On Friday 21 November 2008 18:07:20 g wrote: > Bradley wrote: > > Also, if there is a general consensus that this can not be done (it > > should be added if not) let me know and I will have to purchase a > > 2-button mouse just for our son to use. > > do not know about 'general consensus', but mouse is defined in > '/etc/x11/xorg.conf' as pointer. this file is used for all. > > you do not mention which desktop, so this reply is for kde. > > there are also mouse configs in directory '~/.kde/share/config'. you can > cd '~/.kde/share/config' and run 'grep -i mouse|sort>00-mouse' and read > file to see where all of them are. > > just what each does and can be modified, i can not say. 'man' will not > tell you a lot, if any as there all relate to kde. whereto, you may get > help from kde tech list. maybe even developers list. > > a google linux search will get many hits. this i know from looking for > mouse info a while back. > > as for buying a mouse, i have a box of old 2 button mice that i have > saved for switches. they are serial and din that if you can use, i will > check to see what is good and send them to you. [you pay postage] this > way if any get broken, you will have a supply. > > if you have ps/2 or usb, a 3 button can be made a 2 button by opening > up an wedging button to not press switch. > A simple 2-button mouse is so cheap I wouldn't entertain messing around with either my decent mouse or my setup. Anne
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