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Old 11-15-2004, 09:58 AM   #1
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Question Starting X without a mouse (what I want!)

Hi everyone,

I just want to know if there's a way to start X (gdm, debian) without a mouse connected. I know it probably looks strange, but I would like to use that machine as a vnc server, so I don't need a mouse (and I don't feel like buying one just for that).

Old 11-15-2004, 11:16 AM   #2
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use /dev/null instead of /dev/mouse
Old 11-16-2004, 03:13 AM   #3
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Or just don't declare the mouse in the XF86config-4 file. There shouldn't be any problem with that.



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