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I am looking for help with my mouse every time I turn on my laptop and log into ubuntu 11.10 mouse mouse is not on the screen except when i move my mouse over to the left on the icons there it is i log out and log back in the mouse is on the screen my laptop is a compaq presario v2000

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At the log in screen, click the gear and select Unity-2d and see if that helps your problem.

Ran across this in my searching: http://ubuntu.5.n6.nabble.com/Ubuntu-10-04-keyboard-and-mouse-not-working-after-update-td1293320.html

Try posts 4 and 6. You don't have to go into recovery mode for these, but open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and sudo su

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tried that went through each one on the list –  larry Feb 21 '12 at 23:04
    
That's very odd... Try: sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback And select "Gnome Classic" on that gear. Also, are you using the touchpad, or an external mouse? –  Githlar Feb 22 '12 at 4:25
    
githlar well that idea did not work but thank you i do not have this file xorg.conf when i searched for it –  user47598 Feb 22 '12 at 21:20
    
Honestly, you shouldn't need it in recent versions unless you have a special mouse or something? –  Githlar Mar 1 '12 at 2:55
    
sudo -s is widely considered preferable to sudo su. –  Eliah Kagan May 21 '12 at 18:20
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