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Old 03-09-2008, 02:18 PM   #1
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No left-handed mouse?

I installed PCLinuxOS recently and most of it seems fine, except that whichever option I choose in the peripherals part of configuration, I get a right-handed mouse. Unfortunately, I am left-handed.

The 'left-handed' and 'right-handed' options seems to make no difference.

Previous versions of PCLinuxOS (and other Distros) gave the desired effect when I selected the left-handed option.

Any idea why it is not working this time please? It is a real pain having the wrong menu pop-up each time I forget to use the 'wrong' mouse button.
Old 03-09-2008, 04:34 PM   #2
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Have you tried playing around with

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

in your X config file and then restarting X?
Old 03-09-2008, 05:06 PM   #3
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I tried editing the relevant part of xorg.conf, but still no luck.


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