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Old 03-23-2006, 03:26 PM   #1
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How to i get my mouse touch bad to work?

how do i do this i know i have to edit something in xorg.conf but what do i add?
Old 03-23-2006, 04:00 PM   #2
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shut down the X server and issue the command xorgconfig as the root user, answer its questions and should work.

Touch pad mice are PS/2 compatible, and laptops dont much need to worry about the hsync and vsync properties
Old 03-23-2006, 04:01 PM   #3
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You have a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf ?
edit this file - it should contain these things (they are at different places - one more on top - the other towards the end of the file...)

in section ServerLayout:

Section "ServerLayout"
        InputDevice    "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
in Section InputDevice:

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse1"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
it _should_ work - but you did not give any info on what type of touchpad it is - no info at all actually, which could help anyone help you...


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