[Debian] TSLIB_TSDEVICE no longer getting set
Christopher J. White
chris at grierwhite.com
Sat Nov 29 17:18:37 CET 2008
I've been trying to get gestikk  working, a mouse-gestures program
that turns mouse gestures into keystrokes at the window manager level.
This seems ideal for finger gestures to do things like scrolling,
paging, etc in a generic fashion.
After working through package dependencies, and building a needed python
module, I got it fulling installed and actually managed to get it to run
and put it's icon in the tray. Unfortunately, it requires
right-click...i don't have the right-click tslib patch installed (yet),
so I reran the program in a mode that allows configuration.
As soon as I did that, I seemed to lose pointer input. /etc/init.d/nodm
restart, reboot, all have no effect.
I have traced it down to TSLIB_TSDEVICE no longer getting set. If I
manually export this set properly, and do startx, it works, I get my
I am running X as a normal user, but the same happens when reverting
back to root as well.
So, what happened? I can't figure out how /etc/init.d/nodm is supposed
to setup environment variables that tslib needs.
[safire] Christopher J. White
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