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Re: how to start X with NumLock on?

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 09:38:27AM +0100, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> Am I the only one who finds that NumLock being off when X starts is
> counter-intuitive?

Probably not.

> After all it is ON at the console.

If you configure it that way.  Big whoop.

> And, really, the numeric keypad on an extended keyboard (pc105) is not
> that useful when NumLock is OFF.

It's not?  The keys there stop working when NumLock isn't engaged?

> 1) would it be a good idea to make the default ON?

Not for me.

> 2) how can I make it the default in my own config?

$ apt-get install numlockx

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