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Old 05-06-2008, 03:54 AM   #1
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Mouse side buttons

Hello, I'm new to slackware, I've got an Intellimouse Optical ps/2 compatible and can't get the side buttons to work properly on Konqueror web browser. I mean the backward button works fine taking me back to the last page I've visited, the forward button acts as the left button.
I've googled around a bit but can't find any configuration for xorg.conf to work fine.

Thanks in advance

here's my imput section of xorg.conf

Section "InputDevice"

# Identifier and driver

Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"

# Mouse-speed setting for PS/2 mouse.

# Option "Resolution" "256"

# Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
# almost every case these lines should be omitted.

# Option "BaudRate" "9600"
# Option "SampleRate" "150"

# Mouse wheel mapping. Default is to map vertical wheel to buttons 4 & 5,
# horizontal wheel to buttons 6 & 7. Change if your mouse has more than
# 3 buttons and you need to map the wheel to different button ids to avoid
# conflicts.

Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

# Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button mice
# Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)

# Option "Emulate3Buttons"
# Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"

# ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice

# Option "ChordMiddle"


Old 05-06-2008, 05:29 AM   #2
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You should probably use the ExplorerPS/2 Protocol

Something like this should work.

Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier     "Mouse0"
    Driver         "mouse"
    Option         "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
    Option         "Buttons" "10"
    Option         "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    Option         "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option         "ButtonMapping" "1 2 3 6 7"
Might have to mess with the Mapping but should get you started
Old 05-06-2008, 08:40 AM   #3
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mRgOBLIN, I tried the configuration you've suggested me but neither the backward button nor the forward works. any idea?
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Have you tried these:
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The buttons in your xorg 6 7 are for scrolling, change to 8 9 this worked for me.(reboot after change)


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