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Old 06-27-2005, 06:49 AM   #1
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[Q] Keyboard stops working after KDE login


- I have just done a fresh install of Fedora Core 4 on a box
- I am pretty sure I did not see this problem then
- I then did a "yum update"
- Now I can login in as user root or donovan into KDE with no problem
- However when I log in with another valid user candice I am able to enter the username and password at the login prompt, but once the KDE desktop comes up the keyboard is non responsive. Ie If I try and type text in "Run Command" or "Kate"
then nothing happens.

Any suggestions / pointers etc. appreciated.

Old 06-27-2005, 07:18 AM   #2
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I have further narrowed this down:

- The keyboard is non responsive for that particular user
- ie. Press letter "a" and nothing happens (in Kate) hold down letter "a" and eventually letter a appears and starts repeating
- I have checked the keyboard settings for that user and they are the same as the users for whom the keyboard works
Old 06-28-2005, 05:31 AM   #3
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- Solved It!!!!
- *Somehow* the accessibility to use "slow keys" had been set for that user. Hence the long presses required
- Unset that and all is good

Old 05-29-2006, 01:42 PM   #4
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How to activate/deactivate slow keys

I am having a similar problem. How do you activate/deactivate slow keys?


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