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I just installed Slackware 10.0 and am having a little trouble with my mouse. Where can i modify the settings for it? Running KDE and tried the control center but ...
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- 12-28-2004 #1
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- Dec 2004
trouble with my mouse.
I just installed Slackware 10.0 and am having a little trouble with my mouse.
Where can i modify the settings for it? Running KDE and tried the control center but it doesnt seem to load. Using an old serial mouse with pci motherboard. pIII550
- 12-28-2004 #2
- Join Date
- May 2004
For a serial mouse, make sure the mouse device is pointing to the correct actual device. If your mouse is plugged in to the "com 1" port, that's equivalent to /dev/ttyS0. Note that that is a CAPITAL S followed by a zero. "com 2" would be /dev/ttyS1, etc. Check like this:Code:
$ ls -l /dev/mouse lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Aug 20 21:57 /dev/mouse -> /dev/ttyS0 $Code:
$ ln -s /dev/ttyS0 /dev/mouse
That next thing is to make sure your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file is correct. About half-way into the file, you should see something like this:Code:
Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Mouse0" Driver "mouse" Option "Protocol" "Microsoft" Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0" EndSectionCode:
$ man XF86Config/IMHO
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