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Re: [vox-tech] Num lock key never locked
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Re: [vox-tech] Num lock key never locked



Many thanks, that helps much.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Newmiller" <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 11:08 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Num lock key never locked


> Tim Coddington wrote:
> > In the GUI, I see system\preferences and system\administration that
look
> > promissing for desktop environment adjustements. Is this were I get to
the
> > desktop environment of which you speak, or is it by going in through
the
> > terminal?
> >
> > Signed,
> > Nick Newby
> >
>
> Jonathan spoke of KDE... you mention Ubuntu, not Kubuntu, so while I
> suppose you could have loaded KDE you are more likely using the default
> Gnome GUI environment.  I don't use Gnome... but I am pretty good at
> typing things like "gnome numlock setting" into Google and finding
> web pages like http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/kdegnome. Part of
> not being a newbie is knowing what you are using... while I don't
> particularly like the concatenated term "GNU/Linux" it does highlight
> the fact that "Linux" is really a grouping of a lot of different
> pieces of software, and through them you have relationships with
> many different programmers and their foibles. Respect them individually
> and you will be more effective at formulating questions and posing
> them to the appropriate forum.  [*]
>
> [*] Not meaning to imply that your question was in the wrong forum,
> but sometimes asking even the right question but in the wrong place
> can lead to a deafening silence or even complaints.
>
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Jonathan Stickel" <jjstickel1@sbcglobal.net>
> > To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2007 8:23 PM
> > Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Num lock key never locked
> >
> >
> >> You might look around for settings in your desktop environment.  In
> >> KDE's control center you can choose the num lock to be 'on', 'off',
or
> >> 'unchanged' when logging in.
> >>
> >> Jonathan
> >>
> >>
> >> Tim Coddington wrote:
> >>> On my new 'puter, E4300 Intel CPU, 2Gb, SATAII, AsRock
ConRoe945G-DVD
> >>> motherboard (Yea, I can help burn DVD's if I get my burner working).
> >>>
> >>> newly loaded with Ubuntu 6.1
> >>>
> >>> It would be nice to make the num-lock key come up in a locked state
so
> > the
> >>> keypad would be useful to enter numbers on right away.  I go into
the
> > BIOS
> >>> setup utility and alter the value that I think should accomplish
this,
> > but
> >>> each time boot is complete, the num-lock is off.  Does Linux have
> >>> something that toggles it off, thus overriding BIOS initial setup
when
> > it
> >>> boots?
>
>
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