The Unity indicator-lockkeys


indicator-lockkeys is just another indicator for Lock Keys with fancy icons, which allows you enabling and disabling Caps Lock and Num Lock directly from the Graphical User Interface.


Use the following ppa:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:l3on/indicator-lockkeys
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-lockkeys

Then run indicator-lockkeys from the command-line or logout and login again in Unity.


Checkout the git repository:

git clone

Install the deps:

sudo apt-get install valac libgtk-3-dev libappindicator3-dev libcaribou-dev libgtk-3-bin

Build and install system wide:

cd indicator-lockkeys
sudo make install

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