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Old 01-29-2003, 06:36 AM   #1
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Repeating key actions when keys are held down?

Hi everyone,

I am getting up to speed on my Red Hat Linux 8.0 install but there is one thing that is driving me nuts!

And that is that I cannot use repeating keys of any type. Other than hitting the key a hundred times to get the same effect as I have enjoyed under Windows.

I cannot hold the space bar down to go to the right more than one space in a text editor.

I cannot hold down the up and down arrow keys to scroll one line at a time. I have to hit the arrow keys a hundred times.

I cannot hold the Del key and see a line slowly get deleted one letter at a time.

How can I get keys to repeat their actions if I hold them down? Under Linux?

Any insight would be most appreciated.



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