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Is is possible to switch between keyboard and input languages on raspbian? My wife needs to type thai language and I need english. In windows we have a hot key swap between keyboards.

Can this be done on the Pi?

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I haven't tested this, but I assume that you can change the keyboard layout in the same way as on a normal Debian install. Raspbian uses LXDE as its desktop environment, so you can follow their instructions:

setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,th

See http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Change_keyboard_layouts (and also http://wiki.debian.org/Keyboard) for more information.

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