Re: how to post--configure the Xserver, (XF86Setup or the alike)
On Tuesday 26 October 2004 14:25, Thomas Amm wrote:
> 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.
While you make some good points, I think Uwe has a point too. In years of
trying to get working configs, from about slink, through woody, sarge, sid
and finally Ubuntu & Xorg, I've rarely got working configurations via hand
editing the config file without enormous effort. A good gui tool would be a
> Sarge is quite actual, and will soon be 'stable'
I'll believe _that_ when I see it. It feels like I've been hearing this since