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Re: [vox-tech] Mouse problem with new laptop



If you have the console-tools package installed (which should be by default) you can use "charset GO" (that's a zero) to get back the original readable character set.

On 2004.04.09 12:24, Dave Margolis wrote:
sometimes you get your console back, and sometimes you don't.  :-)

i'll try xxd tonight when i get home.
cool tip!
Bill Kendrick wrote:

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 11:46:30AM -0700, Dave Margolis wrote:

do a "cat /dev/mouse" and/or a "cat /dev/event/mice" to make sure this is working.

Here's a trick to prevent yourself from seeing garbage, loosing the
ability to read your prompt, and having to blindly run "reset" to get it
back... :^)

Use "xxd" instead of "cat" :)    I learned this one recently.
Still need to remember to use it myself...

-bill!
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