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Thread: Knoppix 6 displays mouse and hangs

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    Knoppix 6 displays mouse and hangs

    Knoppix boots all they way into the desktop environment, but I just see a desktop background and a cursor, but no icons/menu's etc.

    Has anyone else experienced this? What can I do?

    Thanks,

    Dave

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    Yes, when I can make it that far, it will hang as soon as the gui comes up. I can move the mouse but nothing else works. Nothing happens when I use the ctrl+alt+Fn keys

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    Has anyone figured this out? I accidently found out that there must be a taskbar at the bottom, out of sight, because if you click the mouse off the screen on lower right part of a calender shows up and the lower left has a "help box" pop up. It has to be a screen resolution thing. That's all I know so far.
    Off to play and figure this out...

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    Tried booting with no3d screen=1024x768 cheatcodes? It seems that it might be a problem connected not with starting X, but running it, so it may be LXDE/Compiz. The no3d cheat code disables Compiz, setting a low screen resolution for debugging could be a guarantee that nothing is placed outside the physical screen.

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    Thanks. Knoppix 6.2 and 6.3 did not fully load on my old AMD Athlon 1000 HP computer (circa 2000 per BIOS). This solved it "no3d" and screen to 1024x768.
    Thanks Capricorny

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    I'll try it too.

    My Desktop right mouse menu isn't accessible, so I check and be back .')

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    I saw similar, didnt make it to desktop background, just blank grey screen, no mouse. It didnt like the secondary monitor that was connected as a video display. Disconnected
    the second monitor, reboot, worked fine. The second monitor would not work when plugged in after reboot.

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    correction- secondary monitor worked after boot, connection and being turned on by function keys- not Knoppix fault

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