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Old 05-22-2009, 03:09 PM   #1
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Angry Mouse problems


Hi I was messing with xorg.conf file and set the protocol as touchpad now I have lock myself out because I can't use the mouse could anyone tell me what keyboard command to use to bring up my k menu so I can fix it thanks
 
Old 05-22-2009, 03:44 PM   #2
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I believe crtl+esc is the standard hotkey for calling up the kmenu. But you might be better off hitting crtl+alt+F1 (or F2-F6) and jump straight to one of your virtual terminals, where you can log in as root and edit the file with a cli text editor. I recommend nano for that, as it's easy to use and available by default on most systems.

The main advantage is that you can start and stop your X session without disrupting the editing of the file itself.

Use alt+f7 to get back to your X session.
 
Old 05-22-2009, 05:45 PM   #3
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ok ctrl+esc just brings up process table and as far as I can see there's no way to "execute" any of the processes without a mouse and also the other commands don't work I'm using opensuse 11 in vmware player I just knew how to get to the k menu I could search super user and that would bring me to kde super user file manager and I would be fine from there
 
Old 05-25-2009, 05:32 PM   #4
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ok the keyboard shortcut is alt+f1 if anyone else runs into this same problem
 
  


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