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. 
To change the keyboard layout. 
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.
( http://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 ™ inside Qubes: In Template)
Temporary until reboot.sudo loadkeys de
- The Qubes bug reporting the change does not propagate to other VMs has now been resolved.