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Enabling capslock from command line

setleds : Command to set the keyboard leds like capslock, numlock etc.

If you want to turn on the "capslock" or the "numlock" from the command line you can use this command.
For eg to turn on the caps lock run the following
Note: You will have to be in text mode to run the command,it does not run in graphics mode 

$ setleds +caps  


You should see the capslock led turn on and any thing you type will be in capital. You can turn the capital off by using the caps lock key on the keyboard but the led of caps lock will continue to glow.

To turn the led off run

$ setleds -caps

The same is valid for num lock using the keyword "num" and for scroll lock using the keyword "scroll".

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