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Last week, when I reinstalled Gentoo, I finally noticed that I could use the mouse with the LiveCD. Naturally, I thought this was the coolest thing since sliced bread, so ...
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    Mouse in console mode


    Last week, when I reinstalled Gentoo, I finally noticed that I could use the mouse with the LiveCD. Naturally, I thought this was the coolest thing since sliced bread, so I have to ask: How do I compile my kernel to be able to do that? I'll be using a 2.6.14-gentoo-r2 kernel.

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    I dont believe you do, you just change it so the mouse server starts when you boot.

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    What's the command to start the mouse server?

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    Mouse in console mode ? --> gpm
    I\'m so tired .....
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    And in case you didn't know, you can use the mouse for copy&paste... Select some text to copy, move the mouse and press the rollwheel or middle mouse button or in some cases both buttons (2-button mouse) to paste. This work in X too.

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    I got it to work; thanks all!

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