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    laptop mouse


    I want to get a mouse for the laptop to use when occasionaly. Is it possible to set X to allow the touch pad to function and a usb mouse to function when it is pluged in.
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    When i plug in my mouse to either USB or PS/2 my mouse, Touchpad, and That annoying little eraser head all work. I've tried it in Ubuntu, Suse 9.3, Mandrake 10.0, Mepis, and Fedora
    Desktop: Dual Xeon 2.8 GHz 1.5 GB RAM Ubuntu/XP Pro
    Laptop: Macbook 2 GHz C2Duo 3 GB RAM OS X/ Ubuntu/ XP Pro
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    It should work, even openbsd likes my memory stick

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