USB mouse no longer working under X in 8.10

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Mon Nov 3 22:47:11 UTC 2008

2008/11/1 Rares Vernica <rares at>:
> Hello,
> I recently upgraded from 8.04 to 8.10 and my USB mouse is no longer
> working under X. The mouse is working fine in the console, using
> gpm. So, I believe my mouse is recognized by the system. The mouse is a
> standard Dell optical mouse.
> Some pointers on how to troubleshoot this issue would be very helpful.
> Thanks.
> Rares

Try running lsusb and see if if works then. On a Kubuntu 8.04 laptop I
have, I have to run lsusb after returning from suspension to reenable
to mouse.

How are other USB devices functioning when the mouse is not?

Dotan Cohen


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