Keyboard won't accept input <SOLVED>

Curt Tresenriter ctres at grics.net
Wed Dec 17 16:19:24 UTC 2014


On Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:34:21 +0200
Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 05:19:31PM -0600, Curt Tresenriter wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:24:11 -0600
> > Curt Tresenriter <ctres at grics.net> wrote:
> > 
> > > On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:27:15 +0000
> > > Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Try logging on as a different user (or guest) and see if it
> > > > makes any difference.  That will tell you if it is just
> > > > something in your settings.
> > > 
> > > Thanks for the suggestion Colin.
> > > The new account allows typing as normal.
> > > What settings could possibly have changed? ... and where are they?
> > > All I can find is the keypress repeat, delay 
> > 
> > On a whim, I just looked at the universal access settings and found
> > the "Slow Keys" setting turned on. 
> > Not sure how this happened I've never even looked at those settings
> > before.
> 
> *Google google*
> 
>   "To select or deselect this feature from the keyboard,
> press-and-hold Shift for eight seconds. This keyboard shortcut
> automatically selects all of the slow keys options"
>     --
> https://people.gnome.org/~shaunm/access-guide/dtconfig-11.html#dtconfig-15
> 
> This document has a (c) of 2003 so I dunno if it's still accurate.

Well... I certainly might have done that.
 
> Marius Gedminas




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