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.

However, as this keyboard has a separate number pad which is not integrated into the letter keys, I don't need this warning. If I remember correctly, the warning is not existing on desktop installations at all anyway.

How can I disable this warning? I want the CAPS-Lock warning to remain enabled though.


This bug has recently been fixed in a Unity update for 16.10: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1526322/comments/9

  • Do you know whether (and when) the fix will be backported to 16.04? – Byte Commander Aug 5 '16 at 10:24
  • I believe it will be backported at some point but I don't have confirmation or an ETA yet. – roflofogus Aug 6 '16 at 6:12

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