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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2 2
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.13 2005/04/18 13:30:08 swift Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.14 2005/05/23 15:58:45 swift Exp $ -->
4 4
5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
6 6
7<guide link="xorg-config.xml"> 7<guide link="xorg-config.xml">
8 8
9<title>The X Server Configuration HOWTO</title> 9<title>The X Server Configuration HOWTO</title>
10 10
11<author title="Author"> 11<author title="Author">
12 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 12 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
13</author> 13</author>
14 14
15<abstract> 15<abstract>
16Xorg is the X Window server which allows users to have a graphical 16Xorg is the X Window server which allows users to have a graphical
17environment at their fingertips. This HOWTO explains what Xorg is, how to 17environment at their fingertips. This HOWTO explains what Xorg is, how to
18install it and what the various configuration options are. 18install it and what the various configuration options are.
19</abstract> 19</abstract>
20 20
21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 21<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 --> 22<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
23<license/> 23<license/>
24 24
25<version>1.11</version> 25<version>1.12</version>
26<date>2005-04-18</date> 26<date>2005-05-23</date>
27 27
28<chapter> 28<chapter>
29<title>What is the X Window Server?</title> 29<title>What is the X Window Server?</title>
30<section> 30<section>
31<title>Graphical vs Command-Line</title> 31<title>Graphical vs Command-Line</title>
32<body> 32<body>
33 33
34<p> 34<p>
35The average user may be frightened at the thought of having to type in commands. 35The average user may be frightened at the thought of having to type in commands.
36Why wouldn't he be able to point and click his way through the freedom provided 36Why wouldn't he be able to point and click his way through the freedom provided
37by Gentoo (and Linux in general)? Well, *big smile*, of course you are able to 37by Gentoo (and Linux in general)? Well, *big smile*, of course you are able to
38do this :-) Linux offers a wide variety of flashy user interfaces and 38do this :-) Linux offers a wide variety of flashy user interfaces and
39environments which you can install on top of your existing installation. 39environments which you can install on top of your existing installation.
40</p> 40</p>
41 41
344 Option "XkbModel" "pc105" 344 Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
345 <i>Option "XkbLayout" "be"</i> 345 <i>Option "XkbLayout" "be"</i>
346EndSection 346EndSection
347</pre> 347</pre>
348 348
349</body> 349</body>
350</section> 350</section>
351<section> 351<section>
352<title>Configuring your Mouse</title> 352<title>Configuring your Mouse</title>
353<body> 353<body>
354 354
355<p> 355<p>
356If your mouse isn't working, you will first need to find out if it is detected 356If your mouse isn't working, you will first need to find out if it is detected
357by the kernel at all. Mice are (device-wise) seen as 357by the kernel at all. Mice are (device-wise) seen as
358<path>/dev/input/mouse0</path> (or <path>/dev/input/mice</path> if you want to 358<path>/dev/input/mouse0</path> (or <path>/dev/input/mice</path> if you want to
359use several mice). In some cases <path>/dev/psaux</path> is used. In either
359use several mice). In either case you can check if the devices do represent 360case you can check if the devices do represent
360your mouse by checking the output of those files when you move your mouse. To 361your mouse by checking the output of those files when you move your mouse. To
361end the session press <c>Ctrl-C</c>. 362end the session press <c>Ctrl-C</c>.
362</p> 363</p>
363 364
364<pre caption="Checking the device files"> 365<pre caption="Checking the device files">
365# <i>cat /dev/input/mouse0</i> 366# <i>cat /dev/input/mouse0</i>
366<comment>(Don't forget to press Ctrl-C to end this)</comment> 367<comment>(Don't forget to press Ctrl-C to end this)</comment>
367</pre> 368</pre>
368 369
369<p> 370<p>
370If your mouse isn't detected, verify if all the necessary modules are loaded. 371If your mouse isn't detected, verify if all the necessary modules are loaded.
371</p> 372</p>
372 373
373<p> 374<p>
374If your mouse is detected, fill in the device in the appropriate 375If your mouse is detected, fill in the device in the appropriate

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