Set mouse pointer resolution a.k.a sensitivity interactively?

Simon Thum simon.thum at
Mon Jan 5 11:43:41 PST 2015

You can use xinput properties, those can also be set via inputclass 
sections if I'm not mistaken.

man xinput should get you to it, if not install xinput. Two optionas can 
be used to achive what you describe:

Coordinate Transformation Matrix (140): 1.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 
0.000000, 1.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 0.000000, 1.000000

Device Accel Constant Deceleration (271):       1.000000

With the former you can do anything, the latter can only be used to slow 
down using values > 1.



On 01/05/2015 04:47 PM, Hi-Angel wrote:
> I am one of those crazy peoples who don't want the pointer to be
> accelerated: so, if I moved the mouse m space, the pointer would be
> always moved n space — no matter how fast/slow I did it.
> I just want the pointer to move faster, i.e. increase its sensitivity.
> My search gave me that the only solution is to insert  in «xorg.conf»
> in section «mouse InputDevice section» file a line like
> Option "Resolution" "400"
> But of course I don't quite believe: how many times a user would
> needed to restart XServer to find an apropriate pointer speed? Five?
> Ten? More? So, in the end I decided to ask here: is there some command
> to set a pointer resolution?
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