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

Ok. I am using Gnome.  I guess I need to 'Enable extra repositories' from
'Settings -> Repositories' so I can get the right toy to add.  And now I'm
wondering why that command is greyed out.  If any extra repositories are
unavailable to my machine, that would explain that.  So, do these
repositories located reside on on the web where I originally downloaded
Ubuntu from?  If so, I guess I'll need to connect that computer to the
internet before proceeding.

----- 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
> > promissing for desktop environment adjustements. Is this were I get to
> > desktop environment of which you speak, or is it by going in through
> > 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',
> >> 'unchanged' when logging in.
> >>
> >> Jonathan
> >>
> >>
> >> Tim Coddington wrote:
> >>> On my new 'puter, E4300 Intel CPU, 2Gb, SATAII, AsRock
> >>> 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
> > the
> >>> keypad would be useful to enter numbers on right away.  I go into
> > BIOS
> >>> setup utility and alter the value that I think should accomplish
> > but
> >>> each time boot is complete, the num-lock is off.  Does Linux have
> >>> something that toggles it off, thus overriding BIOS initial setup
> > it
> >>> boots?
> -- 
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