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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Gaming mice for Ubuntu

I recently was thinking to get myself a gaming mouse. But the thing that is bothering me is that whether it will work out of the box for Ubuntu.I am looking to buy a Logitech one. Model 300s .Will the ...
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Strange mouse behaviour (keeps moving when I stop it)

I purchased a new cordless mouse and it's behaving very strange. It is hard to describe: when I stop the mouse movement, the pointer does not stop, but decelerates to stop. But the deceleration is ...
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Solving display issues related to 3Dacceleration in ubuntu guest machines

i installed the latest virtualbox on OSx and created an ubuntu 16.04 virtual machine. when 3D acceleration is enabled sometimes screen is crazy for a few seconds when i open the virtual machine. the ...
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Keyboard & touchpad unresponsive after suspend

favorite I recently bought this old laptop of Panasonic CF-B10, and installed Elementary OS Freya. Everything works fine except one problem which is driving me crazy: the keyboard and touchpad are ...
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imac 5,1 Intel Core 2 Duo

I tried to install lubuntu 16.04 on muy imac, but it freezed randomly. Mouse moved but nothing work! I try to install additional drivers, I try to reinstall an old version of lubuntu and to upgrade ...
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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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Having strange mouse issue when alternating clicks between an open program and the sidebar and top bar

I've only just gotten Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed and it's working mostly well except for this one issue. If I click on the sidebar is stops my mouse working in any open programs. I can get it to work ...
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Issues with Logitech K400 plus in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Logitech K400 plus wireless keyboard with integrated touchpad. Ubuntu 16.04 recognizes it out of the box and it is correctly paired (uses Logitech Unifying Receiver). However, very often, ...
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Weird touchpad behaviour on ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a lenovo G50 laptop. The laptop came with windows 8.1 and I did my favorite thing, uninstalling windows and installing ubuntu. After it booted first, the touchpad didn't work. When I ...
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Cypress Touchpad issues

I'm having trouble with my touchpad on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. As soon as I try to move the cursor with the touchpad, dmesg shows a lot of errors. And the touchpad detects clicks (both right and left) ...
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Mouse in 2-port USB sharing device not recognized in Ubuntu 16.04

I use an Aten 2-Port USB sharing device to share mouse and keyboard between two computers. Under Ubuntu 14.04 this worked fine but after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my Steelseries Kinzu V2 mouse is not ...
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Optical mouse not working after login screen

I'm Using UBUNTU 16.04 and I connected a USB optical mouse to my laptop and It works in login page, But after login it stops working. The last output of dmesg is: usb 2-1.3: input irq status -75 ...
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Ubuntu Windows10 dual boot problem

I had Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 10. Both used to work well. I mainly used Ubuntu. I remember last time I booted into Windows 10 was a few months ago and there was no problem. A few days ago I upgraded ...
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Make cursor visible after startup without moving the mouse

By default, Ubuntu doesn't show the mouse pointer after logging in, only as soon as the mouse is moved. This doesn't cause problems of any kind normally, however, I don't have mouse or keyboard ...
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Wireless mouse (ASUS combo keyboard and mouse) not working

I have an ASUS W2000 Chiclet Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Set ASUS keyboard and mouse combo. Interestingly, the keyboard works perfectly but the mouse doesn't. Both devices are connected with one ...
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Mouse buttons wrong way round

I have installed Ubuntu and it seems my left and right click are the wrong way round, i.e., my left click is the right click and right click is the left click. How do I swap them back?
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Is it possible to get the first click on an inactive window to not register?

On OS X (or I guess we're calling it macOS now) if I click on an inactive window, it does not register the click, but simply makes that window the active window. For example, if I click on a text ...
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How to set the pointer focus correctly on touch screen in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed eGalaxTouch touch screen driver(Virtual Device for Single) in linux machine running Ubuntu 14.04. The pointer focus (or Arrow Pointer) is not present at the finger touch. What are ...
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How can I remove focaltech touchpad

I was trying to update my touchpad mouse, and I follow this steps $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms $ sudo ...
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Kbuntu + MS Arc Touch Mouse

I have read a few posts similar to my question however they all refer to previous versions of Ubuntu and none specific to the KDE spin (if important). I have tried several solutions but none worked (...
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Accessibility click lock (drag)

I am a double arm amputee since 1979. I work in IT and manage a network. My primary desktop throughout the years has been Windows, if for no other reason, than that Microsoft did a great job with ...
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Mouse stops working in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

This bug is really weird, cause my mouse works completely fine just before logging on to Gnome desktop. But just after I enter my password and press Enter my mouse just hangs in thin air, not ...
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Find details of click and keyboard events

I have noticed that there isn't much of an alternative to Problem Steps Recorder for linux, and I am going to try to make one in a shell script. How can I wait until/detect when the mouse is cliked? ...
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Left Click not Working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 14.04 Lts. Now my left mouse button does not work but previously it was working fine. My right mouse button works fine. This happened in all usb mouse i tried. I found that this is a bug ...
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USB mouse stops moving suddenly

Using ubuntu 14.04, suddenly my USB mouse stops working, even though it has power (the laser works). When I try to shutdown, it takes a lot of time and finally I have to force shutdown by a long ...
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How can we automatically disable Touchpad when Mouse is plugged in? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 in HP Envy-15 laptop and want the touch-pad to disable automatically whenever I connect my mouse. Is there any particular setting available in Ubuntu? I have seen many answers ...
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Touch Pad not working on Fujitsu Lifebook A514

