Touchpad middle-click

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at
Mon Sep 14 13:55:20 UTC 2009

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 03:18:21PM +0000, Antonio T. Sun wrote:
> On my Acer Aspire (AS5536), there is no way to simulate a middle-click by 
> pressing both the right and left mouse key. But I badly need this middle-
> click to paste in the x-selections.
> I searched like crazy and found a posting which says, "In my debian I 
> have set Fn+ctrl as middle click and Fn+alt as right click" 
> comp.os.linux.powerpc/2005-08/0035.html
> This is really a neat solution. It doesn't need any extra packages/
> layers, but I can't get it works. Is it a mac specific tweak? Else, 
> anyone knows how exactly he did it?

Does your X config have the '3button emulation' enabled?

I have only ever used 3 button mice (and my SL500 has 3 buttons) so I
have never looked at it much.

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