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I am new to linux and my mouse donīt work. I have Debian Linux 3.0 and when I installed my system I choosed the "tty0" as mouse port. Where can I configure the mouseport on KDE or Gnome? Thanks in advance //Christian...

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    I am new to linux and my mouse donīt work.
    I have Debian Linux 3.0 and when I installed my system I choosed the "tty0"
    as mouse port.

    Where can I configure the mouseport on KDE or Gnome?

    Thanks in advance
    //Christian


    Christian Almroth Guest

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    Christian Almroth scribbled:
    > I am new to linux and my mouse donīt work.
    > I have Debian Linux 3.0 and when I installed my system I choosed the
    > "tty0" as mouse port.
    >
    > Where can I configure the mouseport on KDE or Gnome?
    >
    > Thanks in advance
    > //Christian
    [url]http://panuganty.tripod.com/debiantips/mouse.htm[/url]

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    Christian Almroth wrote:
    > I am new to linux and my mouse donīt work.
    > I have Debian Linux 3.0 and when I installed my system I choosed the
    > "tty0" as mouse port.
    >
    > Where can I configure the mouseport on KDE or Gnome?
    >
    > Thanks in advance
    > //Christian
    You first need to configure your XFree server first: in the input section of
    your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 you need something like this:

    Port "/dev/input/mice"

    Instead of

    Port "/dev/tty0"

    For more information ask google, and you will find hints like this:

    [url]http://rtfm.dyndns.info/tips/2002/02/01/44.shtml[/url]

    Kind regards, Joerg.

    Joerg Morbitzer Guest

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