My Serial mouse doesn't work

squareyes squareyes at internode.on.net
Tue Nov 14 14:04:08 UTC 2006


Marco Limas wrote:
> Hi... i see you message on the ubuntu list about get working a serial 
> mouse on gnome,
>
> if you use ubuntu get in to this directory:
>
> $ cd /etc/X11/
>
> then
>
> $ sudo vim xorg.conf
>
> this command wiil open a configuration text file, press "i" to modify.
>
> now, go to section  "InputDevice" with de Identifier "Configured Mouse"
>
> and modify the next line:
>
> Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"    
> to        
> Option          "Device"                "/dev/ttys0"
>
> and
>
> Option          "Protocol"              "ExplorerPS/2"
> to
> Option          "Protocol"              "Microsoft"
>
>
> then restart X with crtl+alt+backspace, and it will work
>
> i hope this help, if you need more help just say it and email me....
>
>
> see you...
>
Hi Marco,
just what I have been looking for, trying to get a serial mouse to work 
with Xubuntu on a very old machine with no ps2 socket.
Thanks.
Take Care
Winton




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