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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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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How to swap mouse buttons AND touchpad taps INDEPENDENTLY?

I alternate between left-handed and right-handed mouse on even/odd days for reasons not relevant here. I use for such thing a widget in Kubuntu 12.04 When it is left-handed day, my mouse understand ...
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ubuntu 14.04 and file or folder do not open on double click only in administrator account

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and file or folder do not open on double click in administrator account but every thing is normal in guess session how do I fix this problem ?
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Left click not working, right click sporadic

Been having mouse problems on Ubuntu 14.04 latley. First off the left click button stopped responding but I could still tap the mousepad to click. Then that stopped responding so I used a USB mouse ...
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Alternative to running rmmod and modprobe at every boot

My touchpad isn't properly recognized unless I manually run rmmod psmouse modprobe psmouse at every boot. Surely there must be a better way? Note: This question seems related, but in this case ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu have a simple slider to adjust mouse wheel sensitivity?

I recently re-switched back to Ubuntu from Windows and I use Mac OS X Yosemite on my MacBook Pro, and am still astounded by how hard it is to actually adjust the scroll rate of the mouse in Ubuntu. ...
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Keyboard and mouse (touchpad from laptop) stalling

Today I started up my laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that every second or so my keystrokes and mouse actions doesn't get through. This is very annoying. An example of typed text will look like ...
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Mouse scroll in VBox

As most of you know, Ubuntu, unlike Windows, has a handy feature that allows you to scroll with two fingers on a touch pad. I am running Ubuntu from virtual box on windows and of course that does not ...
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Mouse movement speed is set to max, but still slow

Using Ubuntu 14.04/GNOME, we set the mouse move speed to max in the menu. But the mouse movement is still slow on the touchpad. A USB mouse is perfect, but we need to use the touchpad. Question: ...
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How to move mouse with a command?

I have a Samsung 700T Tablet with touchsceen and stylus input with ubuntu desktop 14.10 x64 installed. It happens often that when the tablet wakes up from standby that I have a sticky always visible ...
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Mouse freezes after couples of minutes of use

My Mouse works fine just a moment.. and it freezes and cannot click but it moves anywhere I want..and my touch pad doesn't work after I installed ubuntu 14.04 for my asus k550l laptop.. But when I ...
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when trying to install ubuntu or other linux, lose power to mouse and keyboard

I have this old computer "Compaq Presario SR1603WM Desktop PC" and im attempting to install linux on it. I have currently tried linux mint 17.1, mint 17, ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu 12.10(i think thats it) ...
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Help: Mouse pointer invisible on dual monitor setup in ubuntu 14.04.1 derivatives

I have a laptop whose screen doesn't work that I'm trying to setup as a desktop computer with an external monitor. (The laptop's screen still displays colours but it's just lines of different ...
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I cant type my password to update ubuntu

okay so i need to update so i can use my keyboard, but i cant type my password or click or move my mouse because it wont work without the update. I have a chromebook :( i know. Anyways my built in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my computer. Sometimes Ubuntu 14.04 just freezes. Using keyboard and mouse has no effect. I need to do a hard reset. On Ubuntu I have only installed ...
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Looking for a gaming mouse with macro linux compatible [on hold]

As the title says, i'm looking for a gaming mouse with at least 2 (better if 4) programmable buttons for playng minecraft, csgo and other fps. I need macro working for autoclick and use keyboard ...
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Logitech Trackman Wheel optical middle-click unresponsive in Ununtu 14.04 LTS

unfortunately, my middle-click button on my mouse is not working and I'm unable to find options to repair this feature. I'm wondering if anyone here might have some possible solutions for adding a ...
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Trying to disable mouse accel and I have a question

Can someone tell me how do I figure which of these 2 is actually my mouse so that I can actually turn off mouse accel ? .Why the hell does it show 2 A4TECH USB DEVICE?
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How do I stop my screen from shifting when my mouse moves to my other monitor

I have two screens and when I move my mouse from my primary display to my secondary one, my screen gets dragged over to display my secondary display on my primary monitor along side my primary screen, ...
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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse doesn't working on Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a brand new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse that uses a Bluetooth SMART (Bluetooth 4.0 BLE for low powered devices). Altough I can get it paired with no problem at first look. It just doesn't ...
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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...
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Program buttons G7 and G8 on the Logitech Gaming Mouse G502

I wanted a few extra programmable buttons on my mouse to assign shortcuts to, so I picked up a Logitech G502. I am using xbindkeys and xev according to numerous tutorials available to find the button ...
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3 monitor flickering mouse ubuntu 14.10

I've downlaoded ubuntu 14.10 on my pc.. I've got a 3 monitor setup (2 with my nVidia card, 1 with my intel buildin grapics) But my mouse is flickering on my 2 nViadia screens. I already tried to ...
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Mouse keeps freezing in ubuntu 14.04

I have a regular Dell optical USB mouse, dell M0C5U0 to be precise. It keeps freezing randomly (3-4 times in a 3 hour space) in ubuntu 14.04. I recently upgraded from 12.09 and I never had this ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard stop working unexpectedly

