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Old 12-09-2004, 11:24 AM   #1
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Change Mouse Speed?


Im on mandrake9.1, I would like to know if theres anyway to change my mouse speed? I have to almost lift my mouse up just to get from the bottom of my screen to the top. Thank you.

also a quick question, how do i print screen? like take a pic of my desktop?
 
Old 12-09-2004, 11:26 AM   #2
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I'm not sure about the mouse issue, but I know you can use the "Gimp" to take screen shots. I'm not sure what menu, but it should be easy to find.
 
Old 12-09-2004, 11:35 AM   #3
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thanks, that worked anyone know how to fix the mouse problem?
 
Old 12-09-2004, 12:53 PM   #4
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I had a similar problem and added BaudRate and Resolution to my /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 which looks like;

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "BaudRate" "1200"
Option "Resolution" "2000"
You can play with the Resolution # until it feels right.
 
Old 12-09-2004, 01:08 PM   #5
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thank you alot, but when i save it says i dont have write permission..this is the only account i made..how do i get write permission..
 
Old 12-09-2004, 02:48 PM   #6
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You'll have to edit the file as a root user. I have not used Mandrake very much but I think you can login as root or there may be an option under system called File Manager that you can use, the latter will ask for your root password.
 
  


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