xserver 1.5 rc6: sudden keyboard delay

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Tue Aug 5 21:40:20 PDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 10:54:10AM -0700, john terragon wrote:
> I recently updated to the xserver 1.5 rc6 and 
> the following strange thing started happening sometimes: for no apparent
> reason the keyboard starts placing a delay of like 1 or 2 seconds between
> the time a key is pressed and the time the corresponding character appears.

This is XKB SlowKeys, an accessibility feature. 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=445898 describes a similar issue
which seems to be caused by gnome-settings-daemon.


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