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Re: Proper way to configure input devices

On Tuesday 01 August 2006 09:11, Sven Krahn wrote:
> On 8/1/06, Christian Schuerer <debian.lists@quincunx.at> wrote:
> > xset (e.g. xset m 5 10), but this doesn't show any effect either. Does
> > anyone
> > know why the mouse-settings don't show any effect? What am I missing? It
> This is my solution to reduce the mouse speed. It works fine for me,
> however, I am pretty sure there are smarter solutions:
> Besides the settings in KDE control center, the mouse speed can be
> influenced by xset, however, I found that when launching KDE all prior
> settings are overwritten by the KDE settings. It is therefore necessary to
> create a startup script ~/.kde/Autostart/startup which is executed after
> KDE is launched.
> #!/bin/bash
> # ~/.kde/Autostart/startup
> xset m 1/8 1
> Make this file executable. Check the manpage for *xset* and play with the
> parameters until you have found the proper setting.

Thanks for the hint - I wasn't aware that it's possible to choose fraction 
numbers, because in the KDE control centre you can only take values starting 
from 1.

Kind regards,


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