Okay guys, here's a tricky one. I'm running 10.10 on my pc but i've had this issue for some time now.I'm having strange issues with the mouse. What happens is when I get into Ubuntu, I can click anything, but as soon as I click something to open a window, run a program, I can no longer click anything EXCEPT the last thing I clicked. When I right click the last thing I clicked, it allows me to click everything normally, but only until I open something new. So for example I'll click the email icon on docky to open up my email client, which opens but is unresponsive until I right click docky. Then if I open an attatchment, I must also right click the MENU bar on my email client. Sometimes it also works if I simply right click on the newly opened window. I have tried this mith mutiple mice and still the same issue.
closed as too localized by Bruno Pereira, Takkat, fossfreedom♦, Marco Ceppi♦ Feb 10 '12 at 13:15
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Do you use a clearlooks-theme? This may cause your mouse problems. Choose another theme.
Does your mouse problem persist with metacity? Try:
See also: mouse hover problems