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

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at
Mon Jan 5 13:47:03 PST 2015

On Mon, Jan 05, 2015 at 08:25:21PM +0300, Hi-Angel wrote:
> 2015-01-05 19:53 GMT+03:00 Thomas Lübking <thomas.luebking at>:
> > On Montag, 5. Januar 2015 16:47:47 CEST, 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.
> >
> >
> > Resolution != acceleration
> Sorry, if for some reason I misled in my question. I meant that I
> don't want the acceleration at all. I want only to set the resolution.

short answer - evdev (the standard driver for mice) doesn't have a
Resolution option. Could be added, but in the current releases you'll have
to slow down using Simon's suggestions.


> > Many mice provide a button to control the resolution, for logitech devices
> > there's and the synclient should be able to do this
> > for synaptics touchpads.
> Unfortunately my mouse have no a button to control the resolution.

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