View Full Version : [lubuntu] Keyboard layout switcher in Lubuntu

February 21st, 2013, 04:34 PM
I am using LXDE on Ubuntu 12.04. It's pretty easy to configure keyboard layout in Unity, but I'm facing problem when I'm using LXDE. There is an applet for the LXDE panel as "Keyboard layout switcher". I've enabled that, it is only showing US keyboard. Even in the settings window for that applet there is no option for changing the layout other than english. Not only that, I'm not getting any options to select keyboard shortcut for switching the layouts.

I know LXDE is a great DE for lightweight desktop. I am really interested LXDE as my default DE. That's why I need to solve this issues.

Please help LXDE gurus!!! Thanks in advance.

February 21st, 2013, 04:49 PM
configure keyboard layout

It is not a GUI app, but a console app.

$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup

Rex Bouwense
February 21st, 2013, 07:41 PM
See here:

March 8th, 2013, 07:14 PM
From the discussion it's clear that there is no GUI for changing keyboard layout, but finally I've solved this problem in a different way. I used Ibus for using keyboard layout other than English.

So I'm marking this post as SOLVED!