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Bug#406912: tasksel-data: Should add numlockx to desktop



On Tuesday 16 January 2007 16:18, Joey Hess wrote:
> I still don't understand why most people will want to configure their
> computer to use something different from the bios default. If I want
> numlock on, I set it in the bios, then it's always on, even during
> early bootup. A program that turns it on when X starts feels strongly
> of hack to me.

That's not true unfortunately (at least in my experience). Linux seems to 
set its own initial state of numlock. What I have done in the past, is 
uncomment '#LEDS=+num' in /etc/concole-tools/config.

Maybe it could be considered a kernel bug that Linux does not respect the 
BIOS setting...

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