recent changes in gdm or num lock default in F15?

Carroll Grigsby cgrigs986 at
Mon Nov 14 03:19:56 UTC 2011

On Sun, 13 Nov 2011 23:39:24 +0000 (UTC)
Andre Robatino <robatino at> wrote:

> Rahul Sundaram <metherid <at>> writes:
> >
> I know about that now, having come across it in the process of
> googling for answers to my original question. But it doesn't explain
> how my father was able to use numbers in his password, and use the
> numeric keypad to enter them both in the install and in gdm after
> installation, without any problems until recently. He certainly
> didn't have numlockx installed, since I would have had to walk him
> through it over the phone, and I didn't know about it until yesterday.

If KDE is involved, the state of the num lock key at bootup can be
controlled by a setting in the KDE configuration pages. Sorry, I can't
be more specific, but I'm using xfce.

-- cmg

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