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Old 09-13-2004, 12:38 PM   #1
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Question 3 button mouse (scroll button)


Hi all,

Im using Slackware 10 atm, but I dont seem to get my scroll button working. My mouse is working fine, but dont know why my middle scroll button is not scrolling. Can someone help me with this? I have a Microsoft Wheel Mouse Optical USB.

I hope to get answers ASAP.

BTW, Im loving Slackware 10. Hehehe..

Cheers,
Spyiish
 
Old 09-13-2004, 12:42 PM   #2
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In you /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file your mouse section should look something like this.


Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
 
Old 09-13-2004, 12:47 PM   #3
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Quote:
Originally posted by mindcry
In you /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file your mouse section should look something like this.


Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
I dont have XF86Config.. do u mean the xorg.conf?

Lost..
 
Old 09-13-2004, 12:49 PM   #4
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In keeping with this thread but getting slightly off course, I have a Logitech Optical Cordless mouse. It has a 'thumb' button I'd like to put to use. Maybe make it a 'back' button. I've configured the mouse so the scroll and up/down button work. No problem there. But how or what do I have to do to make my thumb button work? I don't know the model number for it but it has the right, left, scroll and of course a thumb button. Using Slackware 10.0. Thanks.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 01:11 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Spyiish
I dont have XF86Config.. do u mean the xorg.conf?

Lost..
yep..
he means xorg.conf.
i would change
Code:
 Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
for
Code:
Option "Buttons" "5"
regards

slackie1000

edit: alioop, for the thumb button i suggest here

Last edited by slackie1000; 09-13-2004 at 01:17 PM.
 
Old 09-13-2004, 01:22 PM   #6
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I changed the one to true, but where do i find button? I dont see it anywhere..

Weird...
 
Old 09-13-2004, 01:48 PM   #7
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you write ?
exact like mindcry's post

regards

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Old 09-13-2004, 04:18 PM   #8
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I had this exact same problem with the exact same mouse. After some digging, I found a configuration that works great -
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "Mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option " ZxisMapping" "4 5"

Not sure why I had to use the protocol IMPS/2 when it is a usb mouse but it seems to work well. Oh yeah I have it running through a KVM so not sure if that makes a diff.

Hope that helps
 
Old 09-18-2004, 07:49 PM   #9
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I have the same mouse as Spyiish and fender36's setup works perfectly
 
Old 09-18-2004, 07:52 PM   #10
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You mean u have a 3 buttons mouse where the middle one is the scroller, and it works well for u??
 
Old 09-18-2004, 11:17 PM   #11
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Note in fender36's post that Zxis should be ZAxis, simple typo

Yes I have just the basic mouse, left & right buttons and a scroll wheel. At first I was thinking it's only 3 buttons, but from what I learned, it is technically 5 buttons

left button
right button
scroll forward
scroll backward
scroll button pressed down

Hope this helps

Last edited by Bluenoser; 09-18-2004 at 11:21 PM.
 
Old 09-19-2004, 06:28 AM   #12
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Very nice...

So how did u configure it to make all working?

Can u post ur configurations?

Thanks.
 
Old 09-19-2004, 06:33 AM   #13
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Quote:
Originally posted by fender36

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "Mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option " ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Change your xorg.conf file to have this setting instead of whatever is there now. The emulate three button option you should rid yourself of. In other words delete what isn't in this config above from your mouse section of your xorg.conf file and then add what you need to and make it look like just as above and everything should work smoothly. IMPS/2 IS the protocol you want to use.
 
Old 09-20-2004, 09:01 AM   #14
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Ok, I got my scroll working... but how do I make my scroll working when I press it down? I cant get it working when I press down my middle button.
 
Old 10-31-2004, 07:00 AM   #15
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Hi all,

I configured my mouse button, but the middle scroll button - whenever I click on it, it goes to my homepage. Can someone help me with this?

Thanks,
Spyiish
 
  


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