How to Fix Saitek Cyborg RAT Series Mice in Ubuntu
Recently I made the move from Windows to Linux, but I noticed a problem with my mouse. It would only focus on one window at a time, unless I pressed the mode button every 2 seconds. This annoyed me to no end, so I set out to fix it. Here is the method:
Basically, the problem is caused by Xorg only letting the mouse focus on one window at a time, because of malfunctioning buttons. All we are going to do is disable these buttons.
1.Open terminal, and login in as root
Then, type this:
2.Look at the output and look for your mouse, and have a look at the id to the right of it. Then enter this command:
and search for all the buttons tagged as “Button Unknown”.
3.Create a file named “Xmodmap” in etc/X11 by typing this command:
next, take the numbers of the buttons that weren’t working and write them down. For example, usually the first 12 buttons work, and the other 6 don’t.
So into the Xmodmap file, type:
pointer = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 0 0 0 0 0 0