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    mouse wheel?


    Sorry for all the questions I've bugged you all with recently

    How do I get the scroll wheel on the mouse to work?

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    edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as root and put this line in the mouse section:

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    ZAxisMapping "4 5"
    It should look something like this:

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    Section "InputDevice"
    
    # Identifier and driver
    
        Identifier	"Mouse1"
        Driver	"mouse"
        Option "Protocol"    "IMPS/2"
        Option "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
        Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

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    i tried adding this code in a few places but it did not work where should i put it exactly

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     Section "InputDevice"
    
    # Identifier and driver
    
        Identifier "Mouse1"
        Driver "mouse"
       
       
    
    # On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
    # protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:
    
    #    Option     "Protocol"      "Auto"
    
    # The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
    #    Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
    #    Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
    #    MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
    #    ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue
        Option "Protocol"    "PS/2"
    
    # The mouse device.  The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
    # which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.
    
        Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS0"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS1"
    
    # When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
    # the following line.
    
    #    Option "Protocol" "Xqueue"

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    http://www.unixfool.com/movies/swf_t...se_in_X_3.html

    check this out

    yeah its a beta,and a little rough, but it was made in #slackware on irc.freenode.net

    pretty cool eh? should sticky it somewhere

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    but my xorg.conf doesnt look quite like that so idk where to put it
    this is my whole mouse input device section

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    Section "InputDevice"
    
    # Identifier and driver
    
        Identifier "Mouse1"
        Driver "mouse"
       
       
    
    # On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
    # protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:
    
    #    Option     "Protocol"      "Auto"
    
    # The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
    #    Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
    #    Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
    #    MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
    #    ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue
        Option "Protocol"    "PS/2"
    
    # The mouse device.  The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
    # which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.
    
        Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS0"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS1"
    
    # When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
    # the following line.
    
    #    Option "Protocol"	"Xqueue"
    
    # Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
    # almost every case these lines should be omitted.
    
    #    Option "BaudRate"  "9600"
    #    Option "SampleRate" "150"
    
    # Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button Microsoft mice
    # Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)
    
    #    Option "Emulate3Buttons"
    #    Option "Emulate3Timeout"    "50"
    
    # ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice
    
    #    Option "ChordMiddle"

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    Quote Originally Posted by iamsam
    but my xorg.conf doesnt look quite like that so idk where to put it
    Have you run "xorgconfig" as root yet?

    If not, you might want to try doing that, then insert the lines mentioned above into the proper place.

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    i'd also add:

    Option "Buttons" "5"

    as well. just the ZaxisMapping didn't work out for me

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    iamsam, you can add the options anywhere in the mouse section.

    You may also need to set PS/2 to IMPS/2 as well as the ZAxis stuff.
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    i added the stuff in () and it does not work still, am i missing something?

    Code:
        Identifier "Mouse1"
        Driver "mouse"
       
       
    
    # On platforms where PnP mouse detection is supported the following
    # protocol setting can be used when using a newer PnP mouse:
    
    #    Option     "Protocol"      "Auto"
    
    # The available mouse protocols types that you can set below are:
    #    Auto BusMouse GlidePoint GlidePointPS/2 IntelliMouse IMPS/2
    #    Logitech Microsoft MMHitTab MMSeries Mouseman MouseManPlusPS/2
    #    MouseSystems NetMousePS/2 NetScrollPS/2 OSMouse PS/2 SysMouse
    #    ThinkingMouse ThinkingMousePS/2 Xqueue
        Option "Protocol"    "PS/2"
    
    # The mouse device.  The device is normally set to /dev/mouse,
    # which is usually a symbolic link to the real device.
    
        Option "Device"      "/dev/mouse"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/psaux"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS0"
    #   Option "Device"      "/dev/ttyS1"
    (#   ZAxisMapping          "4 5")
    (#   Option "Buttons"      "5")

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    Re: mouse wheel?

    Quote Originally Posted by peaceofpi
    Sorry for all the questions I've bugged you all with recently

    How do I get the scroll wheel on the mouse to work?
    If you hadn't asked I woulda, thanks!
    Does the mouse type matter?
    Logitech Trackball W/ wheel (USB)
    Thanks!
    Dyn0

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