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I've got the greater than and less than symbols below the Esc key, and I don't know what the is the right keyboard configuration/language for it:

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The fact that its got arabic keys may be a giveaway. What sort of laptop? Where did you buy this? – Journeyman Geek Mar 4 '14 at 1:31
    
Dell Inspiron 13z 5323, Dubai. But I don't write arabic :( – mparnisari Mar 4 '14 at 1:32
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I solved it. You have to add an additional input method. If you select in the Lanuage menu in the Control Panel "US English Table for IBM Arabic 238_L" you will notice it works.

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Thank you so much! – mparnisari Nov 1 '15 at 19:39

It seems to be an english/arabic layout - its referred to as keyboard layout 253 on IBM's website. I suspect the UAE -> US keyboard should work correctly. I touchtype so I just tend to set it to a standard layout and ignore the differences myself, but that should work

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I can't find "English (UAE)" in the language menu – mparnisari Mar 4 '14 at 1:40
    
My bad Arabic(UAE) and US under that – Journeyman Geek Mar 4 '14 at 1:41
    
I don't have US as option :S I chose "arabic (uae)" and when I go to "add a keyboard" I can see Persian, Urdu, Central Kurdish, etc... – mparnisari Mar 4 '14 at 2:21

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