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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Touchpad: Synclient coasting wrong behavior

I always use my touchpad. I love it as a pointing device. Especially the double finger scroll behavior and any of the mac-inspired features. But there has always been something wrong with the ...
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Ubuntu screen freezes but still works in the background

I have updated ubuntu on my laptop from Ubuntu 13 something to Ubuntu 14.04. Now it does this thing where the screen freezes but I can still hear music in the back ground. When I do ctrl-alt-f2 and ...
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Ubuntu upgrade with XFCE makes mouse battery die very fast

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu. I have always disliked Unity because it's so slow so I decided to move to XFCE. The problem is, ever since I did this (1 month ago), I've gone through 3 Energizer ...
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Will ubuntu 14.04 LTS work on Gigabyte GA-H97-D3H motherboard?

Recently have I bought a desktop with Gigabyte's GA-H97-D3H motherboard and an Intel i7 processor, I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it but I am facing an issue with the mouse. Every time I drag or ...
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When I enable Second monitor, Main monitor mouse flickers

Im making the transition between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, I made a dual boot so I can play my games in windows, and use Ubuntu as the main OS. I had a few problems setting up my second monitor with ...
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How to disable right click on the touchpad

I am wondering if there is a way to disable the right click button while still being able to use the two-finger click option... my track pad is completely clickable and I often am clicking on things, ...
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Invisible cursor over panel in Gnome 3.14

I just installed Gnome 3.14 from PPA under Ubuntu 14.10 and, upon rebooting, the mouse cursor only shows over applications. Moving the mouse over the gnome panel hides the cursor. Same thing when ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't move the pointer or is not working

As you can see below, my Bluetooth mouse is connected, but it doesn't move the pointer and all the mouse buttons doesn't work too. I believe it might need some settings to be done, but I don't know ...
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Perform action when moving mouse cursor to certain position in Lubuntu

Is it possible to configure Lubuntu (i.e. Openbox) such that some action is performed when the mouse cursor is moved to a certain position? In particular, I would like to run a script when I move the ...
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Mouse and keyboard unresponsive on resume on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on an Asus R510 notebook. I have an intermittent issue where I will suspend the laptop and when I resume it the keyboard and touchpad will not respond --however I'm able to ...
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differentiate between touchscreen and mouse inputs

i have a touchscreen laptop and i want to hide the pointer whenever I touch the screen. I am aware of solutions like unclutter and startx -nocursor but I want the pointer to hide/show dynamically, ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work properly on a laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu(all version) on my laptop ASUS X550cl,but after installation Ubuntu doesn't work properly(even after updates),for example touchpad(works with stopping) and mouse.Is Ubuntu ...
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USB mouse disappears after restart

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After every restart, I have to unplug/plug my mouse to make it working. Any solutions?
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add extras to Right click functions [closed]

Some very usefull tools i am missing that would make things really more easier dealing with folders with big size of files i came up and similary thoughs about this could be usefull as ever to ...
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Switch mouse pointer buttons

I have laptop and I would like to switch the primary and secondary left/right click buttons from the terminal and further in a script. I have followed this post How do I swap mouse buttons to be ...
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Reboot instead of shutdown without wireless mouse plugged in

I have an HP ProBook Intel Core i5 with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed. I bought an HP wireless mouse and everything worked fine until now : I'm unable to shutdown the system (the system restarts ...
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Still have to go back to 13.10

I've got a Compaq CPU and a Dell screen. I switched from version 13.10 to 14.04 as soon as the latter came out. Problem is that I keep having to switch back to version 20 (The initial version of ...
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HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse not working on Kubuntu 14.10

Just got a HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse and I'm not able to make it work with my system. I'm able to pair the device but it appears as "Type : Unknown" and obviously it doesn't work at all. I tried to ...
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Max speed and acceleration in Gpointing-device-settings have no effect

Trying to get my Synaptics trackpad (on a Thinkpad T420) dialed in. Almost perfect, but the max speed and acceleration settings in Gpointing Device Settings appear to have absolutely no effect, so I'm ...
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How to add different behavior to mouse clicks in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a way to add custom behaviors to mouse events on Ubuntu 12.04? For example: click-and-hold the left button starts a timer when the timer hits 500 ms, the click locks into drag mode I can ...
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the cursor is missing when using enlightenment with X in the arch arm64

recently I am trying to setup the ubuntu image (13.10 or 14.04) based on arm64 (not amd64!) however, when I install and compile all the related components, the cursor disappeared after X start ...
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Focused Mouse issue [duplicate]

When we start ubuntu 14.10 , a hover click windows is opened automatically & after that where mouse cursor moves, at that location files or windows or application has been open automatically ...
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Mousepad doesnt move cursor at all

when i use my mouse-pad it doesn't move the cursor at all , it can do gestures and left and right click but it doesn't move the cursor . Ubuntu 14.04 "Asus" laptop
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How to increase reach of mouse pointer in one go?

