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Old 03-14-2011, 01:12 AM   #1
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Question Cant set up 2 mice in Ubuntu 10.10 (1 pointer, 1 left-handed, 1 right-handed)

Hello everybody,

I have the problem that I cant configure PinguyOS (Ubuntu 10.10 i386, 2.6.35-23) to handle my two mice using the same pointer, using one mouse with a left- and the other one with a right-handed configuration.

Last system I used was Xubuntu and I was able to set up two mice - both were using the same pointer, but one was left-handed and the other one right-handed. I was very comfortable with that configuration to work with, but now I installed PinguyOS and I'm somehow no longer able to set it up.

Both mice are working just fine, but I can only manage to apply ONE configuration for both ones - meaning both mice are either left OR right-handed.

I already searched the preferences / settings in PinguyOS, this and other forums and the software package manager, but I couldnt find anything. Both mice are plugged in via USB and are standard three-button-mice with a scrollwheel and are working properly.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advice for helping! =)
Old 03-14-2011, 07:18 PM   #2
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Then we can assume it was a feature provided in xubuntu.

I'd cut and quote but the stupid page doesn't let me cut and paste. Like I can't steal the code other ways!


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