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Re: source.list won't stat (problem gone)

On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:41:05AM -0500, Haines Brown wrote:
> > From: Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>
> > On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 09:23:16AM -0500, Haines Brown wrote:
> > > From: Rob Weir <rweir@ertius.org>
> > > > If you re-run "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86", you can change this.
> > > 
> > > Yes, but why do I need to emulate 3-button when I have a middle
> > > scroll-button on the mouse?
> > 
> > Sounds like you might have told X the wrong mouse type, if that doesn't
> > work.
> I suspect as much. I find that I have two mouse sections in my X
> configuration, and their Protocol is "PS/2", while my Microsoft mouse
> is an IntelliMouse, which has its own "IntelliMuse"
> protocol. 

"Intellimouse" protocol is for serial-port mice. These are dead rare
nowadays. For a PS/2 Intellimouse you need Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2",
and to get the scroll wheel working, Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5".

> Actually, I've got in hand a Logitech optical, and figured
> I'd have to investigate configuration in greater depth to get it
> working, and so hadn't worried much up to this point. The Microsoft
> mouse was just an emergency measure when my old Logitech finally gave
> up the ghost after years of abuse.

Try mdetect.


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