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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:38 am 
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Bumping important bits. For those that only read the last post.

Run from terminal with one line.

I needed to use root terminal to run this. Possibly because it is on a LiveUSB. This was wrong, see next post.

Code:
xinput_calibrator --output-type xorg.conf.d --output-filename /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-calibration.conf


Whatever text editor you use, append the two lines exactly as shown. Viola! right click!
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Option "EmulateThirdButton"  "1"
Option "EmulateThirdButtonMoveThreshold" "50"


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File comment: This is nano text editor...most any text editor will work.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:41 am 
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Must be run from root as you are creating a file, whereas just calibrating the screen is acceptable as user input.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:40 am 
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Yeah, almost everything in /etc is owned by root. You don't want user processes mucking around X11 either, so it's only natural that everything in there is 100% owned by root.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 10:51 am 
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Speaking of root....

WHEN WRITING A .conf FILE FROM THE TERMINAL, HOW DO YOU MAKE THE BLESSED THING RUN THE FILE.

SO FAR I WROTE PSMOUSE.CONF WITH A ONE-LINER FROM TERMINAL

THEN I REBOOTED. DIDN'T TAKE EFFECT SO I EDITED FILE FROM FILE MANAGER GRANTING READ/WRITE ACCESS TO ALL USERS..
I haven't rebooted yet but what is the correct way (simple) to do this once?

Maybe do
Code:
echo options psmouse resolution=400
Using su?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:57 am 
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Sorry I might have missed the beginning of this discussion, but what is in your psmouse.conf and in which directory did you put it in?

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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2019 2:25 am 
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To speed up draggy mouse permanently in a CF-29.

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options psmouse resolution=400

The file is: /etc/modprobe.d/psmouse.conf with the other .conf files

putting it in /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d caused a system hang-up. I don't call it a crash because I figured it might happen. IOW my fault not the system.

I've used this for years on CF-29s. Something changed in MX18 (Debian Stretch?)

In lsmod psmouse says 0. (not used?)

It doesn't help that I am on four different computer models every day. :pat:

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