Re: Scroll wheels not working after upgrade to etch/xorg
On 9/15/07, Christian Leng <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> simply doing "#dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" may work well--of coz,
> make a backup of your xorg.conf first.
> 2007/9/15, Pigeon <email@example.com>:
> > On doing a dist-upgrade which pulled in xorg I found my scroll wheels were
> > no longer working. Either they did nothing at all or they simulated the
> > of some unknown key on the keyboard and activated all manner of keyboard
> > shortcuts that I didn't know existed.
> > The scroll wheels were still generating events, but not the right ones
> > any more.
> > Google merely turned up a few other baffled people with a similar problem.
> > The solution turned out to be to include
> > Option "Emulate3Buttons" "off"
> > in xorg.conf.
> > The existing xorg.conf simply had the Emulate3Buttons line commented out,
> > and it seems from the log file that xorg was defaulting to enabling
> > Emulate3Buttons. Explicitly disabling Emulate3Buttons got my scroll wheels
> > working again.
> > I hope someone somewhere finds this useful.
> > --
> > Pigeon
> > Be kind to pigeons - - Pigeon's Nest:
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dpkg-reconfigure will back your original xorg.conf automatically.
Just do it :-)