Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu
User Name
Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-14-2008, 02:25 AM   #1
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: London, England
Distribution: Usually Linux Mint, Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS
Posts: 234

Rep: Reputation: 30
left click on kubuntu desktop (on laptop) brings up middle click menu =S

hey guys, strange little problem here but I'm sure there's an easy solution in xorg.conf or the KDE settings - whenever I left click on the desktop on this laptop i get the middle click menu (the menu with the list of windows and unclutter/cascade windows). Does anyone know how to stop this from happening?

Oh, the left click works exactly as normal for everything else, like selecting files, dragging over multiple files, clicking the K menu etc, but seems to only act strange when left clicking the desktop, which seems a little strange.

Ok, well that's it other than that a nice install and my m8 seems happy with his new OS! hehe

Thanks guys,

Mike =)
Old 06-14-2008, 06:23 AM   #2
LQ 5k Club
Registered: May 2003
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Debian 11
Posts: 6,130

Rep: Reputation: 419Reputation: 419Reputation: 419Reputation: 419Reputation: 419
K - System Settings - Desktop Behaviour - General - Mouse Button Actions
Then "Left Button = No Action"
Old 06-14-2008, 05:37 PM   #3
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: London, England
Distribution: Usually Linux Mint, Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS
Posts: 234

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
fantastic thanks man, works perfectly

i didn't think to check there!


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
left-click on desktop opens Kmenu! fd4242 Linux - Desktop 2 05-02-2008 04:05 AM
how do you change the main menu (right click on desktop) for xfce? kryptobs2000 Linux - Software 2 11-09-2007 06:50 PM
gnome-desktop: add to right-click context menu? jhwilliams Linux - Software 1 07-28-2007 06:13 AM
KDE Gnome Desktop Menu Edits (right click on desktop) jdier Linux - Software 11 08-03-2006 05:05 AM
Gnome right click desktop menu (edit??) InEeDhElPlInUx Linux - Software 4 02-12-2006 07:19 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:17 AM.

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