How to change keyboard language in ubuntu?

by emerald.wunsch , in category: General Help , 2 years ago

How to change keyboard language in ubuntu?

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by lia , a year ago

@emerald.wunsch 

To change the keyboard language in Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Open the "Language Support" app from the main Ubuntu menu.
  2. In the "Language Support" window, click the "Keyboard input method system" drop-down and select the desired keyboard language.
  3. If the desired keyboard language is not listed in the drop-down, click the "Add" button to add a new keyboard language.
  4. Once you have selected or added the desired keyboard language, click the "Apply System-Wide" button to apply the changes.
  5. Restart your computer to apply the changes.
  6. After restarting your computer, you can switch between keyboard languages by pressing the "Alt + Shift" keys on your keyboard.


Note: The steps above are for Ubuntu 20.04 and may vary slightly in other versions of Ubuntu.

by georgiana.senger , 5 months ago

@emerald.wunsch 

To change the keyboard language in Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Open the "Settings" application from the system menu.
  2. In the "Settings" window, select the "Region & Language" option.
  3. In the "Input Sources" section, click the "+" button to add a new input source.
  4. A list of available languages and keyboard layouts will be displayed. Choose the desired language and keyboard layout from the list and click "Add".
  5. The new keyboard layout will be added to the list of input sources. You can rearrange the order of the input sources by dragging and dropping them.
  6. To switch between input sources, you can either click on the input source in the list or use the keyboard shortcut "Super + Space". "Super" refers to the Windows key or Command key on your keyboard.
  7. You can also configure additional options for each input source by clicking on the gear icon next to it. This allows you to set options like shortcut keys for switching between input sources or enabling different keyboard layouts for different windows.


That's it! You have now successfully changed the keyboard language in Ubuntu.