Change keyboard layout to german


how to change keyboard to German layout?

Found to other topics how to change it, but both unanswered…

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I’m interested too. currently rancher os boot in qwerty mode. But I would like to switch to azerty…
There is loadkmap command but I don’t found i18n fr_fr mapping.

maybe this is just not possible.

EDIT : when I do ssh to the box I’m in azerty.

Same here, I’d like to have azerty (fr-fr)

Same here, I’d like to have azerty (fr-fr), it’s possible via cmd ?


even if this is kind of a late follow-up, I post the procedure I have used to install a non-us key map (in my case ch) in case someone drops onto this thread in search of a solution. The steps involved are:

  1. export a binary version of the current key map of another system (in my case an ubuntu server):

    $ sudo apt-get install busybox
    $ sudo busybox dumpkmap > ch.bmap

  2. transfer the resulting file somehow to the destination system (e.g. by putting it onto a web server and getting it with wget)

  3. load the keymap on the target system

    $ loadkmap < ch.bmap

the steps 2 and 3 can also be put into a cloud-config.yaml, e.g. as follows:

- "mkdir -p /usr/share/keymaps/i386"
- "wget -O /usr/share/keymaps/i386/ch.bmap"
- "loadkmap < /usr/share/keymaps/i386/ch.bmap"