Re: What is the Right Way(™) to run X?

Daniel O'Connor darius at
Sun Mar 17 12:59:19 UTC 2013

On 17/03/2013, at 23:08, "Matthew D. Fuller" <fullermd at> wrote:
> However, some time back, X _did_ start being all stupid about finding
> the mouse for me.  Un/re-plugging it (USB) after starting X made it
> show up working, but that's annoying and stupid (and not an option on
> other systems with e.g. PS/2 meece).  I wound up sticking the "other
> half" of that oft-cargo-culted incantation:
> Section "ServerFlags"
>    Option "AutoAddDevices" "off"
> EndSection
> in my config, and it's worked OK since.  's probably worth a try...

Yeah, that does work too. It's just annoying it's necessary :)

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