Setting up your MX1000 for Linux (September 02, 2006)
After the scrolling wheel of my old Typhoon mouse went crazy (I think because of a loose contact) I bought a Logitech MX1000. A very nice mouse with superior surface detection which made a mouse pad unnecessary for me. If you’re in my position you have a mouse with tons of buttons and want to use them all. This is how I did it:
You’ll need the following programs:
- xbindkeys: for remaping button events
- xvkbd: used to send specific keyboard events
- xmacro: used to send specific mouse events
- kompose: a program for the “Application-Switch” button
- lmctl: for disabling cruise control Download and install those programs, Ubuntu users will find most of them in the repositories.
Follow the instructions of this wiki article, it worked like a charm for me. If you have done what stands there, logout of KDE / Gnome and restart X to see if it works.