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

Andreas Nilsson andrnils at
Sun Mar 17 14:28:19 UTC 2013

On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 1:58 PM, Daniel O'Connor <darius at> wrote:

> 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 :)

Sure is. One thing that also comes to mind is moused. Do you have it
running? I seem to remember having weird troubles when moused wasn't

Best regards

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