Originally Posted by randiroo76073
I have the same problem, I tried to set it in the /preferences/keyboard, but that didn't get it slow enough so I rebooted & went into the BIOS annnd set it there(you'll have to look for Typematic setting). Took several tries but I finally got it set to where I could live with it
Ah, do BIOS is the source for KDE's settings? Apparently.
For a virtual terminal, without KDE, the command is kbdrate. That appears to have no effect on KDE, however.