Change keyboard layout switch to Alt+Shift Ubuntu 18.04

So you’ve installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and can’t change keyboard layout to Alt+Shift or Ctrl+Shift? And when you trying to edit configuration in keyboard setting from Super + Space nothing happens?

impossible to change layout

You can do it other ways but easiest way is to use Gnome-Tweak Utility.

Install it from apt from your terminal

$ sudo apt install gnome-tweaks

Then launch it by typing

$ gnome-tweaks

In Tweaks app, locate tab “Keyboard & Mouse” and press on button “Additional Layout Options”

Additional layout options

In drop-down menu find “Switching to another layout” and choose prefered option to layout switching, for example Alt+Shift.

Change keyboard layout to Alt+Shift

You’ve done, now check if it works. If not – please post in comments and we’ll try to help.

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