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Here are two utilities that will allow you to customize gestures on the Magic Mouse, including adding middle click: MagicPrefs Better Touch Tool


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Have you run Software Update on the MacBook Pro to obtain the updated drivers/software for the Magic Mouse?


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You may want to look into this utility. It will install the necessary utilities for touch scroll support. Have not verified that it works, but looks promising. http://www.trackpadmagic.com/magic-mouse/download


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You can download the latest installers (from Boot Camp 3.1): AppleMouse-31.exe AppleKeyboard-31.exe They are working with both Wireless products including the new Magic Mouse. I'm not sure if these are including only x64 versions.


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This worked for me (on Ubuntu 11.04): http://blog.matws.net/post/2010/10/16/Correct-magic-mouse-scrolling-on-Linux Summary: rmmod hid_magicmouse; modprobe hid_magicmouse scroll-speed=45 scroll-acceleration=1 Once you've adjusted the scroll speed and acceleration to your liking: echo "options hid_magicmouse scroll-speed=45 scroll-acceleration=1" \ ...


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I was searching for magic mouse drivers but unable to find it, So I applied my old technique and it worked!. Just Download Boot Camp Support Software 5.0.5033 or latest from apple BootCamp download page Here Unzip BootCamp5.0.5033.zip (use winrar, 7zip etc) Go to folder BootCamp->Drivers->Apple Simply install AppleWirelessMouse64.exe Restart and Done! ...


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Windows 8 is still new enough that Magic Mouse support (officially or unofficially) hasn't been added yet. Given enough time, Windows 8 should support the Magic Mouse as well. Not everything is forward compatible. Or backward compatible for that matter.


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No. Maybe later Apple or a third-part app will provide an update to add more feature.


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With kernel 2.6.34 the Magic Mouse driver is included, so scrolling should just work(tm). I have Ubuntu 10.04 and updated to linux-image-2.6.35-23-generic, and scrolling is working without any other configuration. It doesn't look like 2.6.35 is available in karmic-backports or updates. So you would either have to upgrade to 10.04 or 10.10 or build your ...


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As of today I have the mouse working with Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a Dell D630 using the Dell bluetooth. Apple drivers from bootcamp 3.1, downloaded today, unpacked with 7-zip. The only things on your list that are not working are middle-click and gestures, but I haven't had it long nor used it extensively so it's early to call it "great" but already a ...


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BetterTouchTool adds many new, fully customizable gestures to Magic Mouse and Macbook Touchpad


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This is answer is a bit late, but in case you never found it: Mouse Wizard ( http://www.samuco.net/web/node/23 ) works wonderfully well and has a mode that does exactly what you're looking for. You turn the mouse sideways and use it as a normal trackpad. I actually combine that with another program, so that I can use it as a trackpad and retain ...


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Did you try to run System Update to get the latest driver?


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Are you sure those gestures are actually supported by Windows? The article only tells us you can get it working under Windows so that it's not a complete waste of money. Sadly, everybody seems to be quoting this article (or Gizmodo quoting it), so it's hard to tell whether anyone else has actually tried it. Plus my guess would be that it's more aimed for ...


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http://uneasysilence.com/archive/2009/11/14588/ - apparently 32-bit and 64-bit drivers for Windows XP to Windows 7. Haven't personally tried it though.


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Yes the Magic Mouse works with Windows 7. If you are using Boot Camp 2.x from Leopard, you can acquire the driver from the Boot Camp 2.2 update. If you are using Boot Camp 3.0 from Snow Leopard, you can extract the driver from the Boot Camp 2.2 .exe file using 7-zip.


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Apple do not support Windows 8 on Boot Camp yet, and made the Magic Mouse specifically to require drivers (It's not completely HID plug n play). They never released the internal specs of the MM nor did they release drivers anywhere else than with BootCamp so nobody else is going to make their own drivers anytime soon. To put it simply, they don't want you ...


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You can try the XMouse drivers found here: http://www.highrez.co.uk/downloads/XMouseButtonControl.htm


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It's a known problem: Battery Life in Magic Mouse Pulls a Disappearing Act Here are two tips from the link above. The Magic Mouse is supposed to go into hibernation when it detects a lack of use, which should help extend battery life. Turning the Magic Mouse off manually when you're done using it, with the switch on the mouse's belly, should ...


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Try Magic Prefs Again, not native OSX, but lots of useful enhancements. I've been using it for months without any issues.


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If it's USB, it will work on both machines. You can't switch from one to the other but they will work both at the sime time on the same computer. You can then disconnect them and put them back on the Mac or Vista and it's gonna work.


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It doesn't! But it may be adapted to do so... Would involve some nifty craftsmanship though. Check the teardown here: http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Magic-Mouse/1240/1 If you look at the pictures of the battery compartment, you'll see that they aren't alligned in series but parallel. Which means it uses 1.5 Volts. (which one battery should also be able to ...


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You can using a paperclip (just shape it so it touches both of the terminals and tape it down), but I know that doing that for a lightbulb will make it much dimmer, so I assume that the Magic Mouse would either not work (from some Apple lockdown), feel unresponsive (not enough power to transmit a strong signal), or short-circuit.


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Not that I know of. The mouse is one big button and it knows when you raise your finger to right click. This would mean if you were to press both fingers it would initiate a left click and not a left AND right click. I could be wrong but, this is one of the main reasons why the Magic Mouse are fairly horrible when it comes to gaming.


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I do not think it is possible to use the multitouch working under Ubuntu. The multitouch is coded into Mac OS X, but not Ubuntu. You might be able to find a program to recognize the gestures though.


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As far as I'm aware the solution for multitouch in Ubuntu is called uTouch which is going to be included in Ubuntu 10.10 (aka Maverick). (There is also some information about uTouch in Ubuntu 10.10 in this blog post from Mark Shuttleworth.) I don't know if any of this support will be backported to any other Ubuntu releases.


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Try changing the Zoom while holding to option in the Mouse panel of System Preferences. Perhaps there's a problem with using control on your system due to a conflict or somesuch. OK, next thing to check is what screen resolution are you running your monitor at? See if you can zoom at a lower / another resolution. Perhaps the Mac Mini can't handle some ...



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