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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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How to get mouse buttons to work

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 x64 on my HP windows 7 computer. After installation and login it brings me to the desk top. All I'm able to do is move my mouse pointer around. Clicking the left or ...
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GTK2.0 Theme problem with button foreground

I have noticed that i can only change the foreground color of a gtk2.0 theme button with the "default" style. I did it like: style "default" { fg[NORMAL] = "#000000" fg[PRELIGHT] ...
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How to add button to Nautilus toolbar in Ubuntu 12.04?

How do I add bottons to Nautilus toolbar, such as delete, new folder, cut, paste, etc. In Ubuntu 11.04 I did that by editing the file "/usr/share/nautilus/ui/nautilus-navigation-window-ui.xml", but ...
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Binding an action to a combination of mouse buttons

I know that X-system limits binding an action to a combination of mouse buttons (e.g. right click + mouse wheel up/down which I used to bind to sound volume up/down in windows but I cannot do the same ...
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How to move one button from the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu?

I'm trying discover the name of that button that is on the left corner of the top bar on Ubuntu. It has these items: "About this computer" and "Users session". What is the name of this button? I ...
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How to configure Logitech Performance MX 950?

I am completely new to Ubuntu 13.04 and I do not have much experience using terminal. However, I would like to assign the "zoom" button on my Performance MX mouse to show workspaces... I find the ...
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Why can I not see the whole window?

I have the following problem: my Lenovo ideapad S10e runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and everytime I open a window it doesn' show it entirely. Meaning: the buttons on the bottom are out of the displays range (I ...
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Brightness buttons are not working at all

I have asked this question multiple times. i have an acer 5750 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04 and all of a sudden then brightness buttons wont adjust the computers brightness. it was working not too long ...
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Buttons in nautilus to toggle sidebar and view

Is there a way to add buttons to Nautilus? I really would like to have a small button on the sidebar allowing to quickly switch between tree view and places view. Also I would love to have buttons to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo X61T, how to assign display buttons as shortcuts? Bug?

I got some problems to get display buttons to work. I'm trying to assign functions (settings->keyboard->shortcuts) to the display buttons on my Lenovo X61 Tablet Notebook. The buttons are: - Change ...
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t902: Additional buttons - how to use them?

I have a Fujitsu T902 and have several problems. I guess I'll split them up into different questions. I have installed 13.10 Ubuntu, uname -a tells me: 3.11.0-13-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 23 ...
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ButtonMapping - Positional parameters

In an X configuration file mouse buttons can be mapped using a ButtonMapping option: Section "InputClass" # ... Option "ButtonMapping" "1 9 3 4 5 6 7 8 2" # ... EndSection Changing the ...
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The search button on the top left of my ubuntu 13.10 does not find anything

it just has the search circle turns, but it can never bring up any items found despite what I type in. Is there a way I can reset or reinstall this part of ubuntu?
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Xubuntu 13.10 power button handling not working

I already searched for a solution about this issue but the one i found is not working for me. I already edited /etc/systemd/logind.conf HandlePowerKey=ignore HandleSuspendKey=ignore ...
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Changing the size of the window Minimize / Maximuze / Close button in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 12.04 PC for my 71 year old dad. I'm trying to keep thing simple and BIG. I found a way to set most text, buttons and icons to large size, But there is 1 problem. The ...
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Mapping Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000 Back / Thumb Button

I can't seem to find how to map the thumb ( back ) button on my Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000. Everything else I need on it works, but when I run xev it doesn't register the thumb button. For reference, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 volume buttons don't work properly

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the three volume buttons (increase, decrease, mute) on my laptop (Lenovo T400) don't work properly. After reboot they work fine, but after some hours ...
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How to connect a Button to FileDialog function in ubuntu sdk?

I've just started to deploy my first application for Ubuntu using QtCreator 3.1.1 based on Qt5.2.1 on Ubuntu 14.10.. I need to open some video files, so I'm going to put a Button to choose file ...
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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Can I make a script to prevent mouse bounce clicks?

Recently my mouse has started bounce clicking, single clicks act as double and even tipple clicks most if the time. Holding left click tends to spam click and trying to do anything has become ...
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Mute button won't toggle / un-mute

On my old DELL Latitude D620 I'm running Lubuntu. The mute button won't toggle / un-mute. I press it and it mutes fine. But when i press it again it won't un-mute. I have to use the mouse an go to the ...
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problem with mute button on hp pavilion dv4 using ubuntu 13.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop alongside windows 8. the mute button works but it shows as muted when sound is on and as on when it is muted. (there is a LED that tells about it) any ...