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How do I enable the Num Lock option for use in the KDE Display Manager (kdm)?

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Environment

SUSE Linux 10.0
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
Novell Linux Desktop 9

Resolution

  1. The KDE Display Manager (kdm) has a separate configuration option for the Num Lock feature.This can be found by editing thekdmrc file found in the/etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm directory. You should see the following section:

    # What to do with the Num Lock modifier for the time the greeter is running:
    # "Off" - turn off
    # "On" - turn on
    # "Keep" - do not change the state
    # Default is Keep
    #NumLock=Off

  2. Uncomment the #NumLock=Off line by removing the# symbol and change theOff to On so that it looks like the following:

    NumLock=On

  3. Save the file and next time that you are in the KDE Display Manager you should have Num Lock available for use.

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  • Document ID:3000751
  • Creation Date:04-APR-06
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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