[Gllug] Mouse/X issue

Adrian McMenamin adrian at newgolddream.dyndns.info
Wed Jun 30 10:27:07 UTC 2010

On Tue, June 29, 2010 5:04 pm, general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> On 26/06/10 17:54, Adrian McMenamin wrote:

>> Is this something that is well known?
> Yep, most optical mice won't work well on glass or other shiny surfaces,
> textured surfaces like wood and paper work best.

I was using it on wood (though quite shiny wood) - the paper seems to make
the problem manageable but it doesn't go away entirely: but if I flip to a
tty and then come back to X the mouse is restored to normal behaviour

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