− Accessibility enhancements for pointing devices
is a collection of accessibility enhancements for pointing
devices. This manual page describes the mousetweaks
Automatically perform mouse
clicks without using a physical button.
Trigger the secondary mouse button when the primary
mouse button is held down for a specified amount of
Time to keep the pointer
motionless before a dwell click is performed. Range: 0.2
− 3.0 seconds.
Time to hold the primary mouse
button before a simulated secondary click is performed.
Range: 0.5 − 3.0 seconds.
Select a dwell mode. Available
options: window − Select the click type from a
window or a panel applet. gesture − Perform
different clicks by moving in different directions.
Show the click−type
window. Only useful in combination with
Ignore small pointer movements.
Range: 0 − 30 pixels.
Size and position of the
click-type window. Expects a standard X Window System
geometry string. ie. WIDTHxHEIGHT+X+Y
Stop the mousetweaks
Start mousetweaks in the
background, ie. spawn a child process.
Start mousetweaks in login
mode. Login mode enables workarounds specific to GDM.
The daemon creates a lock file
in the $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR directory to keep track of its
state. On systems with no user runtime directory, the
$XDG_CACHE_HOME directory is used.
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page was written by Francesco Fumanti.
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