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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
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3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.16 2005/09/09 05:57:43 fox2mike Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/xorg-config.xml,v 1.17 2005/09/09 06:01:15 fox2mike Exp $ -->
4 4
5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 5<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
6 6
7<guide link="/doc/en/xorg-config.xml"> 7<guide link="/doc/en/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/2.5 -->
23<license/> 23<license/>
24 24
25<version>1.12</version> 25<version>1.13</version>
26<date>2005-09-09</date> 26<date>2005-09-09</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>
347EndSection 347EndSection
348</pre> 348</pre>
349 349
350</body> 350</body>
351</section> 351</section>
352<section> 352<section>
353<title>Configuring your Mouse</title> 353<title>Configuring your Mouse</title>
354<body> 354<body>
355 355
356<p> 356<p>
357If your mouse isn't working, you will first need to find out if it is detected 357If your mouse isn't working, you will first need to find out if it is detected
358by the kernel at all. Mice are (device-wise) seen as 358by the kernel at all. Mice are (device-wise) seen as
359<path>/dev/input/mouse0</path> (or <path>/dev/input/mice</path> if you want to 359<path>/dev/input/mouse0</path> (or <path>/dev/input/mice</path> if you want to
360use several mice). In some cases <path>/dev/psaux</path> is used. In either 360use several mice). In some cases <path>/dev/psaux</path> is used. In either
361case you can check if the devices do represent 361case you can check if the devices do represent
362your mouse by checking the output of those files when you move your mouse. To 362your mouse by checking the output of those files when you move your mouse. You
363end the session press <c>Ctrl-C</c>. 363will usually see some junk on your screen. To end the session press
364<c>Ctrl-C</c>.
364</p> 365</p>
365 366
366<pre caption="Checking the device files"> 367<pre caption="Checking the device files">
367# <i>cat /dev/input/mouse0</i> 368# <i>cat /dev/input/mouse0</i>
368<comment>(Don't forget to press Ctrl-C to end this)</comment> 369<comment>(Don't forget to press Ctrl-C to end this)</comment>
369</pre> 370</pre>
370 371
371<p> 372<p>
372If your mouse isn't detected, verify if all the necessary modules are loaded. 373If your mouse isn't detected, verify if all the necessary modules are loaded.
373</p> 374</p>
374 375
375<p> 376<p>
376If your mouse is detected, fill in the device in the appropriate 377If your mouse is detected, fill in the device in the appropriate
377<e>InputDevice</e> section. In the next example you'll see we also set two other 378<e>InputDevice</e> section. In the next example you'll see we also set two other
378options: <c>Protocol</c> (which lists the mouse protocol to be used -- most 379options: <c>Protocol</c> (which lists the mouse protocol to be used -- most

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