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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)

Summary: After boot and login, my keyboard's NUM-Lock LED is off, but the numpad is working, so the internal state is on. If I start press NUM-Lock, the LED stays off and the numpad gets disabled, the ...
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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 ...
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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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Lenovo G50 i3 4th generation laptop. Problem: NumLock doesn't work. Desktop background is not accepted when saved

When Num-Lock is pressed, button beeps and light turns on of the button. But no characters shows when typing. Desktop background is not accepted when chosen. Background stays black with shortcuts on ...
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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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Number pad is off after booting

So, I recently got Ubuntu on my laptop and anytime I boot the computer this problem occurs. My numberpad is off, so I need to press the Number Lock key to make it work. And I hate it! When I had ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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kubuntu kwin shortcuts do not work with the numpad

I am trying to map keys in KWin like Meta + KP4 in Kubuntu 11.04. If numlock is on, it gets recorded as "Meta + 4" and then works with the 4 on the main keyboard, but NOT on the keypad. If numlock ...
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Numlock doesn't work after logging in

I've a strange problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 The Numlock of my Apple Keyboard (white, wired) doesn't work anymore. Strange thing because it works with the guest account but not with my user ...
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What application is responsible for saving num lock preferences of a user?

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 ...
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Using numlock for Trendnet KVM switch no longer works

I have a Trendnet TK-209 KVM switch, and since upgrading to 11.10, I can no longer switch between systems using numlock-numlock from ubuntu. (I also tried scrlk-scrlk). If I switch manually to my ...
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How to disable num lock warning

In the log in (and lock) screen of Ubuntu 11.10 I get annoying warnings that my Num Lock is on. As it is (on my Desktop) totally irrelevant or Num Lock is enabled or not, is there a way to disable ...
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Sony Vaio VPC-EH1S0E bluetooth and num lock

Notebook: Sony Vaio VPC-EH1S0E Ram: 4GB Graphics: Intel HD3000 Cpu: Intel Core i5-2410m I've got 2 problems: 1) i've always the bluetooth on when i boot or reboot. I want to turn it off (i don't use ...
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Keep numlock status while using KVM

I recently purchased and started using a KVM. Most things work as I expect them, but when I switch back to my main [ubuntu 10.04] desktop, numlock gets turned off. I suspect that it looks to the ...
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How do I configure keyboard commands?

In Windows I never turn my NumLock on. I navigate through the page line with Home and End, and when I want to mark a line I use them in a combination with the Shift key. Pretty basic stuff right? Well ...
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How to set up Ubuntu to automatically turn NumLock on when an external keyboard is attached and off when it is not?

Having NumLock on is convenient when using a full-sized external keyboard (having a keypad) and very inconvenient when using laptop's built-in keyboard (which places digits instead of letters on the ...