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By the time I figured out how to get the X server up and running I was finally facing the KDE login screen, but my mouse and keyboard wouldn't work. I'm using a microsoft US layout keyboard and Microsoft optical USB wheel mouse (Other than those I am reluctant to using Microsoft stuff..)
I'm sure it's an xorg.conf issue, but the problem is I'm using Fedora Core 4 (using X.org) whereas Slackware is using XFree86, which means I can't just copy my FC4 xorg.conf file into Slackware (or can I?). I tried copying the mouse and keyboard settings, but then while booting up, the system would freeze while initiating the X-Server to work.
Ok, I managed to get the keyboard working after creating a new xorg.conf file, but the mouse still wouldn't work. Do I have to download anything for supporting USB mice? My serial port isn't working so I have to use USB.
Thanks! But now I have another problem: When I set the runlevel to 4, the Xserver won't start up. And on runlevel 3 when I type in "startx" I get this:
Fatal IO-Error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X-Server ":0.0"
What's wrong now? Even after a doing a new xorgconfig it won't work.. :-(