Do you want to enable numlock automatically on your Linux system?. Don’t worry friends, we’ll let you know about this simple and straightforward procedure because we are concerned about the problem of enabling numlock every time when you tries to log in on your Ubuntu system.
You can easily enable numlock at the time of system boot by using some simple codes here and there so that you can enter your password flawlessly. Just have a glance at this article to know about how to permanently enable numlock in Ubuntu 14.04.
Steps to enable numlock automatically:
Step 1: First go to your Unity search bar and type “terminal”. You’ll see a terminal icon, just click on that to open. You can also use “Ctrl + ALT +T” key shortcut in order to open your terminal directly.
Step 2: Now, in the terminal type: “sudo apt-get install numlockx” and then hit enter. This command will install numlockx in your system.
Step 3: Type your system password when prompted.
Step 4: Now, type “sudo gedit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf” and then press enter.
Step 5: You’ll see a lightdm.conf file pops open up on your screen as shown in the image below.
Step 6: Under lightdm.conf file, you have to type: “greeter-setup-script=/usr/bin/numlockx on” and then click on “Save” button and close the file.
Step 6: Now, log out from your system in order to see the modified changes.
That’s all friends. Keep reading.