I have a brand new laptop, well it's only 3 weeks old, so nearly brand new. The only problem I find with it is that there is no visual display, light or sound, fitted to tell me whether the Caps Lock key is on or off. This is Packard Bell's way of why I didn't want to buy from them in the past!!!

Is there any software which would display the status of the Caps Lock key?

I have searched through the Software Centre for Caps Lock, keyboard status and installed KeyMon but it didn't work. I also asked Google to no avail.


yes you can do that. open your terminal and paste these lines

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tsbarnes/indicator-keylock
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install indicator-keylock

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credit goes to omgubuntu

  • Perfect, just what the doctor ordered :) – SimplySimon Jul 24 '13 at 17:57

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