Sticky keys shouldn't be deactivated by pressing keys in parallel

Tassilo Horn tassilo at
Thu Apr 12 03:33:46 PDT 2007

Daniel Stone <daniel at> writes:

Hi Daniel,

>> I use Xorg 7.2 and start the Xserver with the +accessx option. Then I
>> can enable/disable sticky keys by pressing shift five times.
>> My problem is, that they're disabled when I press a modifier key and
>> a "normal" key in parallel, too. Is it possible to disable this
>> "feature" somewhere, so that only the 5x shift toggle is used to
>> enable/disable the sticky keys?
> You need a client to disable the TwoKeys option: in the GNOME keyboard
> accessibility preferences, this is exposed as 'Disable if two keys
> pressed together'.

I don't use a desktop environment, only a plain StumpWM.

But in the meantime I found the accessx [1] utility which can do

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