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Re: X and window managers

On Mon, Dec 17, 2001 at 01:45:16PM +0000, Greg MATTHEWS wrote:
> well... i finally got around to having another crack at getting X working with 
> some qualified success this time.
> update-menu is not necessarily required if you dont use twm. for instance 
> icewm doesnt use it during configuration therefore the bus error wasnt a 
> problem. (see earlier mail re compiling menu from source problem).
> however - altho gpm works fine (once i put in a repeat value of around 50) the 
> mouse in X doesnt work well at all. jumps all over the place. i'm using the 
> XF86config that came zipped up (XF86Config.indy.gz?) in one of  the library 
> directories. the pointer is config'ed to be a psaux just as it is in gpm.
If you use gpm, run it in raw repeater mode and let X read the mouse events 
from /dev/gpmdata.
 -- Guido

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