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2.2. Changing the Keyboard Layout

The keyboard layout settings enable the user to control the layout used on the text console and graphical user interfaces.

2.2.1. Displaying the Current Settings

As mentioned before, you can check your current keyboard layout configuration with the following command:
localectl status
Example 2.4. Displaying the Keyboard Settings
In the following output, you can see the keyboard layout configured for the virtual console and for the X11 window system.
~]$ localectl status
   System Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8
       VC Keymap: us
      X11 Layout: us