weird keyboard problem - SOLVED

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Mon Aug 27 08:50:18 UTC 2007

O. Sinclair wrote:
> On Kubuntu 7.04:
> One user suddenly has a very strange problem with the keyboard: as soon 
> as X is running the keyboard keys need to be held down for maybe 3 
> seconds before the "pressing" is registered and anything happens.
> Of course this makes it impossible for her to work normal. Where in 
> heaven's name can I find some setting for this? Should also say that 
> everything works fine if I boot without X running.
Well I found the problem. Somehow she had managed to activate the "SLOW" 
setting in "Keyboard filters" in "Accessibility". Once that was unticked 
all went back to normal!


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