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How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse

Can anyone tell me how to configure all the buttons on a Logitech MX 620 mouse (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/mice/2987) under Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I like to make one of them just the ...
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Did they forget about the 'Restart' button, or was it just not important?

Seriously, from the top-right corner button, I have Logout, Suspend, Hibernate & Shutdown but shockingly no Restart. What happened to the Restart button?
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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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Where is the delete account button in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04

I was unable to find the "Delete account" button in Thunderbird on Ubuntu 12.04. Saw posts saying that I can find it at the bottom left side, but could not find it. Please help me find that button.
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Buttons on my bluetooth headset aren't working

I have noticed, that although my "Bluetooth Headset" works perfectly fine, buttons on it, like Previous, Next, Play etc do not. Why is that?
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About nemo file manager: How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button?

About Nemo file manager : How can I change font color of folder name in toolbar button ? Because I deeply prefer Ambiance theme,so I want to keep it but it mess up with the theme of Nemo which is my ...
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Why is the middle button mapped to pasting?

I'm in love with Ubuntu, but I really HATE this feature. I am a programmer and it happened a number of times that I introduced a bug because I inadvertently pasted some code which didn't belong there. ...
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Xmodmap unlisted characters. Is there a way to add them?

I would like to type some specific characters after using xmodmap to map them. For example, the ⅒ character (Numeric value: 0x2152). I would like to change a keyboard button to type ⅒ like so ...
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ATI Driver installer screen missing nearly all text, how do I resolve this?

I am using 64-Bit Ubuntu 12.10 On a Dell 7520, intel core i5 3210, ati 7730m, 4gb DDR3 I downloaded ATI catalyst software driver for linux (amd-driver-installer-catalyst-12.10-x86.x86_64.run), but ...
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Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
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Assigning Print button to screenshot not working after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

When I pressed the Print button, nothing happened. Checked in System Settings, the button is assigned to screenshot. If I assign ANY other button except Print, it works normally. Is this a known ...
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Turn off screen by pressing the power button

Is there any way to configure the power button so it turns the screen off? I now use a script running xset dpms force off to turn off the screen. Is it possible to edit /etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh ...
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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 does the backup-button works and how can I use this under Ubuntu?

Many external hard drives have a backup-button with a OTB function for backing up stuff. An example is the "Sharkoon Quickstore Portable". So how does this button works? Is there a vendor neutral ...
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Why Firefox menu button disappeared?

I'm using the latest stable Firefox under Ubuntu 13.04 x64. I disabled menu bar, because using the menu button is more comfortable for me. Until an update (around version 21 or 22) the button just ...
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How to shut down the computer safely by pressing the power button?

So this is pretty simple: when I press the power button whilst the machine is on, it comes up with a menu (of which one of the options is to shutdown) However, I just want it to just start shutting ...
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Button padding only working on default theme

Button padding is working only on default theme! On other themes when the active window is small there is no padding! YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aY8GyyjuM8
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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 disable the feature of automatic system shutdown in 60 seconds?

After pressing the physical power button on computer it's shown a 60 second countdown dialogue box: "This system will be automatically shutdown in 60 seconds" How can I disable this feature? The ...
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Media buttons on keyboard with spotify

I've added spotify preview as my defualt music program, by doing this. As doug suggested, simply add this line to your >~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file in two places, like so: [...
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How to add Shutdown button to LXPanel and make it work?

I cannot seem to be able to add a shutdown button to my LXPanel. In /usr/share/applications there is a Shutdown (lubuntu-logout.desktop) containing the line Exec=lubuntu-logout but it would not run. ...
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Where is the leave message button in the lock screen?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10, and i noticed there is no "Leave Message" button while my screen is locked. Is it removed, or it's just a bug? Is there any way to bring it back?
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How to configure Logitech VX Revolution's extra buttons (zoom slider, ect.)?

