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Old 03-28-2004, 05:53 AM   #1
Honoriu
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Unhappy Why is my mouse scroll not working?


I have a scroll mouse: KeyMouse and I can't use my scroll. I don't know how to fix it. I tried from system settings, but it didn't work. What can I do?
 
Old 03-28-2004, 06:17 AM   #2
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Open /etc/X11/XF86Config in a text editor (you'll have to do it as root) and try some different settings in the section "InputDevice". The scroll wheel only works for me if I have it set to "IMPS/2" with the option "ZAxisMapping" set to "4 5" like so
Code:
Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

    Identifier	"Mouse1"
    Driver	"mouse"
    Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
 
Old 03-28-2004, 07:38 AM   #3
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I have problems with the mouse protocol set to ImPS/2 (despite having a PS/2 Intellimouse) - I just leave it at "auto" and add the Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" line.
 
Old 03-28-2004, 04:46 PM   #4
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also the following line can be added just to be on the safer side:
Option "Buttons" "5"
 
Old 03-28-2004, 05:00 PM   #5
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Revision of Andrew post
ode:
Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

*change IMPS2 by Auto, i believe he is a linux/windows only user.

*You can also add
Option "Buttons" "Mouse_NumberOfButtons"

Last edited by mrcheeks; 03-28-2004 at 05:03 PM.
 
Old 05-05-2004, 09:00 AM   #6
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With what I can edit the conf file??? I tried vi, but i can't save.



 
Old 05-05-2004, 09:24 AM   #7
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You need to be root to edit the file then just hit "esc" ":" "w" "q"
 
Old 05-05-2004, 09:32 AM   #8
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how can i be a root?
 
Old 05-05-2004, 11:59 AM   #9
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type in su
if you are part of the wheel group, or you need to log out and log in by hand as root
 
  


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