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By default In Ubuntu I can perform Shift+Home to select content from caret to start of string, while NumLock is turned off. But if in that case I press just Home, it will type 1 instead of moving caret to start of string, and this is expected behavior considering that NumLock is off. To use Home I will need to turn on NumLock.

So - how can I change it to Microsoft-defaults, when perform Shift+Home and Home doesnt need changing state of NumLock?

Ive already discovered this q: XUbuntu: Make Shift+NumPad work like Windows

But it does not help. My /etc/default/keyboard file looks now:

# Check /usr/share/doc/keyboard-configuration/README.Debian for
# documentation on what to do after having modified this file.
# The following variables describe your keyboard and can have the same
# values as the XkbModel, XkbLayout, XkbVariant and XkbOptions options
# in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.

XKBMODEL="pc105"
XKBLAYOUT="us"
XKBVARIANT=""
XKBOPTIONS="numpad:microsoft"

# If you don't want to use the XKB layout on the console, you can
# specify an alternative keymap.  Make sure it will be accessible
# before /usr is mounted.
# KMAP=/etc/console-setup/defkeymap.kmap.gz

UPD Also I found that on login screen Home/Shift+Home works properly!

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