weird keyboard problem

Avanti Khardekar avanti.khardekar at
Mon Aug 27 21:53:36 UTC 2007


This is called a slow key setting.

Go to System settings-> accessibility->keyboard filters.
See if the  'Use slow key' check box has been ticked. If yes, uncheck it.
This problem should get solved.


On 8/27/07, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at> 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.
> Sinclair
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