Changing keyboard layout

July 16, 2013 8.6k views
Hi, I'm currently running a VPS using Ubuntu. I'm trying to configure the console so I can type using an Azerty keyboard layout, however when changing the /etc/default/keyboard my VPS keeps using Querty, even after a reboot. My /etc/default/keyboard file: http://www.upl.co/uploads/screen-64.png Any thoughts?
8 Answers
Try running "sudo loadkeys fr" in the console - does that work?
I get this result:

uknowwn charset unicode - ignoring charset request
Loading /usr/share/keymaps/i386/azerty/fr.kmap.gz

But it doesn't change anything when I type.
:sudo apt-get install console-data" - choose azerty when it prompts your for keyboard layout.
It says that console-data is allready the latest version, so no succes so far...
If it's already installed, you have to run "sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup" instead.
You can also try what this article says: http://krisreeves.com/things-that-should-be-easy/permanently-change-keyboard-layout-on-ubuntu-server-11-10/#tldr
Thank your for the help!

Seems like the problem only persisted on the webconsole, when I used the console on my local machine to SSH my server, Azerty worked fine.
Awesome, glad to hear it worked :]
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