Laurent Hinoul

“Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.” - John F. Woods

How to change your keyboard layout on Raspberry Pi

To change the keyboard layout on a Raspberry Pi, do the following:

Make sure you are in the terminal. If you aren’t, open LXTerminal. Then type:

If you did that right, a window will show up. It looks like the window below:


Then, change the XKBLAYOUT field to another timezone. You can see an example below:


When you changed it, press the following key combination and reboot:

Now enjoy your new keyboard layout!

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