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cat /etc/sysconfig/keyboard

KEYBOARDTYPE="pc"

KEYTABLE="uk"

Question:

  • Do you have to restart for changes to effect?
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Yes, you'll need to restart for /etc/sysconfig changes to take effect, unless you can run whatever script that reads them again (i.e., /etc/init.d/networking for /etc/network/).

That said, one of /etc/init.d/{console-screen,keymap}.sh might do what you want, but they look like stuff that's only run at boot time.

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