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How to get an USB keypad (numpad) working alongside with the main keyboard without the main keyboard writing numbers?

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a netbook and when connecting a USB numeric keypad, and activate the Num Lock function, the letters on the main keyboard also works as numbers (I mean, U is 4, I ...
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Custom num lock keypad layout

I, like many people, keep the num lock key enabled all the time. However, I would like to create a custom XKB keyboard layout that maps the keypad with num lock off to what would normally be the ...
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I would like to move windows with ctrl+alt+numpad like before on ubuntu 18.04

I used to use a lot ctrl+alt+numpad to move windows, how can I use this feature on ubuntu 18 like it was default before? Thank you in advance
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Caught in a loop: Failed to start Light Display Manager

I have I issue with my ubuntu (v.19.something) install. I attempted to permanently activate numpad by executing a script I found on in a thread on this page (picture of script below): I executed the ...
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Numpad in vim via ssh

I run putty in order to connect to Ubuntu machine via ssh. I found that when I use numpad in vim editor it prints garbage or executes some strange vim commands. Why and how to solve that?
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ubuntu numpad keyboard only arabic font

I installed Farsi language in ,y Ubuntu so when i switch to English mode my laptop (lenovo Ideapad 310) numpad keyboard don't switched from Farsi to English. my version is: so@so-notebook:~$ cat /...
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How to deactivate shift+numpad=number? Ubuntu 19.10

Hllo er1. I'm quite new whit Ubuntu, actually with whole Linux. I've gor a laptop without PageUp,PageDown, Home, End keys. Indeed, I need to deactivate the numpad almost everytime and activate it only ...
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Ubuntu numpad shortcuts

I am using Ubuntu 19.04 and I want to create shortcuts like Super+Num_7 to move the active window to top-left corner, Super+Num_4 to move the active window to left, etc, for all 9 numpad numbers. ...
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Ctrl+PgUp on numeric keypad not working

The numeric keypad on my laptop is not working with modifier keys. For example, the keys to switch tabs are Ctrl+PgUp in Nautilus and Gnome Terminal and Ctrl+Alt+PgUp in gedit. These keys work when I ...
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How to disable numpad digits in Ubuntu 18?

I have a work laptop with numpad keys, and the navigation keys (home/end, page up/down, insert, delete) are also there. And their behavior depends on Numlock key state. I don't have a habit of using ...
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Zenbook ux433fn activate illuminated numpad

Hello I´m new in the forum so this ist my first question :) I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my new Zenbook ux433fn with used to have a new fancy illuminated numpad in the touchpad. Like I expected it ...
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Numerical Key board is not working in 18.04

I am using dell inspiron. In this laptop built with UBUNTU18.04 os. When i install the os from at that time my numerical keys are not working. How to resolve this problem. please reply me as early as ...
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Wine: numpad 'dot' key trigger 'dot' and 'delete'

When I press numpad .Del key on a wine, a . is inserted but del is also triggered. I would like only . key is triggered. how to ? issue append on any software. I use french keyboard layout. (no ...
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numkeys not working on ubuntu 18.04

I have recently shifted to ubuntu 18.04. Since I shifted , my numkeys are not working . What can be done regarding this issue?
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Numeric pad problem

I have an HP Envy laptop with a numeric pad. I recently installed Ubuntu v. 18.04 alongside Windows 10. I can use the numeric pad to sign in to Ubuntu but as soon as the GUI appears, the numeric pad ...
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For laptops that don't have a numpad, how can I create one?

I've noticed when looking for a new 13" laptop from Dell, Lenovo, HP, etc, they do not have a Numpad - not even one working with the FN (function key). I googled a lot, trying to find a way to make a ...
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Is there a way to always keep num pad on?

I never ever turn num pad off, it's always an annoyance to turn it on once the system starts, or when I turn it off by accident. Is there a setting to keep it on always and ignore num lock presses? ...
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Arrow Keys and Numpad Bug

I'm still new to linux and having this annoying bug. Whenever I keep an arrow key pressed for longer than a second, my laptop stops scrolling through the line and starts to write the corresponding ...
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Emulate Numpad in linux

My laptop does not have a numpad, not even those in which it is activated by the FN key. When I was using windows, I used AutoHotkey with a script that I replaced the QWEASDZXC keys by 789456123, ...
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Numeric pad stops working after turning on keyboard backlight with 'xset led on'

Numeric pad stops working after turning on keyboard backlight with 'xset led on'... I have also 'tried xset led 3' with the same result.I'm using 16.04 and a Cooler Master Devastator II keyboard. Any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.2 when pressing END key - text gets selected instead of going to end of the line

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04.2 on my laptop: Asus Zenbook Pro UX501VW. In my laptop's keyboard the End key is located in the numpad alongside the key 1. In Windows, when I want to go to end of ...
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Behaviour of Num Lock

I have a ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My Num Lock was ON, and I accidentally pressed a key on numberpad. And I noticed that the keys change functionality, like, 8 - up arrow 4 - left arrow 6 - right arrow 2 - ...
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Numpad digits not working, only function as arrows. 16.04 running on lenovo z50-70.

Numpad digits not working, only function as arrows. 16.04 running on lenovo z50-70. Most certainly I messed it up by installing another keyboard. Anyone having an idea how to reset or just install ...
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Enabling the numeric keypad on Devastator II keyboard?

