Re-mapping the middlemouse paste functionality

Ross Burton ross at
Fri Jan 29 10:19:48 PST 2010

On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 10:58 -0500, Adrian Sud wrote:
> Any googling and browsing of FAQs finds ways to disable the 2nd mouse button
> entirely, or map the 2nd mouse button to another button (causing all other
> functions tied to the 2nd mouse button to move to that other button as
> well). Am I to assume that this is not a configurable thing?

xmodmap should let you reassign the button codes (so the middle button
is 7 and some side button is 2), but I suspect that this has changed now
that XKB is ruling.  Worth a go though.

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