periodic mouse freezes/jumps on Hoary

David Feldman mailing-lists at
Sat Mar 26 18:32:44 UTC 2005

Hmm...looks like xorg-driver-synaptics is already installed. Or do I 
need to do something to activate it?


On Mar 23, 2005, at 12:33, Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 14:20 -0500, David Feldman wrote:
>> I've just installed Hoary on a Dell Inspiron 4000 (pentium 3 610MHz
>> laptop), and I'm excited to see a lot of terrific additions since
>> Warty. One problem, though: The mouse cursors will periodically and
>> temporarily freeze when I'm moving it around, just for a moment, and
>> then resume its course. It happens frequently enough to be a serious
>> issue, and happens whether I'm using the built-in touchpad or a USB
>> external mouse.
> I saw the same thing on an HP nc6000. Went away when I switched to the
> synaptics driver for Xorg (package xorg-driver-synaptics)
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