When I'm using the calculator under accessories on the Linux system, I have a number pad to the side of my keyboard I use most frequently and the decimal point will not work from the number pad on the calculator unless I use the regular "period" key from the keyboard.

All other functions will work (add, subtract, multiply, divide) and the decimal point works in excel, word, etc. but not for the calculator. I know someone wanted to change the decimal to a comma, but is there any way to make the decimal work?

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    Just to check: have you got NumLk on? – Ash May 26 '13 at 2:10
  • Nope, I didn't! Boy do I feel stupid! Thank you!! – jpade06 May 27 '13 at 19:19
  • Easy fix though! Just added as an answer. – Ash May 27 '13 at 22:15

To ensure the keypad works, make sure that the "Num Lock" or "NumLk" key is pressed.

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