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Old 05-22-2004, 06:22 PM   #1
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Default settings for a mouse in Fedora Core 2

I screwed up my mouse settings trying to get the side buttons to work (Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer). I've got them working but now my mouse wheel doesn't work. I stupidly didn't back up my original xorg.conf file so I can't remember the setting that should be there. After a fresh install the mouse wheel worked, it was just the side buttons that didn't, so I was wondering what a basic mouse setup created during install would be.

Here is an extract from xorg.conf

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Buttons" "7"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"

I'm not desperately bothered about the side buttons, but lack of a working wheel is really annoying. I've tried xev, it recognises every button except for wheel scrolling.


Old 05-25-2004, 07:52 AM   #2
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You could always try running mouseconfig again?
Old 05-26-2004, 11:16 PM   #3
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default fedora setup

this is the default setup,

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"

I'm trying to get my side buttons working at the moment.


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