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Old 05-25-2004, 12:55 AM   #1
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browser ?

hey all. i am either gonna use firefox or konquerer.
is there any way to make it so when u hit backspace it goes back.. instead of hitting the arrows to go back.. when i was in windows i could go back using backspace or alt.. left arrow.. i am still tryin to get my freakin mouse to work right as well. haev microsoft intellimouse .
Old 05-25-2004, 01:16 AM   #2
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I had the same problem with the mouse - I had a 4 button 2 scroll mouse and I couldn't get it working properly - ended up not caring lol... Not fun trying to get a driver for a M$ product either

As for the backspace, you could check the Firefox plugins page and see if theres anything there ( - might be something there
Old 05-25-2004, 01:51 AM   #3
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Hello jag2000,

for the konquerer you may try following.

Start the KDE Control Center:
so from a shell: kcontrol

Press the "Search" Tab and look for "key bindings"

Under "Results" (located under the "Keyword" section) select:

Keyboard Shortcuts.
Select there in the right handed window the "Application Shortcuts" Tab and find there the "Navigation" section.
Then stuff seems self explaining.

Hope this helps!!

P.S. I have tested this under SuSE 9.1 so no guarantee that it will work with other systems.
Old 05-25-2004, 05:07 AM   #4
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The Firefox default keybinding for "Back" is ALT+LeftArrow, "Forward" is Alt+RightArrow; this is listed in the "Go" menu.

Backspace is only available as an alternate keybinding for this function under Windows; this is documented on the Firefox Help: Keyboard Shortcuts page.
Old 05-28-2004, 06:10 AM   #5
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Re: browser ?

Originally posted by jag2000
i am still tryin to get my freakin mouse to work right as well. haev microsoft intellimouse .
Well I can't help u with the backspace thing, I just kinda forgot about that shortcut, I guess it can be done, but...

to fix the mouse is easy peasy...

go K Menu --> System --> More Programs --> "File Manager (Super User Mode)"

or at least that is what it is on my system.

Then in the address bar type in /etc/X11

right-click the file called XF86Config, then go "Open With..." and click KWrite or KEdit or Kate (these all programs all work preddy much the same) ( oh and if there is a file called XF86Config-4 then you must use that instead )

Then scroll down until you see

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "---something---"
Driver "mouse"
and under that put the following: (Tabs and spaces make no difference, as long as the is at least a space)

Option "Buttons" 5
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
and ignore everything else, save the file, and close it. then logout and back in and hey it works!


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