The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse). When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag. Only use for hardware issues.

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Firefox does not allow selection of URL bar autocomplete with mouse anymore

Firefox normally shows autocompletion entries in the address bar when you start typing a URL (say, gi). Until recently, I was able to select the appropriate entry (e.g. github.com) with my ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10

I have a Logitech bluetooth T630 Ultrathin Optical Touch Mouse and the mouse works as expected most of the time (pairs without problems). However, often (not always) while scrolling, the mouse ...
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How to adjust mouse sensitivity

Is there any way to change the mouse speed or sensitivity without using the terminal? Im new in ubuntu and this is the first thing im gonna do :D (its too fast by the way)
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Touchpad problems since update to UU. Cannot highlight words

Ever since I updated to 14.10. I have experienced some problems with the functions of the touchpad on my Acer E3-112. Whenever I press and hold the left mouse (touchpad) button next to a word to ...
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Mouse cursor dissapears when pressing Alt in Gedit

When I press Alt in Gedit, to drag it for example, the mouse cursor disappears, and then as I continue moving the mouse, the cursor starts flashing. The flashing happens only inside the writing area. ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...
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Surface Pro issues with 14.04

I've got 14.04 installed on my SP1. I've updated to kernel version 3.17.1 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/ and most everything works. But I have a few problems... ...
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mouse and keyboard delayed during ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I was reading some sposts about this trouble and I have not found anything. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my new computer. When the install starts, my mouse and keyboard are delayed. I see, in the ...
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Attempting to install 14.04, screen blinks black whenever the mouse is clicked

This is extremely weird. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, and while I am doing the install, it seems that almost every time that there is any activity with the mouse, the screen ...
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How to correctly install this mouse?

I'm switching from windows completely now that Counter Strike: Global Offencive is out for linux, this was the only thing holding me. I have everything configured, exept for one thing, my mouse. I ...
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Left touch pad button not working on Ubuntu (Gnome) 14.10 and kernel above 3.16.0-20 [closed]

So, I've this Lenovo B50 laptop that runs Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and for some reason kernels: 3.16.0-23 3.16.0-22 3.16.0-21 Don't seem to recognise my left touchpad button, however it worked up to ...
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What's wrong with my mouse config file?

Based on various things I read after hours of confused research, I made this config file, made it executable, and set it to run 5 seconds after startup: #!/bin/bash #wait for the desktop to settle ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.01 - How to make mouse faster and disable mouse acceleration?

I've set both sliders in the mouse dialogue, acceleration and sensitivity, to 100%. But it's still so slow! How do I speed up the mouse pointer? How do I disable mouse acceleration? I want a 1:1 ...
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Anker c200 wireless mouse not working

I get this readout from lsusb for it Bus 002 Device 004: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs I don't understand what this means. But it is what is displayed. xinput list gives me this ↳ MOSART Semi. ...
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Problem with Microsoft Sculpt confort mouse

Hello I have a problem with my mouse each time that I restart the pc I have to pair it again. How can I fix the problem?
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Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM TouchPad only moves when clicking, fixed but unexplained

I dual boot between 14.04 and Windows 7 professional on a Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM. When starting Ubuntu I found that the cursor would only move when the touchpad was clicked and held down. In addition: ...
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Combining mouse buttons and keybord keys for hotkeys

Question is about mouse buttons customization. I want ctrl, alt, shift to modify my mouse buttons behavior on being pressed. My mouse have 9 buttons, prev, next buttons in it already working. I ...
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Remap buttons on secondary device

I've seen a number of discussions that are similar to this issue but I haven't yet been able to get this working. I recently broke my left pinky finger pretty badly. I got the Fragpedal Quad and am ...
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A set of wireless or bluetooth keyboard and mouse which supports ubuntu [closed]

I want buy a set of wireless or bluetooth keyboard and mouse which supports ubuntu.I like this model: 1 Will I have a problem it If I buy it?Will it works in ubuntu?Which other models and companies ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mice N700

I have recently updated dual boot of Win 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mice N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using BLUETOOTH, it ...
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14.04: Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Login Screen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. After booting, the login screen freezes and I can't use keyboard and mouse, actually no input hardware at all. In recovery mode, it works fine. I tried to sudo apt-get update ...
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is there a fix for the huge touchpad regression? (button click broken while moving finger over touchpad)

Recently the behavior of my laptop touchpad has become broken, as described in this bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1380320 This is not only a usability killer but ...
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Unable to get (wired) gaming mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased an Etekcity Scroll T-140 (wired) gaming mouse. I've never have had problems with any mice before, having used a Razer wireless gaming mouse too that works perfectly but this one ...
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Touchpad 2 finger scroll ends with a right click, text marking lag

Some recent update made my two-finger scrolling unbearable. Every single time I scroll it ends with a right click. Another thing I've noticed is a sort of lag when I'm marking text. This is also ...
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System reports my mouse was disconnected when it wasn't

My USB mice no longer work (since a couple of days ago) on my Ubuntu 3.13.0-32-generic system. The system is dual boot and the same mice work fine under Windows. I don't think I have updated the ...
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Eye tracking mouse cursor for Ubuntu

Is there any software to control mouse cursor using eye or finger via web camera in ubuntu? Windows has a software called Camera Mouse, that can control your cursor by tracking your eye or finger ...
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How to hide mouse cursor completely for ubuntu 12.04?

