mouse button

Harold Hartley wheelie207 at
Sun Nov 15 23:52:36 UTC 2009

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 05:29 -0700, "Karl F. Larsen" <klarsen1 at>
> Harold Hartley wrote:
> > I really haven't had any response to my other question on the mouse
> > function with the button.
> > I would like to know what file do I need to edit to disable the keyboard
> > mouse button so that my mouse cursor doesn't jump all over the screen.
> > I'm sure most of you have never had a keyboard on a laptop with a mouse
> > button in the middle of the keyboard. But I just want to disable that
> > button so I can use only the touchpad for my mouse or a usb mouse.
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Harold
> > 
> 	You might explain that your using an IBM laptop. I have an 
> old one and it was possible to turn off the center mounted in 
> the keyboard mouse in the BIOS setup. I do not recall the 
> details but I expect you need to do this in all cases. Nothing 
> in Ubuntu can stop the mouse from working.
> 73 Karl

I'll check my bios setup to see if my Dell Latitude D800 has that
setting so I can turn mine off.
I just thought there might be a file to edit that holds the settings for
the mouse.


  Harold Hartley
  wheelie207 at

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