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Old 10-12-2003, 12:29 AM   #1
goggo
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keyboard problem


Hi there,

i was having trouble with my keyboard. The problem is that if i have the keyboard depressed, it only performs the action once.
eg. press backspace and hold - only deletes one character.
This is annoying for me
anyone with solutions?
 
Old 10-12-2003, 01:53 AM   #2
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Your Q does'nt really give alot of information, which distro-version do you use, are you using gnome or kde or... theres a long list. Is the problem particular to a particular app? etc etc.

Try running this search in google
repeat time linux
You'll find lot of really good info
 
Old 10-12-2003, 09:47 AM   #3
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mdk 9.0, gnome
problem exists for all apps.
it gets to me cause i try to program using a xterm but keyboard doesn't respond the way i want. this includes all keys (ie. arrow keys, backspace keys etc.)
 
  


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