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Old 01-11-2015, 07:58 PM   #1
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Question Will those buttons on that mouse work for me under linux?


http://www.aliexpress.com/item/New-P...240942018.html
 
Old 01-11-2015, 10:48 PM   #2
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No:-

It's for Windows and Mac-
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Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, ME,2000 and Mac OS...or latest
This company makes keyboards and mice that come with Linux drivers.
http://www.roccat.org/

The ROCCAT™ Kone XTD has Linux drivers on this page for that mouse.
http://www.roccat.org/Support/Gaming...CCAT-Kone-XTD/

If Roccat is out out stock than you can order from Micro Center. They carry Roccat products but not all.
http://roccat.sourceforge.net/

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Old 01-12-2015, 06:19 AM   #3
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Roccat has some pretty mouse. I am searching for a mouse with less priced.

Here it is saying that linux is supported.http://www.dx.com/p/k8-heise-classic...2-x-aaa-327266

And here. http://www.amazon.com/Bestpriceam-La...N%3DB00L8FQGGS

So might be it fully funcional. Maybe they are wrong?

I suppose the bare minimum will work, right? The frequent page up page down buttons on any mouse require drivers from manufactures? I mean if they are something standard stuff maybe I will have a mouse with 2 plus button (and 3 not workable)?

(My needs: wireless, cheap, lots of buttons)
 
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Your right. In the first link you posted I did see Linux listed.
Sorry about that.

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Win xp , Linux , Win 2000 , Win 2008 , Win vista , Win7 32 , Win7 64 , MAC OS X
That's great news for you.

That's a nice mouse that you linked on Amazon.

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I suppose the bare minimum will work, right?
Yup it should work. If your running Ubuntu, your distribution should recognized your mouse.
The kernel should have a module/driver to provide support for the mouse.
 
Old 01-12-2015, 07:45 PM   #5
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Cool

No problem, and thanks for the answers.

Those mouses are the same. Here is the manufacturer. (I think)
http://szkodz.com/index.php?_m=mod_p...=view&p_id=101

I was chatting with the support on dx.com (although it is much cheaper on aliexpress) and he was saying I shouldnt be worry.

I was mailed to szkodz.com, no answer yet.

I will order it probably today, and will see it. It looks like a very nice mouse, with lots of great 5star feedback from buyers. With a very good price. And oooohh... I like those buttons! We will see it. It could be awesome.

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Old 01-12-2015, 10:28 PM   #6
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Your Welcome; kaya-

Hang on to your invoice just in case it doesn't work.
That way you can get a refund.

Good luck and enjoy your new mouse:-
 
Old 02-03-2015, 09:53 AM   #7
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Ok it is arrived, and it is very cool.

Works out of the box.

It is a default mouse and a keyboard with the plus 3 buttons. So these are standard stuffs, no need driver for them...

Now I am trying to set the mouse thumb buttons to be page up/ down. I dont know how to do that yet.
 
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Works out of the box.
That's good news.

Hope you find out how the thumb buttons work:-
Sorry I'm not sure on that.
 
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You will generally find that the "standard" buttons work out of the box but the others do not. There is a command which tells you what the buttons are telling X.org but I am afraid it skips my mind and I can't google easily.
 
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This might help:-

Now, we need an entry in xorg.conf that tells X how to use this mouse. It should look something like this:
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php...uttons_Working

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=787790
 
Old 02-03-2015, 04:25 PM   #11
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You will generally find that the "standard" buttons work out of the box but the others do not. There is a command which tells you what the buttons are telling X.org but I am afraid it skips my mind and I can't google easily.
that would be "xev" if you can get a keycode for it you can map it to just about anything you like.
 
Old 02-03-2015, 06:08 PM   #12
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Xev says it is button 8 and button 9.

These are default working as back and forth example in firefox. Now I want them to do pgup and pgdown.
I tried to do this with xvkbd and xbindkeys but I wasnt successfull.
 
Old 02-03-2015, 06:24 PM   #13
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I dont know if this will help but here is an ubuntu howto on remapping mouse buttons using imwheel https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ManyButtonsMouseHowto
You might also want to take a look at xmodmap, which has worked for me in the past. Lately i just use the fluxbox keys file.

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Old 02-14-2015, 07:37 AM   #14
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Ok, my first success.

.imwheelrc

"^Navigator$"
None, Thumb1, Button5, 8
None, Thumb2, Button4, 8

This made the thumb keys like 8 wheel up/down in firefox. Not bad.

Thanks!
 
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Ok, my first success.

.imwheelrc

"^Navigator$"
None, Thumb1, Button5, 8
None, Thumb2, Button4, 8

This made the thumb keys like 8 wheel up/down in firefox. Not bad.

Thanks!
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