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Old 01-11-2005, 01:13 AM   #1
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mouse speed (ubuntu)


iv looked with the gui in ubuntu for configuring mouse speed, but cant seem to see it. i can find how to change dbl click speed, drag speed, cursor theme, afew things like that, but no cursor speed.
any ideas of what file to edit, or where to go, to modify my mouse speed? (its too fast for my usual windows speed)

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Old 01-11-2005, 02:58 AM   #2
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u can change it in system tools -> configuration manager (Gconf) -> desktop -> gnome -> peripherals -> mouse
 
Old 01-11-2005, 09:20 AM   #3
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or the kde control panel
 
Old 01-11-2005, 09:22 AM   #4
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iv checked there, but didnt think it was there... these are the values it lets me change:
cursor font, cursor size, cursor theme, double click, drag threshold, left handed, locate pointer, motion acceleration, motion threshhold, single click. i dont have a mouse speed or anything like that

edit: (sry, its gnome, no kde)
 
Old 01-11-2005, 09:59 AM   #5
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You can try editing the file /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 or whatever it is called now.

Find the section:

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"

and add the following line:

Option "Resolution" "5000"

Changing the "5000" bit will alter the speed of the mouse. You will need to restart the X-server to see the change. Try different numbers until you are happy.
 
Old 01-11-2005, 11:30 AM   #6
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thanks for the input tred.. but
i tried that, but there is no 'resolution' option, it shows the following options: corePointer, device, protocol, emulate3Buttons,ZaxisMapping. would it be the last one? its value is "4 5", whatever that means :S.
could i possibly just add the option you suggested? or will that screw stuff up?
 
Old 01-11-2005, 01:06 PM   #7
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the trick to messing around with X config is not to be scared of messing it up! as long as u back it up before, you're safe!
 
Old 01-11-2005, 01:12 PM   #8
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ya, true... ok ill make a copy in the same folder of it... if gnome loads and jus the speed is messed up, ill just revert to the backup. i was just afraid that, on the offchance that, x windows wouldnt run because of what i had done.. THEN i wouldnt know what to do! lol
 
  


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