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I have a Logitech G500 mouse which has a third button between the usual "backward" and "forward" mouse buttons.

I want to bind the GNOME-Shell activies overview to that button button.

I tried to do that in the Keyboard settings where under "system" the action "show the activities overview" is available, but when I press the mouse button it remains "disabled".

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this may help… – Black Block Dec 5 '11 at 15:08
up vote 3 down vote accepted

It's not as easy as it should be, but the answer is here: Bohemian Blog

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Could you please include the explanation in your answer in case the link dies? – N.N. Dec 5 '11 at 17:47

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