Re: PS/2 Mouse default Speed under AfterStep

Andrew Sullivan (asullivan@sprint.ca)
Tue, 4 May 1999 18:30:55 -0400 (EDT)


How does gpm control the mouse speed in X?  I thought they (gpm & X)
didn't talk to each other.

----
Andrew Sullivan | asullivan@sprint.ca (home)| sullivana@bpl.on.ca (work)
                                   *  *  *
AfterStep FAQ: http://afterstep.davidv.net or http://www.afterstep.org/FAQ 


On Tue, 4 May 1999 Sasha_Vasko@osca.state.mo.us wrote:

> 
> 
> > > >I have a PS2 mouse, running under Linux 5.2 and the latest Afterstep.
> >                                    ^^^^^^^^^
> >Now that we're all politically correct, does anyone know how to
> >change the default speed of the mouse?   I don't care much for
> >acceleration options.  Easier to get use to one speed with a mouse.
> >Maybe acceleration works well with a track ball....
> 
> >Is the default speed an X option?
> 
> you should set it as parameter to gpm in your /etc/rc.d/rc.local
> or wherever RedHat starts it.
> 
> I belive parameter was -a #
> look in man pages for gpm - it's all there
> 
> >Greg Anderson
> 
> Sasha
> 
> 
> 
> --
>    WWW:   http://www.afterstep.org/
>    FTP:   ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/
>    MAIL:  http://www.calderasystems.com/linuxcenter/forums/afterstep.html
> 
> 


--
   WWW:   http://www.afterstep.org/
   FTP:   ftp://ftp.afterstep.org/
   MAIL:  http://www.calderasystems.com/linuxcenter/forums/afterstep.html