[support-gang] XO 1.5 troubles: Touchpad has become non-responsive after an update

Mikus Grinbergs mikus at bga.com
Thu May 20 11:47:47 EDT 2010

Kevin wrote
>> [ If the mouse was not working, how did you get from Sugar to GNOME ? ]
> 1. Ctrl-Alt-Neighborhood (a.k.a. Ctrl-Alt-F1) gets me to the shell as root.
> 2. "nano -bkw /home/olpc/.olpc-active-desktop"
> 3. Change "sugar" to "gnome"
> 4. Save and reboot
> Non-shell-users: Note the period at the start of .olpc-active-desktop.

Interesting.  There is no such file on my XO-1.5  (nor on any XO-1).

Is that because I normally never switch between Sugar and GNOME ?

mikus  (XO-1.5 B2, q3a39b, os125)

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