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Whenever I boot in to Linux Mint the NumLock is switched off by default. As my username consists of some numbers, I need to switch on NumLock each time. I want it to be switched on by default each time I log in.

I had a look at the following question but could not find the conf file that the author is talking about:

Enable num-lock as default in Linux

I dual boot with Windows XP and Linux Mint 14 Mate using the default US Keyboard Layout.

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The .conf they are talking about in this thread is /etc/xorg.conf, the file responsible for the behaviour of the devices during your X11-session. Do you mean log on your desktop when you 'log on'? If so, which one are you using out of the available Cinnamon, MATE, KDE, Gnome in the linux mitn distribution? –  superuser0 Apr 11 '13 at 17:08
    
Tried numlockx? –  schaiba Apr 11 '13 at 18:27
    
No. What is numlockx –  IcyFlame Apr 12 '13 at 6:59

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