I'm stuck again

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 14:33:08 UTC 2015

It's easy to think that you need a Canadian keyboard during the Ubuntu
install.  I probably messed up there a few times myself.  You want Canadian
English for the dictionary, but US English keyboard (as your laptop was
most likely built to US English standards).

On Thu, 19 Mar 2015 at 10:30 Stephen M. Webb <stephen.webb at canonical.com>

> On 15-03-19 10:17 AM, Raymond House wrote:
> > I'd like to try that Steve but I cant get the forward slash to work,
> it's there in white on the keyboard but all I get
> > is < or > in blue, something to do with the fn function I suspect.
> Sounds like your physical keyboard does not match the keyboard layout the
> system thinks you're using.
> If you're on Ubuntu 14.04, you can go to System Settings > Text Entry and
> select a different keyboard layout.  The '+'
> button lets you add another choice from a list and the little icon of a
> keyboard will display a picture of what it
> thinks the keyboard looks like.
> My guess is wither you have a Canadian Multilingual physical keyboard and
> the system is using an English (US) or English
> (Canada) mapping, or vice-versa.
> Setting the proper keyboard mapping will make your life a lot easier.
> Of course, I could be wrong (I'm just guessing after all).
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