Linux compose key cheat sheet

The compose key allows you to enter symbols not printed on the keys of your keyboard.

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Compose key cheat sheet

Unleash the power of Linux's secret keyboard keys. There's no compose key on your keyboard, at least not by default, but you can designate a key you're not otherwise using as your compose key. For a quick and easy reference of common and foundational sequences, download our compose key cheat sheet. It provides sequences covering mathematics, typography, music, arrows, diacritics, currency, and more.