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Old 12-19-2007, 08:38 AM   #1
diegoandresalvarez
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in console Ctrl+Alt+F1 -> mouse does not work


Hello all,

I am using Kubuntu 7.10. When I switch to the basic console by means of Ctrl+Alt+F1 the mouse does not work. How can I activate it?

Thanks,

Diego
 
Old 12-19-2007, 08:44 AM   #2
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You need to install/enable the general purpose mouse driver 'gpm'.

Check if you have got 'gpm' installed, if you have, enable it to start at boot time.

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Old 12-19-2007, 10:03 AM   #3
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Thanks!

A simple

sudo apt-get install gpm

and then reboot the computer did the trick!!!

Thanks again,

Diego
 
  


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