LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-20-2006, 02:17 PM   #1
kusi
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2006
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
two mice


I have two mice (UBS and wireless Bluetooth). I'd like to use both. However, the speed of the wireless mouse is much higher than the one of the wired BT mouse.

how do I have to setup my system (probably xorg.conf) in order to assign the right speed for each mouse?

Kusi
 
Old 07-20-2006, 02:36 PM   #2
IsaacKuo
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Distribution: Debian Stable
Posts: 2,396
Blog Entries: 8

Rep: Reputation: 412Reputation: 412Reputation: 412Reputation: 412Reputation: 412
I don't know the "correct" answer, but I do know of a kludge which might be acceptable. I found out that you can actually have the same mouse in XF86Config-4 multiple times under different names. I imagine it works the same in xorg.conf.

So, for example, there could be "Configured Mouse" and "Generic Mouse" both using the PS/2 port. This would cause mouse movement speed to double, and also make scroll wheel ticks double. Conveniently, this did NOT cause left and right clicks to double. So, if "Configured Mouse" was set to be a wheel mouse, while "Generic Mouse" were set to be a two button mouse, then everything worked fine. The movement speed would double, and everything else would be normal.

For your particular problem, perhaps this kludge could be used to double the movement speed of one of your mice. I don't know how things work with USB mice, though--I've never fiddled with them.
 
  


Reply

Tags
mice, mouse, xorgconf


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2 mice Rocker Linux - Software 0 02-16-2005 07:18 AM
xmodmap for multiple mice? external and laptop mice scrolling back/forward, etc. bleargh Linux - Software 3 12-31-2004 08:48 AM
2 mice? linda Linux - Hardware 6 08-21-2004 04:25 PM
Can I use two mice??? harrkev Linux - General 3 06-15-2004 11:52 PM
Help with mice and X... Mr.Radar Debian 3 05-31-2004 02:32 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:46 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration