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Old 12-23-2005, 01:15 PM   #451
rschwarze
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did you try

Code:
cat /dev/mouse
?

With that you can try if /dev/mouse is really the interface for your mouse. when you type that into a termainal and move your mouse, you should get some output.

if its not, look in /dev for some other input devices. for exmaple /dev/input/mice.
 
Old 12-31-2005, 11:25 AM   #452
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Quote:
Originally Posted by svar
I tried Slack 10.2 with test26.s, the scsi kernel for 2.6.13
everything works except the damn mouse!
This is my first shot at 2.6 and I thought it recognizes everything, but not the mouse

The mouse s unresponsive both in graphical mode(kde) and cut&paste line mode

gpm is running
/etc/rc.d/rc.gpm says so

rc.hotplug is world executable

I change the xorg.conf to
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
(yes, I have an intellimouse)
but again no change.
I changed the BIOS to enable Plug and Play, again nothing

What am I doing worng? Why is my mouse dead?
My Microsoft Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer uses
"/dev/input/mice" and the USB_HID module.
 
Old 12-31-2005, 06:00 PM   #453
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Shilo-

I haven't seen anything lately here or on your website about your trials and tribulations w/Squirrelmail. Have you given up?

Just wanted to give you a boost in a VERY good direction. Try qmailrocks.org
It does rock. With your skill level, you ought to be able to knock it out in a few hours. I've got three qmail servers w/ squirellmail running off my laptop (not alot of storage, but the built in battery is a nice sense of security).

It walks you through the entire thing, from installing qmail, adding webtools to admin the site, to secure logins, password admin, squirellmail, and clamav and a spam killer

Works real good for my church's email system...and free

Well, there's my two cents
 
Old 12-31-2005, 06:49 PM   #454
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cwwilson721-

Thanks for the post.

I haven't given up on SquirrelMail. I have it implemented on my work server. I previously used it on my personal server, but grew bored with it. My main reason for wanting to implement it was to give myself the ability to use my mail server (Sendmail) remotely. I have since learned that it is much easier to just set up Sendmail properly. At work, though, there are several agents who love having webmail.

I never got around to doing a write up on setting it all up. It's pretty straight forward, as I recall.

I tried qmailrocks.org when I was first learning. I learned a lot following their guide. One noteworthy thing to remember is that they teach you to install software from source without packaging. This can get ugly, since it leaves you with no reliable way to track package contents. This becomes a concern when dealing with other packages that have the same files (hope that makes sense).

For really good info on setting up Sendmail, this forum has some really good posts by SeigeX (though it sounds like you already have a perfectly functioning mail server).
 
Old 12-31-2005, 06:57 PM   #455
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One noteworthy thing to remember is that they teach you to install software from source without packaging.
Actually, I almost prefer to install from source ('specially since I've recompiled the kernel 5 major times, and 12 minor...What can I say? ). Seems like the packages don't let me get "down and dirty", and also gives me instant feedback about which portion went wrong (If a package fails, where/why did it fail? Am I missing a needed component to run it? Where is it?)

Oh, well...Still, all over EXCELLENT guide to installing/using Slackware you got here and on your website, Shilo
Many, many thanks
 
Old 01-01-2006, 01:31 AM   #456
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You are misunderstanding what I am saying.

Building from source is fine.

The traditional

./configure
make
make install

Not so fine.

Better to build from source with a SlackBuild script or other packaging method (checkinstall, makepkg, etc.). All the benefits of source while retaining proper package management.
 
Old 01-01-2006, 03:26 AM   #457
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Gotcha. But someone has to start the process....Hmm... Maybe I have a new project for myself. Packaging up qmail et. al. for Slackware..Ought to keep me off the streets for awhile...lol
 
Old 01-16-2006, 01:46 AM   #458
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Hi all,

I'd love to hear on how to setup a webcam on Linux. I have setup one using XawTv app but it was no good. The quality of the visual was not good enough and also I don't know how to use it for video conferencing and instant messenger. can somebody help on this?
 
Old 02-09-2006, 02:36 PM   #459
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Wow....

It took me almost a full work day to read this entire thread word for word, but I did. A ton of useful stuff in here.

I just got introduced to Slackware myself through work and am trying to become more familiar with it as I have always used Windows.

I have some problems already, but I have not read shilo's site fully so I will reference that before I start asking too many repeated questions....


All in all, awesome page and guide and thread.... good stuff
 
Old 02-09-2006, 02:49 PM   #460
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Originally Posted by irongun324
I have some problems already, but I have not read shilo's site fully so I will reference that before I start asking too many repeated questions....
You can use the search as well you know.
 
Old 02-09-2006, 06:10 PM   #461
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You can use the search as well you know.
Welcome to Slackware.

I think that was what the above poster was trying to say.

And I still use Shilo's post and website all the time. Great reference materials.

And NEVER hesitate to ask us questions.

And even better, if you think you know the resolution to a question, post an answer yourself.

And again. Welcome to Slackware
 
Old 02-10-2006, 05:47 AM   #462
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Oh I know how to search, I'm not new to forums (read: car forums) but I haven't stumbled over any big problems either. I've only just installed 10.2, haven't even started trying to manipulate it yet
 
Old 02-26-2006, 08:13 AM   #463
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ok, i haven't read all the 31 pages and im sorry if i ask the same question like smbd already did, but i need help, couldn't find this one anywhere...

swaret upddated, its ok but... it still says "Missing libraries" and when it comes to updating them then its failed! i cant install any program...k3b for ex. not even superkaramba...i got a bunch of errors, this or that does not exist in /usr/lib (like "libmng.la" "libjpeg.la"... and so on)

how to add this stuff to /usr/lib? should i do it manually??? or what?
thanks!
 
Old 02-26-2006, 03:14 PM   #464
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Originally Posted by pcwh
ok, i haven't read all the 31 pages and im sorry if i ask the same question like smbd already did, but i need help, couldn't find this one anywhere...

swaret upddated, its ok but... it still says "Missing libraries" and when it comes to updating them then its failed! i cant install any program...k3b for ex. not even superkaramba...i got a bunch of errors, this or that does not exist in /usr/lib (like "libmng.la" "libjpeg.la"... and so on)

how to add this stuff to /usr/lib? should i do it manually??? or what?
thanks!
Have you tried an ldconfig?
 
Old 02-26-2006, 06:46 PM   #465
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nope, but i will...
br back with the "news"
thanx!
 
  


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