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Old 11-21-2004, 01:37 PM   #1
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Talking So Dumb it's not even funny


I have Slackware 10.0 and i want to use my wireless MX 700 Logitech. When i plug it in though i guess it doesn't even find the mouse because i cant move the pointer on the screen. And while im posting where is the config file that i need to edit to get the scroll buttons to work and what is it called.
 
Old 11-21-2004, 01:41 PM   #2
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Re: So Dumb it's not even funny

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Originally posted by inonothing
I have Slackware 10.0 and i want to use my wireless MX 700 Logitech. When i plug it in though i guess it doesn't even find the mouse because i cant move the pointer on the screen. And while im posting where is the config file that i need to edit to get the scroll buttons to work and what is it called.
Shamelessly stolen from another forum

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1) Edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf resp. /etc/X11/XF86Config

The relevant section is InputDevice

7 button bouse (e.g. MX Series):

Section "InputDevice"
Driver "mouse"
Identifier "Mouse[0]"
Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Buttons" "7"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"
Option "Name" "Logitech MX 700"
EndSection

Do not change your "Identifier," that is specific to your configuration. You should make sure you have "Buttons" "ZAxisMapping" and "Protocol" all set to the above values. IMPS/2 may work also, but even for "non-explorer" intellimice, ExplorerPS/2 should work fine. This is for USB mice also, PS/2 is just part of the name, it does not mean that you have a PS/2 mouse. There are seven buttons on what appear to be five-button mice: left button, right button, middle button (push down on scroll wheel), scroll up, scroll down, side button 1, side button 2.
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Hope that works...
 
Old 11-21-2004, 05:25 PM   #3
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Do i need to install any drivers or anything with doing that?
 
Old 11-21-2004, 06:06 PM   #4
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I dont even have all those options in my xorg.conf here's what i have

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"

# On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
# protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:

Option "Protocol" "Auto"

# The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
# Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
# Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
# MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
# ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue
# Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"



# The mouse device. The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
# which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.

# Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
# Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS0"
# Option "Device" "/dev/ttyS1"

# When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
# the following line.

# Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.

# Option "BaudRate" "9600"
# Option "SampleRate" "150"

# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button Microsoft mice
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)

Option "Emulate3Buttons"
# Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"

# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice

# Option "ChordMiddle"

EndSection
 
Old 11-22-2004, 05:53 PM   #5
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People you dont understand i need some help.
 
Old 11-22-2004, 05:59 PM   #6
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you dont have those options? well, umm, put them in. anywhere you want. just stick them in somehwere in the middle.
 
  


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