Ok Ok I Lie... Its not a keyboard. Its a barcode scanner.. BUT it
pretends to be a keyboard. Badly.
When you use a keyboard and press a letter, 2 commands are sent to the
pc, a keypress and a keyrelease. This scanner only sends keypresses.
which the console doesnt seem to mind, but KDE barfs and starts spitting
out the last keypress over and over, and wont let the keys that that
scanner pretended to press work until KDE recieves a keyrelease for that
key. I know i'm not making much sense but i'm sure u lot will figure out
what i'm trying to say!
Anyway, is there a way to prevent kde from waiting for a keyrelease? i
can turn off the key repeating fairly easily, but that doesnt seem to
fix the problem! before i scan another code (or if the code has the same
character twice) i have to press each of the keys on my keyboard so that
it listens to the scanners pretend keypress.
any ideas?? (Besides buy a different barcode scanner ;) altho,
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