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Re: [SLE] MS Intelli-mouse
- From: bobbyg@xxxxxxxxxx (Bobby Geortgilakis)
- Date: Mon, 06 Sep 1999 17:16:40 +1200
- Message-id: <37D34E38.68738471@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hail & well meet,
Alex Angerhofer wrote:
> > Howdy, Y'all! :D (So long as we're not using English anymore :)
> Don't worry Jon, all the essential info was in English.
> > I've had trouble with IMWheel in the past (Logitech FirstMouse+ PS/2).
> > Which version are you using? I got an RPM for RH 5, and it worked for a
> > little while before I started noticing unusual behavior. Scrolling the
> > wheel sometimes caused the cursor to dart across the screen, almost randomly
> > minimize my applications, and adjust (corrupt) my speed settings.
> The Logitech FirstMouse+ is actually explicitly supported according to the
> README file.
> > Strange, isn't it? Another problem that I had was that it by the time I
> > came back out of X, gpm had died, so I couldn't use a mouse at the console
> > anymore. I haven't tried to compile my own, but I'd be willing to explore
> > that option is what you have used.
> I just pulled the latest version (0.9.6) as a tarball and compiled it according
> to the instructions in the README file. Works fine here. I also added
> imwheel -k in the bootup script. Not sure whether that is the right place,
> though. Probably should go somewhere where kwm is started. I bet I will find
> out after the next reboot.
I run this wee beastie too. Compiled it & followed the instructions in the readme
& it worked. It is so good having it back to surf with. No RSI!
I recommend turning up the mouse resolution to 144 also, makes it hard to loose,
on the screen....
To start it up, I just added a line into the Startkde script.
Nice piece of software, for an ageing Genius Netmouse-no Borg Hardware around
"MS Intelli-mouse" A contradiction in terms?
Geek Greek :-)
There once was a girl named Irene
Who lived on distilled kerosene
But she started absorbin'
A new hydrocarbon
And since then has never benzene.
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