X-Mouse Button Control Alternatives for Linux
A tool to change and program the mapping of your input device buttons.
- - Input Remapper is the most popular Linux alternative to X-Mouse Button Control.
- - Input Remapper is the most popular Open Source alternative to X-Mouse Button Control.
Easystroke is a gesture-recognition application for X11. Gestures or strokes are movements that you make with you mouse (or your pen, finger etc.) while holding down a specific mouse button. Easystroke will execute certain actions if it recognizes the stroke; currently...Discontinued
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.6.0, released in March 2013, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
Piper is a graphical user interface to configure gaming mice. Configuration options include changing the resolution (DPI) of the mouse, adding and removing profiles, setting LED colors and changing button behaviors.
btnx-config is a configuration tool for btnx (Button Extension). It allows the user to send keyboard combinations or execute commands with mouse buttons. btnx-config provides mouse and button detection, and an easy way to configure btnx's behavior. See .
Comments about btnx-config as a Alternative to X-Mouse Button Control
You can only translate mouse button presses to keyboard keys, no combinations, macros and Fn keys can't be used as modifiers nor modifiers to what you click, eg: can't map alt+wheel_up to volume up.1