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If the link I posted doesn't solve your problem (and I admit it's about another mouse problem, but there should be enough stuff that is relevant to your problem) then come back here, and post a follow-up (or even your solution )
Sorry about that. I wrote this up quick before I had to leave.
Button Name xev Number Current Action Desired action Needs Fixing?
Left 1 Left Button Left Button
Right 3 Right Button Right Button
Middle 2 Middle Middle Y
Wheel Forward 7 Scroll back Scroll forward Y
Wheel Back 6 Scroll forward Scroll back Y
I was unsure of the Desired Action, so I just left it from his post.
The table you posted makes no reference to the tilt wheel.
"Desired Action" refers to just exactly what you want the tilt wheel to do. In your first post you say the tilt wheel isn't working, but what do you want it to do? [I have a mouse with "tilt", but I never needed that functionality].
From what you have posted, the middle button should be working, but, again, what do you expect this button to do?
The middle, forward, and back are all on the tilt wheel.
My mouse has two buttons (L & R) that can also be pressed, both together, and at once, for "Middle-click". There is also a scroll wheel. The scroll wheel can also be pressed to register a "Middle-click".
The scroll wheel scrolls up and down in documents or firefox. It also adjusts volume in an intuitive up/down way and zooms in certain applications like www.openstreetmap.org
As in Windows. The middle button as auto-scroll. Left and right tilt as back and forward. I thought this would be obvious.
I haven't run windows since win98, so no, it is not obvious to me. Sorry.
middle click = auto scroll
left tilt = back
right tilt = forward
In linux, middle-click, by default, means "Paste the clipboard content exactly where you are clicking". This is neat.
I have no idea what "auto scroll" is.
Perhaps you could post what the xev results are for all your mouse buttons, ( including tilt-L and -R ) and exactly what you would like the buttons to be recognised as / do. Then maybe, we can make some progress.