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[Bug 710762] Re: Middle mouse button no longer works


Hi, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on a System 76 laptop, with a two
button built-in touch-pad (built into the laptop just below the
keyboard).  When I click to drag or resize a window there is a half
second delay, which annoyingly, causes me to fail to drag or resize the
window.   What should I do to eliminate that delay?  I was lead to
believe that it's related to 3-button emulation.  If so, how can I turn
it off?

Thank you.

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  Middle mouse button no longer works

Status in Release Notes for Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in xserver-xorg-input-evdev package in Ubuntu:
  Won't Fix

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: xserver-xorg-input-evdev

  Since the update of xserver-xorg-input-evdev version 1:2.6.0-1ubuntu1,
  middle mouse button emulation (left and right click together) no
  longer triggers a middle click in Natty. I have since upgraded to
  version 1:2.6.0-1ubuntu3, but the middle mouse button still fails to

  A workaround is to add the following section to /etc/X11/xorg.conf,
  but workaround should not be necessary to provide standard X11

  Section "InputClass"
  Identifier "middle button emulation class"
  MatchIsPointer "on"
  Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"

  1) Release:	11.04
  2) Package version xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.6.0-1ubuntu3
  3) Expect middle mouse button to perform Past action
  4) Middle mouse button fails to operate

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
  Package: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.6.0-1ubuntu3
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-1.28-generic 2.6.38-rc2
  Uname: Linux 2.6.38-1-generic i686
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
   NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module  260.19.29  Wed Dec  8 12:09:09 PST 2010
   GCC version:  gcc version 4.5.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro 4.5.2-2ubuntu1)
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Mon Jan 31 10:48:53 2011
  DistUpgraded: Fresh install
  DistroCodename: natty
  DistroVariant: ubuntu
   nvidia-current, 260.19.29, 2.6.38-1-generic, i686: installed
   nvidia-current, 260.19.29, 2.6.37-12-generic, i686: installed

  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha i386 (20110125)
  MachineType: Shuttle Inc SB83V10
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-1-generic root=UUID=756673fd-3f0d-437f-92cf-b590e2c5c6c0 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
  SourcePackage: xserver-xorg-input-evdev

  dmi.bios.date: 07/13/2005
  dmi.bios.vendor: Phoenix Technologies, LTD
  dmi.bios.version: 6.00 PG
  dmi.board.name: FB83V10
  dmi.board.vendor: Shuttle Inc
  dmi.chassis.type: 3
  dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnPhoenixTechnologies,LTD:bvr6.00PG:bd07/13/2005:svnShuttleInc:pnSB83V10:pvr:rvnShuttleInc:rnFB83V10:rvr:cvn:ct3:cvr:
  dmi.product.name: SB83V10
  dmi.sys.vendor: Shuttle Inc
  version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.23-1ubuntu3
  version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.10-1ubuntu1
  version.nvidia-graphics-drivers: nvidia-graphics-drivers N/A
  version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.5+6ubuntu8
  version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:6.13.2+git20110124.fadee040-0ubuntu1
  version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.14.0-1ubuntu2
  version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau N/A

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