Looking for a way to directly choose keyboard layout.

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – Stack wrote:the sad clown wrote:(just make sure that the changed layout doesn't break your keybind):setxkbmap -rules xorg -model pc104 -layout us -optionJust change the layout parameters (and any other changes you need) for as many layouts as you want.Unfortunately, if the single layout, or first in the list layout is not 'us', but my national, GUI applications will stop to react on Ctrl-S, Ctrl-Z and similar things.Can it be fixed?Is it that Ctrl-[S,Z] don't work or that they change locations because the keyboard layout has been modified?  The first is a problem, the (HowTos)