Keypad does not work in X

Raphael Groner projects.rg at
Fri Nov 21 12:27:55 UTC 2014

Is that an USB keyboard? If yes, I would suspect a driver issue and
this list would be the wrong place to ask cause Xfce has nothing to do
with drivers and/or Xorg configuration.

Am Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:04 +0000
schrieb xfce-request at

> Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:07:41 +1100
> From: Philip Rhoades <phil at>
> To: xfce at
> Subject: Keypad does not work in X
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> People,
> I don't make much use of the keypad so when it hasn't worked in
> recent version of Fedora (currently v20 x86_64), I have usually been
> in a hurry and have just used the numbers on the main keyboard - but
> now this problem is annoying me!
> The console keypad works fine - but in X, whether I use NumLock on or 
> off - I get nothing - nada, zip - not numbers, not cursor movement, 
> nothing.  The NumLock light comes on but there's nothing at home . .
> Is this an XFCE problem or something else? - I spent a lot of time
> Googling but came up with nothing . .
> Thanks,
> Phil.

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