enter a special character in command line?

    Thanks! It's working
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