What's a general way to control the accessibility options from the command-line? These are usually set from the 'Universal Access' GUI, but I'd like to know if there is a common way to control these settings that does not rely on the GUI.


The xkbset package is what you want; latchlock doesn't work in 12.04, though.

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  • You're welcome--I hope it helps! – Steven Edwards Jul 8 '12 at 21:06

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