how make left mouse button to bring up desktop menu?

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Thu Apr 5 21:25:02 CEST 2007

Juha Heinanen wrote:
> Kok, Auke writes:
>  > that won't work as obviously the left mouse button is reserved for
>  > interaction with desktop icons. You would have to hack the code and
>  > lose the possibility of using your desktop icons.
> the first thing i did was i disabled desktop icons (none), i.e., for me
> left mouse button is free on desktop.  in my opinion any window manager
> should allow choosing, which mouse button is used for which purpose
> rather than fixing it.  there can, of course, be defaults, but those
> should be changeable.

The window manager has nothing to do with that.


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