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How do you write the "@" sign in the Ubuntu virtual console?

Posted February 8, 2016 2k views
Linux Commands

I’m on a Mac but can’t initiate the regular IP-setup because I can’t seem to write the At-sign as the tutorial says.

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The console defaults to an EN-US keyboard layout. You can change this by running

dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

If it helps, the @ sign is a SHIFT+2 on an EN-US layout.

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