[4.2.0] Mouse back/forward buttons don't work

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at arcor.de
Sat Feb 14 12:21:59 GMT 2009

James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> Nikos Chantziaras schrieb:
>>> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>>> Nikos Chantziaras schrieb:
>>>>> In Firefox (and pretty much everything else in the face of this Earth), 
>>>>> I can go back/forward by clicking the back/forward buttons of my mouse. 
>>>>>   In Konqueror, they don't work.  Also, they're not configurable in the 
>>>>> "Configure Hotkeys" dialog of Konqeuror.
>>>>> Any way I can fix this?
>>>> Seems similar to this one maybe?
>>>> http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde&m=123443804618774&w=2
>>>> "KDE 4.2: "up" key doesn't work".
>>> It's not related.  The keyboard works fine here.  The back/forward 
>>> buttons I'm talking about are on the mouse, not the keyboard.
>> Still, events go through X server both from mouse and keyboard.
>> What happens when you run xev and press these buttons? Are they 
>> recognized correctly?
> I have to report that they don't seem to be recognized.  I have the 
> mouse plugged into the PS/2 (round DIN) socket if this matters.  So, I 
> first have an X.org issue.
> I have in xorg.conf:
>      Driver	"mouse"
>      Option      "Protocol" "Auto"
>      Option 	"Device" "/dev/mouse"
>      Option	"Buttons" "7"
>      Option	"ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
>      Option      "Name"  "Logitech LX3 Optical Mouse"
> Any suggestions?

You need:

   Option	"Buttons" "9"

Because the thumb buttons are "button8" and "button9".

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