Carlos Gustavo Ruiz

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Change keyboard layout on command line

if that is already installed, you can use the following command to launch the same wizard and set the layout.


How to change the default locale in Ubuntu server

Generate locale:

also try regenerating supported local list

update the current locale

extra steps to try

Hold Packages

Using Apt

Holding a Package:

Unhold package:

Using dpkg

Hold package:

Unhold a package:

Display status:

Display the status of a single package:


List Installed Packages

Without using su or sudo of any kind we can use the command



Create a LiveUSB (other distro)

To create a non-Ubunutu Linux Live USB, you must use UNetbootin, but if you find that when you run it is no widgets on the window, type the following command: