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

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Disabling “back” for a Logitech trackball

I've got a Logitech Marble Mouse trackball with four buttons: Using the instructions here, I've got 50-marblemouse.conf (xorg.conf) set up so that the holding the "back" button lets me scroll: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Get keyboard input without requiring root and without x11

I'm trying to capture keyboard input in a C/C++ program without requiring root privileges and without the use of X11 XNextEvent(). I've tried to open the device directly, but for obvious security ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse not working but detected

I have a Razer Imperator mouse that used to work just fine until yesterday. lsusb, xinput and dmesg all correctly list the mouse, but yet it doesn't work. Can anyone give some tips on how to debug ...
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My ps3 controller stopped working 2 days ago

I used to use my ps3 controller to play games, and a couple of days ago it stopped working. I get this message during boot up (after BIOS): [ (some numers)] sony 0003.054c.(more numbers): can't set ...
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Touchpad doesn't work on Fujitsu Lifebook UH552

Recently I bought the laptop with pre-installed Win8 and tried to insall Ubuntu 13.04 beside it. I have to say, that the installation was fine, but then some strange things began to happen: first ...
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Which browsers can properly handle non-mouse/keyboard input devices? (Eg touchscreens, graphics tablets, etc)

A W3C Recommendation (24 February 2015) defines events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. Essentiall y letting ...
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ds4drv problem with steam

Any one using ds4drv to emulate a 360 controller with a dualshock 4 ? I have installed it and can take input from the controller, change the led colour, use the trackpad as a mouse and emulator ...
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How do you use a PS4 Controller for the desktop environment?

I am using a PS4 controller on steam and it works a charm. How can I use it to control the GNOME desktop environment?
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How to know where in /dev/ is a USB keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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Audio input prompt not updated

I am currently running 14.04 on a dell xps 13. I have installed some of the drivers from the driver support pack. However, these drivers were created for 12.04. The problem I am getting is that the ...
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digital tablet which is capable of giving input to my applet?

I have java project , which is currently developing and will be deployed in ubuntu only. Here i need a digital tablet which is having both mouse and pen, which is capable of giving input to my applet ...
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What's the mounted path for sound device?

As the title? In red hat sound device is mounted at /dev/dsp. How about ubuntu? Regards, Hua Jie
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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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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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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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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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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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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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terminal unable to find device “Mouse”

I have tried may web pages first to slow down my mouse,I have 1 HP USB Optical,1 ONN Wireless USB receiver type. Got them slowed down but in Terminal when I try to get into the properties of either I ...
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Can't add accents in certain apps

In certain programs, I can't add accents. In most programs and packages, I just press ´, and then a, turning it to an á. In other packages it doesn't work: In Telegram Desktop it turns into an a ...
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Disabling Touch-to-Click when TrackPad Appears as PS/2 Generic Mouse

I have a Vostro 3560 with Ubuntu 13.10. I want to disable my touchpad's touch-to-click ability. gpointing-device-settings shows my trackpad as a PS/2 Generic Mouse so it's not very helpful.
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 not recognized Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got the Wacom Bamboo tablet (CTH-300) and, obviously, I wanted to try it out! So, I plugged it in...and nothing happened. I tried changing USB ports - nothing. I checked out the Wacom ...
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writing to an USB optical mouse

On the internet I find a lot of examples of people reading from the /dev/input/mouseX device the dX, dY and status byte from an USB optical mouse. From some research I found out that such an USB ...
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How do I get Wacom Tablet drivers to initiate with new Intuos Pro series?

Just as the question says. This issue happens under Ubuntu 13.x (and also Linux Mint). When Wacom decided to re-release their Wacom Intuos Pro series, the current linux-wacom drivers were no good, so ...
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After upgrade I cannot type in any windows

I run Ubuntu 13.10 on a 64 bits machine. Last Friday I had an automatic update. After that I cannot type in any window, terminal, Gedit, Firefox... but I can navigate my files in File Explorer using ...
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Reading /dev/input/mouse0 for mocap data

I want to read raw multi-mouse input at a high sampling rate for DIY mocap. I got a Python script based on this https://github.com/JohnRoach/Multiple-Mouse-Movement-Data to read data from /dev/input/...
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`xset m` value keeps reverting during PC use

I'm using xset m 0 0 To disable mouse acceleration. I also have it in a startup script as such: ~/bin/mouseaccdisable #!/bin/bash xset m 0 0 (I also have that command in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc....
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Device is not recognized as a joystick

Ubuntu 15.10 [ 592.587774] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device number 9 using xhci_hcd [ 592.721091] usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=1781, idProduct=0898 [ 592.721095] usb 1-3: New USB ...
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how to use boogie board sync 9.7 in ubuntu 15.10

i just bought boogie board sync which is a writing tablet but do not supports linux , is there's any way i can use it in my ubuntu as there's no alternative to this product and hate the company which ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm not able to pass login as well as recovery. I have seen that suddenly usb2.0 doesn't work in ubuntu14.04. I have to use 3.0 for mouse and keyboard. lsusb command shows all usb ports. Thanks and ...
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How do I enable middle mouse emulation PERMANENTLY? (15.10)

I can use Ubuntu's gpointing-device-settings A.K.A. "Pointing Devices" to enable middle mouse emulation on my Kensington trackball mouse. However, upon reboot or unplugging and re-plugging my mouse, ...
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Disable devices in grub2 bootloader

Is it possible to disable a device in grub2 so it is not recognized or detected by the operating system when it boots up? The reason I need to do this is because my computer has a faulty touchscreen ...
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Sennheiser SD Pro 2 headset makes Ubuntu bugggy

I've got my new wireless headset working, but every time I try to use it, I lose the ability to hit the super button and see my open applications (gnome shell) or change tabs in my browser. Pressing ...
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Keyboard only working every second time

When I open a program I get the behavior that keystrokes don't get registered. If I open the same program again it usually works. I mostly get the behavior with the Terminal. It seems to make no ...
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Getting a old Touchscreen EPOS to work

I have two old EPOS Systems (Toshiba Tec ST-60-C5s) that I'm trying to get working on Ubuntu. I have one machine installed with Ubuntu Minimal and installed Openbox and X11 all fine. While I haven't ...
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My dancepad does not work anymore

I often used my wired dancepad on Kubuntu but it does not work anymore, maybe because of the latest upgrade. The device works on Windows 7 so I don't think that the device causes these problems. ...