Numlock default

thephotoman rantman_2000 at
Wed Mar 2 09:19:23 CST 2005

Run this command:

$ sudo apt-get install numlockx

That'll fix the problem.

Aran Donohue wrote:
> Is there any special reason NumLock is not on by default? 
> I think it's one of those little details that many people would
> appreciate, especially us Windows-switchers. As it stands, I believe the
> default has NumLock off by default, and even then, turning it on in one
> program doesn't turn it on globally.
> I know there are how-to's on how to set this manually and I've followed
> them successfully. However numlockx is in universe which I believe puts
> it out of the "it just works" ballpark.
> Just a thought.
> -Aran Donohue

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