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Old 11-12-2003, 10:21 PM   #1
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Scrollwheel doesn't work :(


Hello! I'm a n00b to Slackware (changed over from Red Hat) and so far I'm liking it. I've been able to sucessfully get it installed and get X working and whatnot but this has been bugging the hell out of me. The scrollwheel doesn't work! I honestly haven't the slightest clue about how to get it up and running, is there a FAQ or HOW-TO on this I could look at or something? I have a run-of-the-mill PS/2 mouse, which I know is probably important.
 
Old 11-12-2003, 10:32 PM   #2
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Ok well first of all WELCOME TO A GREAT DISTRO!!!! About ur mousewheel and anyother problem u get with slackware that u cant figure out FIRST OFF before u make a post S-E-A-R-C-H I-T!!!!!! Here!!!!! Im sure theres at least 100 posts on how to do one damn thing anyways good luck!!!!!!

If for some strangle reason u cant find it under the search then post!!!

Matt3333
 
Old 11-12-2003, 10:47 PM   #3
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hm

Wow... quite the common problem I see ^^;;. I guess I n00bed :P. Thanks !
 
Old 11-12-2003, 11:00 PM   #4
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AHHH no problem everone has to learn sometime?
 
Old 11-13-2003, 01:30 AM   #5
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I actually have a decent question this time! Okay, so I went through and added the whol ZAxis thing and made my mouse IMPS/2. Everything in X works perfectly (as far as the mouse and scrolling is concerned) however, my mouse no longer works in the Virtual Terminals (I think thats what they are called, the Ctrl-Alt-F1(F2 etc.)) All it does now is make the upper right hand corner look like I'm highlighting it and it is unable to move! This is kinda a hassle, I can't do quite Copy/Pastes in VT's anymore, I'm assuming that the problem is with my XF86Config settings for the mouse so what can I change it to yet still retain the scroll wheel in X?


Current XF86Config settings:

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
 
Old 11-13-2003, 01:33 AM   #6
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What's /etc/rc.d/rc.gpm say? May have the wrong type in there.
 
Old 11-13-2003, 03:26 AM   #7
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Please, why can't someone make a slackware F.A.Q. thread and get it stickied. Then all the new people would not have to search. Mouse Scroll and Nvidia Drivers would be two good ones to add.

Don't look at me!
I am still learning.
 
Old 11-13-2003, 03:40 AM   #8
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And ALSA and fdisk and starting X.
 
Old 11-13-2003, 04:16 AM   #9
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And CD burning. Why do so many people assume they need SCSI emulation?

Enjoy!
--- Cerbere
 
  


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