a device that one can use to feed data into the PC; eg a mouse, keyboard, scanner, IR receiver

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mouse sometimes doubleclicks when i click once

I have a problem which is becoming a nightmare, to the extent that I am thinking that it might be easier to just scrap Ubuntu completely and try something else. I have an HP PC running Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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World of Warcraft Cataclysm MMO Gaming Mouse (SteelSeries) not functioning, any way to sort this?

Pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux for home use as a whole, anything I've done in the past has been simple server work so I've never had to deal with troubleshooting my own hardware before, anyway. I ...
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Make a USB device show up as an input and output device

What am I attempting to do? I am trying to make my Line6 Toneport UX1 (hooked up via USB) an output and input device at the same time. Why am I trying to do this? For those of you that don't know, ...
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Touchpad recognized as generic ps/2 mouse on a Dell Inspiron 13z 5323

After installing Ubuntu my touchpad has basic functionality but no edge scrolling, multitouch, or any advanced features. Xinput list shows it as a generic ps/2 mouse: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Why does bluetooth connect but not transmit any audio?

It connects, but then I don't get any audio in Pulse Audio or in Steam's mic settings. I don't understand why this is so hard. I can get it to work on my PS3 or mac with no trouble. I have a ...
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Can't set synaptics “TapButton” options in 12.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded my netbook from Ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 LTS. Since the upgrade - in fact, possibly since the upgrade to 11.10 - the system no longer registers touchpad taps as mouse clicks ...
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Pressure Sensitivity with Wacom Bamboo in Inkscape 0.48

The pressure sensitivity for my Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch in Inkscape 0.48 (running Ubuntu 12.04) does not work. I ticked all options in Input Devices (Wacom Bamboo 16FG 4x5 Pen stylus; Wacom ...
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How can I use my TP-LINK TL-WN7200ND?

I purchased a USB wireless adapter TP-LINK TL-WN7200ND, which uses a Ralink RT3070 chipset. Right now I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. It detects the adapter as Ralink, but when I try to use it, it doesn't ...
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How do I disable double-click drag in Ubuntu?

I can find an option in the mouse settings to bring the drag and drop time threshold to very small, which helps with accidental events, but I can't find an option to disable it all together.
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System apparently doesn't recognize USB microphone input

I purchased an Audio Technica USB microphone a while ago, but my system doesn't recognise input into it. When I plug it in and open Audacity, I see the microphone input options (such as 'ATR USB ...
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How to differentiate barcode scanner data from regular keyboard input?

I am looking forward to buy a barcode scanner for a project. This project is a web application running as a web server on the local computer, and a browser on that same machine for the client-side. ...
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QinHeng CH345 USB MIDI device not showing up in lsusb

I have a USB MIDI cable which shows up on connect in the kernel messages as: usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 12 using dwc_otg yet, somehow in lsusb this device does not show up: Bus ...
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lsusb - where device description comes from

For one of my attached USB devices (2773:0104) I see no description in lsusb command output: user@Thinkpad-Laptop:~/binaries$ lsusb Bus 008 Device 002: ID 0a5c:217f Broadcom Corp. Bus 008 Device ...
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How to simulate a USB plug?

I have an app that implements some automations when an USB key is plugged. While developing, I have to test it in a specific environment (derivative from Debian Squeeze). The app subscribe to HAL ...
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Screen Lag/Running Slow

I am having trouble with Ubuntu 12.10. Everything is working fine, although there is a slight problem. It seems to lag every once in a while, as in I will move the mouse, then about two seconds later ...
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How to troubleshoot and collect bug information for Bluetooth mouse lag on high CPU load? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to debug lag using Bluetooth connected mouse and A2DP headset? I have just migrate to 12.10 and I have noticed that I have huge problem with my Bluetooth mouse left ...
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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 ...
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What are the files in /dev/input/ and what they do?

I'm fairly new to ubuntu and I've started to search around everywhere and check everything! Recently I saw these files at /dev/input/eventX, js0, mice, mouseX. By printing the output using "cat" I ...
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How can I wake up my PC with any key

My external keyboard does not have a suspend button. Is there any way I can set up Ubuntu to use a different key (or any key for that matter) to wake the PC if it has been suspended.
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Run script on Wacom Bamboo button press

I have Wacom Bamboo tablet which has some buttons on the device. How can I configure a script to be run when I press one of them?
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Sound Input Device not detected in laptop

I have a VAIO VPCEA23EN laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Its unable to detect sound input hardware. How can I fix the problem. Here is the screenshot of my sound input tab.
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Most basic input devices: What can we use other than a keyboard to make selections in the BIOS and during installation? [closed]

I wonder if there is anything else that might conceivably be used to input commands. I am sure there must be some imaginative possibilities!
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Backtick (Grave accent) button sticking

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running in a Virtual Box virtual machine, on my Windows 7 32bit system. It has been working great, except that the backtick/tilde button sticks(not physically). When I hit the ...
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Which logs will tell me about the Touchpad and Keyboard locking up?

I have an Asus N53SM laptop that I leave running for several weeks at a time. I never put it in hibernate or suspend, I only close the lid when I'm not using it. After a few days or weeks of running, ...
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help with synclient configuration on an Elantech touchpad

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my brand new ASUS K55V. The touchpad behaves weird - two finger tap is interpreted as right-click, click and drag is not working (a double click is needed) ...
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mythbuntu 12 - lirc device doesn't appear to even exist

I'm trying to get a new installation of Mythbuntu working. So far, everything is OK except the remote. The sensor for the remote is on my Hauppauge WinTV HVR 1250. First I tried to run irw to see ...
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How to debug lag using Bluetooth connected mouse and A2DP headset?

