Mouse in X w/ 5.3

scottclansman at scottclansman at
Wed Jan 19 23:12:21 PST 2005

On Thursday 20 January 2005 06:58, scottclansman at wrote:
> Yo;
> Linux user here that just installed FreeBSD 5.3 on an old 566MHz Celeron
> system.  With my relatively small *NIX experience (Windows/Mac user until
> not to long ago) I've been able to feel quite at home with FreeBSD.  X
> configured itself all but perfectly (More than I can say for the various
> Linux distros I've tried... they don't like my monitor it seems), and I
> feel right at home on KDE.   I installed FreeBSD on a testbed server here,
> and may soon be switching my Mandrake Linux 9.2 server to FreeBSD (Either
> that or Debian... depends on how well I can get things like XSP to work)
> Anyway, to buisness.  It seems that I'm using an invalid mouse driver or
> something with X, because when I move the mouse it keeps jumping to the
> left side of the screen.  Very annoying.
> While I'm at it... would there be a package management tool similar to
> ipkg/rpmi/apt-get/yum or whatever? I assume so.. but what is it called?
>        Thanx,
>            SigmaX
*ahem*.... forgot to mention that I have an Micro Innovations PS/2 optical 

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