Re: No Mouse in X
On 3/5/07, Andrew Sackville-West <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
in response to my query below:
> I have been having problems configuring my mouse in X.
are you using any utility that might interfere with a mouse (I'm
specifically thinking of gpm here).
In summary, my problem was that X would load but the mouse would be
frozen on the screen.
Bingo, Andrew - your suggestion that there might be interference by
another utility (maybe gpm) causing the problem proved to be the
I issued the command: killall gpm
and then : startx
and I now have a working gnome desktop.
Thanks to the group for all the useful suggestions. I now have a
functional wireless network (using a problematic WLAN D-Link 520+
card), can cruise around to view the system arrangement and view docs
and logs (using mc, in colour!) and now have a graphic desktop. This
was only possible due to the help offered by the debian community.