KENSINGTON TRACKBALL LINUX DRIVER

Because I wanted the top left button to correspond to a left mouse button, and the bottom left to a middle mouse button, I added the ButtonMapping line. Post as a guest Name. Logitech MX Ergo wireless trackball mouse I’ve been waiting a long time for a new trackball from Logitech. Put this configuration inside the file: Physically, it has a large, easy-to-use ball, which is surrounded by a scroll ring, and four large buttons. Trackball sensitivity Normal mouse settings seem to be a bit too sensitive for a trackball. You’d like to add some useful info to this tip?

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Join Date Nov Beans 4. To initiate Bluetooth pairing, you switch to Bluetooth mode duhand then press and hold all four buttons simultaneously. The way that it attaches, and the fit against the main body of the trackball is sub-optimal, though. For that key, create an entry like so: Join Date Aug Beans 9. To verify the mapping of your buttons, run xevand click the buttons and use the scroll wheel xev is part of the xorg-xutils package. Nothing more, and nothing less. December 29th, 2. Also, the User Guide that is included has a few pictures, and short bursts of text in 13 languages yes, thirteenso one way or another you should be able to puzzle it out.

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Enabling middle click using a Kensington Trackball in Ubuntu 15.10

If so, then here’s a small test – what would the command be to change the scroll ring to horizontal scrolling rather than vertical scrolling?

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. The position of the items in the command specify the button to assign a function to.

Use the form below to send me your comments. I honestly prefer the ring on this new trackball.

using the Kensington Expert Mouse trackball

I do have a Logitech Marblemouse that I got the middle-button-enable with it one line termal. Under Windows, I was used to having the TrackballWorks app, which lets me easily configure button mappings and such. Try not to move the mouse it will make things hard to findand click the button you want to set up. If it were possible to turn it over and use it as a mouse, I might understand the name don’t laugh, I already own a Kensington Slimblade Trackball Mouse which can be used as either a mouse or trackball.

Configuring Linux and X for a Kensington Expert Mouse

Finally, the four buttons. As a result of this, it is more stable sitting on the desk.

A quicker alternative way is to run: July 24th, 1. Physically, it has a large, easy-to-use ball, which is surrounded by a scroll ring, and four large buttons. I’m adapting it from my old Logitech Marble configuration.

You’ll need to install xbindkeys and xautomation. I find it easier and more natural to use, and more precise to control, especially when I am trying to move it very small distances. The trackball is symmetrical, so it can be used comfortably with either hand.

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Configuring Linux and X for a Kensington Expert Mouse

If you want to use it left-handed, the button assignment can be reversed using the Mouse Settings control of whatever desktop you are using. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Sign up using Facebook. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Middle click The configuration I could set until now is: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Anyone knows how I set the configuration as I intend?

To have this set when I start Xfor now I’ve added this command kensihgton a startup script that is run when my window manager starts Enlightenment. Other solutions I found mention editing xorg.