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Old 07-17-2004, 10:00 AM   #1
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middle mouse button


I have my scroll wheel working, but I just can't get it to click for the life of me. as in third button. I use(d) it a lot during web browsing and going through my files, and it's an irritation not having it any longer.

It's plugged into the ps/2 port in the back of my computer.
and here's a cut of my xorg.conf.
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier  "Mouse0"
Driver      "mouse"
Option	    "Protocol" "imPS/2"
Option	    "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option      "ZAxis Mapping" "4 5"
EndSection
I'm not sure when this happened. I've had my linux box sitting here without a monitor for months and I just was able to buy one two days ago, and since have been drudging through google on a fix for this and have yet to find one.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 01:27 PM   #2
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http://dorward.me.uk/linux/mouse/

try that out. I assume you have an intellimouse based on your protocol selection.
 
Old 07-17-2004, 09:32 PM   #3
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Not using an intellimouse. I'm using a junky thermaltake mouse with two buttons, and a scroll wheel.
using imps/2 because, well, that's the only way the scroll wheel works.
edit: here's my new xorg.conf as of now, just trying anything..
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier  "Mouse0"
Driver      "mouse"
Option	    "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option	    "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option      "Buttons" "5"
Option      "ZAxis Mapping" "4 5"
EndSection

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Old 07-17-2004, 10:59 PM   #4
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here's an idea.. anyone with some know-how on imwheel?
I can try to make button2 use it's default action, but I can't find anything that helps a lot in the man page. !
 
Old 07-18-2004, 12:19 AM   #5
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well, come to find out, like most of my problems, it was a hardware problem. That mouse's scroll wheel button just doesn't work for some reason. I got a mouse of mine that was a graduation gift (always been afraid to use it, it's silver with my name engraved, pretty nice ) and the middle click works fine on it. looks like I'm finally going to be buying that wireless keyboard/mouse set I've been wanting.. lol
 
Old 07-18-2004, 05:54 AM   #6
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This line:

Option "Protocol" "imPS/2"

Should be:

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
 
  


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