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I am having some difficulties getting my mx700 mouse's buttons working. Google hasn't returned anything of use so I come to you. I am using a laptop so both mice ...
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    xmodmap with 2 mouse buttons...


    I am having some difficulties getting my mx700 mouse's buttons working. Google hasn't returned anything of use so I come to you.

    I am using a laptop so both mice have to be plugged in at the same time; if they are both working then both should be functional, and they are. But the problem comes when I want to use xmodmap to map the external mouse's buttons. I have read the man pages but it makes no mention of multiple mice.

    Any help is appreciated.

    BTW - I already have my xorg.conf file setup for the two mice, the external's identifier is mouse2. All the neccessary entries are in there, you know, ZAxisMapping, Buttons, and the like.

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    Check this action out:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/vie...hlight=imwheel

    That's what I run on my MX700, too. I don't use the three little buttons in line with the scrollwheel, though, but that will get the two thumb buttons and scroll wheel (and button) working.
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