[arch-general] Mouse buttons not working in X

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Nov 17 17:02:18 UTC 2015

On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 04:20:35PM +0800, Oon-Ee Ng wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 11:31:27AM -0600, Doug Newgard wrote:
> >> On Sun, 15 Nov 2015 17:56:30 +0100
> >> Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I've just updated a sligtly neglected machine I have (not upgraded
> >> > since mid-September). Thanks to the [ARA][1] I managed to upgrade it
> >> > in weekly steps. It all seemed to work fine, and indeed it boots
> >> > just fine. There's only one little thing that's broken: the mouse
> >> > buttons don't work.
> >>
> >> Standard question lately: was xf86-input-evdev updated when xorg-server was?
> >
> > If it was updated in the repo, then it was updated on the machine, I
> > very rarely do a selective upgrade and in this case I ran `pacman -Syu`
> > every time.
> And you've obviously also checked to make sure the mirror was synced
> properly? Not sure if you meant you used ARA all the way to the most
> current update or are currently using another mirror.

For the last update I switched to the ordinary mirrors and reran
reflector to get a good list of mirrors.  I haven't done anything beyond


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