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Getting the ThinkPad Scroll Button to Work in Linux

Nov 08, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Skip Paul)

[ Thanks to Ross Brunson for this link. ]

"First off, I have to admit that I lifted the xorg configuration information that I'm about to discuss from some website, but I don't recall which one. If it was yours please tell me and I'll link it. In this article I will discuss how to get the scroll button working in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop/Server.

"Lenovo/IBM ThinkPads have 3 mouse buttons. You can configure the middle button so that when you hold it down and move the trackpoint (aka: the nub) the screen scrolls up and down..."

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