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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Can't slow down mouse pointer

Mouse pointer on Ubuntu is way too fast. I tried to follow this advise Can't slow down the pointer speed enough, but got the following error message. W: Size of file ...
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In Eclipse right click is not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am using eclipse ADT in that i have loaded my projects but i can't right click on my project it is not working in eclipse only. Otherwise right click is working everywhere.
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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After switching mouse buttons is with xinput, each computer restart resets the settings

How does one go about "saving" settings in Ubuntu? I change my buttons on my trackpad using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 (im a lefty) and it works during that session. However, when I reboot my ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Enable/DIsable button and LED

Mant HP/Compaq laptops (I suppose other makes of laptop have this feature, but I know it's common on HPs.) have a Synaptics touchpad that has an indentation in the upper left corner and an LED that ...
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Prevent Chrome and Vivaldi from interpreting mouse movement as touch events

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7547, which has a touchscreen. Whenever I use Chrome/Chromium or Vivaldi, any mouse (i.e. touchpad) movement within the window is interpreted as a ...
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Mouse vanishes upon log in Xubuntu

I've been having this issue ever since I added an Ubuntu partition alongside Windows 10.When I boot normally its fine(its set so that when I boot I don't have to log in) but when I close the laptop ...
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Cannot scroll downwards, cannot select and scroll downwards for all browsers, cannot scroll down dota

), I noticed i cannot select text and scroll down in any browser (not just chrome - from other Ubuntu questions) but scrolling up is fine. This same thing occurs during DOTA, where moving the mouse ...
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Avoid automatic cursor hide

My cursor hides after a few seconds of not moving it. The problem is it also disables the scroll option, so it's very annoying when reading texts etc. Initially I thought it could be a consequence of ...
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Recommendation for a bluetooth mouse that works without a transceiver with 14.04

I have a Dell E5570 that has only 3 usb ports, and can't afford to devote one to a mouse usb transceiver. Can anybody recommend a mouse on the market that will connect directly with Ubuntu 14.04's ...
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Bluetooth LE and Ubuntu 16.04, sometimes works, other times not

I come from Fedora 22 and 23, because it had support for my BLE mouse (Microsoft Designer Mouse). I decided to switch to the "stable" 16.04 because I like Unity more than gnome. To make my mouse at ...
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How to “unplug” a bluetooth mouse

OK, I've set my system to deactivate the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in... and that works perfectly when I turn my bluetooth mouse on. But, I can see no way to re-activate the touchpad other ...
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Internal mouse location is above and left of physical mouse location

For the past several weeks, I've been seeing odd behavior from my mouse on my Ubuntu VM (16.04). For instance, if I want to resize a window by dragging the bottom right corner, if I put my mouse ...
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Kubuntu Cursor Select problem

I have discovered a strange bug with the mouse cursor. The select point on the 'text select' cursor is inaccurate on Kubuntu 16.04. For example if I try to click on text, it will select the text above ...
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Bluetooth loses connection with mouse in 14.04

recently i bought Thinkpad bluetooth mouse (OA36414) however, the mouse lose connection from my laptop (ubuntu 14.04) from time to time which troubles me a lot. I have read this enter link ...
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Touchpad click again after single click in 1 second, but another user no problem

My touchpad click again after single click in 1 second, but another user in my ubuntu 16.04 is no problem. It have starting on 14.04 and still going on 16.04 because I use the same /home.
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Cannot use mouse scroll, when mouse is hidden

This is driving me crazy... In Chrome under Ubuntu, the mouse hides after a while. And as long as it is hidden, I cannot use the scroll wheel. I have to move the mouse first, then I can scroll again. ...
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ACER E15 START Trackpad not working?

ubuntu@ubuntu-Aspire-ES1-512:~$ xinput list Basically my track-pad isn’t working, im now using a usb mouse (annoying) so if anyone knows what’s going on id appreciate it. ive had it working ...
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How do I change how the mouse pointer looks?

