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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14.04 fresh install multitude of issues

I am only permitted to submit one question every 20 minutes on askubuntu, and the ubuntu subreddit reminded me that I cannot post support questions there, so... I just downloaded and installed 14.04 ...
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Mouse clicks do not match cursor

I got tired of waiting for a response to the multiple bug reports I submitted over the past month using xubuntu, so I finally just wiped it completely and installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a fresh download. ...
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ccsm not offering key bindinds, just mouse actions

Running ubuntu 14.04.1, I've tried to use compiz config setting manager to modify the default behviour of ALT-TAB. I've ended up with a reboot, and now, when I try to define a key binding in ...
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Second monitor renders black, except for mouse

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using the fglrx drivers for an AMD Radeon HD 7800 with 2 monitors. When I have the drivers installed the second monitor renders completely black except for the mouse ...
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Wireless Mouse M545 Logitech [duplicate]

I would like to bind my Side buttons to keys but smart pointer only lets me bind basic keys Default settings 6 = Start screen 7 = Show desktop I want to change these to 6 = ...
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Unable to click with mouse

I have Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron n5010. Whenever I log in to Ubuntu my mouse works perfectly but when I open a window after that it stops working. I can still move it but am not able ...
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Fresh Install 14.04 desktop no mouse click

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.as a fresh install on an older Compaq Presario V3000 notebook. At the end of the install the mouse will not click. The mouse moves no problem but no click. I have then ...
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While ingame slight mouse movements are ignored

I only really notice it in FPS games, such as CounterStrike. I've tried various things to combat accel, or negative accel, not sure if that's even what it is. Basically when you move the mouse ...
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Mouse has been hijacked

I purchased a "Gear head" wireless mouse and used ccsm to configure the scroll wheel left and right clicks to enable 'rotate cube' both left and right respectively. After not one, but two reboots, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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How to install Necta WiFi mouse

I want to use my tablet as WiFi mouse, so I have seen an Youtube video in which user provided WiFi Mouse link for downloading. I have installed it but I am not able to launch it. Can anyone help ...
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Mouse double-click time is too short in lubuntu

In mouse settings it doesn't allow me to lengthen the time. Only very basic settings are allowed.
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Ubuntu 12.04: wireless mouse, cursor goes crazy, blinkering/slow and impossible to do anything

So i have this problem. When i put wired mouse, no problem. When i put the wireless mouse connection, then the mouse cursor goes crazy, blinkering, and moving slow and its impossible to do anything ...
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Libre Office Impress - show another slide temporarily on mouse click and then go back to the same

Im creating a presentation for a project i've been working on, i am using a remote control, so i go to the next and previous interaction by using the arrows in the remote control. I am currently in a ...
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Weird bugs with mplab

I just began to use mplab (IDE provided by Microchips to develop PIC micro-controllers). So I installed it on my computer but I've a lot of weird bugs with the linux version. For example, when I want ...
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My laptop keeps freezing, why?

The computer is an HP Compaq 6715b . Whenever I log into Ubuntu, the user interface freezes after around 5 seconds. Though the mouse seems to work. I have tried to open the terminal using the ...
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Touch pad not working Yoga 2 Pro Ubuntu 14.10

I could really use some help with troubleshooting my touch pad. I believe it is a hardware issue but I would like to be sure. Lenovo will not help me unless I have the original OS on the laptop... why ...
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Media-Tech MT1099 USB Optical Mouse x Ubuntu 14.10

I bought a low-quality USB optical mouse (product info), but it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. I checked the device on a Windows platform - it worked correctly. Could someone give me any advice? If ...
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No options in Settings > Mouse & Touchpad when pluggin a wireless mouse/keyboard Logitech MK345 combo

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and I recently bought a wireless keyboard and mouse combo from Logitech, the MK345. However, when plugged in, I cannot configure anything in the Settings > Mouse & ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04 login screen

I update Linux to 14.04 and now then the mouse and keyboard doesn't work in login screen. I try reinstallin grub from a live usb, but it still not working. I would really appreciate your help. Ivana
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 - Touchpad not working/showing for Acer Aspire VN-791G

I got this laptop 2 days ago, after testing it with windows 8(all hardware worked fine), i decide do install Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64... Sadly the touch pad is not working. And not just sloppy movement or ...
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how do I configure synclient/touchegg/whatever to allow three-finger drag?

I have a Synaptics touchpad in a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 running Ubuntu 14.10 and GNOME 3.x . I want to configure my touchpad such that a three-finger swipe emulates a mouse press+drag. I want to be ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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Mouse won't click in newly installed Lubuntu 14

First, I'm a simple user of this wonderful OS. So please take it easy on me. I felt Ubuntu 14.04 was too heavy for my machine (EEE PC 1015CX) and switched to Lubuntu 14(...04 I guess...), it ran ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Window focus not working [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 Bit a few times now und got each time the problem, that the window focus not working correct. When i open a application i can not use it by mouse, only by keyboard. I ...
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HP Envy Touchpad/Trackpad/Mousead glitching after updating from Ubuntu 14.04.1

So, windows refugee and my first new computer in...about a decade. Fair warning. Touchpad was fine at first, then I did the prompted updates. I also tried to install the beta of scrivener, it ...
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How can I make an external USB mouse (mod. Minicute EZMouse) work with Ubuntu?

