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Old 04-07-2003, 12:28 AM   #1
Registered: Feb 2003
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Distribution: Slackware 10.2
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Configuring my Intellimouse Explorer in Slackware

I'm trying to get my Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer Optical (usb) to work correctly under Slackware. It functions fine as a two button mouse, but I still have two more side buttons and a wheel that dont work. Strange thing is that Slackware identified the mouse correctly in setup but now it does not. I at least would like to get the mouse wheel working. Anybody have experience with this thing? Thanks.
Old 04-07-2003, 12:47 AM   #2
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add this to your XF86Config in the mouse section to get wheel working.

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Old 04-07-2003, 09:52 AM   #3
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Side buttons HOWTO @:

Those are the steps I follow whenever I do a Slackware install.


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