Single-click resulting in double-click

Jim Cheetham jim at
Fri Sep 24 05:07:23 UTC 2004

Kevin Krumwiede wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2004 17:47:57 -0700
> Matt Zimmerman <mdz at> wrote:
>>This is fixed for new installs; you can fix it by editing
>>/etc/X11/XF86Config-4 and removing the InputDevice section which points to
>>the /dev/psaux device.

> You mean this?
> #Section "InputDevice"
> Commenting or removing this section results in a message like, "I could not start X (your graphical environment)" upon reboot.  Likewise the other mouse InputDevice section above it.

I just ran from the command-line
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
and selected the /dev/input/mice option for mouse, instead of the 
default /dev/psaux ... seems to have sorted out my occasional 
double-strike issues.


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