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but the external USB mouse. This is the mouse I am trying to use. Manufacturer says in its datasheet that it should work on Linux. When I ...
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Mouse personalization program with layers

In Windows there is a program called X-Mouse-Button-Control. With it, you can remap the mouse buttons to perform personalized actions including creating a whole new layer, so you can press 2 buttons ...
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Terminal command to send an interrupt to mimic a new peripheral device connection?

Is there a way to send an interrupt indicating a connection of a new peripheral device? Being precise I want a standard user command that could perhaps mimic ps/2 mouse connection. My mouse keeps ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work with my laptop

I have been trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion laptop with a AMD Turion64 x2 processor. I've tried using "Try Ubuntu" with both the 32 and 64 bit editions. (run from separate DVD disks ...
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Is there an alternate version of XMouseButtonControl for Linux?

This program is extremelly useful, I started using Linux only 1 day ago and I'm already missing it. I used to hold the 2nd thumb button to use multimedia shortcuts, like volume+/-, next/previous ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...
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Is it possible to configure Compiz for changing workspaces/viewports with mouse wheel on Workspace Switcher applet (12.04, GNOME Classic)?

I'm on Ubuntu Precise LTS 12.04.5 running GNOME Classic Session. I use 1 row with 5 columns (5 virtual desktops) on one monitor. In GNOME Classic Session (without Compiz) I was able to change ...
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Problem with touchpad and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and had this roblem since the beginning of the installation. My mouse cursor moves automatically to the left a little bit after 4 or 5 seconds. Just after ...
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Unbuntu unresponsive after login

After Login in from lock-screen, ubuntu remains unresponsive (or very slow) to mouse or keyboard input for about 15 seconds. The mouse is still moving but that is about it. After the delay, all ...
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Configure Logitech mouse with xbindkeys

I have a Logitech Performance MX mouse I want to configure for Ubuntu 14.10 using xbindkeys. I managed to install xbindkeys and xautomation following this post, however, the buttons still don't work. ...
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How to make a non-compatible wireless mouse functional with Ubuntu 14.04?

I bought this wireless mouse (which is not from a prestigious brand) that says it is compatible with Windows and just a plug-and-play device. How can I make it functional with Ubuntu 14.04?
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SteelSeries mouse not recognized as mouse on Ubuntu

My SteelSeries XAI Laser Mouse is not working on Ubuntu. It works fine under Windows, but it also interfers with booting if plugged in at startup (I don't know if this is helping, but I would assume ...
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how to make keyboard to press ctrl key after every 5 minutes?

I have the xdotool installed and would like it to: press the Ctrl key every 5 minutes scroll a window up and down every 5 minutes make a mouse click every 5 minutes How should I proceed?
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Mouse Left Hand LUbuntu

I can't set lubuntu mouse/touchpad to left hand i try this bruno@lubuntu:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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Mouse pointer flickers a lot [duplicate]

When I tried Ubuntu 14.10 on My ASUS K55VM-SX086D using USB it ran but mouse pointer is flickering. Can I go for 14.10 installation on my laptop or go for stable old 13 version. I am new to Linux ...
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Mouse going crazy randomly

my mouse cursor seems to randomly go crazy when using my touchpad. All of a sudden, it starts to move up and down, faster as it is possible to move it by hand. Sometimes it moves when holding a random ...
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Speed up cursor “grip” speed

I've noticed that when I resize or drag a window across my screen, I need to hold down my trackpad button for a moment before it actually "grips" the window to resize it. If I don't do this, the ...
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mouse and keyboard not detected

I can not install Ubuntu 13.10 or 14.10 because when the install screen appears neither my Logitech wireless keyboard or mouse are working or not being detected. They are being detected when I get the ...
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How do I remove the mouse icon from the xfce panel?

I do not think this is a duplicate of How to disable mouse power status in indicator-power?, which deals with the Unity panel rather than the xfce panel. I recently purchased a new wireless mouse to ...
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Corsair m45 compatible with Ubuntu? (mouse) [closed]

I'm building a custom pc, and I think of buying this corsair m45 gaming mouse. However, in the requirements (at the bottom of the page), it mentions that I must have either Windows 7, Windows 8, ...
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Mouse scrolling is different in Firefox, Gedit and Nepomuk

My old Laptop was broken and I got a new Lenovo L540. I used my old SSD Disk with Ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems with scrolling in the Files application: Normally (under Firefox, Gedit,....) I use ...
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My USB Keyboard isn't working

I have just installed Ubuntu and now my USB keyboard and mouse are not working. I plugged in a PS/2 keyboard so i can now execute commands. I get a lot of strange messages in dmesg: ...
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Emulate mouse click when hitting a key

I am trying to emulate left-mouse-down when Home key is down and left-mouse-up when Home key is released. The reason behind that is my touchpad's buttons are terrible and I like to use the ...
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Updating to 3.13.0-39 broke Mouse and Keyboard

EDIT: I finally realized that there are two different versions of Linux listed in the Grub booting menu 3.13.0-39 3.13.0-32 If I pick 3.13.0-32 the keyboard and mouse will work. But if I pick ...