I have a standard PS2 keyboard hooked up to my Mint linux box. When I try shift + the arrow keys on the number pad, I just get the numbers typed in. However I want it to work the same as on my Windows box. How do I map the arrow keys to highlight using the arrow keys 4,8,2,6 ?
I'm not sure where exactly it is in Mint, but the "Keyboard Layouts" settings panel should have an "Options..." button, which has related settings in it:
The same options can be set via