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Old 12-26-2011, 08:44 AM   #1
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How do I get Numlock to turn on at boot?


This is my first time using Linux. I just installed Linux Mint 12, x64 and I'd like Numlock to turn on at boot up. I have it enabled in Setup. I'm not a techie so simple is good.

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Old 12-26-2011, 12:38 PM   #2
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Hi,

There is the numlockx utility that turns on numlock in X.
You can use your package manager to install it.

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Old 12-26-2011, 01:57 PM   #3
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This is my first time using Linux. I just installed Linux Mint 12, x64 and I'd like Numlock to turn on at boot up. I have it enabled in Setup. I'm not a techie so simple is good.

Thanx
Z
If you have Ubuntu installed, here's an article that explains how to turn the NumLock on after or before the login screen.
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NumLock
Unfortunately, turning the NumLock key on before the login screen requires some familiarity with Linux...
 
Old 12-26-2011, 02:04 PM   #4
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Hi there,

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I'd like Numlock to turn on at boot up
funny you say that - I'm always trying to turn NumLock permanently off, because it's annoying me and yields no advantage. :-)

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Old 12-26-2011, 04:53 PM   #5
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Most of the new stuff seems to remember. Just press the numberlock on and reboot. See if it stays on.
 
  


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