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[Bug 518056] Re: cedilla appears as accented c (ć instead of ç) when typing 'c


What a fun discussion.

Just a reminder... '+c has always been ç since MS-DOS, in US
International Keyboard... MS-DOS, PC-DOS, Basic, Apple, old computers,
Wordstar, Lotus123,  Windows, OS/2, Unix in general... somewhere around
Ubuntu 7, or Fedora 5 it started coming as an accented ć, was fixed in
Ubuntu 8.04, and accented again after that.

Very frustrating.  Gotta learn a new "patch" every new version of

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  cedilla appears as accented c (ć instead of ç) when typing 'c

Status in ibus:
Status in xkeyboard-config:
  Won't Fix
Status in xlibs:
  Fix Released
Status in ibus package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in language-selector package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in libx11 package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  When typing in a US-international keyboard with dead-keys (or UK-international), 
  typing 'c results in an accented c instead of a cedilla.

  There is a workaround, which is editing the


  file and changing the line

  "cedilla" "Cedilla" "gtk20" "/usr/share/locale"


  "cedilla" "Cedilla" "gtk20" "/usr/share/locale"

  (add the 'en' at the end).

  However, every time some update on this file is applied, one looses the change,
  and we get back to the accented c. That means having to modify the file again,
  logout and login.

  For me this is no problem. But for my brother, mom, dad, etc, it is always something
  that at least makes me less proud of having convinced them to use Ubuntu, because
  they don't know what to do each time this happens.

  I think we really need a configurable keyboard layout, or at least (and that would
  be very easy), the inclusion of alternate layouts on install that for the dead-key
  options (as US-deadkey and UK-deakey), alternate layouts as US-deadkey-cedilla.

  This change is relevant for at least Portuguese and French.

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