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RE: possessed cursor on dell latitude 600

see if you are running gpm

get out of X
# apt-get install rcconf
# rcconf
disable gpm
restart X

see if this helps. worst case you have rcconf, a very useful curses sysV


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Art Edwards [mailto:laptop@icantbelieveimdoingthis.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 12:38 AM
> To: debian-laptop@lists.debian.org
> Subject: possessed cursor on dell latitude 600
> The cursor on my dell laptop has developed a mind of its own. When I 
> type it moves to either the upper right- or lower left-hand corner of 
> the screen. This behavior appears to be connected to having 
> the cursor 
> joy-stick in the middle of the keyboard. On the windoze side, one can 
> disable this. Is there a similar capability under linux?
> Art Edwards
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