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delta function 07-16-2004 12:23 PM

mouse speed blackbox
 
Hi,
i have some trouble with my mouse speed. I am using blackbox in 1280x1024 mode. I am very happy with blackbox but the speed of my mouse curser is not quit fast enough. Is there any file to tweak this, like in KDE settings?

wapcaplet 07-16-2004 12:58 PM

Check out this thread.

delta function 07-16-2004 03:32 PM

thanks for the tip but unfortunatly it did not help much. I tried the things all the others sugested but still no effect.
I am using the college linux ditstro (slackware 9, 2.4 kernel). I managed to find the following file:

etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.blackbox

>>
#!/bin/sh
# $XConsortium: xinitrc.cpp,v 1.4 91/08/22 11:41:34 rws Exp $

userresources=$HOME/.Xresources
usermodmap=$HOME/.Xmodmap
sysresources=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/.Xresources
sysmodmap=/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/.Xmodmap

# merge in defaults and keymaps

if [ -f $sysresources ]; then
xrdb -merge $sysresources
fi

if [ -f $sysmodmap ]; then
xmodmap $sysmodmap
fi

if [ -f $userresources ]; then
xrdb -merge $userresources
fi

if [ -f $usermodmap ]; then
xmodmap $usermodmap
fi

# Turn off VERY annoying bell in X
xset b off

# Set mouse speed
xset m 3 8 # here I am playing with the values but no value i enter matters !!!

# Start the window manager:
exec /usr/X11R6/bin/blackbox


<<

well this is the only xinitrc file i could backtrack to blackbox. I know that blackbox has to use some file for the xset m parameters, because no matter the resolution the speed is the same.
The real funny thing is: I put the xset b off parameter to on and off to see if blackbox is using this file. and yes off means silence and happiness xset b on means lots of thee to calm down.
So It has to be the file.


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