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iconDebian GNU/Linux

iconCompose key (2021)

"A compose key (sometimes called multi key) is a key on a computer keyboard that indicates that the following (usually 2 or more) keystrokes trigger the insertion of an alternate character, typically a precomposed character or a symbol. For instance, typing Compose followed by ~ and then n will insert ñ."

Under LXQT, I use this command to map the compose key on right control key:
xmodmap -e "keysym Control_R = Multi_key"

It is necessery to add this line in the /etc/environment file: