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NumLock turns off after GRUB

In the BIOS settings, NumLock is turned on. The NumLock will continue to turn on but after you choose your OS with GRUB it will turn off automatically. The NumLock is still on while on GRUB screen ...
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Keyboard LED panel indicator for Unity Desktop

I own a notebook running Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity DE that does not have any keyboard LEDs to indicate NUM-Lock or CAPS-Lock states. It would be useful for me to see them anyway, ideally through an ...
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How do I make my system keep the numlock turned on at startup?

How do I make my system keep the numlock turned on at startup? I am puzzled by this defect, and I want to solve this without having to install an external program as I am convinced that there is a ...
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How to enable permanently numlock key in rdp session

I have ubuntu 14.04 client os in which I have created multiple user. And rdp session is taken from windows machine. When I minimize rdp session and do some in work in windows machine and then maximize ...
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Disable numlock warning on lock screen for notebook

I own a notebook with separate number pad on the keyboard and running 16.04. On the login screen/lock screen, I see a grey warning triangle in the password input field telling me that NUM-Lock is on. ...
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Numpad not permanently working

I have a problem with my numpad whenever I boot up I have to tick numlock to enable it and after a short while of no use of numpad it goes off and I have to double tick the numlock this time to enable ...
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Enabling numlock

I want numlock enabled everytime when Ubuntu starts. Here I found a guide how to do it, I just can not get into "Keyboard Preferences". When I go into "Keyboard" there are just "Typing" and "Shortcuts"...
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Numlock & Capslock lights wrong after Lubuntu wake-up

If I suspend my Lubuntu with either or both the numlock and capslock lights on then later wake it I find both lights off on my keyboard (Micro$oft 600). Both numlock and capslock remain in the same ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Turn NumLock on and disable NumLock key permanently

As the title suggests, I'm looking for a way to turn NumLock on and disable the NumLock key permanently. There is a solution here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NumLock, but I've not been able to ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus have a Numlock warning

The newest version of Ubuntu has a new nifty feature: a big exclamation mark warning in the password box when you have Numlock on at login. When you mouse over the warning: Why would the user be ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” when I try setup autorun numlock on

Ubuntu 14.04. I like turn on numlock on autorun. I found this recommendation: go to /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf and add greeter-setup-script=/usr/bin/numlockx on ...
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Keep NumLock always on

I have already physically removed the Num Lock key cap, so I don't accidentally press it (I use a very compact keyboard). But I understand there is a bug in xorg that toggles Num Lock to off when I ...
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Num Lock Key Randomly Turning On and Off

First time caller, long time listener. I have been using Mint for a few years and have recently switched to Ubuntu. Everything was great until I purchased a newer laptop. With this laptop, number ...
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Toggle numlock without the key - without sudo permissions

I have a keyboard without the NumLock key. The keyboard is a Dell wireless one, similar to the MAC one. It has a clear key rather than NumLock like in older keyboards. How can I toggle the NumLock on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 how to enable numlock for login screen

I'm a brand new Ubuntu user & I'm trying to enable numlock for the login screen in Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried all the answers I could find but none of them seem to work for me. All I got was a "low ...
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How to turn numlock on from command line

So it looks like numlockx is the standard way to have numlock automatically enabled. In my case I have my own scripts that run at startup anyway, and it just feels cumbersome to install an entire ...
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How to get caps and num lock lights to show when in console

I have recently noticed something rather annoying, when in console (in one of the TTYs), if I press the caps lock key, the little light which normally lights up to show me that it is, does not, nor ...
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NUM-Lock LED state does not correspond with internal state after boot (15.04, 15.10)

Running Ubuntu 15.10, 64 bit, Desktop, Unity, German keyboard layout, external PS2 keyboard. I had this problem also on the same machine with 15.04, but not with 14.10, I think (both 32 bit). After ...
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Make Ubuntu 14.04 NumPad behave like Windows

I'm using an external keyboard with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and dual-booting Windows 8.1, although that may be irrelevant to the question. With the NumLock switched on, I can type numbers by default and I ...
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Why is Numlock turned off by default?

Is there a special reason why NUMLOCK is disabled/turned off by default? It feels like (when searching the internet) most users (including me) wants to enable it by default.
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num lock messing up keys on right side of keyboard

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavillion DV9700 laptop. This use to work fine (for years) I have had 14.04 running for at least 3-4 months. This problem just started a couple weeks ago, not sure ...
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How to permanently disable the num lock key in Ubuntu 14.04

This key is close to others on my keyboard which contributes to some accidental key presses. I would like this key to be a no-op. I am mainly interested in a solution that works when I log in via ...
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Displaying status of capslock/numlock

On my ASUS G56JK laptop there is no Led indicator for numlock. Does anybody now a program running with Ubuntu 14.04 that would simply display the status of the numlock/capslock keys close to the clock,...
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Shift+home and shift+end don't work in laptop [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and these key combinations do not work. If I toggle NumLock then Home and End without shift don't work properly. I found some proposed solutions for older versions of Ubuntu but ...
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Proper Usage of Num Lock

I come from windows, and there I had the habbit of selecting the entire line by using SHIFT+Home. Now, when I press this combinations, I get just a 7. No matter which is the state of the Num Lock key. ...
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Check Lock Keys state from command-line

