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I'm using Raspbian and I'm trying to reconfigure my keyboard to another keyboard layout by following this post:

Raspbian keyboard layout

Then I rebooted by RPI. It changed the keyboard layout in console mode but the layout is still unchanged when I used the GUI (startx).

I verified the "/etc/default/keyboard" and I have the following content:

# KEYBOARD CONFIGURATION FILE

# Consult the keyboard(5) manual page.

    XKBMODEL="pc105"
    XKBLAYOUT="ca"
    XKBVARIANT=""
    XKBOPTIONS="lv3:ralt_switch"

    BACKSPACE="guess"

How can I changed the keyboard layout in the Raspbian GUI ?

I am using:

Linux user01 3.18.11-v7+ #781 SMP PREEMPT Tue Apr 21 18:07:59 BST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux
  • As a point of reference, I just cut-and-pasted your keyboard layout above to mine, and it changed the layout (shift2 and shift-3 changed, at least from the US versions) – Brian Oct 20 '15 at 23:47
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I was using a remote desktop connection (RDP) to test my new keyboard layout.

So, it seems the keyboard layout won't change through a RDP connection.

However, it's working if I use the keyboard directly plugged in the RPI USB port and with a HDMI display.

It would still be great if it worked through the RDP but I supposed there is another way to configure the keyboard layout through RDP...

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