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Keyboard hardware
keyboard configuration.

To change the keyboard layout for the whole system:

/etc/conf.d/ $ vi keymaps

# Use keymap to specify the default console keymap.  There is a complete tree
# of keymaps in /usr/share/keymaps to choose from.

To change immediately:
# loadkeys dvorak

On Ubuntu, to make keyboard layout changes permanent, do:
sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

To configure the keyboard layout for sddm, edit:
and add a line:

setxkbmap "us"
# or
# setxkbmap "dvorak"

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