numlock ON before logging in

Denis Gaulin 2050gaulin at
Fri Aug 17 01:49:07 UTC 2007

Le 16 août, 2007

Paul, I believe that if  you enter in the BIOS at the very beginning
when you start up your computer you will probably find a setting for
starting your computer with the Num lock key  
 '' on ''  or ''  Off''

Denis Gaulin

Le jeudi 16 août 2007 à 07:18 -0700, adams a écrit :
> On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 11:25 +0200, Paul Varjak wrote:
> > Hello.
> > 
> > I'm trying to have numlock ON before logging into my account. I've
> > found different procedures to make it on after the login but I would
> > like to do it BEFORE it. Running Kubuntu 7.04.
> > 
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Salva.
> > 
> I have a solution, but it requires the purchase of a USB keyboard.
> I bought one of these boards from Fry's Electronics when they were
> on sale for $19.99 plus tax.  It is a BTC model 6100C.
> The system comes up and all the hardware gets initialized, this keyboard
> has the numlock ON.  I have to hit the caps-lock key twice to move
> keyboard to normal op state to login into the system.  This means that
> you will have to autologin enabled so that you won't have to enter a
> password.
> I'm sure someone will come up with a software solution.
> Chuck Adams

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