A few minutes after I post the question I found the answer. Kensington Let’s start this by getting the name out of the way. Sign up using Email and Password. Anyone knows how I set the configuration as I intend? The left mouse button is now “locked down”, and I can move the window by moving the trackball exactly the same effect as holding down the mouse button.

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The numbers given in the xmodmap command specify the mouse button functions, as follows:. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Connectivity is controlled by two switches on the under-side of the trackball base.

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Configuring Linux and X for a Kensington Expert Mouse

The only thing I still couldn’t figure out is how to properly configure my limux trackball. That’s pretty easy to figure our using xev – details left to the reader. The one on the right is a wireless mode switch – when set to the right it is in USB 2. If a solution works, mark it as the accepted answer green checkmark below the vote count. It allows you to route linkx button presses to commands.


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So I thought I should just use number 3 as the 2nd element and 2 as the 8th element like this: I’ve been waiting a long time for a new trackball from Logitech. Logitech MX Ergo wireless trackball mouse.

For example, say you wanted to open Firefox when you pressed the mouse’s “home” button for me, button Kensington Let’s start this by getting the name out of the way. Please avoid writing comments that simply say “it works!

I’ve been trying it out, here’s what I have found so far. Send me your comments! Under linux, I read online that I shall edit the xorg. When the trackball is used on Windows or Mac OS X, there is a Kensington Trackball Works utility to customize the button operations and the scroll ring function. Alas, no such luck. You agree to receive updates, alerts and promotions from CBS and that CBS may share information about you with our marketing partners so that they may contact you by email or otherwise about their products or services.

Make sure the identifier in the Identifier line corresponds to the one in the ServerLayout section. I have read all the pre-existing answers, but I still can’t figure it out, so I apologize if this has been answered before. Run Firefox when “home” pressed “firefox” b: Does anyone know a good, solid, elegant way to remap those buttons?


Enabling middle click using a Kensington Trackball in Ubuntu 15.10

I can see this use case coming on my own desktop already. I am very enterested if you have countued to search and found any answers yet.

Sign up using Facebook. So this means in the example command I gave above, I assigned function 8, “Back”, to button kensingron, and function 9, “Forward” to button 8.

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Under Windows, I was used to having the TrackballWorks app, which lets me easily configure button mappings and such. Join Date Jul Beans 1. You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. trackbll

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