Re: [debian-knoppix] Linux newbie... can't see mouse cursor
On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 21:18:25 -0700, Mark the Cable Guy wrote:
> Bear with me, because I'm a linux newbie...
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> when Knoppix boots up, everything seems to work great, until I get into
> the GUI, and then the mouse cursor is stuck in the top left.... The
> strange thing is, that I can move the mouse around and click on things,
> but the cursor doesnt move.
The following might work:
1. Boot Knoppix without starting the X session:
Type in "knoppix 2" at boot prompt
2. Edit the file /etc/X11/XF86Config-4:
(I guess mcedit is more newbie compatible than vi ;-))
3. Go to the Section "Device". Into the section, add a line like this:
Option "HWCursor" "off"
4. Save the file (press F2) and start the X session:
BTW, which graphics card do you have?
Have you tried other desktops/window manager than KDE?
("knoppix desktop=xfce" for example)
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