Changing Keyboard layout in Gnome

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Fri Aug 13 16:39:07 UTC 2021

On Fri, Aug 13, 2021 at 03:54:11PM +0000, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi all,
> I tried to install vanilla arch again, and was successful, but for some
> reason Mate didn't want to install. I am now making do with Gnome, not my
> favourite desktop, but anyway.

can you tell me how you tried to install mate. and what the error was?

> I am one-handed, and have taught myself Left-Handed Dvorak. I need to change
> the layout in Gnome, otherwise I am as slow as can be. If anyone knows how
> to do this either in the GUI using orca, or even better, which config file I
> can go edit to do this, I would be really grateful.

hello Brandt. you can change keyboard layout with localectl[1] command.


> Warm regards from a cold Johannesburg,
> Brandt Steenkamp
> Sent from my Arch powered ice heater!

Sincerely, Alexander

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