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Old 07-25-2004, 11:07 AM   #1
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edit xorg.conf rather than XF86Config?


I want to get my mouse wheel working. However, I can't find the file XF86Config, so I realize that I probably should edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file since I use dropline gnome. Unfortunately, even I add one line in the xorg.conf like this:

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

but my mouse wheel is still not working.

What's wrong? Please give me a hand.

Thanks.
 
Old 07-25-2004, 11:10 AM   #2
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Your right - you do need to edit xorg.conf

But you need to add this line as well as the one above:

Code:
Option "Buttons" "5"
Also make sure that your protocol is imps/2 and you've put it in the right section (input device under mouse).
 
Old 07-25-2004, 11:17 AM   #3
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Re: edit xorg.conf rather than XF86Config?

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Originally posted by ICO
I want to get my mouse wheel working. However, I can't find the file XF86Config, so I realize that I probably should edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file since I use dropline gnome. Unfortunately, even I add one line in the xorg.conf like this:

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

but my mouse wheel is still not working.

What's wrong? Please give me a hand.

Thanks.
In the "Pointer" section of the xorg.conf file, you should have:

Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
 
  


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