Can't Change Mouse Speed

Maurice McCarthy manselton at
Thu Jun 10 13:11:10 UTC 2010

On 10 June 2010 00:51, Danny Michel <dan at> wrote:
> any ideas?

>> I change the cursor speed in system>preferences, with no effect.
>> mouse: microsoft arc™


$ xset m 1 1

then move the mouse to see how slow it is then try

$xset m 5 1

to see how it  speeds up. An acceleration of 5 and a threshold of 1
are common settings for many people. If that does not work then it has
to be specific to the arc.

Best Wishes

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