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Old 07-20-2006, 02:17 PM   #1
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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?

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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.


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