Kudos to the folks on the led answer using xset led on. On the same keyboard, Cooler Master Devastator II, the numeric key pad doesn't work. I tried showkey -a and type them all. Only key working is ...
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Numpad enter key stopped working?

Dell inspiron 15R's numpad Enter key suddently stopped working ! The keyboard layout is the same, I don't think something changed ! Any ideas ?
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Can't turn on numlock in Gnome shell textbox but everywhere else is fine

Recently, I opened Synaptic and type my password (which include numbers) and notice that numlock isn't turned on no matter how many times I hit numlock button. Then I return, open other programs (...
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Numpad special keys are discarded - on my account only

On my laptop, the numpad keys stopped working when NumLock is ON. So I can input all the digits, but when I enable NumLock, the keys do nothing at all (directions, home, end, pgup/down, even Enter ...
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Reposition window using num pad, deprecated?

Until now I've been able to move windows around using, Ctrl + Alt + [num-pad-key], where 6 would maximize, 8, 6, 2, 4 would move to the sides and 7, 9, 3, 1 would move windows to corners. I don't ...
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Numeric Keypad - switch comma “,” to period “.” (German keyboard layout)

The German decimal mark standard is a comma (e.g. 1.400,50 one-thousand-fourhundred-euro-and-fifty-cent). Most apps use the US standard period. Is there a way to quickly switch the comma to a period ...
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Problem in Steam game (CS:GO) Numpad

I installed Steam, and I was playing Counter Strike Global Offensive. The problem is that, Numpad Enter key is not working. Basically, I binded Enter key on Numpad in ingame, but it seems like not ...
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Is it possible to make external numpad or second keyboard only input to a certain window?

I picked up a external Logitech numpad recently and figured it might be useful to use it for macros. However, since it's a numpad, every time I will press the button to set off the macro, that ...
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External USB Numeric Keypad not working

I have just had an USB numpad to use with my Xubuntu 15.04 The pad has a "Num lock" button with the LED going on/off when pressed, but the number (0-9) or sign (.+-/*, ENTER, TAB) keys don't produce ...
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Numpad disables after logging into unity

I just setup Ubuntu 15.04 on my Asus G74Sx laptop. This laptop does not have a physical NumLock key. My Numpad works fine in Windows 8.1, the SSTYs, as well as lightdm (I can enter numbers via 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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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer numpad slow

I intend to use the numpad as the mouse. It's working, but the movement of the mouse is impractically slow. Can anyone tell me how to increase the speed of the mouse pointer using when using the ...
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Numpad not working in 14.04

My numpad is not working on ubuntu 14.04. It used to work earlier and works in windows now. Please help
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Numpad buttons going weird

I have this issue with my number pad, that when I press the / instead of giving me the expected /, it gives a ∕. Note that the unwanted slash is slightly more tilted than the expected one. Also, * ...
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Use Numpad as arrow keys

I'm used to use numeric pad as arrow keys when numpad is off in windows. May I have same behaviour in ubuntu 14.04? Thanks in advance.
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Keyboard got crazy after pluging in ipod

asus x550L, ubuntu 14.04 and old ipod I plugged it in to charge it, I couldn't close the folder and system behaved like 1 on the num keyboard is pressed. It turns on automatically every minute, also ...
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14.04 and Laptop keypad

On my laptop keyboard in Windows, if numlock is off, 7=Home 1=End 9=PageUp 3=PageDown. But in Ubuntu, it types strange characters. My end key (1) types out ~. What can I do to fix this? Thanks!
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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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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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Delay in the 0, 4 and 6 keys on the numpad on Ubunutu 14.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, the 0, 4 and 6 keys in my numpad suddenly respond only after being pressed for about a second. The rest of the numpad is fine, as well as the 0, 4 and 6 above the ...
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Numpad behaves like arrow keys since upgrading to 13.10

On my Samsung NP305E5A-A05US laptop, the numpad, except for the 5 key, has started acting like the arrow keys(6 moves the cursor right, 8 moves the cursor up, etc). However, holding the Fn key makes ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 numeric pad type wrong numbers

After upgrading to 13.10 my numeric pad type number 1 instead of 7, number 2 instead of 8 and number 3 instead of 9, numbers 4,5 and 6 are OK. Any idea?
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HP Pavilion G6 numpad not working in Ubuntu 13.04

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 on a HP Pavilion G6 and having a little bit of difficulty getting Ubuntu to recognise the numpad. So far I have tried running numlockx on with no luck ...
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Simulate Right-click in laptop.

In my laptop the right-click button is not working. Is there any way ( like a long left-click) which can simulate a right-click. Also my laptop don't have a Number-pad. So I can't use Mouse-keys ...
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Why is my Laptop keyboard messed up after plugging an external keyboard?

I'm running xubuntu 12.04 on a 2007 macbook. I'm using the laptop with external screen, keyboard and mouse. Yesterday after a dist-upgrade and after I unplugged the external keyboard I noticed that ...
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Cannot activate num pad at all

I have two accounts on the same machine. Num pad on one account it working normally e.g. I can turn it ON/OFF via NumLock button. The num pad on the other account on this machine stopped working. I ...
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Can no longer position windows with keyboard (Compiz Grid feature broken)

Problem description The compiz grid feature just stopped working a couple of days ago: for instance I used to be able to move a terminal window to the top left corner by pressing <ctrl><alt&...