[Debian] TSLIB_TSDEVICE no longer getting set

Christopher J. White chris at grierwhite.com
Sun Nov 30 16:38:05 CET 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 15:23 +0000, Christopher J. White wrote:
> Now that I figured this out, I can put those two exports into my .bashrc
> for root, but the same trick for my normal user doesn't work.  Trying to
> start xinit or startx manually gives permission errors
> on /var/log/Xorg.log.0.

Doh...this was due to reinstalling the Xorg server (just in case) and I
needed to make /usr/bin/Xorg suid.

> So this tells me something changed that used to set the TSLIB vars
> before starting Xserver.  Can you grep for TSLIB for all files
> in /etc/X11 and below and see if you see it there anywhere?

Putting TSLIB vars in the per-user .bashrc gets the pointer working for
both root and my standard user, so I can move forward, but it's still
very strange.


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