Every time I plug in an external keyboard to my laptop the keyboard repeat and delay are set to the slow default. My current workaround is to open the keyboard settings dialog and slightly move the delay slider. This is annoying and happens to me every day so I'd like a better/faster solution.
This bug report from Karmic is exactly what's happening to me, but I'm running xfce4 on 12.10 and not gnome on Karmic.
Is there a script I could write to reload the xfce4 settings anytime a usb keyboard is plugged in? (udev rule?)
Any help in solving this problem is appreciated.