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There's an even simpler way than in Radu Rădeanu's answer. xinput accepts the name of the input device as an alternative to its numerical ID. Since your USB mouse is probably treated generically, it's name is most likely USB Mouse. Therefore you likely don't even need to run xinput list. Thus your xinput set-button-map, with this name in place of the ...
Below is what I have and works as intended. Section "InputClass" Identifier "touchpad catchall" Driver "synaptics" MatchIsTouchpad "on" MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/event*" Option "TapButton2" "3" Option "TapButton3" "2" EndSection Alternatively, you can create a script as described in ...
I too had this problem not 10 minutes ago. The way I solved it is by rebooting into an older version of the GNU/Linux kernel (It should have an option for that in grub). Then running sudo apt-get dist-upgrade.
The setting should be: synclient HorizTwoFingerScroll=1 if you have a Synaptics touchpad. To make the changes permanent, see this answer.
A different solution, using xwd and xdotool: xwd -root -silent | convert xwd:- -depth 8 -crop "1x1+$X+$Y" txt:- | grep -om1 '#\w\+' where $X and $Y are your coordinates. As part of Xorg xwd should come preinstalled on your system. xdotool can be installed with: sudo apt-get install xdotool Based on @Christian's answer on a StackOverflow Q&A ...
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