Keyboard layouts in Mint 15 Cinnamon

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russellz
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Keyboard layouts in Mint 15 Cinnamon

Postby russellz » Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:21 am

This seems a silly question but; how do I change the keyboard layout to suit a French laptop in Mint 15 Cinnamon?

On my present Mint 14 Mate setup there is an "Control Centre" entry under "Hardware" for "Keyboard". Most of the other familiar hardware settings icons are there in this new version but I can't find "Keyboard".

Or is it just my old age and short sightedness?

Russell.
Laptop: Toshiba Satellite C870 13V . Mint Cinnamon 17.1
Desktop: Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3 motherboard, NVIDIA GeForce 210, AMD Phenom II Quad Core Processor 3GHz, 4GB ram, 120GB SSD, 500GB HDD. Mint Cinnamon 17.3

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Re: Keyboard layouts in Mint 15 Cinnamon

Postby zooks » Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:47 am

Cinnamon-settings -> preferences group -> regional settings -> there is a layout tab

Hope this helps!

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Re: Keyboard layouts in Mint 15 Cinnamon

Postby russellz » Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:59 am

Thanks for that - just seemed logical that I would find it under Keyboard which does appear if you select advanced on the settings screen. Guess I need to do some more exploring.

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Re: Keyboard layouts in Mint 15 Cinnamon

Postby stanley82 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:56 am

Hi Russell,
Cinnamon-settings -> preferences group -> regional settings -> there is a layout tab
Did you manage to get a french keyboard configured?
Menu/Preferences I could not find regional settings only Language support and Region and Language both were much more than low level keytops.
If you were successful please add a few details. Ian.

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Re: Keyboard layouts in Mint 15 Cinnamon

Postby stanley82 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 1:31 pm

Found it. It's well hidden. Regional settings/layouts then click the + plus sign and select Canadian Multilingual or whatever 2nd layout you need. It no longer shows picture of the layout. Many thanks for your patience, please excuse my frustration. Ian.


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