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


As from ibus 1.5.11-1ubuntu1, ibus honors X11 compose files. With this
change, together with the pending language-selector commit, all
Portuguese users can type ccedilla easily in xenial.

If either the display language or the regional formats setting is a
Portuguese option, '+c will automatically result in ccedilla (ç).

* It works in the same way for Brazilian Portuguese and Portuguese
  as spoken in Portugal.

* It works whether the input method framework in use is ibus,
  fcitx, uim, or none.

If neither the display language nor the regional formats setting is a
Portuguese option, you can enable this feature manually by opening your
~/.profile file for editing and adding this line:

export XCOMPOSEFILE=/usr/share/X11/locale/pt_BR.UTF-8/Compose

See also:

** Changed in: ibus (Ubuntu)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Released

** Changed in: language-selector (Ubuntu)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Committed

** No longer affects: ibus

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

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