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Old 10-19-2003, 08:59 AM   #1
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Fricking MOUSE


Does anyone know how do I set up DEXA OPTICAL mouse to work smoothly in LINUX? I tried different settings in KDE CONTROL but won’t help! The problem is that I have to move the mouse by a centimetre so that the mouse cursor will even move! What must I do to repair this? Its very hard to do anything with such inaccuracy
 
Old 10-19-2003, 09:51 AM   #2
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XF86Config

Have you looked in your /etc/X11/XF86Config file, that is where the real mouse settings are? What are the contents of your mouse section there?
 
Old 10-20-2003, 09:43 AM   #3
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Here's the file:
http://www2.arnes.si/~aurank1/XF86Config-4
 
Old 10-20-2003, 10:07 AM   #4
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I take it it's a PS/2 mouse. Is it moving jerkily or just sluggishly? If it's jerky then it's most likely a mouse/driver/xfree problem. If sluggishly then it's most likely a WM/DE problem.
 
Old 10-20-2003, 01:33 PM   #5
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I take it it's a PS/2 mouse. Is it moving jerkily or just sluggishly? If it's jerky then it's most likely a mouse/driver/xfree problem. If sluggishly then it's most likely a WM/DE problem.
Correct! Now what must I do to fix it! I still a newbie in LINUX so I would appreciate a step by step guide!

TANX
 
Old 10-20-2003, 02:05 PM   #6
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In the XF86Config file change protocol to IMPS/2 and restart X (ctrl-alt-backspace). If your mouse goes spastic hit ctrl-alt-f2 to go to a different terminal, login, change XF86Config back and then restart your system. Let us know what happened...
 
Old 10-20-2003, 05:22 PM   #7
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Old 10-20-2003, 09:32 PM   #8
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You didn't actually answer my question. Is it sluggish or jerky?
 
Old 10-22-2003, 07:35 AM   #9
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You didn't actually answer my question. Is it sluggish or jerky?
Whats the difference?
 
Old 10-22-2003, 07:36 AM   #10
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In the XF86Config file change protocol to IMPS/2 and restart X (ctrl-alt-backspace). If your mouse goes spastic hit ctrl-alt-f2 to go to a different terminal, login, change XF86Config back and then restart your system. Let us know what happened...
I don't get any difference with changing the protocols!
 
Old 10-22-2003, 07:57 AM   #11
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Jerky means it jumps around and gets stuck in places. Sluggish means it just moves slowly (but smoothly).
 
Old 10-22-2003, 05:25 PM   #12
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My TRUST PS2 Optical/wireless mouse was jerky. So I selected the standard PS2 mouse, 3 button. It's worked ok til now. I can't do much now as I got the dreaded ATI Radeon9700 no 3D syndrom.

That's worth a try.
 
Old 10-23-2003, 05:32 AM   #13
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Jerky means it jumps around and gets stuck in places. Sluggish means it just moves slowly (but smoothly).
It's JERKY!
For now, I've switched to a simple not optical mouse which works!
 
  


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