Monthly Archives: July 2006

VMWare on Ubuntu 6.06

Great howto is located here:

It worked as described right out of the “box”.

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Posted by on July 17, 2006 in Ubuntu


Logitech MX-500 on Ubuntu 6.06

  1. Open your /etc/X11/xorg.conf
  2. Comment out the “InputDevice” part for the mouse. Add these lines:
    Section "InputDevice"
    Identifier "Logitech MX500"
    Driver "mouse"
    Option "InputFashion" "Mouse"
    Option "Protocol" "ExplorerPS/2"
    Option "Buttons" "10"
    Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
    Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
    Option "Resolution" "800"
    Option "CorePointer"
    Option "ButtonMapping" "1 2 3 6 7"
  3. In the “ServerLayout” section change the mouse line to
    InputDevice "Logitech MX500"
  4. Optionally, comment out “stylus”, “cursor” and “eraser”, as they refer to the tablet.
  5. Save the file. Press CTRL+ALT+Backspace to restart GNOME.

Posted by on July 17, 2006 in Linux, Ubuntu

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