Caps Lock indicator panel plugin

Marshall Neill ramien43 at
Fri Jan 23 20:50:24 CET 2015

I found this plugin   xfce4-kbdleds-plugin
I am on Manjaro, an Arch derivative.
It indicates what keys are lit,  e.g  NumLock and Caps Lock and Scroll Lock.
Maybe this would be to your liking.

Marshall Neill

On 01/23/2015 01:33 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:15:06 +0100, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
>> I have a laptop without a led indicating
> I never used a laptop, however, this is broken by design. I was born in
> 1966, so a long time before computers were available for everybody,
> typewriter's keys showed when caps lock was activated, nowadays a LED
> should show this, as it does for all "normal" keyboards connected to
> tower PC's usually do. A transition from this sane hardware behaviour
> to a modern software indication should be done step by step, with years
> of backwards compatibility, for the hardware and software. It seems to
> be a fashion to break things, to introduce a new style, but that
> simply is idiotic. There's a direct interaction to pollution of this
> planet, IOW to a mass suicide.
> International Computer Driving Licence Advanced:
> Take care about those pictures, the Sheriff's computer from Texas, the
> German taxman's computer trash was found on those dumping grounds.
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