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Old 12-21-2003, 10:00 AM   #1
dom m
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mouse cursor dissapers in KDE but works in console. using Slack 9.1

In slackware 9.1 i can use my mouse in the console in something called gpm or other that loads up at the start (its for using your mouse in the console) but when i 'startx' KDE loads up fine but when i try to move the mouse the cursor dissapears and i am stuck, so i have to Ctrl-Alt-backspace. My XFREE86Config files are set up to work with my mouse whinch is a 3-buttoned serial mouse using ttyS0
Old 12-21-2003, 10:28 AM   #2
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try editing your /etc/X11/XF86config file

Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
change it to ttyS1
Old 12-21-2003, 12:54 PM   #3
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I did that before but thanks for the help. On closer inspection it turs out that when i move the moust the cursor moves to the top-right.


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