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Today I had to use mousekeys feature and tried it but it was very slow and unsusable, can I incerase the speed of my cursor while using mousekeys?

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The xkbset command can adjust the mousekeys speed. I use this setting:

xkbset ma 50 20 20 30 300

which accelerates fast enough to get across the screen in reasonable time, but also starts out slow enough that I can tap a key and get a single pixel movement. Play with the numbers until you find something you like.

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i cudnot find any package xkbset in fedora, are you sure that its name is xkbset in fedora? – pahnin Jul 4 '12 at 12:14
I found xkbset here math.missouri.edu/~stephen/software/xkbset and it worked! thanks! :) the same numbers works good for me – pahnin Jul 4 '12 at 12:24
I actually use Debian, but I assumed xkbset was universal since it's so small and without it there's no way (that I know of) to configure these options. – Alan Curry Jul 4 '12 at 12:28
My wireless mouse batteries just died! And this post was useful for me again :) – pahnin Apr 1 '14 at 6:31
xkbset is a package in Fedora. You can install it via sudo dnf install xkbdset. – V02460 May 11 at 7:11

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