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I dualboot win7 and Ubuntu and I've gotten a new mouse, "Arrogant Bastard Vortex". But when in Ubuntu, the mouse simply doesn't respond. I've tried different USB-ports and trying to unplug and replug it but it doesn't help. I'm not very familiar with ubuntu yet so what should I do?

I've figured out that the mouse give rise to the following line when I execute lsusb:

Bus 001 Device 007 ID 04d9:a081 Holtek Semiconductor, Inc.

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Can you post the output of lsusb? – Matthew Vz Jul 2 '14 at 21:42
Not an answer, but here's a bug related to it: – Mr Shark Jul 22 '14 at 11:57

Try with reinstalling the mouse driver:

sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-input-mouse && sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-mouse
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It didn't help. – user299849 Jul 3 '14 at 18:13

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