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Old 03-17-2007, 12:10 PM   #1
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3 button with scroll wheel


I have a micro optical mouse in slackware 11.0. was wondering if any one wkne which driver to use to get the mouse wheel to work and which file to edit after install to change it.
 
Old 03-17-2007, 12:13 PM   #2
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This is a common question that has been asked and answered 100 times on the forums.

You have to edit your xorg.conf file.

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

The ZAxisMapping option activates the scroll wheel.
 
Old 03-17-2007, 01:26 PM   #3
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I would let 'xorgsetup' set it up for you. So, run that as root when not running X.
 
Old 03-17-2007, 01:55 PM   #4
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yea...xorgconfig prolly better..that mouse0 crashes slackware lol. still trying to get 1280 screen option back.
 
  


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