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Re: re-installation snag wrong mouse selected

Thanks..yes I know the command to reconfigure the xserver & mouse. I
just can't get a terminal window to open. Well I did actually in Gnome
but there was a dialogue box in front of the shell and I couldn't see
the terminal window. After hobbling about the desktop with an erratic
mouse and then just the tab an arrow keys I must have done more damage
to the system because now the keyboard doesn't work in debian either. It
works fine in SuSe, (where I'm writing this from). I don't believe that
one mistake means I need to to do yet another re-install.....oh well.  

Quoting Tom Badran <tb100@doc.ic.ac.uk>:

> On Tuesday 23 Sep 2003 16:28, J Y wrote:
> > I re-installed deb3.0 and it looked great only two pkgs broke.
> > BUT I screwed up and selected the wrong mouse type. Now I can
> > login to a great looking desktop but I can't use it! :(
> > There's a dialog box open at start up ( no big deal) but I can't
> > alt+function key to a terminal/shell. If I could open a shell I
> > could just run xconfig again. Does anyone know if there's some
> > easy way out of this?? Thanks
> dpkg-reconfigure xfree86-common (might be xfree86-server)
> Tom
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