Linux Configuration and Script Coding
This project received 6 bids from talented freelancers with an average bid price of $152 USD.Get free quotes for a project like this
We have system that uses a customized build of Linux (based on SUSE, I think). The machine is used to view sets of image data. The way we scroll through sets of images is by pressing "page up" and "page down" on the keyboard; however, this is not very ergonomic. The mouse has a scroll wheel that is not recognized by the operating system. I do not have root access to the machine, and the people who do are not able to help.
1. Without admin privileges, get the OS to recognize scroll wheel on a USB mouse and write script that captures scroll event and sends it to the program as "page up" and "page down."
2. Talk me through doing this either through e-mail, chat, or on the phone. I have experience with Linux and writing code, but don't have the time to try to figure this out (don't know if it's even possible without root privileges)
3. Work will have to be done during off hours or weekends when the machine isn't being used for regular work.
Browse Related Skills
Other things people do on Freelancer
Looking to make some money?
- Set your budget and the timeframe
- Outline your proposal
- Get paid for your work
Hire Freelancers who also bid on this project
Looking for work?
Work on projects like this and make money from home!Sign Up Now
- The New York Times
- Wall Street Journal
- Times Online