Enable numeric keypad in Kubuntu on startup

A tip that will surely be something silly, but I am new in this KDE, so everything I discover is news to me 🙂

In the version of Kubuntu 9.10 that I have installed, the numeric keyboard is deactivated by default, which at least is annoying to me, to be activating every time I need it, they can tell me obnoxious, maniac or whatever they want, but I want my keyboard Numeric activated when I log in.

Luckily it was not very difficult to please me, with going to System preferences and within the option Keyboard and mouse and select "Activate" in the part of "Num lock at KDE startup"

There is a slightly more complicated way, (which I discarded) and instructions also for GNOME and Ubuntu that you can read where I found this tip,  The modem

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  1.   thalskarth said

    I'm the same, it bothered me to have to always activate it, but out of laziness I had never looked for the solution. Your tip came to me great 😀

  2.   dafero said

    Thanks! It never hurts to know this kind of thing.

  3.   fortinbras said

    or in console:

    sudo aptitude install numlockx
    numlockx on

  4.   Fernando said

    Thank you so much!!!
    Very useful. These things are not always as obvious as they seem!