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

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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 ...
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USB devices not work after installation of ubuntu 14.04

I installed lubuntu14.04 with usb mouse /kb and usb key with no problem. After installation, Ive no mouse , no keyb, no access to USB key, no network. I plug a PS2 keyb for first diagnostic. lsusb ...
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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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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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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 issues

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and am having issues with my Wacom Bamboo model CTH-300. The built in GUI to configure Wacom input devices doesn't recognize my Bamboo tablet at all. When I issue - dmesg | ...
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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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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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'unable to open uinput' when using wminput with or without sudo

I'm trying to get a wii classic controller paired to my chromebook running Chrubuntu (12.04). It works when using xwii, but although the buttons function, the analogue sticks do not. I wanted to try ...
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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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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 to remap keys on one keyboard only?

I know I can use xinput to remap mouse buttons only on one mouse but leave others unchanged. This is very useful - in my case, I use it two connect to mice to my desktop, one right-handed and the ...
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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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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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Get keyboard scancodes in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to find out the scancodes for a set of foot pedals so that I can rebind them to more useful keys. In older versions of Ubuntu I was able to do this using /lib/udev/keymap as discussed here, ...
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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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Key presses not registering unless I type very slowly

Asus K55N laptop Ubuntu 13.04 Kernel: 3.8.0-30-generic It took a long while to type this. I purged and reinstalled apport yesterday because it had been crashing. I am not sure if that's related but ...
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How to play frets on fire with a wired xbox guitar

I just downloaded frets on fire and I was wondering how to map a wired xbox 360 guitar to Ubuntu. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you
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How to use QQDVR on Ubuntu?

I want to use zoneminder, but the CCTV DVR cable is RG59 not USB , so I bought QQDVR. I use terminal : lsusb Bus 002 Device 007: ID 04b4:8613 Cypress Semiconductor Corp. CY7C68013 EZ-USB FX2 USB ...
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Can't listen input device (external soundcard)

I have an Xbox 360 plugged to my laptop through an external USB sound card. I can see the sound card in my input devices and even the sound meter moves indicating sound activity, but I can't hear ...
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Is the out-of-the-box Ubuntu 14.04 Wacom Tablet Application Complete?

Specs: I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo yoga 2 pro and have just purchased a wacom intuos pro (medium) so that I can work my art digitally rather than on canvas. Before even ...
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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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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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Have to restart lightdm to get working window response

Every time I boot my computer, I need to restart lightdm to have anything but the desktop respond to mouse click events. It works fine after this. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a custom-built AMD ...
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I plug in my headphones, and Ubuntu decides I've got my LMB held

For about a week, often when I locked the computer, I'd return to find that my left mouse button was not recognized. I had a graphical tablet, a mouse, and a touchpad, and I couldn't click. ...
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Are there any wired (gaming) controllers that “just work” or natively support Linux/Ubuntu?

Pretty much as the title suggests, are there any wired (gaming) controllers that "just work" or natively support Ubuntu "out-of-the-box"? Having spent plenty of time fighting (ongoing) battles with ...
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My Wacom tablet works, as in it is useable as a mouse, however is not detected by anything on my computer?

My Bamboo tablet is connected to my computer by usb. It can be used as a mouse, i.e. it can move across the screen and click things. It can draw in painting/image software fine, but when I want it to ...
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No audio input device

my Ubuntu 12.04 shows no audio input device, the list of audio input devices is empty. I've tried several solutions suggested to this issue (editing alsa-base.conf, installing paman, pavucontrol, ...