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