Howto- NumLock on by default in Linux

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.