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Old 02-07-2006, 11:31 AM   #1
malikamirshehzad
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Any open source USB mouse driver for Linux


Hi All

Can any one tell me something about any USB mouse driver for Linux which is Open Source...

Aamer
 
Old 02-07-2006, 01:00 PM   #2
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for a usb mouse to work you just need to have your usb hub detected by the kernel and then configure gpm or X correctly.

what is the output of:
lsusb
 
Old 02-07-2006, 01:17 PM   #3
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Now, assuming yo want fancy buttons(what I think you mean by usb and driver) that is another story altogether. If you want your mouse to have back/forwards, side scrolling, magnifier, application buttns, or other such advanced features(beyond 3 buttons and a scroll wheel) you will need to map the mouse yourself with xmodmap and bindings.
 
  


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