Thoughts on mouse buttons

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at
Tue Sep 21 04:43:16 UTC 2004

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004, Ryan M. Williams wrote:

> I don't have a solution but I thought I'd chime in for improved mouse
> support.  I have a five-button trackball Explorer.  I'd really like to
> see something like Intellipoint on Linux that would detect what sort of
> mouse you have and automatically choose a common default setup for the
> buttons.  Intellipoint also has the nice feature of allowing you to
> specify different actions depending on which application you're using.
> As far as I've seen (still new to Linux) there doesn't seem to be a
> program to accomplish this right now.
> Ryan

What is Intellipoint? Is there any *known to work* equivalent for linux?


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