dead root mouse

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Rita G.
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dead root mouse

Postby Rita G. » Thu Aug 13, 2009 6:04 pm

mint 7 KDE

mouse & keyboard do not function after logging in as root.

pointer appears, but will not move.

(they function as user)

advice?

Husse
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Re: dead root mouse

Postby Husse » Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:50 am

My advice would be not to log in as root - use sudo
Running the GUI as root is no good idea
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