ObjectiveThe objective is to show how to add a new language keyboard layout on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
- Software: - GNOME Shell 3.26.2 or higher
RequirementsThere are no special requirements.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Other Versions of this TutorialUbuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
Activitiesmenu to locate
Region & Languageicon and open it:
+sign and locate your language. Click "other" if your language is not a part of the selected few. Alternatively use search:
Addbutton your language will appear as part of
Input Sources. Change the order by using UP and DOWN arrows. The top item will be set as default keyboard layout:
Keyboard selection icon should now be also visible on the top-right part of the Gnome panel. Use mouse to switch between your keyboard layouts. Alternatively, press
CTRL+WIN+SPACEkeyboard shortcut for a quick keyboard layout switch.