persisting trackball settings

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persisting trackball settings

Post by gaboalonso » Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:39 pm

Hi All, I have a logitech trackball and wanted to slow it down on Mint.

xinput set-prop "Logitech M570" "libinput Accel Speed" -1
does the trick, but I wanted to work everytime I plugged in the device or on restart.

I've follow this tutorial ... -in-linux/
and created the file.

When on login screen it works great. Once I have authenticated it seems to dismiss the configuration.

How can I fix this?

Thanks all and regards,

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Re: persisting trackball settings

Post by all41 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:31 pm

I have a wireless Logitech Trackpad that needed some tweaking.
I use a script and point a startup applications entry to it's path.

sleep 5
xinput set-prop "Logitech Rechargeable Trackpad T651" "Device Accel Profile" 2
xinput set-prop "Logitech Rechargeable Trackpad T651" "Device Accel Velocity Scaling" 39.500000

You will recognize the lines that address the attributes to be changed.
I added the sleep time to avoid collisions with other scripts I run at startup.

Works well for me.
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