[MVLUG] meeting next Monday?

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 16:07:38 MST 2011


On 03/03/2011 10:32 AM, jlaselut at nmsu.edu wrote:
> Hey Guys,
>
> Well I've tried that more than once and it still doesn't unlock my num pad. But
> like you said it does make use of the pad as tab cursors. If anyone can help me
> out and fix this that would be tremendously great. Thanks
>
> Jeremy Laselute
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: g<gordon at crucians.net>
> Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 8:04 pm
> Subject: Re: [MVLUG] meeting next Monday?
> To: mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>
>> On 2011.03.02 0008, jlaselut at nmsu.edu wrote:
>>> Hey Guys,
>>>
>>> Hi guys I am currently having some trouble with the ubuntu
>> program. It's not
>>> major but for some reason my num pad will not work while I'm in
>> the program. I
>>> was wondering if I did something like toggled a setting without
>> my knowing or if
>>> its something else. So if you can help me out I will greatly
>> appreciate it.
>>> Jeremy Laselute
>> By default, Linux starts up with NumLock turned off. This is a
>> holdover
>> from the dark ages and causes headache and confusion for casual
>> users
>> and newbies alike. (Turning off NumLock causes the numpad to behave
>> like
>> cursor control keys instead of numbers.) If toggling the NumLock
>> key
>> while in the virtual machine does not fix the problem, it could be
>> other, bigger issues at play. Let the list know if that's the case.
>>
>> -gordon
>>
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     Depends on version and keyboard. On my Ubuntu 10.01 with all 
updates and a Cannon keyboard I always reboot and the keyboard comes up 
turned off. I press Num LOCK once and a green light turns on and all 
keys are normal.

73 Karl


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