numlock ON before logging in

Danni Matzk danni at dannimatzk.co.uk
Fri Aug 17 08:26:40 UTC 2007


Hi Salva,

If you do Alt+F2, type KControl, you'll get the Control Centre up. Click on 
Peripherals, Keyboard, and there's an option there to have NumLock turned on 
on KDE Startup.

Danni

On Friday 17 August 2007 09:21:07 Paul Varjak wrote:
> Hello Denis.
>
> This setting is on, but while the boot process Kubuntu sets numlock
> off. So this solution doesn't work.
>
> About buying a new KB, no way. I would like to found a OS solution.
> I'm sure it must be possible. I've installed numlockx but I can't find
> which is the correct script to put it on to work at boot time.
>
> Thanks anyway.
> Salva.
>
> On 8/17/07, Denis Gaulin <2050gaulin at videotron.ca> wrote:
> > 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.
> > >
> > > FYI
> > >
> > > Chuck Adams
> >
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