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Old 09-05-2003, 11:40 AM   #1
cevjr
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Mouse - wheel does not scroll


I have a MS Intellimouse (Optical USB). It has a wheel which does not work in Linux and 2 side buttons which I use for forward and backwards when web browsing.

I would at least like to get the wheel working.

I have slackware 9 and mouseconfig does not deal with the wheel.

Any suggestions?

-C
 
Old 09-05-2003, 11:43 AM   #2
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Edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config file. Goto the mouse section and add this Option "ZAxisMapping""4 5". That should get the wheel working on your mouse. If not let me know and when I get home I'll post what I have.
 
Old 09-05-2003, 12:32 PM   #3
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I tried it....did not work.
Thanks for your help though....I'll wait for your reply when you get home.

Thanks again.
-C
 
Old 09-05-2003, 12:39 PM   #4
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Try this:
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

I believe that this exactly what mine looks like.
 
Old 09-05-2003, 01:11 PM   #5
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Thanks, it worked! I wish everyone could be as helpful as they are on Linuxquestions.org.

-C
 
Old 09-05-2003, 01:19 PM   #6
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No problem. I have been stuck on a lot of things and people helped me out. I feel it is only right to help out others too. Just remeber to pass on the favor.
 
  


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