Problem with startx on Slackware 11
Hi, i can't startx due to a mouse problem:
cannot open device /dev/mouse
No such device.
(EE) Mouse1: Cannot open input device
I told the installer that I was using an USB mouse (which I'm not, because I'm on a laptop right now and I chose it because I use USB mouse often, but not right now)
I tried to find out the answer searching in the forum, but the closest thing I could get is that I need to open "/dev/mouse", but when I do it, I get the following error: Permission denied.
I am logged in as root.
So I hope you can help me on how to get permission, or better yet, how to startX.
You shouldn't be trying to start X as root, let alone being logged in as root without having a good reason to do so.
Anyway, the problem is likely that your /etc/X11/xorg.conf has the line
|All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:18 PM.|