Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Microsoft says the Classic Intellimouse requires Windows 7 or newer. Being the noob, I googled for a clue but all existing tutorials are for old versions and “existing” mouse sections in Xorg. Originally Posted by ronnielsen1. E-mail me when people reply to my comments Comment sorting order: I use Susie 9. Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer 4.

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Eitherway, I have a computer with a ms usb mouse and keyboard that work fine, providing they are on the same USB chain.

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The company says the sensor can track on most surfaces, including glass. Curiously, the company says the rodent won’t work at all with Android, iOS, or macOS—not even in a fallback reduced functionality mode. Now, in Intrepid, there is not even a mouse section in the Xorg configuration.

In my case, I intllimouse to use the side button of my mouse microsoft intellimouse explorer as the middle button.

As for the Explorer, I beleive LinuxNewbie. Use an editor to open the file if you have a Unix background, vi or emacs will work, but for most people, the ‘nano’ or ‘pico’ editor is easier to use.


USA Posts I suggest going to kernal. The manufacturer backs the pointing device with a one-year warranty.

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This is not necessarily less good than before as almost all buttons on my Logitech MX intlelimouse working as I’d expect them to out of the box. Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 2. In Hardy, I accomplished this with imwheel but this doesn’t seem to work in the same way anymore. Recently i bought one of those intellimouse explorer things Originally Posted by grajea.

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When you configure it there will be millions of options, allowing for USB support will be one of those options, look through all the lists and see what you want and don’t want.

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intelliimouse Ubuntu is getting only better by each release. If you need to reset your password, click here. The two pointing devices worked happily together on all earlier installations of Ubuntu and SuSe from what I recall Any suggestions will be very much appreciated.


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Maybe you have a faulty adaptor Does it really work well? Join Date Oct Beans 2.

February 13th, It’s the Xwin that seems to be the problem. Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 2. Find More Posts by Murdoc. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

E-mail me when people reply to my comments Comment sorting order: Join Date Dec Beans 6. I found that there was a program called btnx which worked before and doesn’t work with intrepid any more. Something about the kernel needing to load usb drivrs. Dell returns to the stock market after six years.

I suggest going to kernal. Both of the chains work it just doesn’t like having the keyboard and mouse seperated.

Perhaps going for RH 7.

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