raspberry pi set keyboard to a US keyboard and get rid off the british keyboard and the # madness



Install locales and set default locale with
$ sudo -s
# raspi-config


To set the keyboard layout to "us" in /etc/default/keyboard
$ cat /etc/default/keyboard 
# KEYBOARD CONFIGURATION FILE

# Consult the keyboard(5) manual page.

XKBMODEL="pc105"
XKBLAYOUT="gb"
XKBVARIANT=""
XKBOPTIONS=""

BACKSPACE="guess"



do it ... save a copy of the original keybord in keyboard.0 and reboot the system
# cd /etc/default/
# perl -i.0 -p -e 's/gb/us/g;' ./keyboard
# shutdown -r now




Raspberry Pi set keyboard layout to US