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Old 10-13-2002, 07:54 PM   #1
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Weird key repeating problem

about 1 time on 10, the letter I type is repeated ; wich means that I have to double check everything I type, and even triple check when the problem occur when I double check

Whatever, I don't have the problem under windows so the keyboard works well and I've tried other keyboard configuration without success.

I will appreciate greatly any help!

specification : redhat7.3, laptop toshiba satellite 1405
Old 10-13-2002, 07:58 PM   #2
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Does it happen in all circumstances, or only with certain programs? If you switch to another console (Ctrl+Alt+F1), does it still happen?
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I've checked, it happens only under gnome :| (but everywhere in gnome)
Old 10-14-2002, 01:35 AM   #4
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And I've also checked the key repeat rate/delay under gnome also but that's not it

You have an idea?
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wierd key issue

same thing happens on my toshiba 5105-s607 with mandrake 8.2- 9 AND redhat 7.2-3 , shut off key repeat and all that except that it happens with any key (KDE)
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I turned it off but the problem keep on bothering me :|
btw did you manage to find a video driver for your laptop?
Linux uses a default vesa driver on mine.


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