[SATLUG] Need a little help finding a keyboard shortcut:

Ed Coates edcoates at gmail.com
Tue May 6 14:01:47 CDT 2008

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Ed Coates <edcoates at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 8:13 AM, John Choate <jdchoate at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  >  > The key combination seems to be
>  >  > Left-Ctl, Left-Alt, Numlock to turn it on, and then the same to turn
>  >  > it off.  I tried it on the right, and it didn't work.
>  >  >
>  >  > Ed
>  >
>  >  I use KDE exclusively and tried that. It did nothing except to turn Numlock on
>  >  and off, making the arrow keys on 2,4,6 & 8 available for scrolling... no
>  >  mouse movement at all. No different than just pressing Numlock alone. The
>  >  same goes when using the right-side Ctrl + Alt + Numlock.
>  >  I also tried Alt-F12, which seemed to do nothing at all.
>  I should really proof read what I type.  The key combination is:
>  Left-Shift, Left-Alt, Numlock

New wrinkle.  I was testing out the key combination using NX to my
machine at home.  It seems that this mouse through the keypad
combination is either tied to my laptop (IBM Thinkpad T41p) and/or
Window XP.  I'll have to sit down in front of the Ubuntu Box at home
and try it.


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