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On a normal installation, if I unlock the numpad, it will remain so every time I log in. However, on my minimal installs, numpad is always locked at every log in. What do I need to install to let the computer remember my num lock preferences?

I did not find the NumLock article of Community Ubuntu Documentation helpful.

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Installing numlockx solved the problem. Numpad was unlocked when I rebooted and logged in.

sudo apt-get install numlockx
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