Mouse wheel and extra button support in breezy
ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Sat Oct 15 21:55:58 UTC 2005
> ulrich steffens wrote:
> >Am Freitag, den 14.10.2005, 15:27 -0700 schrieb Adam Hamilton:
> >>I have a logitech Mouseman optical USB mouse that was
> >>attached when I installed breezy. Problem is the thumb
> >>button is set for "paste" and I'd like to set it to
> >>"browser back." The wheel doesn't work at all, except
> >>as a button, which is "paste." How can I get the wheel
> >>to work and reprogram the thumb button?
> >i think you're looking for something like this:
> >edit xorg.conf
> > 'sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf'
> >find 'Section InputDevice' and edit/add the following lines
> > Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
> > Option "Buttons" "7"
> > Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"
> >save and close the file.
> >go to 'System > Preferences > Sessions'
> >(this may vary i'm using german locale)
> >and hit the 'startup...'tab. click add and put
> > xmodmap -e "pointer = 1 2 3 6 7 4 5"
> >in it. log out, hit Ctrl + Alt + Backspace to restart x, login again.
> >some people report they had to reboot to let the changes take effect.
> >for additional info take a look at
> >(the part about 'imwhell' is not necessary!)
> >also take a look at the comments, cause it seems there are mousemans
> >with different button numbers out there.
> Wow, I not heard of this before. The only way I knew of was with
> imwheel ( http://packages.ubuntu.com/breezy/utils/imwheel ). Is one
> better than the other.
> I need to do this myself, and I've not yet done so.
> ubuntu-users mailing list
> ubuntu-users (AT) lists (DOT) ubuntu.com
I think Firefox doesn't need imwheel, but Opera does.
More information about the ubuntu-users