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Old 03-18-2002, 07:54 AM   #1
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no mouse in slackware

I'm trying to install Slackware 8 and can't get the mouse to work. I have a Logitech three button serial mouse, Ive installed twice and tried different mice both times. After I reboot from the install and start X KDE come up and I see a mouse pointer, but when I move the pointer I no longer have a mouse pointer.
Old 03-18-2002, 10:21 AM   #2
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No mouse

When you do the Xfree86Setup.... what does it see the mouse as? What it is or somthing else. soory for quick questions for the question but im at work
Old 03-18-2002, 01:06 PM   #3
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type xf86config in command prompt
your mouse is prolly misconfigurated you will be able to choose the good one there, but it will ask you a lot of questions so have your hardware specification ready.
Old 03-18-2002, 04:19 PM   #4
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I ran the xf86config and with a couple of tries I got it to work. Thanks for the help.



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