Howto- NumLock on by default in Linux


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If you prefer that the NumLock is activated automatically when you turn on your computer, then follow the instructions in this post.

Install the package  numlockx :

– For ubuntu and other debian based

sudo apt-get install numlockx

– Fedora and other rpm based

yum install numlockx

– Now edit  /etc/gdm/Init/Default   and  inert the bellow  code.

sudo vi /etc/gdm/Init/Default

and insert this lines:

if [ -x '/usr/bin/numlockx' ];
 /usr/bin/numlockx on
 save , exit

Is done.