TheWanderer 16k 11 36 How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse Ask Question. You should install Solaar, a Linux tool that allows you to manage Logitech Unifying Receiver mice and keyboards, that comes with both a GUI and command line interface. Sign up using Facebook. You will see a litle white windows appear, put your mouse in it and press your mouse buttons it’s best to do this one button at a time. Solaar was very buggy for me on I’ve tried many different configurations and still can’t manage to get it to work.

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I think this lihux the easiest way to get the mouse working with full functionality: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. I have a Logitech MX and wanted to map the lateral keys with Copy and Paste actions it is very useful. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. This doesn’t seem to answer the question asked.

September 26th, 7. You made my day, thank you very much. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


No need to configure anything, this is out of the box on all Unix and Linux machines with a XWindows System. This worked for mxx518 for the GUI, but it doesn’t work for the Bash terminal.

My mouse is also a G and I can’t get this to work. September 26th, 3. Maybe someone else can explain Xorg, xinput, udev in an easy way to a user not used to using command-line.

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It is currently available logitwch You’re going to need several applications for this, to install them run sudo apt-get install xbindkeys xautomation xev or sudo apt-get install xbindkeys xautomation xutils edit: After some searching, I found a site that codes Linux drivers for these devices, and directed him to it.

The functions for the mouse are stored in logietch mouse. This time, a clothing zipper. I found this thread, I want to which version of xorg. Join our community today! Home Disclaimer Contact Me. September 26th, 8.

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It took logitech 5 days to respond and say logitech no longer lobitech it. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! This will allow you to increase and maximize you mouse’s DPI, monitor battery, enable smooth scrolling and side scrolling.


This entry was posted on June 27, So I have been using my performance MX on my ubuntu machine for about 6 months.

And please don’t post “ZAxisMapping” “4 5”. Originally Posted by warakawa.

BUT, when I press the buttons they’ll change the dpi up or down, which is their default m518. I’ve used it to assign copy and paste to side buttons so my settings looked like this: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. As for compiz consider setting the 4 side thumbs buttons to alt, ctl, shift, superkey, as this will make using switching easier with the scroll wheel.

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I’ve been trying to do something similar, and I’ve come across this page: I’d recommend utilizing the switch profiles function so logittech can set it up good for normal usage, ie: