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Old 08-29-2009, 07:14 AM   #1
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Mouse speed

How can I adjust mouse speed to be lower? The cursor just moves too fast.

Actually, presetting xorg.conf, the mouse buttons are configured right (switched from mx-518 to

I'm using Slackware 12.2.


By the way, I'm quite satisfied with the mouse except the speed on linux. I just want to make it a bit slower.
Old 08-29-2009, 09:18 AM   #2
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xset is the command to look at.

Edit: man xset for more info, look at the m option.

Last edited by mrrangerman; 08-29-2009 at 09:20 AM. Reason: add info


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