Set/Change the Mouse Speed Linux/Unix Terminal Command Line with Best SetUp

February 8th, 2012 by Regaz



This Tip Show How-to Set-Up the Mouse Acceleration Linux Command Line for to have a Better Performing Mouse on Linux.

The Values Indicated has been Tested to Give the Best Performance for Mouses on Linux.

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The Command to manually Set the Mouse Speed and Acceleration in Terminal is like:
xset m ACCELERATION THERESHOLD

You need to give an Integer value for ACCELERATION and THERESHOLD.

The THERESOLD value set the number of Pixels Change in a Short Period for Activate the Boosting ACCELERATION.
So if you set the THERESHOLD to 1 you mouse will be Always Accelerated.

Example:

xset m 5 1

To Reset your Setting:

xset m default

my Best Setting is :)

xset m 10 1
To Get Extra-Insight Look this other Guide:
HOW to Find Files/Directories/Images by Linux Command Line
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