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Re: Mathematica 5.0 on Mandrake and Numlock

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  • Subject: [mg54467] Re: Mathematica 5.0 on Mandrake and Numlock
  • From: D Herring <dherring at>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 03:44:37 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <cv9bmq$lm3$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

> But I haven't found anything about using Mathematica 5.0 on Linux with the 
> numlock on.

Create or edit the file .Xdefaults in your user's home directory (the ~ 

Add these lines:
XMathematica*primaryModifierMask: Mod1Mask
XMathematica*secondaryModifierMask: Mod3Mask

Restart X (maybe have to log out; haven't used Mandrake in a while).



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