I have just upgraded from Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu MATE 18.04 LTS (via
The system UI language is English, but I have a non-US keyboard and selected the corresponding layout when I installed 16.04. Ubuntu MATE 16.04 would use that keyboard layout everywhere (tty, login screen, GUI user session). After the upgrade to 18.04, the login screen has the US layout and I have to select my local layout each time I boot the machine. The GUI user session and the tty (even at the login prompt) use the local layout by default.
How can I change the keyboard layout for the GUI login? Is this a bug in 18.04?
# KEYBOARD CONFIGURATION FILE # Consult the keyboard(5) manual page. XKBMODEL="pc105" XKBLAYOUT="de" XKBVARIANT="legacy" XKBOPTIONS="" BACKSPACE="guess"