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Old 10-13-2004, 07:14 AM   #1
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Newbie: Change mouse to wheel mouse (fedore c2)


I'm a newbie, I just installed my fedore core 2, all works fine exept for some small problems.

One of the is that my wheel on my mouse isn't working like it should. As I use it my mouse pointer moves to the right. I've tried to find where I can change the mouse driver, but with no succes.

Can anyone help me with this ???
Old 10-13-2004, 07:25 AM   #2
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Have you tried to edit your xorg.conf file (located in /etc/X11/) to add ZAxisMapping option?

have a look at the man pages (man xorg.conf)./
Old 10-18-2004, 05:06 PM   #3
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Ok I've fooled around a little with the "xorg.conf" file. But it didn't help a thing.

This is my current mouse settings in the xorg.conf (in /ect/X11/).

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
# Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"

(I disabled the "Emulate3Buttons" but that didn't help either.)

Can anyone tell me what I'm dooing wrong ?

PS: I have a Logitech mouse with 2 buttons and a vertical wheel on it
Old 10-18-2004, 09:58 PM   #4
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add the line

"Option" "Buttons" "5"

just above your ZAxisMapping line...
Old 10-19-2004, 03:43 AM   #5
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I put that line above the ZAxisMapping line, but that didn't help either.
Old 10-19-2004, 10:54 AM   #6
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Did you restart the X server?
Old 10-19-2004, 11:58 AM   #7
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check all the options under both of the system... something. It should be under there.
Old 10-19-2004, 01:05 PM   #8
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All the modifications you make to any config files need for you to restart the X server to make them work.

A fast way to do this is ctrl-alt-backspace.
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I did a full reboot if I made any changes.
Old 10-29-2004, 01:36 AM   #10
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Option "Buttons" "5" should go after the ZAxisMapping option


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