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Re: new package to enable mouse button emulation

On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 07:39:43PM -0500, Eric Dorland wrote:
> Hmm, the subject kinda of says it all. I wrote a init script and 
> debconf scripts to enable 3 mouse button emulation for the newer kernels
> with input layer support. It took me a while to figure out how to do
> this when i install debian on my G3, and this package would save people
> the trouble i went through.
> It still needs a little cleaning up, and i need someone to sponsor it,
> since I'm still waiting for DAM approval. Also, its currently called
> powerpc-mouse, which i think is a pretty bad name. Maybe apple-mice?
> What does everyone think?

Well, I just edited /etc/sysctl.conf

# /etc/sysctl.conf - Configuration file for setting system variables
# See sysctl.conf (5) for information.
#kernel.domainname = example.com
dev.mac_hid.mouse_button2_keycode = 87
dev.mac_hid.mouse_button3_keycode = 88
dev.mac_hid.mouse_button_emulation = 1

I agree though that it took me a while to figure out what numbers to put in

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