On my laptop I've attached USB mouse and keyboard. They work well when I start the computer. The problem is that after some time they stop working. Laptop's touchpad and keyboard have no problems but ...
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Bootup (100 times slower than usual) drops to a shell IF at boot time the computer was off for less than 5 minutes. USB mouse no longer recognized

I've been using Ubuntu on a Windows dual-boot Sony Vaio VGN-CS390 laptop for more than five years now. Yesterday I made a fresh install of 14.04 LTS over 12.04 LTS. Everything worked fine, even after ...
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Locate the id of input device and change the value of its property

I learned from this post that you can set mouse speed by the following: $ xinput --set-prop 10 "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 4 where 10 is the id of the target device, which you can obtain ...
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Is there a way of navigating Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 2013 that has a broken screen and digitizer? [closed]

I just install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 that has a broken screen. Now I am stuck on "the first time user-Chose a Language screen" and can not select anything because the screen and digitizer ...
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Mouse and KYBD fail after initial install of 14.04 i386 on a clean HDD in a Legacy i386 system

Installed 14.04 i386 fine. After removing the CD and rebooting, when it opened the Main screen and an unexpected shortcuts page appeared, I found both my mouse and keyboard were no longer operable. ...
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Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
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Can't properly move windows no more

Ubuntu 14.04 here and as of yesterday moving windows by dragging them by the title bar is hard or next to impossible. The mouse "grabs" the window just for parts of the second if at all and then ...
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HP probook ubuntu 14.04 touchpad unresponsive

I just bought my HP probook that came with ubuntu 13. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. But I had a problem with the touch pad. In my case the touchpad is not responsive. It is really hard to move the ...
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Translucent gray box around mouse pointer [closed]

I'm running xubuntu 14.04 and recently installed comixcursors-righthanded via synaptic package manager. Comixcursors is simply a bunch of mouse pointer themes. But no matter which new theme I choose, ...
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Left click not working after a while (it worked fine before) ubuntu 14.04

I don't know why it worked fine before (about 5 months) now after a while the left click don't work. How to signal it ? Regards Bussiere
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away

My apple bluetooth aluminum keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away. They don't even have time to connect. I'm just wondering why that is.
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Mouse Buttons Press Same Key

I have a Razer Taipan mouse. It has the normal left click, right click, and scroll wheel, as well as 4 additional side buttons. 2 of the side buttons are on the left side of the mouse, and two are on ...
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How do I get my Roccat Lua mouse fully working on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I added this repository and installed the roccat-tools package as per this guide and added my user to the roccat group. I could run luaconfig and make changes but when I clicked "Store in device" I ...
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HP Elitebook Revolve 810 trackpad not working

I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu today and the trackpad will click, but will not right click or scroll. I'm fairly new to Linux so any help would be extremely helpful.
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check that mouse driver works or not

My laptop is Sony VGN-CS325J. I have mouse problem with all of Linux distributions. The problem is about my mouse driver. i am working & suddenly my left click will disable or something else. I ...
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Acer Aspire ES1 - 111M mouse cursor isn't working

I've just finished watching a film and somehow my mouse cursor has disappeared. How do I get it back and what do you think I could of done for this to have happened?
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Erratic mouse behavior in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have noticed lots of erratic behavior on the part of the mouse pointer. It sometimes makes rapid jumps, not traveling at a consistent speed, making it very ...
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Mouse input/performance/audio output. How do i make this as i want?

So i am on my way of abandoning my windows 10 technical preview and go for linux (ubuntu). But this seems to me a bit difficult, as i have some smaller things i want to change but cant figure out how. ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu without upgrading drivers? Mouse error! [closed]

I'm wanting to install Ubuntu 14.10 onto my ASUS Transformer Book Flip. I am currently running Ubuntu 13.10 because 13.10 supports the touch pad on my laptop. Otherwise, with the two newer versions, I ...
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Is there a `Locate pointer` helper in Lubuntu (for visually impaired)

One the most difficult things for visually impaired people is locating the mouse looking up to the screen. Therefore enabling locate mouseor locate pointer give some extra visual attention (flashing ...
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Cannot Click Anywhere in Ubuntu

I just installed the 64 bit version of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my HP Stream 11 and I cannot seem to click anywhere with the trackpad, nor the mouse. I'm new to linux and I'm unsure of what to do.
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Mouse pointer visible in tty

I have a strange bug whenever I open up a tty terminal. A mouse pointer is always visible somewhere towards the lower left corner of my screen. I want to get rid of it because it starts to get ...
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Ubuntu 14 - Mouse and Keyboard do not work after a new install

A couple of days ago, I attempted to resurrect an older PC. I downloaded the most recent ISO 32bit Ubuntu file , and went through the install. However, when the OS starts up. I am not always able to ...
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Recognise extra mouse buttons on Gigabyte M6800

On the side of my gigabyte M6800 mouse there are two buttons that are currently not recognised. I would love to get ubuntu to recognise these and/or assign akey to them so I can use them in games ...
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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.