Running X11 with a 2 button PS/2 mouse

Marko Puumalainen s32908a at
Thu Sep 28 16:41:23 AEST 1989

In article <309 at bulus3.BMA.COM> haugen at bulus3.BMA.COM (John M. Haugen) writes:
>I currently have Interactive's X11 product running on a PS2 type machine.  The
>mouse on the system is only a 2 button mouse, not a 3 button that X11 prefers.
>Is there any way to map the third button to another key or a combination of
>the other two mouse buttons?

Source: A Beginner's Guide to the X Window System (Version 11)
HP 9000 Series 300 Computers.

X11 in HP can also be used with two-button mouse. The middle button is
generated by pressing both buttons simultaneously. I'm not saying this
is going to work in your case but I quess it's worth trying.


That's an awful thought and in the daytime it seems wildly paranoid...
But, do you know, in the watches of the night it seems perfectly logical.
 Marko Puumalainen marko at tel. (h) 4682378 (w) 4376597

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