Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm making the switch from gnome to xmonad, and one of the customizations I have made in gnome which does not translate over to xmonad is an increased keyboard repeat rate. Is there a more general purpose tool to set the keyboard repeat rate in linux than something that is dependent upon your desktop environment such as gnome or kde?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

xset:

...
To turn auto-repeat off or on:
    -r [keycode]        r off
     r [keycode]        r on
     r rate [delay [rate]]
...

Alternatively, run gnome-settings-daemon inside xmonad.

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks, that works perfectly. I used xset r rate 250 50. –  Bryan Ward Jan 30 '11 at 22:06

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.