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Re: [K12OSN] Num Lock



search for numlockx

I dont know if it works but I have seen it before
Regards
Dean

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gavin Chester" <sales ecosolutions com au>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 5:17 AM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Num Lock


> On Wed, 2003-10-29 at 05:33, Michael Wescott wrote:
> > > INITTY=/dev/tty[1-8]
> > > for tty in $INITTY; do
> > >   setleds -D +num < /dev/$tty
> > > done
> > 
> > That works, but only for console mode and not X. 
> > 
> > KDE has a configuration menu item (under preferences ->
> > peripherals -> keyboard) to set startup behavior. Setting
> > it translates to changing a file in the user's home directory:
> > .kde/share/config/kcminputrc.
> > 
> > For a more global solution, there is a utility program called
> > numlockx that can be installed and run in the appropriate X11
> > startup script.
> 
> Thanks guys, that's good to know.  On two machines I regularly use the
> motherboards are completely different, so they have different bios as
> well.  Regardless of how I set the bios on either - or even use the
> window manager settings - I NEVER see numlock come up after booting. 
> Until your advice I have always ended my PC booting with a deft stab of
> the right index finger to "numlock".  I'll give your ideas a go.
> 
> Regards, Gavin.
> 
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