When I try to log in with my stack exchange credentials from a raspberry pi, the keyboard registers a quotes sign (") instead of an "@" (at) sign. I'm using an Epiphany browser in a Raspbian OS.

  • Have you checked that your keyboard layout is correct? It's probably not if you did not change it when you first installed.
    – rrirower
    Jul 16, 2015 at 14:27

2 Answers 2


You have a UK English keyboard layout set on your RPi. From this site, you have two options.

Option 1

Run the command:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

Follow the prompts. Then restart your RasPi.

Option 2

Run the command:

sudo nano /etc/default/keyboard

Find the entry XKBLAYOUT="gb" and change gb with, likely us.


Run the command:

sudo reboot
  • Thanks! I didn't have to try option 2. sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration WORKED Fine.
    – iDug
    Jul 20, 2015 at 15:18

Thanks for the info, I found the "quick & dirty trick" for substitution on the U.S. keyboard layout is shift + double quotes (") to display the @ sign.

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