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    No built-in mouse with laptop on Damn Small Linux, only usb!

    The title says it all, I can only use a usb mouse on my laptop, the built-in one won't work. This is DSL installed via frugal install with grub. It boots to the desktop, the mouse cursor is there, and if I touch the laptop touchpad, it may or may not move, but either way it will disappear in a minute. Just for fun, I chose both options for ps2/usb mouse while booting dsl, it didn't make a difference.
    The hardware works fine, no problem if I boot into ubuntu from a livecd.
    Any help appreciated, please keep in mind im a linux noob.

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    Have you seen xfree86 and touchpad installation

    If that helps...although I do not think it is nessessary on all machines to use the laptops mouse

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