[nSLUG] Fast scroll wheel action in X triggers paste or browser history navigation
D G Teed
donald.teed at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 23:14:02 ADT 2007
It looks like this was a hardware malfunction of some sort.
I read some Xorg bug reports about ps/2 adapters for usb mice
and also KVMs. So I plugged the USB mouse straight into
the USB port on the Linux machine and the events are
purely buttons 4 and 5 for scrolling.
I restarted X again with the mouse on the PS/2 convertor of
the KVM (just as it was before, and has been for a year or more)
and now it is clean - no problems in xev nor browsers, etc.
Either the mouse needed to lose power and reset, or the KVM
was messing it up.
Thanks for all who took a look at this issue...
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