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duda
 Posted: Nov 7 2011, 06:37 AM
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Hi there,

I like to use Trackpoint Scrolling on my Thinkpad - but how to do it?

Sorry, I'm a newbie in SL.

Best regards!
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 Posted: Nov 8 2011, 04:35 AM
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QUOTE (duda @ Nov 7 2011, 06:37 AM)
Hi there,

I like to use Trackpoint Scrolling on my Thinkpad - but how to do it?

Sorry, I'm a newbie in SL.

Best regards!


Hi there,
I have thinkpad too and didnt know this is possible - how you do that? I have R61 ...

cheers,


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duda
 Posted: Nov 8 2011, 07:17 AM
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QUOTE (helikaon @ Nov 8 2011, 04:35 AM)
QUOTE (duda @ Nov 7 2011, 06:37 AM)
Hi there,

I like to use Trackpoint Scrolling on my Thinkpad - but how to do it?

Sorry, I'm a newbie in SL.

Best regards!


Hi there,
I have thinkpad too and didnt know this is possible - how you do that? I have R61 ...



Hi,

Trackpoint Scrolling is a very nice feature from ThinkPad notebooks.

How to configure TrackPoint in SL there is a solution in ThinkWiki:

- install xorg-x11-apps # xinput is in xorg-x11-apps

- edit user settings in ~/.bashrc

CODE
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation" 8 1
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button" 8 2
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Axes" 8 6 7 4 5


now it works fine smile.gif

P.S.
maybe you must reboot your system.
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 Posted: Nov 8 2011, 07:29 AM
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and it indeed does .. Thanks! smile.gif

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sysiphus
 Posted: Nov 9 2011, 10:38 PM
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Alternatively, download an RPM of Gpointing-Device-Settings meant for Fedora 12 or so (that's the one I used). It'll install as expected, and gives you a nice GUI for configuring TrackPoint and touchpad settings. For TrackPoint scrolling, set the wheel button to Button 2. Good luck and enjoy biggrin.gif

EDIT: ugh, apparently the settings don't stick after reboot...


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QUOTE (sysiphus @ Nov 9 2011, 10:38 PM)
EDIT: ugh, apparently the settings don't stick after reboot...


maybe it don't be a good tool for SL cool.gif
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QUOTE (duda @ Nov 9 2011, 09:57 PM)
QUOTE (sysiphus @ Nov 9 2011, 10:38 PM)
EDIT: ugh, apparently the settings don't stick after reboot...


maybe it don't be a good tool for SL cool.gif


So it would seem...oh well. Guess I need to stop assuming everything works the same on SL as on Fedora...


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