Re: XF86 question
That was it - my mouse was configured incorrectly. Now all I have to do
1) look into what window managers are available
2) get rlogin, etc. installed
3) look into Java
4) learn more about installing pacakages with Debian. My Linux on PCs
experience is limited to Red Hat.
Thanks to everyone. THis is pretty cool!
On Sun, 7 Oct 2001, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> What window manager are you using? One thing to try right off the
> bat is to stop gdm before logging in, just in case there is
> something wrong there. The other thing is to make sure that your
> XF86Config file has the right setup for the mouse, namely
> /dev/input/mice and protocol IMPS/2. Also, what does the log file
> "Paul F. Pearson" wrote:
> > I just installed Potato on a PowerMac 7500 with a G3 card. I used the
> > network install, and al wnet wel (except for some reason I couldn't get
> > the non-US packages - I think the network at work was screwy). When I boot
> > into Linux, I get the XDM login screen, but after I enter my
> > usernam/password, it hangs with a gray screen. THe cursor doesn't respond
> > to the mouse, either.
> > I copyie dhte default Xsession file to ~/.xsession, but to no avail.
> > any suggestions? This furstrates me because I feel like I'm pretty decent
> > with my Linux machine at home on a PC. I can't help but think that I'm
> > missing something simple.
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