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Re: [kde] keyboard and mouse not working after upadte to latest xorg server




On Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:52:15 +0200
sinclair <sinclair@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Did you try logging in as another user?
> 
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> -------- Original message --------
> From: Peter Nikolic <pg.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxx> 
> Date: 04/08/2014  23:59  (GMT+02:00) 
> To: kde@xxxxxxxxxxxx 
> Subject: Re: [kde] keyboard and mouse not working after upadte to latest
  xorg	server 
>  
> On Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:48:29 +0000 (UTC)
> Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Peter Nikolic posted on Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21:25:03 +0100 as excerpted:
> > 
> > > Thanks for the reply i think it may be as you suggest a permissions
> > > problem but it is proving to be hell to sort outÂÂ every thing was
> > > fine untill i accepted the update to the latest Xorg server then
> > > well
> > 
> > FWIW, latest xorg-server 1.16.0 here, recently upgraded (as it'd have
> > to be, because it only recently came out). No problems to report,
> > but as I said, I do the text login, startx with a kde xsession
> > setting, thing here, and don't even have a *dm installed, so if there
> > were issues with it and *dm, I'd never know it.
> > 
> > But it does seem to me that your issue is likely related to logind 
> > console session dynamic permissions. Obviously those logging into a
> > text login session and running startx from there have a login session
> > already going when they run startx, with console perms already set
> > for the existing login. That contrasts significantly with the *dm
> > login case, where X is already running and at least basic input perms
> > would be necessary in ordered to be even to login graphically at all,
> > which seems to be your problem. I just don't know how to fix it
> > since the little *dm experience I have is over a decade outdated now,
> > well before systemd's logind solution and indeed, before hal and the
> > like as well, so literally, generations of solutions have come and
> > gone since then. =:^\
> > 
> > 
> > > Ok well i am going to be out all day tomorrow fishing
> > 
> > =:^)
> > 
> > > so will try to solve it monday evening and get back to you then .
> > 
> > 
> 
> Hi Duncan 
> 
> 
> Right had time to fiddle for a while now ..
> 
> I can get KDE up using "xinit startkde"ÂÂ all fine but still no
> keyboard or mouse , so this seems it may be a kde based problem have
> to install and try another desktop to test this out .
> 
> 
> 
> 
> PS if anyone else has any suggestions please pipe up i am now getting
> desperate to get this machine back up and running have neither the
> space or software on here to do what i need ..
> 
> 
> Pete 
> 

Hi .


Well some success now back on the afflicted machine but having to log in and start
KDE  using  "startx" and it seems to be behaving .

It would seem to be either KDM  or a systemd KDM  problem   and to be honest i cant
get my head round systemd yet  , Main thing is the machine is useable again  and i
can get on and reduce the amount of GVH  (grievous verbal hassle) i am getting from
the club about an out of date web site ..


thanks    Pete ..
 

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