Has anyone experienced this situation before?
Since I began to use Manjaro a month ago, I noticed that sometimes when I just short press any key of the keyboard for a short time, it may act like I press the key for a long time until I press the next key. I say it may not caused by the keyboard because I never seen it in a
- I just press my
Enter key hundreds of time with a low frequences in a
tty, and the bug diddn’t occure.
- But it occured when I use
KDE plasma, it can happen in any desktop application, not only the
Enter key, but also any other keys.
- I just started a new install of manjaro, and just updated it to the newest version, and the bug occured too. And still, it didn’t occure in
Information about my device:
Dell G15 5510
Is Sticky Keys turned on? (System Settings → Accessibility → Modifier Keys)
If not, what do you have for Keyboard model in System Settings → Input Devices → Keyboard?
No - keyboard always work as intended - I am pretty sure it is a setting local to your system.
The sticky keys set to ‘lock’, well my system language is not English so I don’t know what its name is in English system. The keyboard model now is Dell|Dell, and the bug also existed when it was set as
Generic|104 keys by default. (well I don’t remember the number of keys clearly).
Thank you for your reply!
but it’s so hard to explain why after I executed a new installlatin in a new part of my disk, the bug still exist. Maybe it’s my keyboards’ bug? Then it’s kind of hard to explain why it didn’t occure in tty terminal, or maybe I just don’t have enough try.
There is nothing generically wrong with Linux and in that sentiment Manjaro. I suggest you may have chosen the wrong keyboard layout - or something along those lines.
But are they Enabled or not?
If it’s not sticky keys and it happens with other keyboard models then I’m afraid I don’t know. I’d suspect a hardware problem but then it’s strange then that it doesn’t happen in a TTY too.
not enabled. Thank you very much for your help!
Double-check the repeat-rate is not set too fast in System Settings:
Now: Delay=501 rate=50
I think it can’t be the problem.
Was just a though, try bringing the rate down, like mine is. Even if it is just to test.
Thanks, I’ll try it. Though now to avoid something bad caused by the bug I change the
when a key is held to do nothing, sometimes like the
Ctrl key is held just like open the sticky key, and when I try to press other key the shotcut is executed.
If you have such a setting and don’t want it to do anything, well, the obvious solution would be to me sure that it’s disabled…
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