Tutorials/Mouse pointer settings for large displays
Get a larger mouse pointer and better mouse acceleration
For a larger mouse pointer do this
Press Alt + F2 and enter
Confirm this with the Return or Enter key .
If you don't have Kate installed, you may use any other text editor instead; for example you could try KWrite
In the Mouse section please add the line
and click on.
On your next system start your mouse pointer will be larger.
For better mouse acceleration
Go to. There you can set a really fast pointer acceleration, for example 20x and a pointer threshold of 2 pixels.
That acceleration should be OK at medium distances but too fast for larger distances. Here is the trick to get better acceleration:
First press Alt + F2, enter
and press Return.
In the console window you have to get the name of your mouse.
You need the command
to find it out.
The name of my mouse is Logitech USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse
Go to. Click at . There you can paste this line:
xinput --set-prop "Logitech USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse" "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 1.2
You have to replace "Logitech USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse" with the name of your mouse. Then click onand then on again. On your next system start your mouse acceleration will be better.