I am using iMX6 board with touch screen. And Ubuntu 12.04 OS was running on it. Since it is a touch screen, I don't want any mouse connected to it. So, I want the mouse cursor to hide completely. I ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install mouse too fast

The mouse is too fast however in settings I cannot reduce the mouse speed at all, as it is already all the way to the left. I've had this problem with this computer forever and it's a real nuisance. ...
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Mouse cursor freeze: can get it to move with the mouse but keyboard keys work!

It's already 4 times that my mouse cursor has frozen today in about 7 hours of use! The last two freeze were at 2hr 25min interval, the last 3 being in the same session. It's a new ps/2 optical mouse, ...
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Compatible keyboard and mouse from china?

Recently installed 14.04 and it is working fine. No worries. I am just wondering if I buy the below wireless keyboard + mouse - will it work in Ubuntu 14.04? Can any one confirm please? ...
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Touchpad problem after install Win7 and reinstall grub

I'm new here. Installed 12.04 last week. Everything works fine (don't care about brightness bug that still happen after boot). Today I installed win7 on another partition. After that, I force ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...
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Mouse will not double click, Ubuntu 14.04

As I said, I have Ubuntu 14.04. I bought a used mouse to use with my laptop, and when double click didn't work, I assumed it was the mouse at fault. So I just bought a brand new mouse. Double click ...
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How can I customize mouse behavior for a program?

I have a program installed on my computer that uses middle button dragging extensively for interaction (panning / moving the viewport). My touchpad, however, doesn't support middle button press & ...
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HowTo change Mouse Cursors in all Windows and Applications?

I use Ubuntu Unity tool to change mouse cursors. But, now I have three differents results. 1) In Firefox I have the wanted result, my mouse cursor theme applied. 2) In Ubuntu I still have a white ...
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How to change mouse scroll accelleration?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS laptop. I recently used a Mac for the first time and I quite liked the way it handled mouse wheel scrolling... If I scrolled slow, the page scrolled slow as well, and ...
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Extend Bluetooth Mouse Sleep?

04 for quite some time now and i dont have any issues with my bluetooth mouse. I just find something very inconvenient, and that would be: Bluetooth mouse sleeps and does not respond when not in use ...
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How to stop my cursor from shaking?

My cursor has started acting very suspiciously. It is always jiggling and shaking just a little bit. Not enough that it is impossible to use, but just enough that it is very annoying and ...
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Fast response to clicks in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu on a Dell Precision T1650 workstation. I have a problem that crops up once in a while, when the OS turns super responsive to mouse clicks. Suppose I click on the calendar to move ...
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Mouse and the Hoverclick

I´ve got a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Thinkpad T530. The mouse (and the touchpad, too) makes automatic hoverclicks (prime button) after 3 second of no move. Settings Manager-> Onboard ...
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xinput - no effect at startup

I have a script that uses xinput to slow down the mouse which works perfectly when run on the command line. So I create and run it from ./config/autostart/fixmouse.desktop, It runs at X startup with ...
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Touch-pad dosen't work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 [Dual boot with Windows 8]

I just bought a new Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro computer with a pre-installed Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu so I can run dual-boot. Everything works fine now except my touch-pad that isn't working in ...
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TouchPad doesn't work on start unless mouse drivers are restarted or sleep

For some reason my TouchPad drivers don't seem to work until I restart the mouse drivers (sudo rmmod psmouse && sudo modprobe psmouse) or I put the computer to sleep and then wake it again. ...
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elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop

My laptop's touchpad doesn't seem to be detected at all on my Gigabyte P35 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I think it's an Elantech touchpad. Any ideas on how to make it work? Here are some details: ...
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use mouse in multi gesture mode

I am new to ubuntu, I installed it in my dell 3571 laptop in dual boot mode with win 8. My touch support multi gesture in windows os, but it doesn't support in ubuntu. I wanted to make my ubuntu also ...
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Only in XBMC mouse becomes too sensitive, can this be altered? Ubuntu 14.04

This appears to be an age old question, asked and asked again, but no-one seems to have an answer, apart from use the keyboard, however, I want to use my mouse, is this possible? I am finding that ...
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Kernel module needs to be reloaded after boot

I just got my ALPS Touchpad on my Lenovo Flex 2 working (xinput returned "PS/2 Generic Mouse", now it returns two devices: "ALPS PS/2 Device" and "ALPS PS/2 Device") But after rebooting my system it ...
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(SOLVED) Ubuntu 14.04: mouse didn't load

For a few months since I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, (almost) everything was working fine except for the occasional problems that I would get when logging in which were reported. But yesterday my ...