A workaround by disabling the mouse plugin of gnome-settings-daemon is described at http: However, the mouse misses scroll buttons and middle button. Michael was kind enough to add a left-handed setup in the comments. Add a new InputClass section of libinput. The large button on the right would be left click, the large button on the left would be right click, the small button on the right would function as a middle button, and the small button on the left would function as the scroll. Forward Button – Scroll freely with the trackball, both horizontally and vertically. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.
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Originally Posted by techno-mole.
These has to be emulated. Locate the existing xorg. For a GUI alternative to gsettingsinstall the dconf-tools package and run dconf-editor.
Out of the box In Ubuntu, the trackball works out of the box. Page History Login to edit.
Only use one method or the other. Back – Single click is back; Forward – Single click is next; press and hold to scroll freely horizontally and vertically. Sign up using Facebook.
Above configuration works for me on Ubuntu Since Gnome settings are applied after xorg settings, this results tradkman middle button emulation disabled.
Notify me of new comments via email. Add the following text to the X Configuration File: However, I am sick unto death of Plasma, and recently switched back to OpenBox. Now we have a set of commands to set our Trackman as we like. The confusion in config methods makes life hard to predict. February 12th, 2. The large button on the right would be left click, the large button on the left would be right click, the small button on the right would function as a middle button, and the small button on the left would function as the scroll.
Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Left – Normal left mouse button.
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For that, check the Button Labels line from xinput list:. Anyway, an easy way out is to write all those commands into a shell script, make it executable and run in whenever you plug the Trackman.
A workaround by disabling the mouse plugin of gnome-settings-daemon is described at http: You phrase the question quite specific Update the InputClass section of marblemouse. To fix this, run the following in a terminal: Hello i have just bought a logitech trackman marble mouse, it has 4 buttons, now i have already managed to get the small left button to work as a scroll button meaning if you hold it down and move the ball the page etc will scroll but i want to have the small right button act as a middle click button but im not sure how, i followed a guide to change the small left button, it mentions changing the right button, but im a tad confused as im not sure what xmodmap is, or where to find it.
For an explanation of the evdev options used below, see man 4 evdev, also available online here for X. Right Button – Normal right mouse button. It has some funny files like synaptics-quirks. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.