Is there any way to make work my Logitech VX Revolution's extra buttons under Ubuntu 11.10? Under Ubuntu 9.10 I've found a graphical interface program that was suitable to configure the extra buttons, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Mouse buttons not responding (events do not fire correctly)

After I start Ubuntu my mouse buttons don’t work in applications. When I use the left and right mouse button in the Ubuntu interface they work fine. But when I try to use them inside an application (...
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Shutdown menu option disappeared

Using GNOME Classic. Yesterday was normal!!! Have the shutdown button after the Log Out... Please see the picture. I appreciate the help
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Map keyboard key to mouse button

I want to map ESC button on my keyboard to a spare button on my 5 button mouse. Is there a program I could use for that?
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What is this button in gnome shell for? It does nothing

I have a strange button in gnome that doesn't seem to do anything, and whenever I see screenshots of gnome shell online no one else seems to have it. Can anyone tell me where it comes from, what it ...
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Map Ctrl+c to one button to stop a script on terminal

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to remap the functionality of Ctrl+C to just one button (e.g b) such that whenever I press that button in terminal it forces the script running in it to stop (kinda ...
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Touchpad hardware buttons not working

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu and I have version 14.04 LTS installed. I checked the previous answers and forums but so far I've not been able to make this working! My issue is that the touchpad hardware ...
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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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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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Configure buttons on Logitech M705 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I assign actions to all my mouse buttons? I would like change the extra button functionality. I want change the Back/Forward button to Sound up/Sound down. It is ...
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Load button in aptoncd wont work

I am using aptoncd for backup the cache but in ubuntu 11.10 the load button wont work so i opened from terminal when i pressing load button terminal shows timeout error how to solve this
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Blue “gap” behind the Unity launcher button? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the blue triangle on the home button for? I regularly have a gap in the upper-left corner of the button for the Unity launcher. It is almost like a beveling of the ...
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15.04 can't connect to password-protected Wifi

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.10. When I try to connect through the GUI to a password protected wifi network I cannot click on the 'connect' button D: Any quick fix? The wireless ...
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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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Simulate Right-click in laptop.

In my laptop the right-click button is not working. Is there any way ( like a long left-click) which can simulate a right-click. Also my laptop don't have a Number-pad. So I can't use Mouse-keys ...
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Ctrl-s doesn't work as “save” anywhere in ubuntu

This is my first time posting here. I have been working with linux not for a bit, but I'm still getting the hang of it sometimes. At some given point in time my save combination ctrl-s stopped ...
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How to add link buttons with label in quickly glade

I'm making my own application, I can add link buttons on quickly glade, but the link buttons dont have a label, they just have "button" written on them. How can I add my own label on the link buttons? ...
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Are there any ways to make a key on the keyboard act as 2 keys?

I have the "RightClick" (menu) button on my keyboard, which is completely useless. I want to remap the keyboard such that whenever I press this button, it simulates an "UP ARROW" then after 0.1 ...
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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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Window buttons have suddenly changed to the right side

I'm using updated Ubuntu 12.04 64b with unity, and im having some problems with the window managing buttons and themes. Everything was fine until this week when i rebooted the system and when it ...
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Wacom button and mouse button setting

I use my Wacom Intuos Pro. And it works very well. I try to use the pad buttons work like the left and right mouse buttons. But I can not. Can anyone help me?
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How do I shrink the text in a GTK+3 active button without changing the whole button size?

I'm working on a custom GTK+3 theme for Ubuntu 15.10, and one of the effects I want to use for an active (clicked) button is to slightly shrink the text shown on the button for a pressed-in look. The ...
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Buttons on a Logitech G300 aren't recognized properly

NOTE: I have checked other solutions, but they differ in the principle that they offer customization of mouse buttons and add different functions to them, whereas I only want the buttons to be ...
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Nothing happens when i press the power button

When i press the power button on my desktop it used to suspend but now it seems that nothing happens. Would the fix be under sudo gedit /etc/acpi/events/powerbtn? Thanks.
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External application UI menu access in Ubuntu

Slides - Guided images(Google+ uploaded) How do I trigger external application menus from my own application on Ubuntu(Linux) , Windows(xp, 7,8 ,10) , OS X, Android... The above link show 3 self ...
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Synaptics clickpad keys occassionally messed up on X240

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad X240. Since I dislike the new clickpad and because I use the trackpoint always anyway, I disabled the trackpad functionality and only kept the button ...
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Removed the function of one of my mouse buttons by trying to change it

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. I'm using a mouse with two extra thumb buttons and I figured it would be handy to use them for volume control. After googling around a bit I ended here: Configuring mouse ...
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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 (...