HOW-TO: Configuring Your Mouse To Work With All 5 Buttons

“The problem I had was that the mouse (Logitech MX518 by the
way), did not work as intended by the manufacturer. More
specifically the back and forward buttons on my mouse didn’t do
what they should when I was browsing (in any browser). Ofcourse it
works fine in Windows and I bought the mouse because I wanted a
good gaming mouse, but since Linux (Fedora Core 5) is my main OS I
wanted those buttons to work as expected.

“The hard way(?)

“I’ve tried a few things. First I searched (don’t we try that
first?), and I found something called lomoco, LOgitech MOuse
COntrol. At first I thought this was the solution. It’s fairly long
ago so I don’t remember what went wrong with that, but I do
remember it was a lot of hassle and I eventually gave up. I’m sure
there’s people out there that would claim locomo to be very simple
and a good tool, but for my case it didn’t do the trick.”


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