I want to check Lock keys (i.e Caps Lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock etc.) state (On/Off) from command-line. How do I check state via terminal command?
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How can I mount drives whilst booting [duplicate]

I have used 32-bit Kubuntu and am trying out 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity). By default Ubuntu when booting only mounts the partition on which it resides. I have several others, in cluding one which ...
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how to enable numlock at login screen on ubuntu 14.04 lts (when you type password) [duplicate]

Just that question. How to keep it on? My pwd has numbers and it is weird to not type them on the numpad for me (tried and retried numlockx properly on many ways found on the net, no success) p.s. on ...
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Numlock light turns off when you switch language with super + space

Whenever I switch languages from English to another, my Num Lock light turns off, though I still can use it. I'm aware that it's an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bug. But are there any patches for it?
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How to stop NumLock toggling

Is there any way to stop NumLock toggling keypad in KDE? I want to use Numlock as a hotkey and toggle keypad with another key or with an application.
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How to edit lightdm.conf file

I tried to activate numlock in the login screen using numlockx. The instruction point me to add this line greeter-setup-script=/usr/bin/numlockx on to this file /etc/init/lightdm.conf I tried ...
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Num Lock key triggers tab?

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 and ever since then didn't get my Num Pad to work. I have a Samsung Laptop with a Num Pad (not in a higher layer on the main board, but next to it). The system ...
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Enable numlock at login screen - with thin client?

I want to enable numlock at the login screen. numlockx is already installed. I've tried adding "greeter-setup-script=/usr/bin/numlockx on" to etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf, which by the way only works if ...
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NumLock ON in logon screen (Lubuntu 14.04) [duplicate]

I just installed a danish version of the Lubuntu 14.04 and I have fought with this problem = NumLock is OFF when the logon dialog comes up AND my users have numbers in their passwords ! I have tried, ...
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Where can I find the “default numeric numpad keys” option in 14.04?

This community help wiki explains how to make Ubuntu enable numlock upon login: System Settings > Keyboard Layout > Options > Miscellaneous compatibility options Check "Default numeric keypad ...
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How Do you set up numlockx at startup in ubuntu 14.04

In ubuntu 13.10 in order to install numlockx you had to run: sudo apt-get install numlockx After you install numlockx you had to run: gksudo gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf At the end of this file you ...
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Press NumLock without NumLock-Key?

I have an external USB Numberpad, that has no NumLock key itself. Since my Laptop hasn't one either I have no way to disable NumLock if it is set. Now the Numberpad is set to NumLock and I can ony ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - enable numlock on login [closed]

Numlock is not activated in lightdm: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-greeter/+bug/1271953 Workaround for ubuntu 13.10 : sudo apt-get install numlockx gksu gedit /etc/lightdm/...
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Ubuntu 13.10 How to enable numlock at boot time for login screen?

I found this How to enable numlock at boot time for login screen? But after I performed this steps (luvr answer from Apr 29 '12 at 20:11 ): Ensure that numlockx is installed: sudo apt-get install ...
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Toggling mouse keys in ubuntu 13.10

I have enabled mouse keys in Nniversal Access -> Pointing and Clicking I've read that shift + numlock is suppose to toggle the mouse keys, but it doesn't seem to be working for me. I would like to ...
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turn num lock permanently ON

Is there a way to turn NUM LOCK on permanently, across all remote desktop sessions (99% Windows OS) and my local install of Ubuntu 14.04? I have never met anyone in the past 25 years of computing who ...
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Num Lock function has changed after upgrading to UBUNTU 13.10 [duplicate]

I faced a strange function I installed ubuntu 13.10 and all the time the number pad on the right of my keyboard is typing number without pressing Num Lock and when I turn it on It does the job when ...
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How to get caps/num/scroll lock keys OSD notification?

I would like to have a OSD notification display briefly everytime the CAPS, Num, or Scroll Lock state toggles. Is there a way to do this?
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Ubuntu 12.04, NUMLOCK not working

I have a installation of Ubuntu 12.04, my NUM LOCK is disabled every time at boot, so i have to turn it on manually each time for the log in screen "password" I tried these lines: sudo apt-get ...
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Turn on numlock at startup [duplicate]

After some research I kinda found some answer http://askubuntu.com/a/155683/119087 . For example this answer doesn't worked for me http://askubuntu.com/a/130213/119087 I'm using USB keyboard. Is there ...
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How to enable Num Lock after login in 12.10?

I tried to set options in keyboard layout. I enabled "default numeric keys" but no success. I want it to be enabled only after login. I see the options in keyboard layout are slightly altered in 12.10....
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How to enable numlock at boot time for login screen?

I am trying to force numlock to be on upon initial boot at the login screen on Ubuntu 12.04. The only solutions I have found so far switch numlock on only after initial login. I'm looking to force ...
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Numlock don't stay on [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force numlock to be on on boot at login screen I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 and the numlock doesn't work to me. I put it on but it go off automatically. I tried a new ...
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How to turn numlock on by default on startup on ubuntu 10.04 using LXDE?

What is the standard way to turn numlock on by default on startup on lubuntu 10.04? Lubuntu installs LXDE. I saw some aother solutions for other flavours, but maybe there is a special setting for the ...
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How do I automatically enable Num Lock at the login screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Force numlock to be on on boot at login screen I want to automatically enable num lock (i.e. light is on), and use LightDM as my desktop manager. How can I do that?