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Thread: wheel mouse under Linux




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    :confused: I have a microsoft wheel mouse optical usb. The problem is the wheel will not work in Linux. Any helpful hints etc??:cheers: :cheers:

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    This thread may give you some ideas till the experts get here, http://forums.tweaktown.com/showthre...;threadid=4132 ;)
    <center>:cheers:</center>

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    What version of linux is it?
    When i installed MDK9 i just told it i have a M$ explorer and then it asked me to test the wheel, and it all worked.
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    :) thanks for that Wiggo will try and follow the instructions.

    :) Segiy SuSe 8.1 is the version


    :cheers:

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    ...mmm...five button optical mouse in linux with working side buttons...........:cool:

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    Very nice, exactly what I was looking for..I will have to work on that later..
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    No Bern two buttons and a wheel

    could not afford the one you refer too

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    How about going into Yast and selecting another mouse type?
    I have tried two button wheel mouse on ps2 and it worked fine for my Logitech optical with wheel. If I remember right there is a selection for MS wheelmouse.

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