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I just installed 12.04 but the mouse is far too fast and it is almost impossible to do a double click. I have checked the mouse speed settings with no success.

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marked as duplicate by Basharat Sialvi, belacq, bcbc, Nathan Osman, Eric Carvalho Apr 26 '13 at 1:08

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Checkout this link: patrickmylund.com/blog/… –  kingmilo Nov 24 '12 at 13:48
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@kingmilo Thanks for the link, I'd have upvoted it if it were an answer! (And still will.) –  Sparhawk Apr 24 '13 at 23:31
    
@Ringtail This is to do with tracking speed (and clicking speed), not scroll speed. –  Sparhawk Apr 24 '13 at 23:31
    
@Sparhawk - thanks for the feedback ;) added as answer, always happy for an upvote! –  kingmilo Apr 25 '13 at 12:06

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Checkout this link: http://patrickmylund.com/blog/lowering-gaming-mouse-sensitivity-in-ubuntu-9-10/

Have fun!

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I did upvote, but you probably should copy-paste from the page, just in case the link dies. –  Sparhawk Apr 25 '13 at 23:17

All settings concerning your mouse (speed, acceleration, double-click speed ...) can be found in Settings > Mouse. In this case, slide the bars under "Pointer speed" for acceleration and sensitivity.

Hope that helps!

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Some mice have their own speed settings separate from the OS, for example, I had a mouse that had a button that would let you adjust the sensitivity there. Check and see if your mouse has any of those.

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