Change shell keymap for Arch Linux or Ubuntu (Debian)

To switch you shells keymap on Arch Linux or Ubuntu to another language you can use localectl.

You can print the actual settings with the following command:

$> localectl status

To get a list of possible keymaps use:

$> localectl list-keymaps

And finally you can set the respective keymap with (de-QUERZ layout in this example):

$> localectl set-keymap --no-convert de

 

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