Serial Mouse in Linux - Get it working

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If your serial mouse is not working in Linux then do the following steps.

1. Go to Terminal.
2. Login as root.
3. Open /etc/X11/xorg.conf file in your favorite editor.
4. Under the mouse section change the following.

"Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
"Protocol" "Microsoft"

5. Restart your computer.