Linking mouse button to command

houghi houghi at
Sun May 19 10:49:18 CEST 2013

On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 02:10:24PM +0200, houghi wrote:
> I have mouse button 10 and 11 that I want to use to control volume.
> Yes, I have the audio mixer working. Yes I have it working via keyboard.
> Yet not always will I have those and sometimes the screen is not even on
> or visible, so all I want is to control it with the mouse buttons.
> I am running XFCE 4.10 on openSUSE.
> I also know of btnx and btnx-config, but  wonder if there is an other way
> of doing this.
> So basically I want to link button 10 to `amixer set Master 3+` and buuton
> 11 to `amixer set Master 3-` (or a bash script that does the same, or a
> key stroke that does the same)

Nobody who links their mouse buttons to the volume (or anything else but
the default) buttons?

>	Knock-knock.
>	Who's there?
>	Under the Patriot Act, we don't have to tell you that.

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