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im runnning mandrake 9.1 and i wanna have it set so that num lock is on at the promt when it asks me for login/pw. How can I do this?? ...
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    Setting the NUM lock on at boot


    im runnning mandrake 9.1 and i wanna have it set so that num lock is on at the promt when it asks me for login/pw. How can I do this??
    Thanks guys

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    if you are using kde, then look in or control centre then peripheral settings and then keyboard and then under advanced and then select 'numlock' at boot.

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    thanks it worked great for KDE, is there a way to do it for the console based? Cause i do not have my system auto boot to KDE i have it go to console.

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    i think you would have to write a script for that

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    Cant you just set numlock to on in the bios ?

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    Yes, you can, but Linux's console code will turn it off at every console reset. Try sending ESC c to a console with num lock turned on.

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