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This wiki page provides information on keyboard layouts and how to configure them in Kicksecure ™.
Table: Desktop Keyboard Layout Change
To permanently change the keyboard layout, apply the following steps.
|Graphical Terminal Emulator||Temporary until reboot.
Note: To set the keyboard to your preferred language, run this command to list all possible layouts.  localectl list-x11-keymap-layouts
To change the keyboard layout. 
sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
Make the reconfigured keyboard-configuration change take effect.
To correctly apply changes system-wide via
Alternatively, language localization input can be configured on a per VM basis.
If problems are encountered, see: My keyboard layout settings are not behaving correctly. What should I do? in the Qubes FAQ.
- ↑ setxkbmap Man Page
Perhaps an upstream bug.
( https://web.archive.org/web/20160519163403/https://free.nchc.org.tw/clonezilla-live/stable/Known-issues-Clonezilla-live.txt )
If you are using French Keymap, remember to use "Select keymap from full list":
1. Select keymap from full list
2. pc / azerty / French / Same as X11 (latin 9) /Standard
/etc/default/keyboardin an editor with root rights. (Kicksecure ™ for Qubes: In Template)
This box uses
sudoeditfor better security. This is an example and other tools could also achieve the same goal. If this example does not work for you or if you are not using Kicksecure ™, please refer to this link.
Temporary until reboot. sudo loadkeys de
- ↑ The Qubes bug reporting the change does not propagate to other VMs has now been resolved.