__/ [ Timothy Murphy ] on Wednesday 15 March 2006 03:43 \__
> Has anyone else been caught by this slow keys idiocy?
> If you hold down the Shift key for 8 seconds,
> a Slow Keys mode is implemented,
> which means that there is no response when you press a key
> unless you keep it held down for about 1 second.
> In other words, it is impossible to type.
> What is unforgivable is that there is no obvious way
> of undoing this - in fact you have to hold down the Shift key again
> for 8 more seconds.
> But why is there nothing in the Control Centre to govern this?
> Sometimes I think Linux is run by lunatics.
Have you file a bug report (or wishlist/request)? I agree with you. This
behaviour should be governed somewhere under Accessibility. As to its
existence, you can be sure it serves a true purpose. Why do you hold down
the SHIFT key for so long anyway? I am sure you have a valid reason...
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