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Old 01-14-2005, 03:15 PM   #1
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problems with mice/keyboard switch

i have 2 computers side by side so i bought a mice/keyboard switch.
It works perfect in Windows but linux do not recognise the mice!(but i can switch between the comps)
what can i do as i have fresh installed FC 2 and have no idea how to react as me mouse is not working.
any idea??
Old 01-18-2005, 07:21 AM   #2
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I would create a knoppix disk in windows, boot up with in and look a your X configuration file to see how knoppix sets up the mouse and amend your FC X confiiguration file accordingly.


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