[arch-general] Down doesn't stick

Jesse Jaara jesse.jaara at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 07:48:18 EDT 2011

02.09.2011 14:43, Jorge Almeida kirjoitti:
> Two days ago I did a one week -due general upgrading. After rebooting,
> the "Down" key changed its usual behavior: keeping the key pressed
> should keep producing Down events (I use it sometimes to scroll a
> google page without the mouse, or to move down across a text editing
> page). Now, it only sends one event. If I want to scroll down two
> lines I have  to press twice. The Up key still has the usual behavior.
> I checked with xev that events are not being sent (i.e., they are not
> just being ignored). I suspected a keyboard hw probem, and so I used
> xmodmap to map another key (AltGr, right next to the space bar) to be
> another Down. It worked well yesterday, but today, after booting, new
> and old key have both the same strange behavior.
> I have no idea what package may be causing this...
> Jorge Almeida
Check the keyboard settings from KDE/Gnome/Xfce control panel,
if you us one of them. Don't know how the keyboard settings
are handled on window-managers and such.

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