Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Note to newbies Getting this to work is likely to be hard, time-consuming, and a complete PITA generally. The following settings control mouse resolution, for mice with , , and cpi support, and the RES capability. Yes, it ought to be easier. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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The Logitech MX-500 mouse in Linux

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. September 15th, 7. When you think you’ve set your imwheelrc correctly, type the following into the first console window the one running as you, not root: Join our community today! Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Unfortunately, most apps don’t understand buttons 6 and 7 logiitech.

This defines how the bits coming down the wire from the mouse hardware are interpreted. Now the scroll wheel should work, and the thumb buttons are still enabled, but not doing anything much.


Edit it as root. Find More Posts by Gethyn. A PC that’s modern enough to handle the mouse. You may well already have one of these, possibly filled with gibberish, courtesy of logtiech distro; if so, just slip the extra commands in at the top.

Find More Posts by tjb. I’m using SuSE 8.

Originally Posted by brianthegreat I have never dealt with mouse side buttons considering the X config. You can either use a text-mode editor as you did for XF86Configor you may be able to use a graphical editor. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

It ought to work. What you do next depends on what you want the thumb buttons to do. Originally Posted by GoA. Last edited by chesskidd; at This step varies a bit depending on what you want the thumb buttons to do.

Logitech MX & XFree86

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. A comeplete guide to a Logitech mouse. Very useful on certain Logitech mice the Linu is one of them that boot in cpi.


Imwheel works by intercepting X mouse-button events. If you need to reset your password, click here.

The Logitech MX mouse in Linux

Again, you can use lomoco -s or lsusb 1 to get a listing of product IDs the right hand side of tuples like d: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. The time now is Last edited by tjb; at This works for my mx, I assume it would work for the similar mx and mx and the wireless versions like the mx however, I haven’t got all those mice so I’d appreciate it if anyone get them working to post a reply and I’ll make a list of what works.

I have a vision of some ragged kid trudging through the snow carrying his mouse cuddled in his arms. But this thread would benifit those who want to get MX buttons to work as I’m definitely the one. Untar the distribution into a tmp directory somewhere.