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Re: [vox-tech] Logitech Mouseman and XF86Config-4
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Re: [vox-tech] Logitech Mouseman and XF86Config-4



On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:59:13PM -0800, Robin Snyder wrote:
> I occasionally want to switch to a second mouse, which is a Logitech
> Mouseman mouse with two buttons and a scroll wheel/button (not cordless)
> and have been trying to write a second version of my XF86Config-4 file to
> accommodate the new mouse.  If I use protocol "microsoft," the cursor
> tracks the mouse motions appropriately, but I have to use third button
> emulation to paste text.  Everything that I've seen on the net suggests
> that the correct mouse protocol is IMPS/2 and that I should use device
> "mouse," but these give the classic wrong protocol random mouse movements.
> Anyone know what I should do to get the third button working?  I've tried
> adding the line

Robin,

- How does the mouse you are working with connect to the computer?
  USB or PS/2 or old style 9-pin serial

- Have you tried the "PS/2" protocol?
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