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Old 10-02-2006, 09:07 AM   #1
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My Pointer Of Mouse Gone Invisible After Installation Fedora 5 64 Bit


My Pc Config Is As Follows:
Amd 3200
Asus A8n- Vm(in Built 64 Bit Geforce 6200 Gpu)
Kingston 512 Ram
Seagate 80 Gb Harddrive
Dvd Writer Sony Dru 810-a
After Installing Linux Fedora 5 64 Bit Iam Facing Folling 2 Problems
1---------- My Pointer Of Mouse Is Invisible On Gui
2---------- Sound Is Coming On Only On Side Of Speaker
Besides That I Had Tried To Install Older Version Of Fedora Which Didnt Work Since It Didnt Detect My Harddrive As Well As Cdrom
What Should I Do??????????????????
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Old 10-02-2006, 09:26 AM   #2
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You have two issues and should probably start another thread for the sound problem. To fix the mouse pointer issue, do this
  1. Open a root terminal session or change to the root account from a standard terminal session.
  2. Edit the X Windows configuration.
    Code:
    weibullhost ~ # nano -w /etc/X11/xorg.conf
  3. Revise the "Device" section as follows:
    Code:
    Section"Device"
          Identifier "Videocard0"
          Driver "nvidia"
          VendorName "Videocard vendor"
          BoardName "nVidia Corporation C51 PCI Express Bridge"
          ## Fixes Red Hat bug #182517
          Option "HWCursor" "off"
          EndSection
  4. Save the file and exit nano.
  5. Log out and log back in. Your mouse pointer should be restored.

Edit: If you later install Compiz/XGL, the missing mouse pointer problem may return. Comment out the Option if it does.

Last edited by weibullguy; 10-02-2006 at 09:48 AM.
 
  


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