[kwlug-disc] moving the mouse cursor with the keyboard

Colin Mackay zixiekat at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 15:50:51 EDT 2010


I'll try to remember to test it when I get home.

I have a KVM (or a mouse) where the right mouse button refuses to
work.  This may be a temporary solution until I find another PS/2
optical mouse.  USB optical mice with the adapter will not work on
this crappy KVM... :P


On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 3:46 PM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 03:41:52PM -0400, Chris Frey wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 03:33:14PM -0400, Colin Mackay wrote:
>> > It says to 'click' the 0 key to drag and 'click' the 5 key to release
>> > it.  So, 0 picks it up and 5 puts it down.
>>
>> Oy!  Thanks for fixing my reading comprehension. :-)
>>
>> That does work.
>
>
> Hmmm.... apparently, it only works when the moon is in the right phase.
> It's either user error, or a bug in a rarely used feature of X :-)
>
> - Chris
>
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