Mint 13 Xfce: Change Keyboard Layout and Language

  • right-click the programs panel » select “Panel” » select “Panel Preferences…” » select “Items” tab
    • Click on the “+” button to add a Panel Item
      • In the “Add New Items” window that opens, select “Keyboard Layouts”
      • Select the “+ Add” button, then the “X Close” button
    • Select the just added “Keyboard Layouts” item in the Panel Items list
      • Use the “↑” button to move it up just above the “Indicator Plugin” item
    • Close the Panel Window

Now right-click on the Flag in the Panel to change the Keyboard Layout, or to add then select another Keyboard Language.