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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How to make touch-bad double click stick for some seconds(Drag Lock) after releasing the touch-bad?

I want double clicking a (file, folder, or text) and dragging then release the touch-bad to stick with the mouse cursor for some seconds like in windows 7(DragLock) and if i want to release the drag ...
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Trackpad trouble. Can't locate similar problems/solutions

I'm on Dell Inspiron 3520 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but this problem has been around since I was running 12. The trackpad intermittently stops functioning properly in a manner that I have not been ...
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Left-handed setting doesn't take effect for XTEST pointer device

I am working on ubuntu-12.04 64bit, I found left handed setting doesn't take effect on XTEST pointer device. Below is my input devices: root@ubuntu:~# xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Mouse sensitivity since Ubuntu 14.04 updates April 2015

Is anyone else having USB mouse issues since the April 2015 updates in Ubuntu 14.04? Emails in Thunderbird are automatically opening in a new tab, multiple deletions. Bookmarking in Firefox has a mind ...
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How can i reinstall my mouse, which stopped working after a freeze?

Some combination of things caused my machine to freeze, probably to do with the browser somehow. There were a number of tabs open in Chromium and Firefox, one had a live video stream, another had a ...
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Gaming macros on ubuntu

I've been able to run League of Legends on wine, and now i'm trying to associate macros to my mouse buttons. I've used xbindkeys+xte to simulate keystrokes. For example: # Press mouse button 1, will ...
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Where are the mouse cursors located?

Which is the folder where mouse cursors are located in Kubuntu? I would like to know the full path of the folder?.
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Why is Mouse Click not working while Mouse is moving?

While Mouse is moving X (Unity, Kde, anyone) does not register a Mouse (left) click. I have to stop the mouse and then click. Is there something that I can do about this? I use LTS 14.04.2.
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USB mouse on Ubuntu stops working [duplicate]

Many times my mouse USB suddenly stops working, though the trackpad works just fine. I have to click it to make it work again. I have found the following solution: sudo bash for i in ...
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old rs232 trackball must be restarted after every restart

I have an old trackball that I am very happy with. I've got it to run on Ubuntu 14.04 with a USB to RS232 converter. Every time I start the computer I will start a terminal and input the command sudo ...
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Key Binding for Music and Fn Keys

I've been trying to figure out the key bindings for xbindkeys and it hasn't been working very well. I'm trying to bind the 8, 9, 10, and 13 keys of my Logitech Performance MX mouse (those are the ...
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Usb Mouse not working in Ubuntu Ubuntu 14

Recently I am facing problem with my USB mouse. Sometimes it works sometimes it not works with a reboot. A result of lsusb is below : Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3005 Atheros Communications, Inc. ...
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Mouse left clicks every 10 seconds on its own

I just upgraded to 14.10 hoping that it would resolve an issue that just started with the my mouse clicking on its own. About every 10 seconds the left mouse clicks. I've reinstalled the mouse drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Bluetooth Arc touch mouse

I'm having a little problem using my Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. I'm able to see the mouse in the Bluetooth manager but unfortunately not to pair it and when I'm taking a look into the syslog I find ...
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Remap touch pad zones for Thinkpad Yoga?

I have one of the new Thinkpads (Thinkpad Yoga S1) with the integrated touch pad which acts as what used be the dedicated left, right, and middle buttons. I am trying to configure my touch pad in ...
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Very inconsistant mouse wheel scrolling

Every time I start my Ubuntu the mouse wheel scroll seems to be set to a random amount. Normally it should scroll three line per click but each new boot it seems to set a random amount of scroll. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running on VMware 11 : Touchpad scroll does not work

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS on VMWare workstation v11. Machine is a Lenovo z50-70 laptop. I haven't been able to scroll using the touchpad. I have to either use a usb mouse or the touchpad ...
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mouse and touchpad works selectively on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo Ideapad with dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 The touchpad works perfectly on Windows. On Ubuntu, there are some functions that work. - I can do right and left click. - If I ...
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Gaming mouse cause half minute freeze during boot

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS. My USB Corsair M65 Gaming Mouse causes PC to freeze for 30s at login screen. During this time, I cannot type and there is not mouse pointer. The same effect ...
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Do Windows mice work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to buy a mouse for my PC, but as I was searching I saw in the product details that it had to have Windows as the OS. I have a Ubuntu/Windows duel boot and I was wondering if mice for Windows ...
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Mouse work for a while then stops

I recently installed Elementary OS, everything is great, but i have a trouble. Sometimes (i really can't see regularity) mouse stops working. It just stops responding. Somewhere after 10 seconds I am ...
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ubuntu 14.04 resolution and mouse messed up

Yesterday night when I closed my computer everything was working fine but when I booted it up this morning everything was messed up.My screen resolution was set to very low, my mouse was not working ...
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Different mouse devices with different left and right handed behaviors

I have both a PS/2 mouse and a USB EasyPen i405x tablet connected to Ubuntu 14.04 KDE environment. But the tablet works correctly only when the mouse setting is set to right-handed. So I need the ...
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Mouse flickering on one monitor

I've done quite a bit of googling to find a solution to this but couldn't find anything. I have two monitors, an LG one and a Samsung one and my mouse disappears and flickers on the Samsung one. Also ...
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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unresponsive keyboard and mouse after update

I have Dell Inspiron desktop machine running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. At some moment I started having non-responsive USB keyboard and mouse on wake up after suspend on some occasions. As I'm lazy ...
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Mouse wheel scrolls in reversed direction

Mouse wheel scrolls in reversed direction. I went into System Settings > Mouse & Touchpad > Natural Scrolling, but regardless which option I choose, it still scrolls in the incorrect for me ...
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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mouse selected text, text that is deleted

I use Ubuntu 14.04 In any windows which you can write and edit text, when you left-click the mouse and hold it, don't let it go, then move the mouse to select some text or word, with your mouse ...
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Toshiba Satellite 875D S7105 - monitor, keyboard, mouse issues

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Monitor does not come on after ubuntu boots. I get a blank screen. Sometimes the screen comes on but the mouse and keyboard do not. Fedora fairs a little better but still ...
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Audio Crackle when Mouse Moves

Whenever I move my mouse in Ubuntu Gnome, my audio sounds distorted. I have a Fiio E10K and I am using a fresh install.
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Mouse and keyboard don't work after update

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I got some updates today and after installing them restarted the pc. The mouse and keyboard don't work anymore. I was able to get them working when I got into BIOS. The mouse and ...
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Application menus are not selected by 3-button mouse

I am using a laptop with an integrated touchpad and left/right mouse buttons (standard) running Ubuntu 14.04 and Unity interface and I use the "menus in window title bar". There is no problem ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 + TightVNC: remote mouse cursor is “X”

I am connecting from my Windows 7 machine to my Lubuntu 14.04 server using TightVNC. Everything is working as expected except the remote mouse cursor only displays as an "X". My ./vnc/xstartup file ...
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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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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 ...