[Nottingham] xinput

Chris Hayes cbhworld at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 07:45:25 UTC 2011

Put it in /etc/bashrc, so long as it doesn't matter if the command is
run many times. Not a great fix.

A better way would be to do something like this if you're on Ubuntu.

Kind regards,
Chris Hayes

On 6/13/11, stripes <stripes at roppa.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> I have a computer (Ubuntu meerkat) with 2 mice attached 1 Microsoft
> and 1 Dell. Every time the box boots I want it to run the following
> command or a different command that achieves the same thing.
> xinput set-button-map "Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse" 3 2 1 4 5 6 7
> to set the Microsoft Mouse left handed while leaving the Dell one
> right handed. I can't find a  way to do this automatically so run
> xinput off the terminal as the first command when I boot. but there
> has to be an easier way any suggestions?
> Stripes.
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