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Old 12-04-2004, 11:49 AM   #1
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Getting extra mouse buttons to work


I have a Logitech MX 500. The two main buttons work fine, however, I cannot seem to use the scroll wheel or the side "back" and "forward" buttons. I don't use the side buttons ever really, but I would like to be able to use a scroll wheel.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 12:49 PM   #2
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Under /etc/X11/xorg.conf, in Section "InputDevice" (the one for the mouse) add the following and change Option "Protocol" to be
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 Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Protocol"  "IMPS/2"
This enables the scroll wheel under X.

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Old 12-04-2004, 02:48 PM   #3
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Um, I don't have an xorg.conf, does that mean I have to do it in XF86Config instead?
 
Old 12-04-2004, 03:08 PM   #4
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Yes. It is the same in both x.org and xfree86.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 03:46 PM   #5
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for the back/forward buttons there's http://imwheel.sourceforge.net/
 
  


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