show/display keyboard layout

killermoehre killermoehre at
Thu Jan 30 13:03:54 CET 2014

Am 30.01.2014 09:24, schrieb Michal Szymanski:
> Hello,
> I've been back to XFCE since it reintroduced "raise-or-lower" keyboard
> shortcut :-) Now using 4.10 on Xubuntu 13.10 machine.
> I have a keyboard layout question. Googled to no success. Is it
> possible to show/display current/any keyboard layout? I do write in
> "accented" languages occasionally, mostly using the "dead key"
> international configurations. The positions of different accents on
> the keyboard is far from intuitive, e.g. to get "acute" (') over a
> letter, one has to press DeadKey and Semicolon, not the Apostrophe.
> Unfortunately the Keyboard Layout configuration window lacks the "Show
> Current Layout" button which is present in its Gnome equivalent.
> So, my question again: 
> Is it possible to show/display current/given keyboard layout? Or print it.
> regards, Michal.

Use the xfce4-xkb-plugin for the panel.


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