xorg.conf doesnt look normal

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xorg.conf doesnt look normal

Postby NikoPico » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:04 pm


I am trying linux again and so far so good, except for one little (though annoying) problem.
I want my mouse side buttons to work correctly but I can't do it by editing xorg.conf

This is my xorg.conf file:

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Section "Screen"
   Identifier   "Default Screen"
   DefaultDepth   24

Section "Module"
   Load   "glx"

Section "Device"
   Identifier   "Default Device"
   Driver   "nvidia"
   Option   "NoLogo"   "True"

That's really short I think.
So I am wondering where the rest is.

I have tried adding the InputDevice section myself but it doesn't help.

What am I doing wrong?

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Re: xorg.conf doesnt look normal

Postby rich_roast » Wed Feb 10, 2010 4:28 pm

AFAIK X no longer needs xorg.conf to start properly since it uses HAL etc. to automatically determine device and screen settings; any entries in an existing xorg.conf merely override defaults, e.g. suppressing nVidia's logo from appearing when X starts.

For the mouse side buttons I managed to get mine working by installing mdetect from the repos using Synaptic.

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