[kwlug-disc] a shameless plug -- another solution

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Tue Jun 28 18:36:43 EDT 2011


On my laptop I can press both buttons simultaneously for a 
middle-click.  And with the "two-finger scrolling" enabled, I can use 
two fingers on the pad to get the effect of rolling the wheel.

--Bob.

On Tue 28 Jun 2011 01:43:16 PM EDT  John Kerr wrote:
> Hi everyone
>
> A viewer of the video from Brazil shared some wisdom on this:
>
> "Just centre click on the program icon"
>
> DUH! yep, problem is I have not used the centre button in years, but 
> with the wheel mouse it is easy to forget that it is there.
>
> Does the built-in mouse pad on laptops allow for a centre mouse click?
>
> Cheers
>
> John
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Fewer things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good 
> example. - Mark Twain
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ==================================
> John Eddie Kerr | Guelph, Ontario
> ==================================
>
> --- On *Mon, 6/27/11, Bob Jonkman /<bjonkman at sobac.com>/* wrote:
>
>
>     From: Bob Jonkman <bjonkman at sobac.com>
>     Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] a shameless plug
>     To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
>     Date: Monday, June 27, 2011, 1:51 AM
>
>     Thanx, John.  On Friday I had just decided to give up on Unity for
>     the very reason of not being able to figure out how to run
>     multiple session of an application.  I tried CTRL+clicking on the
>     Unity app launcher, ALT+click, SHIFT+click, left-click,
>     right-click...  Nothing.  I want my app launcher to behave like an
>     app launcher, not an app switcher.
>
>     I'm not sure if I want to return to Unity just yet.  I also miss
>     my Gnome panel applets for CPU frequency switching, CPU
>     temperature, the System Monitor....  Conky just isn't the same as
>     panel applets.
>
>     --Bob.
>
>
>     On Sun 26 Jun 2011 10:26:15 AM EDT  John Kerr wrote:
>     > Hello everyone
>     >
>     > Here is a link to my first instructional Youtube Video on
>     running multiple sessions of the same program in Ubuntu Unity
>     <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otaSUoE7xKo>.
>     >
>     > Created with Record My Desktop and KDEnlive.
>     >
>     > Cheers!
>     >
>     > John
>     >
>     >
>     >
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     > Fewer things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a
>     good example. - Mark Twain
>     >
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     > ==================================
>     > John Eddie Kerr | Guelph, Ontario
>     > ==================================
>     >
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