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thinkpad_trackpoint_settings [2019/07/03 11:45]
hankwang created
thinkpad_trackpoint_settings [2020/05/24 14:15] (current)
hankwang better script
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 ======Thinkpad Trackpoint settings====== ======Thinkpad Trackpoint settings======
-The trackpoint (red thingie on the keyboard to control the mouse cursor) may be to sensitive for you; the mouse settings in the Cinnamon desktop environment (and possibly other DEs as well) don't affect the trackpoint much.+The trackpoint (red thingie on the keyboard to control the mouse cursor) may be too sensitive for you; the mouse settings in the Cinnamon desktop environment (and possibly other DEs as well) don't affect the trackpoint much.
  
 Here is what you can do, based on these [[https://​askubuntu.com/​questions/​37824/​what-is-the-best-way-to-configure-a-thinkpads-trackpoint|AskUbuntu answers]]. For present-day Linux versions (2019), try this ($ indicates commands that you enter): Here is what you can do, based on these [[https://​askubuntu.com/​questions/​37824/​what-is-the-best-way-to-configure-a-thinkpads-trackpoint|AskUbuntu answers]]. For present-day Linux versions (2019), try this ($ indicates commands that you enter):
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   $ xinput --set-prop 12 '​libinput Accel Speed' -0.25   $ xinput --set-prop 12 '​libinput Accel Speed' -0.25
  
-Once you're satisfied, add the command as a startup application (typically under Start menu > Preferences > Startup).+Once you're satisfied, add the command as a startup application (typically under Start menu > Preferences > Startup). ​Note that the id numbering may change if you have an external mouse plugged in at login time. The following command is more reliable: 
 +  xinput --set-prop $( xinput | perl -ne '/​TrackPoint.*id=(\d+)/​ && print $1;' ) '​libinput Accel Speed' -0.25 
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thinkpad_trackpoint_settings.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/24 14:15 by hankwang