[Mageia-discuss] Third button emulation ?

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Sun Sep 11 15:21:51 CEST 2011

Am 11.09.2011 15:08, schrieb Alejandro López:
> El 11/09/11 14:56, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati escribió:
>> On Sunday 11 Sep 2011 08:31 my mailbox was graced by a message from Renaud
>> (Ron) Olgiati who wrote:
>>>> Now that I am running Mageia in earnest, I notice the mouse third button
>>>> emulation no longer works, when it was working under Mdv2010.2
>>>> How can I restore it ?
>>> PS I tried to see the mouse config in xorg.conf but there is no longer a
>>> mouse  section there...
> Have you tried re-creating the missing mouse section? I guess that if a 
> section is missing, Xorg might use some default values which for the mouse 
> don't include the third button emulation.
> HTH,
> Alejandro.
AFAIK since quite some time X uses dynamic configuration for connected devices.
You should primarily use the means of your desktop environment to configure 
your input devices.

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