[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#527238: Bug#527238: xfce4-settings: xfce4-keyboard-settings does not change repeat delay

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed May 6 10:46:57 UTC 2009

On mer, 2009-05-06 at 12:05 +0200, Sven Marnach wrote:
> Package: xfce4-settings
> Version: 4.6.1-1
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> Since I updated to version 4.6.1, my keyboard repeat delay is very
> slow.  I cannot set the delay via the xfce4-keyboard-settings dialog.
> It is possible to adjust the keyboard repeat rate via this dialog, but
> the slider for the delay has no effect at all. It is possible to set
> the delay via "xset r rate" on the command line, but if I add such a
> line to my .xsessionrc, the setting is later overwritten by the XFCE
> setting.  So it seems XFCE *can* set the keyboard delay, it just does
> not use the value I set in the dialog.
> This is the contents of my ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/keyboards.xml:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <channel name="keyboards" version="1.0">
>   <property name="Default" type="empty">
>     <property name="KeyRepeat" type="bool" value="true">
>       <property name="Delay" type="int" value="840"/>
>       <property name="Rate" type="int" value="50"/>
>     </property>
>   </property>
>   <property name="DefaultKeyRepeat" type="empty">
>     <property name="Delay" type="int" value="10"/>
>   </property>
> </channel>
> Oh, well, looking at this file the error seems to be pretty obvious --
> did not do this before :)

Erf, thanks. I'll include that in our builds and submit it upstream for
inclusion in 4.6.2.


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