Devuan bug report logs - #112
slim: No mouse/cursor in GUI

Package: slim; Reported by: Gordon Haverland <ghaverla@materialisations.com>;
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2017 21:03:01 UTC;
Tags: ascii; Done: KatolaZ <katolaz@freaknet.org>;
Maintainer for slim is (unknown).

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Report forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, owner@bugs.devuan.org:
bug#112; Package slim. Full text available.



Acknowledgement sent to Gordon Haverland <ghaverla@materialisations.com>:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to owner@bugs.devuan.org. Full text available.



Message received at submit@bugs.devuan.org:

Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2017 13:42:04 -0700
From: Gordon Haverland <ghaverla@materialisations.com>
To: submit@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: slim: No mouse/cursor in GUI

Package: slim
Version: 1.3.6-5+devuan4
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

This was a new installation of Devuan/Jessie that was
immediately upgraded to Devuan/Ascii.  The disk containing
the old Debian/Jessie is not currently mounted.   The initial
install was via the Devuan Jessie DVD.

There is a forum thread of this problem at
https://dev1galaxy.org/viewtopic.php?id=784

Viewing the slim GUI login screen, there is no obvious mouse/cursor.
Unplugging and replugging in USB mouse did not change this.

System is a Dell Optiplex 740 SFF, with the 70-ish GB SATA drive
replaced with a 250 GB SSD.  The original installation was to a single
41 GB ext4 partition, and that was upgraded to Devuan/Ascii.  A set of
other partions mostly formatted as btrfs, ext4 and ext2 was set up to
receive copies of the appropriate parts of the Devuan/Ascii filesystem
(/, /usr, /var, /home are btrfs; /boot, /tmp, /var/log are ext2).

Installing gpm showed that the mouse would work on the console.
Installing lightdm and setting that as the default, produced a
mouse/cursor in the GUI.

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-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 2.0 (ascii)
Release:	2.0
Codename:	ascii

Architecture: x86_64

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages slim depends on:
ii  consolekit             0.4.6-6
ii  dbus                   1.10.18-1+devuan2.3
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.61
ii  libc6                  2.24-12
ii  libck-connector0       0.4.6-6
ii  libdbus-1-3            1.10.18-1+devuan2.3
ii  libfontconfig1         2.11.0-6.7+b1
ii  libfreetype6           2.6.3-3.2
ii  libgcc1                1:7.1.0-7
ii  libjpeg62-turbo        1:1.5.1-2
ii  libpam0g               1.1.8-3.6
ii  libpng12-0             1.2.50-2+deb8u3
ii  libstdc++6             7.1.0-7
ii  libx11-6               2:1.6.4-3
ii  libxext6               2:1.3.3-1+b2
ii  libxft2                2.3.2-1+b2
ii  libxmu6                2:1.1.2-2
ii  libxrandr2             2:1.5.1-1
ii  libxrender1            1:0.9.10-1
ii  zlib1g                 1:1.2.8.dfsg-5

Versions of packages slim recommends:
ii  xterm  327-2

Versions of packages slim suggests:
ii  scrot  0.8-18
ii  xauth  1:1.0.9-1+b2

-- debconf information:
* shared/default-x-display-manager: lightdm
  slim/daemon_name: /usr/bin/slim





Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, owner@bugs.devuan.org:
bug#112; Package slim. Full text available.



Acknowledgement sent to KatolaZ <katolaz@freaknet.org>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to owner@bugs.devuan.org. Full text available.



Message received at 112@bugs.devuan.org:

Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2017 10:39:11 +0100
From: KatolaZ <katolaz@freaknet.org>
To: 112@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: related to 111

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Hi,

this seems related to

  http://bugs.devuan.org/111

which has been solved by installed the latest version of eudev. Please
check that you have the latest version of eudev (this might have been
upgraded when you installed lightdm...) and report back, so that we
can investigate further or close the bug.



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Tags added: ascii Request was from KatolaZ <katolaz@freaknet.org> to control@bugs.devuan.org. Full text available.



Information forwarded to devuan-bugs@lists.dyne.org, owner@bugs.devuan.org:
bug#112; Package slim. Full text available.



Acknowledgement sent to fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to owner@bugs.devuan.org. Full text available.



Message received at 112@bugs.devuan.org:

To: 112@bugs.devuan.org
From: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: slim: No mouse/cursor in GUI
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:27:51 -0500

There are no buttons, links or drop-down menus in the slim login screen,
or anything else to click on. Unless I'm missing something, there's no
reason to use a mouse. This bug should be closed.

fsmithred





Reply sent to KatolaZ <katolaz@freaknet.org>:
You have taken responsibility. Full text available.



Notification sent to Gordon Haverland <ghaverla@materialisations.com>:
bug acknowledged by developer. Full text available.



Message received at 112-close@bugs.devuan.org:

Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:09:12 +0000
From: KatolaZ <katolaz@freaknet.org>
To: 112-close@bugs.devuan.org
Subject: solved

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According do fsmithred:

"There are no buttons, links or drop-down menus in the slim login
screen, or anything else to click on. Unless I'm missing something,
there's no reason to use a mouse. This bug should be closed."

So I'm closing it

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Message received at 112-close@bugs.devuan.org:

Subject: Re: [Devuan-bugs] bug#112: slim: No mouse/cursor in GUI
To: 112-close@bugs.devuan.org
From: fsmithred <fsmithred@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:30:39 -0500

close





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