Num Lock goes off when entering X session

Shane Ambler BSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Sun Mar 8 02:27:07 UTC 2015

On 08/03/2015 12:06, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Mar 2015 07:15:49 +0800, Ben Woods wrote:
>> This previous post should help you:
>> In summary, install the numlockx package and put "numlockx" in ~/.xinitrc,
>> before the lines starting the window manager.
> Works very good. Thanks! Problem solved. Interesting to see
> that this problem (or let's say systematic inconvenience)
> has been kept in X for more than 10 years now, without the
> ability of a native solution... :-)

X11 is an advanced windowing system that is easily configured to your needs.

Once you know which of the 5000 options you need to set in your config
files it works exactly the way you want.


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