Keyboard Layout in Xfce
If you haven't set the keyboard layout system-wide, you can specify it in
Xfce 4 Settings Manager.
Setting Keyboard Layout
Xfce 4 Settings Manager
Menu => Settings => Settings Manager
2. Click on the
3. Switch to the
Use system defaults
5. Click the
Add button and choose the appropriate keymap from the list.
6. Select the active layout.
Xfce Keyboard Plugin
If you need to switch between different layouts, installing the Xfce panel keyboard plugin might be a more convenient option.
xfce4-xkb-plugin from SlackBuilds
2. Right-click on the Xfce panel and choose
Add new items
Keyboard and click
4. The keyboard plugin should appear in your panel.
Note: Also you can set your keyboard layouts manually, by: setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle
- Originally written by sycamorex