Resolve keyboard produces # on a Raspberry Pi

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Use this command to fix the issue where the \\ key produces # on a Raspberry Pi. To tempoarily fix this issue, enter this command in Terminal.

setxkbmap -layout us

Once the Raspberry Pi is rebooted, the keyboard layout will return to it's prior mapping.  Follow these steps to make this change permanent.

  1. In Terminal, type nano /etc/default/keyboard
  2. Type the following line: XKBLAYOUT="US"
  3. Press Ctrl O (to save)
  4. Press Ctrl X (to exit the nano editor)

 



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