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Offline mikeymike

Re: AROS potential newbie questions
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2004, 10:58:56 PM »
It only supports one pointing device at a time though.  My trackball is connected to PS2 (works as a standard mouse), and my gaming mouse connected to serial.  Only the mouse worked.  Though (just to keep things clear) it didn't require me to unplug the trackball or anything.

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Re: AROS potential newbie questions
« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2004, 12:24:30 AM »
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go ahead and attach a PS2
fortunately i have a adapter.  :-D

not that it's important, but what about being able to use touchpads on laptops (with AROS)? i notice my red hat linux dosen't seem to have support for that. but maybe i didn't try hard to find any.  :-D
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Re: AROS potential newbie questions
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2004, 10:47:49 AM »
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cecilia wrote:
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go ahead and attach a PS2
fortunately i have a adapter.  :-D

not that it's important, but what about being able to use touchpads on laptops (with AROS)? i notice my red hat linux dosen't seem to have support for that. but maybe i didn't try hard to find any.  :-D


No, I've not been able to get the touch pad on my Laptop to work either... not really a problem as I mostly have a mouse plugged in :-)


if the mouse doesn't work for some reason, if you hold down the left amiga key (this might have a strange "Windoze" symble on some keyboard) and press the cursor keys , the pointer will move :-)


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Re: AROS potential newbie questions
« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2004, 12:18:09 AM »
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Nope ottomobiehl (funky nick) =) there is absolutely NO USB support yet =) go ahead and attach a PS2 and it should work just fine.


Thanks (about the nick), I thought that I was clever when I thought it up but I think that was just the beer talking. :-D

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Re: AROS potential newbie questions
« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2004, 12:20:06 AM »
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if the mouse doesn't work for some reason, if you hold down the left amiga key (this might have a strange "Windoze" symble on some keyboard) and press the cursor keys , the pointer will move


That seems so familiar for some reason.  Is that the same keyboard trick on a real miggy?  (I think it is)