The one button mouse

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Sep 20 01:01:52 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 08:15:43PM -0400, Rob Diehl wrote:

> Is there a way to emulate a 2 or 3 button mouse in Gnome by holding down 
> a modifier key on the keyboard? Alternately, it would be pretty cool if 
> right-click had the ability to be emulated by holding down the mouse 
> button (ala- MacOS). I realize the one button mouse is apple-specific 
> and can be replaced, but it would be cool to make the OS as flexible as 
> possible in catering to the needs of everyone.

F11 and F12 should do the job.  I've just added this to the FAQ in the wiki.

 - mdz

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