When I was changing keyboard layouts in Ubuntu, a visual menu was appearing and I could see the keyboard layouts like this:

keyboard layout menu

But there is not any visual menu of keyboard layouts on Kali 2020.1.

Is there any way to add same menu on Kali 2020.1?


The ability to display keyboard layouts is built into Gnome. Gnome is usually the default for xfce.
The package that allows command line display of keyboard layouts is gkbd-capplet in Debian (and consequently Kali).


sudo apt-get install gkbd-capplet

will install such capability in gnome.


gkbd-keyboard-display -l us

Will display the keyboard layout for the US language. And am, for example, for Armenian.

This Wikipedia page might help to find the language names an two letters ID.

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