I run Ubuntu 9.10 and I got the problem:
Keyboard Layout Settings won't stick after reboot

It was solved in:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...ight=setxkbmap

however this solution doesn't work for me, I dont know why, please help..
when i type in the Terminal:

Code:
setxkbmap -display
I get the following message:

Code:
No X display specified on the command line