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Old 22nd January 2005, 03:32 AM
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Smile How to enable the Thinkpad trackpoint scroll feature

I was able to make the trackpoint scroll feature on my TP770Z by doing the following.

This is the relevant section from my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file (Fedora Core2) and the trackpoint scroll feature works like a charm without the tp-scroll script or anything else.


Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "EmulateWheel" "yes"
Option "EmulateWheelButton" "2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

If you have a bios that can configure the trackpoint you have to disable the touchpad feature for the above to work.

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Old 22nd January 2005, 06:56 AM
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Kudos!!

this is great! thanks lots!
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Old 13th April 2006, 10:24 PM
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This worked out well.
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