We are using ubuntu-server 14.04 , I want to change the keboard layout to querty only for my login , i want the other users remain having azerty , I know that I have to put a command line in some statup file , I am looking which file and where is this file and what is the command , Thanks

  • Are you connecting to the Server via SSH or logining in locally on a tty? – Pabi Jul 2 '14 at 11:17

You can to it with setxkbmap
sudo apt-get install x11-xkb-utils
man setxkbmap to get the right syntax.

  • The question suggests this is for a server's TTY. I think setxkbmap is going to be X-specific. – Oli Jul 2 '14 at 11:14
  • You are right, it works only with X or x forwaring over SSH. – Pabi Jul 2 '14 at 11:16
  • I am connected remotely to the the server via vmware vsphere client using VPN , I can connect with ssh also – user299750 Jul 2 '14 at 16:16
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    The answer above just works with x11 forwarding. You could use sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration to change it, but you would have to change it back before you log out. As of yet i haven't found a way to do it user specific without x11 forwarding. – Pabi Jul 3 '14 at 7:04

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