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Re: [K12OSN] Help needed: Wheel mouse doesn't work for thin clients



Just a follow up. It worked like a charm. Thanks so much!

John

On 3/28/07, Michael Blinn <mblinn peopleplaces org > wrote:
I posted a comment in the LTSP wiki about this problem. Does this help?
Look for "USB Mice Scrollwheel"

http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/Mice

-Michael

john wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I've rolled out two ltsp clusters at our school district, both using
> Ubuntu 6.06 LTS desktop.  So far things are working well, however I
> have a problem that I can't seem to resolve. The thin clients have
> optical wheel mice and the wheels won't scroll at all.  Googling and
> Ubuntu forum searches haven't solved this one for me. I DO know that
> this problem is fixed in 6.10 but I don't want to upgrade since I like
> the idea of the long term support for packages offered via 6.06 lts.
>
> I think there may be a fix either with X11 or simply through xorg.conf
> but I have yet to narrow it down.
>
> My servers running 6.06 lts desktop are running:
>  x11-common 7.0.0-0ubuntu45
>
> The relevant section of the xorg.conf page looks like:
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
>         Driver          "mouse"
>         Option          "CorePointer"
>         Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
>         Option          "Protocol"              "ExplorerPS/2"
>         Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"
>         Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "true"
> EndSection
>
> In contrast, my workstation running 6.10, on which the optical wheel
> mouse scrolls just fine is running:
> 1:7.1.1ubuntu6.2
>
>
> The relevant section of the xorg.conf page looks like:
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>         Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
>         Driver          "mouse"
>         Option          "CorePointer"
>         Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
>         Option          "Protocol"              "ExplorerPS/2"
>         Option          "ZAxisMapping"          "4 5"
>         Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "true"
> EndSection
>
> both computers are running the psmouse module
>
> Anyway I hope someone can help me out.
>
> Thanks!
>
> John

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