Re: [dev] Mice with 3+ buttons

From: Teodoro Santoni <>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 09:12:29 +0100

2019-12-19 18:40 GMT+01:00, ACE <>:
> On 12/19, Teodoro Santoni wrote:
>> If all those buttons are supported on linux (e.g. xev output a button
>> code for every button clicked) I'd buy one too!
> From my experience they simulate key strokes that are "unlikely" to be
> used by your keyboard, and then they supply tools that let you bind
> actions to those keys.
> The razer mice works this way at least. And by default their drivers has
> some "internal macro" set or w/e which is useless on linux. But there
> are some razer drivers/tools available that lets you change the mouse to
> "manual mode" which reveals the "keyboard simulating" behaviour, and from
> that point you can bind those extra keys.

Yeah I was asking because the Logitech G series mice, on the other
hand, send real mouse button keysyms. To configure which hardware
button does what you have to run a MS windows software that controls
the mouse.
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