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Re: source.list won't stat (problem gone)



On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 05:43:15PM -0500, Haines Brown wrote:
> 
> > From: Pigeon <jah.pigeon@ukonline.co.uk>
> 
> > > > On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 09:23:16AM -0500, Haines Brown wrote:
> 
> > > I suspect as much. I find that I have two mouse sections in my X
> > > configuration, and their Protocol is "PS/2", while my Microsoft mouse
> > > is an IntelliMouse, which has its own "IntelliMuse"
> > > protocol.=20
> > 
> > "Intellimouse" protocol is for serial-port mice. These are dead rare
> > nowadays. For a PS/2 Intellimouse you need Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2",
> > and to get the scroll wheel working, Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5".
> 
> Thanks. That's a big help, especially if I fail to get my optical
> mouse working.
> 
> > Try mdetect.
> 
> I looked around, but couldn't get much information from
> googling. Apparently mdetect is usually used with some kind of front
> end, but I've no idea what such a front end might be. Does it require
> this other program, or can you just run it by itself to probe a mouse? 

I've only ever used it once... just ran it from the command line and
it told me what the mouse was. No front end required.

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