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Old 03-16-2009, 06:11 PM   #1
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VirtualBox - disable mouse integration


Another virtualbox question

I'd like to permanently disable mouse integration in all my VMs. Either all at once or one by one.

Right now it seems I disable mouse integration and it's fine but it's enabled again when the vm is restarted.

Old 03-17-2009, 05:51 AM   #2
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If you look at your xorg.conf you should see the that the mouse driver is set to VirutalBoxMouse or similar. Remove/replace that and X should use a default driver instead (= no integration).
Old 03-17-2009, 04:55 PM   #3
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Thanks for the advice, but I don't seem to have anything with Virtual in xorg.conf, my pointer section looks untouched:
Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver
#    Option "Resolution"        "256"
# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.
#    Option "BaudRate"  "9600"
#    Option "SampleRate"        "150"
# Mouse wheel mapping.  Default is to map vertical wheel to buttons 4 & 5,
# horizontal wheel to buttons 6 & 7.   Change if your mouse has more than
# 3 buttons and you need to map the wheel to different button ids to avoid
# conflicts.
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)
#    Option "Emulate3Buttons"
#    Option "Emulate3Timeout"    "50"
# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice
#    Option "ChordMiddle"
    Identifier     "Mouse1"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "IMPS/2"  # IntelliMouse PS/2
    Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
# Mouse-speed setting for PS/2 mouse.
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button mice


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