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Old 8th July 2009
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Default startx not starting correctly - XOrg 7.4_2

I just finished installing XOrg 7.4_2 from the ports tree, but it does not seem to start correctly.

When I run startx, I see three xterm windows. However, I have an unresponsive mouse and I cannot alt-tab to get to any of the windows. None seem selected when XOrg starts, so my typing is not recognized. I can tell the keyboard is still responsive, however, as the caps lock still sets the light on my keyboard.

My mouse is active when I am at the regular shell (before starting XOrg), I added
To /etc/rc.conf to start it. The mouse works before starting XOrg and after killing it, but it does not work when XOrg is running.
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Try adding:
AllowEmptyInput "False"

To the ServerFlags serction in /etc/X11/xorg.conf or /etc/xorg.conf

As a sidenote, xinit usually works better than startx, both do the same but startx also does xauth stuff, which no one uses anyway and often causes problems.
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