Re: how to post--configure the Xserver, (XF86Setup or the alike)
Uwe Brauer wrote:
After having installed Knoppix 3.3 on my Laptop, and upgrading to SID,
I tried to connect a cordless Logitech mouse, via the USB
port. However it is not detected my the Xserver. When I boot from the
Knoppix CD again, it is detected, but of course I don't want to redo
the installation. I could try to edit the X86Config file, but I
remember from my earlie SuSe days, that there was a GUI (XF86Setup or
something like this) which allows me a configuration without editing
the XF86Config file.
Due to the fact, that you don't know anything about lsusb or
/proc/bus/usb not even about 'man 5x XF86Config-4' I am seriously in
doubt that you will be happy running SID on a laptop.
Installing debian SID via Knoppix is unsupported und disencouraged
especially on rather complicated machines as laptops.
BTW - what a model of a laptop are you running, at all?
What a kernel are you running, do you have hotplug installed?
You're missing Funny-Susi-GUIs and you are running *SID*?!
Do you have any idea what you are actually doing?
OK - seriuosly:
I highly commend you to get rid of SID. Get the actual 'sarge'
netinstall image from debian.org, *read the documentation*, do a clean
Sarge is quite actual, and will soon be 'stable' - so it's best choice
at the current time. SID will cause you more trouble than you'll expect,
and nobody will be willing to help a Debian newbee to run a developer's