Q. How do I enable mouse integration with Linux Hyper-V guests?

A. Microsoft partnered with Xen to create an add-on for the Hyper-V Linux Integration Components, Satori, that enables mouse integration.

Download the add-on from http://www.xen.org/products/satori.html and insert the downloaded ISO into the Linux distribution. Run the commands below to install:

  • mkdir /opt/linux_satori
  • mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
  • cp /mnt/cdrom/* /opt/linux_satori -R
  • /opt/linux_satori/setup.pl inputdriver

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