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Old 10-01-2003, 03:34 PM   #1
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mouse issues

I have just installed Red Hat 7.3
During installation my mouse worked perfectly before and after choosing the correct mouse type.
However, when I boot to the GUI my mouse is inoperable.
I have to navigate with the keyboard.
How can I fix this?
Old 10-01-2003, 07:31 PM   #2
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"How can I fix this?"

You have the wrong mouse type set in /etc/X11/XF86Config. You can edit /etc/X11/XF86Config with a text editor and change the mouse type.

Be prepared. Create a LifeBoat CD.

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Old 10-01-2003, 11:23 PM   #3
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I chose the exact model from the list of mouse during installation but I think the problem might be that I have picked a usb instead of serial.
Do you know how to change this?

Last edited by hohner71; 10-01-2003 at 11:52 PM.
Old 10-02-2003, 01:07 AM   #4
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just become root
print "setup" on command line
and change the mouse configuration


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