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Old 08-14-2003, 12:36 PM   #1
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Unhappy Kde with debian

Hi every one.
I,m new in linux and I have installed debian 3.0 with kernell 2.4.
I´ve installed kde as window server, but when I execute startx, appears the kde window with the different icons and when it´s checking for mouse, then reboots to console.
my mouse is a genius netscroll + Eye, optical devide.
I've try with and autoconfigurated knoopix and mouse works well.
I think that is anything that I do wrong in ther xserver configuration, but I don't know what.
May somebody helps me?

Old 08-15-2003, 01:01 AM   #2
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That sounds a bit strange. Usually if you have KDE installed correctly you will boot straight to the kdm display manager. The X11 startup process is complicated enough you can waste a lot of time trying to diagnose problems. Some suggestions, not very specific unfortunately,

1. Search the Debian and KDE user mailing lists for mouse problems.
2. Remove and re-install KDE
3. Try another Debian window manager and see if mouse OK
4. Go back to knoppix and install to HD (some Debian purists may object)
Old 08-15-2003, 12:04 PM   #3
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It seems that it's solved reconfiguring the xserver manager unistalling any of the módules. Now I finally works with Debian+Kde.
Now my only problem is that I have a Genius Netscroll + Eye Mouse. (3 buttons + wheell) but the wheell doesn't run.
Do you think any way to soplve this?
Thanks for your reply and help
Old 08-15-2003, 08:37 PM   #4
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What does your XF86Config-4 file say about your mouse?

It should be in /etc/X11. Look for your mouse settings, should starts as:

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "Mouse"

There should be a line that starts
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

If its not there then thats your problem.


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