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mattdocs12345
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Please help me understand this turtorial

Post by mattdocs12345 »

Install the xinput package and put the following in ~/.xsessionrc to make the changes permanent.

xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation" 8 1
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button" 8 2
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Axes" 8 6 7 4 5
https://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebia ... Trackpoint

1) Where is this location "~/"
- is this a root folder?
2) I have installed xinput but i don't see .xsessionrc
- do I need to create this folder?
3)
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation" 8 1
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button" 8 2
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Axes" 8 6 7 4 5
- where do I type this in? do I create a new text file in "~/.xsessionrc," if so then what is the name of the new text file?

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Post by Orbmiser »

/.xsessionrc

Is a config called .xsessionrc in yes / means root.
It's not a folder.

You need to open a file manager as root and click on show hidden files.
as .files are hidden by default.

The file may already be there? if so then your can just copy and paste

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xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation" 8 1
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button" 8 2
xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Axes" 8 6 7 4 5
into the .xsessionrc file that you opened or can create a file and paste above into and save file to root / called .xsessionrc.
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Re: Please help me understand this turtorial

Post by rokytnji »

Open file manager>view>hidden files to find ~/.xsessionrc though looking in my Mint Mate 14. I don't have one.

By the way. ~/.xsessionrc is a text file. Not a folder. You may have to make one also like me if you don't have on in /home>hidden files.

Orbimisor beat me to it. P.S. The name of the file if needed to be created is
.xsessionrc
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Post by catweazel »

Orbmiser wrote:/.xsessionrc

Is a config called .xsessionrc in yes / means root.
It's not a folder.
Bzzzzt!

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~/
That is the home directory, and it is a "folder". More specifically "~/" is the root of the home directory. It is not the root directory.
...save file to root / called .xsessionrc
Guess again.
"There is, ultimately, only one truth -- cogito, ergo sum -- everything else is an assumption." - Me, my swansong.

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