The mouse pointer only moves a few centimetres in one stretch on touchpad. I want it to travel the entire screen in one go. How to do that?
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14.04 second mouse pointer stuck in middle of the screen

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 desktop on my laptop. After the screen goes to sleep, on resume I get a second mouse pointer stuck in the middle of the screen. This happens whether or not I have a USB ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Mouse clicks

This seems to be a common issue in older versions but nothing I could find would solve issues in this version. My first real foray into Ubuntu or Linux so forgive any stupid questions :) My mouse ...
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Disabling middle mouse button

So I tried looking through the various other questions but they mostly focus on disabling the middle mouse paste. Basically the middle mouse button on my Logitech G500s is broken, and it keeps ...
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Ubuntu randomly dropping my mouse, how can I stop this?

I'm not sure how to explain what happens other than... Imagine being in the middle of playing Minecraft and fighting a huge dungeon of mobs when suddenly you can no longer swing your sword or even ...
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Mouse pointer invisible

I installed ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo z580. There is a problem with the mouse pointer. It blinks sometimes and is invisible sometimes. Can someone please help me solving this issue? Thank you.
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virtualbox, can't mouse scroll if 3D acceleration is enabled

I'm trying out Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time with virtual box in windows 8. I've noticed that when I enable 3D acceleration I'm no longer able to scroll with my mouse wheel. When I tried scrolling ...
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Problem with a window locking XMonad focus in newer Ubuntu versions

System setup when problems occur I tried the following versions: Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Mint 15 XMonad version used: 0.10 How the problem manifest itself After initial logon everything seem to ...
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How to deal with touchpad issue and if can't, change versios?

I bought a new Acer Aspire E15 this week and when I went to install Ubuntu 14.04, the touchpad didn't work so I plugged in a usb mouse and installed. The touchpad still did not work once installation ...
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Chrome window is off position after maximizing

when I unmaximize my Chrome window and then maximize it again, it appears to be redrawn incorrectly, see the attached GIF to see for yourself. What is even worse, is that Chrome still thinks the ...
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Seeing two mouse cursors

So, I was trying to drag and drop an image, but for reason I am now stuck with two mouse cursors for some reason (not to mention the image itself is hanging around). image to explain (photo cause the ...
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Mouse click Sound

How to set click sound like mac on mouse click ? I didn't found a way to do that. Hope someone might help . Beginner in linux and just installed ubuntu 14.04
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Dell e6410 touchpad stopped working

My touchpad has been working fine all this time but suddenly it stopped working. I'm on ubuntu 14. The xinput list shows the touchpad Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Trackpad not working (left and right click work)

I was recently updating my Radeon graphics drivers, pre install the trackpad was functioning as normal, post install i can only left or right click. Running xinput list returns that i have ...
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Mouse auto hibernates after 3s

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome15.04. However, if I don't move the mouse for 3s, the mouse hibernates(even the lcd doesn't work). Although I can wake it up by clicking buttons, it is still disturbing because ...
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I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 with Windows 7, and the mouse cursor is duplicating across the screen. How can I fix this?

The image below shows what is on the screen when I move the mouse. Certain sections of windows also remain frozen on screen. The mouse duplicates particularly around the left banner. ...
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icon scaling seems to work partially on a dell 4k display. I'm using ubuntu 14.04

a newbie here. I'm using a dell 4k display on ubuntu 14.04(up-to-date so far). I have already followed the instructions on this link - Adapt Ubuntu to a high-DPI resolution screen - it struck me ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 mouse/trackpad not working

I dual-boot installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 with Windows 7 on a HP ProBook 4545s (I'm new to this). After installation, everything worked, and then I installed emacs, a software package (fenics), and ...
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My problem is “I have to move the cursor (mouse) more up and to the left (1 cm) of the link that i want to open, for really open the link”

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with the respectives updates. The problem is very simple, but really i want solve it. I suppose that is related with the mouse configuration. When i clic any ...
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Mouse flickering again

The first time mouse flickered i was told to change display settings, and i did and no more flickering. But the mouse flickering problem has now come back for some reason. Everything was good these ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working

I'm having problems trying to do a fresh install in my 2 AMD PCs. My configuration is: - ASUS Sabertooth 990FX r2 - AMD FX 8350 The problem is that when I start in live mode, mouse is not working, ...
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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Is there a program I can use to make use of additional mouse buttons? [duplicate]

I have a Logitech mouse that gives me 3 extra buttons beyond the right/left/middle click buttons, but I don't know how to go about assigning them functions. I would like to be able to use them for ...
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How to install mouse cursor?

Ok so, I downloaded this mouse cursor from open cursor library. The mouse cursor Taariq bolt.ani I dont know how to install or use this cursor! Please tell me how to use it, and I hope its not SUPER ...
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How to use middle mouse button (or center click) to scroll in Okular?

Running Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS, I am trying to have Okular (version 0.19.3) scrolling when pressing the middle mouse button and moving it in any direction to scroll in that direction. ...
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Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (64 bits) to my Mac OS X 10.9.5 (64 bits) using Virtual Box version 4.3.24. I am not an experienced Linux user. When I start Ubuntu, I cannot make my mouse work in the ...
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Testing Additional Drivers: Can't use mouse or keyboard now

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 with no problems for about 8 months now. I am looking to upgrade my processor, however, due to a few reasons. I wanted to test my graphics one last time before I bought ...