[Tfug] Fvwm2 rc mouse configuration

Stephen Hooper stephen.hooper at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 00:47:06 MST 2006

On 4/26/06, Adrian <choprboy at dakotacom.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 April 2006 09:24, JD Rogers wrote:
> > >  either modify a pc mouse to disable the switches in the button OR rewire
> a mac mouse (single button) to ps2. This should work fine as you'd probably
> set things up physically so that the mouse couldn't be changed.
> >
> > Along those lines, you could see what would happen if you choose a
> > different style of mouse in the xconfig. Instead of a 5 button mouse,
> > you could choose some older ps2 mouse or something. Its ironic that
> > you have problems disabling mouse buttons, because back in the day, I
> > remember fighting to enable them. Kludge forth and conquer!
> >
> Hehe.. yeah, the joys of trying to get the the middle button and scroll wheel
> enable on a serial mouse in yester-year. Unfortunately... I want to keep the
> scroll of the mouse as its handy, I just wanted to disable buttons 2 and 3.
> After some more searching with fvwm, it seems that you can not actually block
> clicks from application windows... You can grab the click and perform an
> action based on its context, but the click is forwarded on to the application
> (if in that context) as well.
> Adrian

If you just xmodmap, and bind the events to different syms (not trying
to erase them), what happens?

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