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Questions tagged [numlock]

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Keep NumLock always on

I have standard keyboard with numerical keys on the right side (I guess it's called 104-key keyboard). I want to use the numerical keys only as numerical keys. That means, I don't want the NumLock to ...
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What is the most CPU efficient way to ensure that NumLock is on?

Situation: I have a script watching over NumLock status, well not really watching, but turning it On every 1 second. The script is running in the background. Reasoning: I often accidentally turn off ...
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Turn on NumLock on startup in Linux Mint

Situation: When I turn on my Linux Mint 17.3 / 18 Cinnamon the NumLock is Off in the Login window. Objective: Turn on NumLock automatically at startup.
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Turn NumLock on on startup?

I usually edit in Vim,and when pressing +, I'd rather move my hand to the right part of the keyboard where + resides rather than doing shift + =. But when NumLock is not on, in Vim it just opens a ...
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Enable numlock when new external keyboard is connected?

I'm not sure this is possible, but I thought why not to ask. I have a laptop without a numeric block, and use it sometimes with external keyboard. Numlock for the internal keyboard = useless, so I ...
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numlock on startup on linux mint 18.2

i updated my linux to the last version as Linux Mint 18.2 Sarah. after update my numlock is off. i changed mdm to lightdm. this method is not working.