I'm using LaTeX on Ubuntu, it calls TeX Live here. I'm interested to see source code of accent commands behavior. Where can I find it?

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Have a look at source2e.pdf. Besides downloading, you could write

texdoc source2e

at the command prompt

This file contains the commented LaTeX sources. Use the PDF reader search feature for accent or \DeclareTextAccent and \DeclareTextCommand.

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