configuring a 3 button mouse.

Geoffrey lists at
Mon Jun 7 12:51:43 PDT 2010

Sergio Monteiro Basto wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-07 at 15:21 -0400, Geoffrey wrote: 
>> I recently upgraded my Mandriva install and now it appears that my 3 
>> button mouse is emulating a 2 button mouse as cut/paste only works when 
>> I select buttons 1 and 3, but not with button 2.
>> The middle button is a wheel and scrolling does work with it, which 
>> leads to more confusion.
>> This has always 'just worked' so it's been a while since I tried to 
>> configure this.  my xorg.conf looks right (to me):
>> Section "InputDevice"
>>      Identifier "Mouse1"
>>      Driver "mouse"
>>      Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
>>      Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
>>      Option "Emulate3Buttons"
>>      Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"
>>      Option "EmulateWheel"
>>      Option "EmulateWheelButton" "2"
>> EndSection
>> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> remove this "InputDevice" and "mouse1" on ServerLayout 

Tried that, no difference.

Until later, Geoffrey

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