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[Bug 249768] New: Use exponential mouse acceleration by default
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  • Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 07:22:38 -0700 (MST)
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https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=249768

Summary: Use exponential mouse acceleration by default
Product: openSUSE 10.2
Version: Final
Platform: All
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Enhancement
Priority: P5 - None
Component: GNOME
AssignedTo: bnc-team-gnome@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
ReportedBy: simon.strandman@xxxxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx


Xorg by default uses a threshold based mouse acceleration. This is not very
good
for modern mice, and increasing the acceleration usually just makes the mouse
jumpy and imprecise. Xorg also support a much better exponential mouse
acceleration similar to the one in Windows and Mac OS X which can be enabled by
setting the threshold to 0. This should be used by default.

Upstream bug report:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93445

Related xorg bug:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8583


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