My Linux is afraid of mice

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Old 10-02-2001
My Linux is afraid of mice

Okay here's the lowdown: I try Linux out and I think it kicks ass. But I can't use my little scrolli-bobber middle mouse button that I have become so attached to. So I try to just select some random 3-button mouse config from 'kontrol-panel' in KDE and reboot (stupid, STUPID move).

Now I can't use a mouse in KDE which leaves me basically crippled (unless I just want to practice UNIX stuff). Anyone have an idea of what I should do to get my mouse back?
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Old 10-03-2001
You need to make sure that your mouse is supported in the kernal built. You will probally have to rebuild the kernel, that is, if your mouse is supported. The Linux hardware HOWTO can help you answer that question.
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Old 10-03-2001
Until you get that figured out, you may be able to use the mouseconfig utility to get a generic two-button mouse to work...
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