>> Does anyone know of a Genius 3-button mouse will work with
>> X, and if so, what I should configure it as, both from the kernel
>> and X points of view?
>> Andy Hore.
>Yes it will work with a 3-button mouse.
>To configure the mouse correct you must update your systwm.xxxxrc.
>The xxxx are standing for your window-manager.
>You can find the file in /usr/X11/lib/X11/xxxx.
>As window-managers you can select eg. fvwm, olwm, etc.
>Read the man page from xxxx how to configure you mouse
>Hope this will help you.
> Jan Rooijackers
Well to get it working in the 1st place you need to configure your
/usr/lib/X11/XF86Config file to make your X-server select the proper
mouse protocol. I suggest you read the XF86Config man-page first, see
For a Genius HiMouse (3-buttons) you need to set the Protocol to
Once this is working you can start editing/configuring button bin-
dings from the various window-manager configuration files as explained
by Jan Rooijackers.
== From the XF86Config man-page ==
The Pointer section is used to specify the pointer device
and parameters. The entries available for this section
specifies the pointer device protocol type. The
protocol types available are:
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