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keyboard not creating the @sign in Ubuntu

  Date: Dec 03    Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu    Views: 362
  

I installed Ubuntu from a live cd within windows. It is working fine except I
am not able to create the @sign to create a chat account or configure the email
program have tried changing keyboard settings to no avail. Also swapped out
keyboards for 2 or 3 other makes still to no avail.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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3 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered On: Dec 03    

You need to change the keyboard layout, not the keyboard. You likely set it
for another language. Go to System, Preferences, Keyboard and click on the
Layouts tab. Change whatever is there to USA.

 
Answer #2    Answered On: Dec 03    

I found the problem. It was set for Canada however after doing some
more digging I found I could change it to English US and the display example
was exactly what I was looking for. I set it for English US and then
deleted the Canada setting. It works fine now.

 
Answer #3    Answered On: Dec 03    

Canada English should have the same keyboard layout as US English.
Perhaps you had selected French Canada? If so, then all bets would be off....

 
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