petrusbitbyter
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us keyboard

Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:36 pm

How to make the Pi using a us keyboard just after booting? I know how to change the keyboard map after startx but I also want to be able to type the vertical bar before startx.

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AndyD
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Re: us keyboard

Sat Jun 23, 2012 2:19 am

Use the command:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
to reconfigure your keyboard. Choose English (US) for keyboard layout (second page of configuration). Then either reboot or

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invoke-rc.d keyboard-setup start
to reload the keymap.

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Re: us keyboard

Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:11 am

Thanks. Could find a solution though I suppose the structure of the reconfigure-keyboard utility has been changed. A simple English(us) could not be found anymore but I got a long list of several brands and at least two layers of sub-menus for further specifications. But as I said, I can find my way through it.

I use a Debian image btw

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iby
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Re: us keyboard

Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:52 pm

or just edit file

/etc/defaults/keyboard

and make it

XKBLAYOUT="us"

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Re: us keyboard

Wed Jun 04, 2014 3:17 pm

The file to edit is actually

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/etc/default/keyboard
, no s at the end of default.

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Re: us keyboard

Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:11 pm

sudo raspi-config has an option to set keyboard, locale & timezone.
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