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dasy2k1 01-13-2007 05:11 PM

wireless keyboard and mouse
i have just bouht a wireless keyboard and mouse set which i have installed,

everytung works fine with suse (which my machine dual boots with)

but with slackware the keyboard is working fine apart from loosing the layout in X11 (to us form uk,) (works fine in the CLI)

but the mouse is totally unresponsive...

when i plug a seperate ps2 mouse in it works fine, though a USB one dousent.

any ideas for fixing this?

titopoquito 01-13-2007 06:22 PM

About the keyboard issue: Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Go to the keyboard section (Section "InputDevice" --> Identifier "Keyboard1") and change to your needs, it should have two lines like this:


Option "XkbModel"        "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout"        "gb"

dasy2k1 01-13-2007 10:08 PM

thanks, that has cured the keyboard trouble...
i now dont have to struggle to find | and remember that @ is swapped with " LOL

now all i need is to get the mouse working.
though mabie that will come with upgrading the kernel as the current one only sees one core in my dual core (AMD X2 ) processor

anyone know a good step by step howto for upgrading a slackware kernel?

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