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Old 01-28-2009, 03:47 PM   #1
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Unhappy USB Mouse with inverted axis

I know you have seen problems like this, I've been reading a lot of threads about, but can't get it to work.
My wireless USB Mouse (unknown Mark) that I bought on eBay get detected by Ubuntu 8.10, but seems to be working backwards. I mean, with the inverted axis. I know there is a way to make it get inverted again, adding the right code on xorg.conf. I tryed SO MANY possible ways to do it, but I can't. Also I tested the mouse on Windows (XP and Vista) and works the same (backwards).

Here's the lines on my xorg.conf

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mouse1"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "InvX" "on"
Option "InvY" "on"
I know there is more than "inverting the axis", but that was the last thing i tryed.
Also, I think it doesn't work with the "mice" driver, but with "mouse1", because I watched how this adds on "/dev/input" when I plug and unplug the usb receptor.

PLEASE! any help?
Old 02-04-2009, 04:39 PM   #2
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Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "InvX" "on"
Option "InvY" "on"
theses are not needed. and you may have to add
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
4 and 5 is for scrolling try 6 and 7 tell me what happens but most likley this is a revesed circut on the mouse circuit board so it is a bad device. send it back
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mouse1"
way out of place.
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
try the above.


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