On 14.11.2016 17:55, Nicolas Kovacs wrote: > But then, I'm also running Xfce on this machine, so I don't know if on > the CentOS machine, the problem is related to localectl, to X.org or to > KDE. Alright, I just installed KDE in an existing VirtualBox VM (so that I can easily undo everything later) that used to be "fully Germanized", and then tried to switch the whole system over to French: virtualcentos7:~ > localectl System Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 VC Keymap: fr-nodeadkeys X11 Layout: fr X11 Model: pc105 X11 Variant: nodeadkeys virtualcentos7:~ > getafrencherrormessage bash: getafrencherrormessage : commande introuvable So far, so good. Here's where the fun begins... XFCE talks to me in French, whereas KDE still insists on speaking English (there's probably a separate package that needs to be installed, but who cares). What's more important, the keyboard layout in GDM, XFCE and KDE is still *German*! In fact, even GDM still offers only German and US layouts to choose from. Honestly, I have no clue what's going on here anymore. I surely must be missing something. > I tried to replace the CentOS configuration stub with the one I have on > the Slackware machine, but to no avail. The keyboard is still US. While > it's not a big deal, of course, I'd rather avoid having to reconfigure > all my users' keyboard layout by hand. Well, there's always "setxkbmap 'ch(fr)'" that you could run automatically when a user logs in. And this *does* actually work here, e.g. pressing the Ö key on my German keyboard causes an é to appear, which should correspond to a Swiss-French layout. I'm not entirely sure what the best place to put this command would be, though. Maybe /etc/profile or ~/.profile? test -n "$DISPLAY" && setxkbmap 'ch(fr)' After all, this doesn't look like a KDE issue to me. Let's blame systemd, shall we? ;-) Patrick -- If you'd like to send me a private message, make sure to remove the "_lists" part from my address.