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Date:      Sat, 5 Dec 2015 22:18:46 -0700 (MST)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        John Aten <>
Subject:   Re: Mouse & Keyboard not working in Virtual Box VM
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On Sat, 5 Dec 2015, John Aten wrote:

> After installing Enlightenment, I ran X -configure,

Why?  The very first thing to try is letting X detect hardware and 
autoconfig.  That means running it without any xorg.conf at all.

If that is not enough, entries for only the video driver or mouse are 
all that is needed.

The VM only needs emulators/virtualbox-ose-additions.  Other VirtualBox 
stuff is for being a VirtualBox host and not needed in a guest.

> Section "InputDevice"
> 	Identifier  "Mouse0"
> 	Driver      "vboxmouse"
> EndSection
> Section "Device"
> 	Identifier  "Card0"
> 	Driver      "vboxvideo"
> EndSection

So again, rename or delete any existing xorg.conf.  Then run X.  At 
most, the two entries above being the entire contents of that file 
should work.

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