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Re: X autoconfiguration



On Sun, Dec 02, 2001 at 01:21:51AM -0500, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> Hmm, if Debian does get its own such auto-config, it needs to have
> attention put into laptop and related issues.  For example, There should
> always be a second mouse device that is USB if the machine supports
> USB... so that USB users can just plug in a mouse in addition to the
> built-in mouse (which is usually PS/2 on laptops).

Gosh, sounds exactly like the way the XFree86 4.x packages actually
work...

> Also, things like being able to select a brand/model of keyboard and
> load a correct xmodmap file so that "hot keys" and so on work correctly.

It's more complicated than that, but work is proceeding in this area as
well.

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |       Windows 3.1 or better, so I
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