Re: Mouse button 2&3 on iBook
On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 06:07, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jul 2002 20:36:03 -0700
> "Chris Tillman" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 07:48:43AM +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > In MacOSX with XDarwin, I have the the <ctrl> button set up
> > > as mouse button 2 and <alt> as button 3.
> > >
> > > I have attempted to do the same on Linux but now I have <ctrl>
> > > acting like the mouse button 2 even if the main mouse button is
> > > not being pressed. In other words, I have lost my <ctrl> button.
> > >
> > > Has anybody been able to set this up correctly? I'm only
> > > interested in X, not the console.
> > I think that would be a bad choice to make. Control is as integral to
> > Linux as Command is to the Mac. It's just too bad Apple didn't use
> > Control in the first place.
> Under XDarwin, my control key acts as normal but when I hold it down
> and click, I get mouse button 2 functionality.
> This is what I am after with Linux.
That's not how the current kernel mouse button emulation works, and I'm
not sure something like that would be sensible or even possible in the
kernel. You might have to implement it in the X server.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast
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