LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Desktop
User Name
Password
Linux - Desktop This forum is for the discussion of all Linux Software used in a desktop context.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 01-22-2009, 06:52 AM   #1
librano
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Here, there and everywhere.
Distribution: Arch+KDE, Linux Mint Fluxbox CE
Posts: 163

Rep: Reputation: 31
rungetty autologin with no display manager causes broken mouse


Hi all!

I am trying to set up a light single user system so I removed gdm and tried to use rungetty to handle the autologin and starting of X. I am using Fluxbox but this problem is present with XFCE as well. I am using Xubuntu Intrepid.

I have setup the system following this post:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...80&postcount=3

This is the contents of /etc/event.d/tty1
Quote:
# tty1 - getty
#
# This service maintains a getty on tty1 from the point the system is
# started until it is shut down again.

start on stopped rc2
start on stopped rc3
start on stopped rc4
start on stopped rc5

stop on runlevel 0
stop on runlevel 1
stop on runlevel 6

respawn
#exec /sbin/getty 38400 tty1
exec /sbin/rungetty tty1 --autologin librano
My ~/.bash_profile is:
Quote:
startx
And my ~/.xinitrc is:
Quote:
startfluxbox
The Problem

When I boot the system X starts ok and then Fluxbox starts up as well. But the mouse does not work. The cursor is present but I cannot move it and I cannot use the buttons. The keyboard works fine.

However, if I restart X by Ctrl+Alt+Backspace or Ctrl+Alt+F*, then kill Fluxbox and restart X, the mouse works fine!

I have tried different combinations of the .bash_profile and .xinitrc files... but I end up with either plain X with nothing or Fluxbox failing to connect to X. Note that the mouse doesnt work even when it is only plain X (no WM, no terminal, nothing).

What am I doing wrong? How can I fix this?

Thanks for your help in advance!
 
Old 02-02-2009, 12:17 PM   #2
librano
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Here, there and everywhere.
Distribution: Arch+KDE, Linux Mint Fluxbox CE
Posts: 163

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 31
bump!
 
  


Reply

Tags
fluxbox, mouse, server, xfce


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
KDE's own window manager suddenly broken? letitgo Slackware 6 10-15-2007 11:19 PM
Kubuntu 6.10 Adept Manager Broken HeLLWiZerD Ubuntu 6 03-12-2007 06:40 PM
Display manager broken? rahaydenuk Linux - General 2 10-23-2004 02:12 PM
Fedora broken packagage manager straboh Fedora 2 03-14-2004 03:44 PM
display broken jclark00001 Linux - Hardware 4 03-29-2003 12:51 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration