Setting keyboard autorepeat rate with xkb?

Chris Frey cdfrey at
Tue May 31 15:16:58 PDT 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 06:09:35PM -0400, Marty Jack wrote:
> Your average desktop environment has a way to configure it per user
> with persistent storage for the value.  If you aren't running a desktop
> environment, you would run xset somewhere in the startup script for the
> user session.  There's always taking the default, which seems sensible
> enough to me for ordinary usage.

Thanks for your patience.  True, if I were using a desktop environment,
this would be a no-brainer.

I was just surprised that this setting got moved away from a consistent
location the same everywhere, to a location that depends on what desktop
or distro you use.

But xset will do. :-)

Thanks again,
- Chris

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