I own a Logitech M555b mouse for use with my HP Elitebook 8570w laptop running Kubuntu 12.04. Works fine right after connecting using the KDE Bluetooth control module. However, after some time ...
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Wake up from sleep with GPIO (I2C)

My situation: Ubuntu 10.10 running on an Atom driven main board The main board has a GPIO chip integrated (F75111 by Fintek). They communicate through I2C (SMBus). We have a driver running that ...
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GIMP extended input devices settings problem

I have a Trust graphics tablet. Today I realized how to make GIMP use the tablet's sensitivity features: by going to Edit > Preferences > Input Devices > Configure Extended Input Devices, and there ...
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How do I get the extra side buttons on my Intellimouse Explorer working?

How do I get the extra side buttons (6 and 7) on my Intellimouse Explorer working?
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How to make a sound effect play whenever I click?

I know that sounds like a weird idea, but I kinda want to experiment with this. Over the past few months, I've kinda turned Ubuntu into my own little Frankenstein's monster, but whatever you tell me ...
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Inconsistent mouse X events for Acer T231H multitouch monitor

Looks like a bug OK, I believe this is a bug in the xorg evdev driver, but as ubuntu-bug for precise so kindly asked me to work this trough the support channels, I first went ant reported this here. ...
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How do I get the touchscreen on an HP L5006tm working?

I just got an HP L5006tm given to me (it was going to the dumpster -- wtf?) and I'd like to use it with my ubuntu desktop. I've looked at some pages of the wiki but I'm not sure where to start to get ...
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Can I trigger a mouse double click, by holding down the primary button, after a delay?

Can I change setting so that the the mouse double-clicks by holding down the primary mouse button? I do not want hover-click.
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Dell Precion m6600 touch screen cursor problems

I have a Dell Precision M6600 and installed Ubuntu 12.04. The cursor jumps around all by itself when I'm not even touching the keyboard. When I try to type the cursor goes crazy and clicks and jumps ...
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Using headset controls like a smart phone

I have a generic pair of smartphone earphones that have the button (along with a microphone) and I would like to use the button as a pause/play key in Ubuntu, like I would on an Android phones music ...
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How can I test if input device (mic) is detected?

My friend's Ubuntu 12.04 is installed with Wubi and there is no Input device in Sound settings. Is there a command to see if there is something visible for the system or a fix for this? It is a ...
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Is Ubuntu Compatible with Bluetooth 4.0?

I recently purchased a Bluetooth 4.0 adaptor for my laptop. Bluetooth 2.1 was recognised instantly, but Bluetooth 4.0 is not recognised. Is there a fix for this, or is Ubuntu not compatible with ...
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Logitech M515 does not work after upgrade to 12.04

After upgrading to 12.04, my Logitech M515 does not work here is some output from the terminal: lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 ...
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Getting touchpad working on MacBook Air

I recently installed Ubuntu on my new MacBook Air 4,2 (Mid 2011). Everything has worked great so far, with a few minor issues with screen resolution. However, I am now completely stuck on how to get ...
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Mounting an Apple Tv on ubuntu?

Note: I wasn't sure whether to put this question here, or on Apple.SE, so If you think it would be better served there, feel free to migrate it, Although I thought that because it was primarily about ...
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Where I can find a summary of Ubuntu's current functionality on touch screen devices?

Is there an Ubuntu site where I can find a summary of Ubuntu's current functionality on touch screen devices? And, hopefully, a list of touch screen devices still in production that it will run on?
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Where does this floating text box come from? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to remove “Nautilus search box” from the desktop? This is a bit strange, I would of filed it as a bug report, but I have no idea where it ...
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How to identify relation between HID /dev/input/* files and real hardware?

My friend had problems with touchscreen (they are gone after two reboots) after her sister used her laptop and when I tried to help I didn't find a way to identify /dev/input/* files. One way I've ...
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touchpad raw input

I am researching the extra possibilities for using a laptop touchpad as an input device apart from mouse movement similar to this one: ...
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Using an InputClass section with a serial device in xorg.conf.d [closed]

I have a very old RS232 serial tablet (an AceCad III). It does work in Ubuntu, because I've been able to get it to work by disabling hotplug in the X server, but I'd rather leave input device hotplug ...
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Boot freeze with Logitech Unifying Receiver

I've bought an M570 mouse from Logitech. It runs plug and play with Ubuntu, but the system hangs on boot with the Logitech unify receiver inserted. I must unplug the USB receiver before booting and ...
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Where do I have to paste an “xinput” command so that it executes it when GNOME is started?

On my Thinkpad I need to execute something like this in the terminal: xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Middle Button Emulation" 8 1 so that my the 2 buttons on my touchpad emulate ...
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Is there a way to tell where synclient gets its information from?

I have a Macbook 2,1 running Mint Katya and the touchpad config has been driving me nuts. xorg.conf seems to be ignored, so for now I've just been getting rid of it. Running synclient, I can get ...
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How to configure Logitech Marble trackball

You can configure it using xinput. I tested this in 11.10 and it works very nicely. This selection is from "Ubuntuwiki" Avoid using Hal for this release because it has known issues. Put the ...