Re: source.list won't stat (problem gone)
> From: Rob Weir <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 05:51:30AM -0500, Haines Brown said
> > > From: Pigeon <email@example.com>
> > > > > Try mdetect.
> > =20
> > > 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.
> > That was what I was hoping. Seems harmless and I'll have to try it
> > (once I can get recover access to X server, that is :-(
> To get X to autodetect your mouse (and monitor and video card):
> $ apt-get install discover mdetect read-edid
> $ dpkg -P --force-depends xserver-xfree86 xfree86-common
> $ apt-get install xserver-xfree86 xfree86-common
Thanks, Rob, that's something I'll definitely try. I'll be spending
the rest of the day trying to figure out why I can't start X (root
can, and also a test user). Only error message is when logged in as
user, I can't get access to DISPLAY.