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Old 04-11-2004, 01:41 PM   #1
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My cursor doesnt move


After everything comes on and the kde desktop is there but my cursor doesnt move.What do you suggest I do next?Thanks!
 
Old 04-11-2004, 04:50 PM   #2
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Properly configure your mouse by typing xf86cfg or xf86config (can't remember which) on the console as root.
 
Old 04-11-2004, 05:00 PM   #3
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how do i get console without mouse?sorry im a
 
Old 04-11-2004, 05:57 PM   #4
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Does the mouse work before you enter KDE? If it doesn't, maybe you should run mousedrake. You can run that with alt->f2 to open a run box.
You'll have to use the keyboard to set a few options here. Type mousedrake <tab> space.
Tab a round to root, activate it and type the pass then push enter.
Try choosing a different mouse.
 
Old 04-11-2004, 09:18 PM   #5
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I got the mousdrake window but you cant configure it there.I got the control center window open but I cant tab to Hardware which I believe brings you to mouse configuration.I can get a console window open but I think im not in as root because it says my username@localhost.How do I change that to root?
 
Old 04-11-2004, 11:10 PM   #6
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Type "su".
 
Old 04-12-2004, 04:42 PM   #7
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well i got to the configuration in root but it still didnt fix it so i reloaded 9.2 and its ok now.Thanks !
 
Old 04-12-2004, 08:07 PM   #8
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I have an un-updated Mandrake 10.0 Community Download. My mouse doesn't work. I can't access anything with alt-f2.
 
Old 04-12-2004, 09:05 PM   #9
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reload like i did.
 
Old 04-12-2004, 09:36 PM   #10
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I've reinstalled 10.0 several times. This is a fresh install.
 
Old 04-13-2004, 04:43 AM   #11
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Do you by any chance have an Asus motherboard? DId you try using the 2.4 kernel?
 
Old 04-13-2004, 11:18 AM   #12
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My comp is the one running in my sig. It has that processor and an i810 onboard graphics chipset.

I reinstalled again, I switch mouses for install, I'm using my original HP mouse instead of my Microsoft Intelli 3.0 Explorer. I also installed GNOME this time and booted into that first, but transitioning into KDE, I had no problems this time.
 
Old 04-13-2004, 02:04 PM   #13
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i have a problem with mice too...

which ever kernel i choose i have to keep choosing my mouse....during the boot up....
 
Old 04-13-2004, 07:18 PM   #14
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The different kernels have different configs or something, if you always use the same kernel, you won't get that popping up.
 
  


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