Subject: Re: Urk. Mousewheel stopped working.
To: None <>
From: Marc Tooley <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2006 19:57:37
On Wednesday 22 February 2006 03:31, Brett Lymn wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 04:33:09PM -0800, Marc Tooley wrote:
> > Is there a utility or some kind of identifying software or marker
> > that I can use to show me what signals happen when I click the
> > various buttons on my mouse?
> Well, if they are getting turned into X events then the command "xev"
> will tell you what events are being issued.

What a tremendously helpful tool!

So for some reason a machine reboot fixed the problem. How strange.

> Mmmm that does point to a problem somewhere, you should be getting
> data when the buttons are pushed.

Back to normal now. I'm a happy camper.

Thanks for the xev references folks, they're much appreciated.