[oclug] Two mice?
mike at mikekelland.com
Mon Nov 29 21:34:52 EST 2004
That's a really neat hack - I'll give it a shot
On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 21:23 -0500, Stephen Gregory wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Nov 2004 14:00:26 -0500 "Mike Kelland" <mike at mikekelland.com>
> > So I need to have them both easily accessible but I would like to have
> > the touchpad disabled so long as the USB reciever isn't plugged in.
> here is a possible hack. I have no idea if it will work.
> Back in the dark ages we used gpm to use the mouse on the text consoles.
> Gpm also had a repeat feature to work with X. Use gpm's "repeat" feature
> to access the touchpad. When you want to use the touchpad fire up gpmd.
> You need to reconfigure X to read /dev/gpmdata (??) and configure
> gpmd.conf properly. I don't have gpm installed but IIRC the manpage
> describes how to setup X.
Mike Kelland <mike at mikekelland.com>
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