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How to switch language keyboard combination?

On Windows I am able to switch between keyboard layouts by pressing ALT+SHIFT. Is there a similar keyboard shortcut in Ubuntu?

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Go to System Settings > Keyboard Layout > Layout > Options > Key(s) to change layout.

You should be able to select one or more key combinations to change your keyboard layout.

On newer Ubuntu versions the default shortcut is super+space.

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    This should be marked as answer... – Maria Ines Parnisari Apr 14 '13 at 19:14
  • But you cannot add custom shortcuts for example [Meta/Win]+[Space]. So is it possible to add your own shortcut? – Sonique May 13 '15 at 10:31
  • This does not work on ubuntu...it is System Settings > Text Entry – donlan Feb 20 '16 at 18:13
  • Works for me on Ubuntu 18.04. – Jaakko May 21 at 6:43
  • By the way: "super" button is Windows button on keyboard. – Mubin Icyer Jun 21 at 9:22
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The same. If don't work, choose keyboard layouts and then preferences and keys to switch the layout.

  • I didn't manage to set this shortcut in 13.10. – Ondra Žižka Nov 5 '13 at 0:53

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