HOWTO: Automatically disable pointer acceleration whenever mouse is plugged

Post date: 26-Dec-2013 03:27:38

If you're like me, you often use a mouse with your laptop and while you like pointer acceleration with your touchpad, you can't stand it with your mouse. I've gotten used to just hitting Alt+F2 and typing "xset m 1/1" but today I decided to break from this habit and to find a more intelligent way to do this. I've done some digging which resulted in a Q&A on, detailing how to disable pointer acceleration whenever a mouse is plugged in your machine. You can find it here. Enjoy a smarter, acceleration-free mousing!