I'm new to ubuntu and linux, the only experience I've had with Linux is doing some GCSE course work so please be gentle! I've just installed Ubuntu of a Fujitsu Lifebook A514 and it all works apart ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working, and not connecting to wifi

I have an asus 1225b eeepc i installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it all went well until i restarted once it told me that the installation was complete. My keyboard and mouse on the laptop isn't bieng ...
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Problem with arrows to change values in any windows

I'm using Xubuntu 16.04, installed using Xubuntu-core with mini ISO. I'm having a peculiar problem with arrows that changes values in any windows. Whenever I click the arrow, the value doesn't ...
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firefox on ubuntu 16.04 lts freezes scroll [closed]

good day Seems my problem, or bug stand still I will post it I was using firefox, one windows, and google chrome Suddenly it stopped scrolling and no error appeared At that time I opened chromium and ...
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Suddenly I have USB 2/3 problems. Keyboard and mouse no longer function on blue 2/3 ports

I have a roccat Kone+ mouse and a roccat ISKU | FX Multicolor gaming keyboard both of which have been fully supported in the past. Suddenly they no longer function. Right now, I'm using an old ...
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Ubuntu Keyboard + Mouse Login Issues

I'm fairly new to Linux and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. It really works like a charm, but one thing that annoys me a little bit is that everytime I boot up the system and I get to the login screen my ...
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Traverse with a Mouse on terminal

I make plenty of mistakes while typing Linux Commands in the terminal. In many cases it is easier for me to use the mouse to point to the error and then backspace it. And I am hoping this could be ...
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Dell Latitude e7240 two finger scroll does not work despite correct synclient values

My Ubuntu 14.04 is able to detect the two-finger scrolling option and sets the values correctly, as shown in VertTwoFingerScroll = 1. Two finger scrolls also works fine in Windows 10. However it still ...
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Connecting a logitech 360 mouse using 14.04

`i have a new microsoft 3600 mobile mouse. I've paired it successfully, but am unable to "turn on" the connection Here is a screenshot of my bluetooth gui]1 When I click on the "connection" button ...
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How do I get rid of the syndaemon effect?

So recently I was playing some TF2, and my trackpad was really messing up with my aim. (I use a laptop.) I decided to search for some fixes that would only effect the trackpad. I came across the ...
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Mouse Double Click Threshold

I think this question has already been asked here, but it was closed. The question is: is there any way to set a lower threshold for mouse double click? The slider "timeout" in "double click timeout" ...
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mouse stopping on power cord switched off [duplicate]

When the power cord is unplugged, the mouse just stops unless clicked. I have turned it to see the bottom surface and it is not switched on (no light), meaning that the power settings do something to ...
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Enable/disable mousekeys via command line

My desktop has an old mouse that has broken left and right click buttons that always double-click. I tried to solve that by enabling Mousekeys from the Accessibility settings, but there are a number ...
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Disable Wacome Stylus Movement Temporarilly

I recently got a Wacom Bamboo and have been trying to get it setup for full desktop use but have run into a wall. There is no way to reliable hover the cursor over something without moving a little ...
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Program stutters when mouse is still [closed]

The solution can be found on StackOverflow I'm trying to write a program in Java, using Eclipse. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04. The program runs smoothly while I'm moving the mouse cursor. As soon as I stop ...
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Wireless iMac mouse/keyboard not working

I'm new to everything Ubuntu. Installed it on my iMac as a dual boot to get familiar with it. Cannot seem to get my mouse to work. Keyboard will work but it has to be connected via lightning connector....
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2 finger scroll not working on ASUS GL752VW

I recently got the Asus ROG GL752VW and it came with Windows 10 and all was working perfectly. I then installed Ubuntu 16.04 but the fans constantly were running on full speed and the speed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Wireless Mouse Cursor freezes unexpectedly

The mouse was working fine earlier… Here is what I tried to do: sudo su -> rmmod usbhid -> modprobe usbhid in a ssh connection Unplugging the mouse Moving the mouse to another port Restarting the ...
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Thinkpad 440p Trackpad: several problems

I recently installed Kubuntu for the first time on my Thinkpad 440 and there are three issues I'm having with the trackpad: 1) Size of the middle click zone On Windows, there was a fairly large ...
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Remap power button on mouse (using X)

There is a button on my mouse which hibernates my system and I want to map it to do nothing. This button was originally mapped to do something else in Windows using the Windows software that came with ...
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How can I disable middle mouse button emulation?

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 16.06 on a desktop system with a Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse as the sole pointing device. This mouse has two normal buttons and a wheel that serves as a third button. ...
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usb mouse stops working after run the os in ubuntu

completely new to Ubuntu, but getting away from windows and mac. Basically my USB wired mouse stops working after a few second being on, I've tried with other computers and the mouse worked fine, this ...
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Mouse Speed changes do not appear to take effect

04 on a Raspberry PI 3 with a wireless microsoft keyboard and mouse. This works without any extra drivers but the mouse pointer seems to lag when i move the mouse especially if i change direction. I ...
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Google Chrome mouse accuracy bug - 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

I installed Google Chrome from the official repository http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main While using it I noticed a strange bug - when I focused on Desktop ( CTRL - SUPER - D ) and ...