Re: Can't use mouse wheel on IntelliMouse Explorer

From: Konrad Urlichs (
Date: 03/24/04

Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 13:16:27 +0100

Dave wrote:
> Hi,
> I have SuSE9 and a USB Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer which has four regular
> buttons, a mouse wheel and another button when you click the mouse wheel.
> While I can get left, right and middle (mouse wheel click) to work fine, I
> can't get the mouse wheel to scroll.
> Here's my Mouse section of XF86Config:
> Section "InputDevice"
> Driver "mouse"
> Identifier "Mouse[1]"
> Option "ButtonNumber" "2"
> Option "Buttons" "7"
> Option "Device" "/dev/usbmouse"
> Option "InputFashion" "Mouse"
> Option "Name" "USB-Mouse;ExplorerPS/2"
> Option "Protocol" "imps/2"
> Option "ZAxisMapping" "6 7"
> EndSection
> Any idea's anyone? I hate not having a wheel to scroll with.
> Dave

When I installed a Wheelmouse on a computer, two years ago, I had to
start a small application "wmwheel", or something similar to make the
wheels working. Don't know if this situation is out of date.

Good luck