Comment 16 for bug 1284635

I can confirm I have the same problem.

It seems that it may be down to console-setup not being installed, but when trying to install I get:
dwoodwar@hp-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install console-setup
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies.
 console-setup : Depends: keyboard-configuration but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.