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XUbuntu: Make Shift+NumPad work like Windows

Ok, I've used Ubuntu with GNOME for a while, but now I'm using XUbuntu. In Ubuntu, there used to be a keyboard preference which makes the numpad more sane, it was called something like "Make Shift+...
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Emulate Keypad on Laptop

I have a laptop without a numeric keypad on which I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and I very much enjoy playing roguelike games. Such games tend to require a numpad for movement, targeting, &c., as one ...
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How to get numpad out of “mouse emulation” mode?

My numeric keypad has somehow got into a "mouse emulation" mode where the number keys just move the mouse pointer around (2 = down; 8 = up, 6 = right, etc). Anyone know how to make it work normally ...
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How do I setup pointer-keys/mouse-keys in Lubuntu? (move cursor with num-pad keys)

I know there is an easy way to set up mouse emulation with the numpad in Xubuntu and Ubuntu. Is there an easy way to do so in lubuntu? is there a config file that can be edited, or does a program need ...
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Make shortcut for navigational functions

Is there anyway to create shortcuts for functions like Home, End, Pg Up, Pg Down, etc? I frequently use the aforementioned keys, however those keys are only available when the numpad is disabled - ...
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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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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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How to make numpad key binds such as Ctrl + Alt + 1 work in KDE?

I am running latest Kubuntu KDE, was trying to set up virtual desktop switching key bindings same as I used in Gnome: Ctrl+Alt+Number_Of_Desktop. I always used numpad to press the number, but this ...
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Turn Mousekeys on/off from keyboard

I have mousekeys turned on in the Universal Access menu and lots of posts as well as this documentation page: https://help.ubuntu.com/11.10/ubuntu-help/mouse-mousekeys.html mention that NUMLOCK or ...
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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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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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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 can I disable “Pointer can be controlled using the keypad” function on Laptop?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on Desktop but Ubuntu originally was installed on laptop. Numeric keypad on my keyboard was set as mouse moving and mouse button. No matter how I toggle Num lock and change the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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&...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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numpad stop working, keys reassigned, programs crash often [closed]

I've been running Ubuntu 16.04 for a while without any problem. However, everything has changed since I tried to follow a web tutorial which teaches how to tinker with a program that handles the ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Numpad not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Numeric keypad not working I can't really understand why this is not working and maybe this is a bug, but it used to work as I rememeber and is working correctly under Windows....
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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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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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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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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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Numpad behaving strange, apparently on QT apps

Recently a weird problem has appeared. On some programs, the numpad doesn't work well. Only the number zero works: nothing else does anything except for the period button, which brings up what looks ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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