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I have deleted the US keyboard layout, the UK one is only one available

only UK keyboard layout available

in /etc/default/keyboard you can see the layout is set to 'gb'

XKBMODEL="pc105"
XKBLAYOUT="gb"
XKBVARIANT=""
XKBOPTIONS=""

But when I press " the output is still @ (which I'm sure is the US layout).

This command fixes the problem but I have to run it every time I reboot.

sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration

Is there anyway to permanently set the layout to UK? Other questions on this site have suggested doing the above but like I said it's not permanent and changing /etc/default/keyboard does nothing for me so please don't mark this as duplicate.

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Possible duplicate of "Keyboard layout switches to English each time I reboot" askubuntu.com/questions/362973/… –  Naive_10 Jun 27 at 10:10

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