[Ilugc] Linux Compatible Mice??
- From: toufeeq@xxxxxxxxxxxx (tee_aiche)
- Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 03:45:08 -0700 (PDT)
--- Suresh Ramasubramanian <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 09:43:43AM +0530, Ram
ball and rollers? :)
Did you try opening up the mouse and cleaning the
No use cleaning the ball and rollers if thebuttons are gone.
there might be some life in the mouse still if you
poke around with a sharp
pin under the buttons and dig out tons of dirt you
never imagined existed :)
I did try that. managed to get some dirt out still the
buttons problem is not fixed.
Made a couple of calls to Ritchie Street and found out
that the IntelliMouse Explorer is never "in-stock" and
usually takes a couple of days if one needs it.
Gave up and got the Logitech Optical Mouse (plain
I was just wondering if anyone have made those
additional buttons to work with linux.
It says they can be programmed to perform multiple
tasks like Back/Forward in Web Browsers. But it also
mentions Internet Explorer 5 and above in the System
I just dont want to plunk down 2000 bucks for a mouse
and end up with 4 additional buttons that just are of
no use in Linux.
Great for FPS shooters though.
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