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How change language layout from keyboard like alt+shift i can only do the following

$ setxkbmap us

$ setxkbmap sy

or

change language layout manually

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    I am not sure exactly what you mean but have you tried running sudo raspi-config? – Steve Robillard Aug 6 '16 at 17:44
  • i want change from language A to language B from keyboard. raspi-config keyboard settings doesn't serve that purpose am i right? – Error Aug 6 '16 at 18:26
  • To rephrase: do you want have two keyboard layouts installed I your system and switch between them using a keyboard shortcut? – techraf Aug 8 '16 at 2:30
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If you're on the command line use sudo raspi-config. Specifically for CLI: Go to "Localization options" and "Change Locale".

If you are on the desktop raspi-config is also available as an application. This is the default Raspberry Pi way to change the keyboard lay-out.

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If you are not from the UK you might want to do some of the following:

Keyboard - look for the uk and change it to your type (us will do us, aus, can, nz etc). Then save and exit.

sudo nano /etc/default/keyboard

Locale - uncheck the uk and check the one you need and then set it as default. Mine is en_AU UTF-8

sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

Timezone

sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Reboot to get the full effect.

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