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Old 05-21-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
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A quick question about USB Mouse in Slackware


Okay I'm trying to get my USB mouse working on my laptop. At the moment in /etc/X11/XF86Config for my laptops trackpad it has:

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# Identifier and driver

    Identifier  "Mouse1"
    Driver      "mouse"
I'm going to add this in additon to the above:

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# Identifier and driver

    Identifier  "Mouse1"
    Driver      "mouse"
    Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
    Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    Option "Buttons" "5"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
What I wanted to know was can I do this, have two mouses installed? because I still want to use the trackpad.
 
Old 05-21-2004, 05:56 PM   #2
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Try protocol "auto" first.
 
Old 05-21-2004, 05:59 PM   #3
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okay but I can add two mouse devices? and have mouse1 and mouse2 right?

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