Changing Keyboard layout in Gnome

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Fri Aug 13 16:52:22 UTC 2021


Not quite.

#localectl set-keymap

works in the console, but does nothing to desktop environment layouts.

Warm regards,


On 8/13/21 4:39 PM, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> 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.
> [1]:
>> Warm regards from a cold Johannesburg,
>> Brandt Steenkamp
>> Sent from my Arch powered ice heater!
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> Sincerely, Alexander
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