How does one change the keyboard layout from Qwerty to another layout such as Dvorak?

I looked in:

  • Settings > Region & Language
  • Settings > Keyboard
  • Help > Ubuntu Desktop Guide > Search

But I found no clue about how to change keyboard layout.

I tried searching for English in the Region & Language settings. But no Dvorak option appears, nor any other Qwerty or other layout — contrary to this posting.

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  • There are sub menus. Select for instance English (United States) and you'll find quite a few variants. Jul 11 '19 at 20:59
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    @GunnarHjalmarsson Thanks that did it. I made an Answer from your suggestion. Jul 11 '19 at 21:08

You were part way there.

Click one of those English items as shown in your screenshot, such as English (United States). Clicking reveals an additional list of more options. In that secondary list you should see a English (Dvorak) item. Select, then click Add button.

You will now find a en menu on your main screen. Use that menu to choose between keyboard layouts (Dvorak, Qwerty).

Screenshot of Settings > Region & Language


The Dvorak layout I'm getting on 20.10 is completely wrong in terms of the number keys as far as I can tell. How do I get one with the right layout.

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