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Re: 8 button mouse. (logitech mx 700)

>>>>> "JH" == Janis Hagelberg <janis.h@freesurf.ch> writes:

    JH> hello!
    JH> i've just bought the new logitech mx-700 optical cordless wheel mouse.
    JH> the "problem" is that it has 8 buttons, i.e. 3 extra buttons.
    JH> but i d'ont know how to give those three additional buttons any function, 
    JH> like launching konqueror, or switching windows.
    JH> here is my gpm.conf and my xf86config-4, with the three usual buttons plus 
    JH> the wheel working perfectly. 
    JH> (i'm using sarge)

Have you tried explorerps/2? I think it supports more buttons. (At
least, I had to use explorerps/2 to get the sixth button on an IBM
Optical Navigator (6 buttons) to work (see


    JH> gpm.conf:

    JH> device=/dev/psaux
    JH> responsiveness=
    JH> repeat_type=raw
    JH> type=imps2
    JH> append=""

    JH> xf86config-4:

    JH> Section "InputDevice"
    JH> 	Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
    JH> 	Driver		"mouse"
    JH> 	Option		"CorePointer"
    JH> 	Option		"Device"		"/dev/gpmdata"
    JH> 	Option		"Protocol"		"ImPS/2"
    JH> 	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"false"
    JH> 	Option		"ZAxisMapping"		"4 5"
    JH> 	Option          	"Buttons" 		"8"
    JH> EndSection

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Joseph Barillari -- http://barillari.org

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