[kde-linux] Setting keyboard repeat rate in KDE4
AAW at milwpc.com
Sat Aug 23 22:43:32 UTC 2008
On Saturday, August 23, 2008 4:45 pm g wrote:
> AAW wrote:
> > This is probably right in front of me, but where do you change the
> > keyboard repeat setting in KDE4?
> if not thru desktop configs;
> open '/etc/X11/xorg.conf' and you should/will/may find
> 'Section "InputDevice"'.
> if so add line noted. if not, add all.
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Keyboard0"
> Driver "kbd"
> Option "XkbModel" "pc105" # change pc105 to your type
> Option "XkbLayout" "us"
> Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30" # add this line
> '500' = keypress delay for repeat to start. '30' = repeats per second.
> you will need to restart kde to effect.
Thank you. I'll file that one in my Tips folder. I never thought of editing
It turns out that the problem only appears if Gnome is installed. System
settings tries to use the keyboard.desktop file from gnome-control-center
instead of KDE4's keyboard.desktop file. I don't know at this point whether
it's a Mandriva or KDE4 bug.
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