Description of problem:
When in synergyc, and using the keyboard of the client, holding a key doesn't
cause the key to be pressed multiple times (e.g., when using synergy to share
only the mouse between 2 laptops).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.3.1-9.fc9 (and all versions proir I have used)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure synergy on both client and server
2. start both on server and client
3. hold down a key on the client's keyboard
key is pressed once
key should be repeatedly pressed
Holding a key on the server's keyboard correctly causes the client to repeat
(maybe an option could be created that would specify to only share mouse?)
This unfortunately seems like a problem that the upstream developers should take care of, especially if it comes to creating an option to share only the mouse (it would be quite bad to create a Fedora-only option!). I write "unfortunately" because the upstream development seems stalled.
Here are a few reports about similar issues upstream :
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1911548&group_id=59275&atid=490467 (with a link to the Ubuntu bug report)
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1911548&group_id=59275&atid=490467 (with a link to a Gentoo post about the problem)
*** Bug 472283 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
There is a "workaround" posted here :
Basically, if it's the left and down arrows not repeating, then just run :
xset r 116
xset r 113
On the client and it'll re-enable repeat for them.
I ended up needing to use:
xset r 113
xset r 114
...but the workaround does seem to be help.
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