On the issue of rechargeable , the new mice have very good battery
life as its now an invisible laser which saves a lot of power.
I charge mine every three to four months.
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 7:44 PM, Brian Foster <blf at utvinternet.ie> wrote:
> the mouse in question is used only on a Linux/X11 system....
>> the middle button on my trusty wireless rechargeable mouse
> (a logitech something-or-other which is several years old)
> no longer functions when I click it, albeit in all other
> respects the mouse seems to be Ok. I suspect it isn't
> repairable since a plastic doohickey, clearly broken, fell
> out of it about the time the button broke. (and anyways,
> I don't see any obvious way of opening up the mouse.)
>> shopping around last weekend I was appalled that almost all
> of the wireless mice I saw were not rechargeable (albeit I
> suppose I could use rechargeable batteries?). the very few
> I did find which were rechargeable were also silly, with
> (as one example) seven(!) buttons (not including the scroll
> wheel) and other goofy features (and quite expensive as well).
>> so I suspect I have two alternatives (given that I'm insisting
> on a rechargeable wireless laser mouse):
>> - despite my disdain for extra buttons, my broken mouse
> happens to have five buttons (not including the scroll
> wheel). I suppose I could adjust something somewhere
> so one or both of the two useless/never-used buttons
> act like the middle button. what would I adjust?
>> - order a decent mouse on-line. any suggestions as to
> a supplier (who will ship to France)?
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