Bug 230341 - mouse capplet threshold slider seems like a bad idea
mouse capplet threshold slider seems like a bad idea
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-02-28 09:20 EST by Simon Strandman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-28 10:32:21 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
GNOME Desktop 93445 None None None Never

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Description Simon Strandman 2007-02-28 09:20:00 EST
Xorg by default uses a threshold based mouse acceleration. This is not very good
for modern mice, and increasing the acceleration usually just makes the mouse
jumpy and imprecise. Xorg also support a much better exponential mouse
acceleration similar to the one in Windows and Mac OS X which can be enabled by
setting the threshold to 0. This should be used by default.

Upstream bug report:
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93445

Related xorg bug:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8583
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2007-02-28 10:32:21 EST
I agree things could be better, but let's stick to keeping things on the
upstream report.

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