After installing Mate desktop environment on a fresh FreeBSD 10.2 box, mouse was not working. This is what I have in my /etc/rc.conf:

Some suggests that the order of hald and dbus be swapped around. I tried that, and it didn’t work.

A bit of more Googlings, I found out a working solution[1]. I need to install: xf86-input-mouse.

Here’s how I did it:

And that’s all required to be done. If your keyboard is not working in Xorg, you might want to also install xf86-input-keyboard.

Full credit goes to the guy at the Thanks!


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