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Old 08-21-2009, 09:55 PM   #1
Fogerty13
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Slackware Current Lost Mouse


Hi all....

I recently upgraded to slackware current using slackpkg and have lost both mouse and keyboard in kde4. The keyboard works in init3, but no mouse. when I start X I lose both and have to do a hard reset. When I try a USB mouse it does work in init3 but not in X.
I am not at my computer this minute otherwise i would post a copy of my xorg.conf..sorry?

Asus 900ha
upgrade from slack 12.2 - current
 
Old 08-22-2009, 03:10 PM   #2
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Hello,

As you upgraded from 12.2 to -current, you are strongly requested to read file CHANGES_AND_HINTS.TXT.

There are topics relevant to X and input devices (keyboard, mouse) and to the change to kde4:

Quote:
Speaking of Xorg, the version of Xorg shipped with Slackware 13.0 will not
(in most cases) require an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file at all. Configuration of
input devices and such is handled by HAL, and the X server autoconfigures
everything else. You can still create an xorg.conf file if you wish, or you
can create a minimal xorg.conf with only the specific contents that you wish
to override (as an example, to use a binary-only video driver).
Due to removed drivers and other such changes, it's quite possible that your
old xorg.conf will not work correctly with this version of Xorg.
Quote:
Due to the upgrade of kde from 3.5.10 to 4.2.4, you will need to move your
existing $HOME/.kde/ out of the way (either completely remove it or back
it up somewhere else if you think you might need it again for whatever
reason); otherwise, you will almost surely experience odd configuration
problems with kde applications.
Unfortunately file UPGRADE.TXT is not yet updated for the migration from 12.2 to 13.
 
Old 08-22-2009, 06:25 PM   #3
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Thanks

So far I have been able to get my Keyboard and a USB mouse working just editing my xorg.conf.

I have rm'ed my $HOME/.kde/. But as far as not having a xorg.conf I have tried just removing it with no luck. Doing an Xorg -Configure just creates a new xorg.conf file.

Sorry I am kinda new at this
 
  


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