Can I install different styled mouse pointers? Like the Crystal Clear or DIM TechnoBlue mouse pointer from Windows. ex: http://theblueguy07.deviantart.com/art/DIM-v3-0-TechnoBlue-372932491 and ...
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Mouse does not move or disappears on initial 16.04 screen

Booted Ubuntu 16.04 from USB key, and went as far as the magenta screen where I wanted to select "Try Ubuntu" from the two menu box items. First time, mouse pointer came up but could not move it to ...
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How to disable Bluetooth devices from turning off due to inactivity in 14.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I know in Windows OS you can disable Bluetooth power management, which disables the devices from turning off/going to sleep. I would like to disable that for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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USB mouse doesn't work in my own build of Ubuntu

I made my own build of Ubuntu 16.04 x64 with this manual (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization). I found that USB mouse doesn't work with the build. There is no cursor and reaction ...
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Random Mouse Movements Using Ubuntu 15.10

Recently, my mouse cursor has been randomly moving slightly left and right. It happens at random intervals with a different move patterns. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkServer. I use a ...
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Mouse/touchpad move switches off touch screen

I purchased Toshiba Satellite-P55W-C laptop (2-in-1 touchscreen) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I touch the touchpad, Ubuntu shut off the touch screen (becomes black). I disabled the touchscreen ...
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mouse focus problem

I've just installed ubuntuMate 16.04 and am encountering a very annoying problem. After using the pc for a while: - it becomes impossible to change focus to another window by mouse click - it is ...
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Using Microsoft Designer Keyboard and Mouse with ubuntu 16.04 (on a dell xps 13)

I have the new developer edition of the Dell XPS 13, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since the new LTS is released already I decided to upgrade to 16.04, which should support BLE (Bluetooth Low ...
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Mouse doesn't work while audio is playing

While my computer is playing audio, my mouse does not work. The cursor stays at the spot it was before the audio started playing, but I cannot move the cursor or click. The mouse starts working ...
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Remote Desktop: Single clicks interpreted as double clicks

I've got Ubuntu 16.04 on an HP G62 laptop. Very new to linux, but I haven't been able to find any issues like this in my searches. When I work from home, I have to remote into my work desktop through ...
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Logitech Mouse Appearing Incorrectly

[~ dave@daveX1 ]$ xinput rvm: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How do I use second mouse as joystick

Recently, I played a video game, Enter The Gungeon. And this game supports co-op with mouse+keyboard and joystick. I want to play this with just 2 mice ( and one or two keyboards ), so I connect ...
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Activate first window on given screen shortcut

I'm working on three screens, and I have IDE opened on the right screen and browser on the left screen. While typing in IDE I'd like to move with one shortcut to first app opened on the left screen, ...
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How to configure extra mouse buttons in a Ubuntu virtual machine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest VM running on a Windows 10 host. I also have a MS Intellimouse Optical 5 button mouse. The 4-5th buttons work on the host as back/forward buttons but not on the ...
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Bluetooth mouse, randomly stops working when using battery power

While plugged into AC, everything works. But if I disconnect and using my battery, my bluetooth mouse will randomly stop working, work for a bit, then stop again. I've removed/added it, changed the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 don't recognize my mouse properly

Last week I have updated my Ubuntu to 16.04 LTS, and the big problem appeared. I'm using some kind of multimedia mouse with additional buttons e.g. Play/Pause, Volume Up, Volume Down, etc. After ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse do not work after installing Lubuntu

I've just installed Lubuntu 14 on an older machine (Dell Optiplex 780). Everything works fine on the live-USB drive, installation etc. When the machine boots to the newly installed operating system, ...
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USB mouse freezes after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

My USB mouse cursor got frozen after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. I tried sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade and reboot but to no avail. The mouse works just fine on another PC, so it's ...
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Razer Orochi bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't work (ubuntu 16.04)

I've just bought Razer Orochi wireless mouse, it works perfectly when connected via wire, but bluetooth connection doesn't work. First time when I've tried to connect it via blueman, it failed, next ...
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`xset m` value keeps reverting during PC use

I'm using xset m 0 0 To disable mouse acceleration. I also have it in a startup script as such: ~/bin/mouseaccdisable #!/bin/bash xset m 0 0 (I also have that command in ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 problems with graphical interface

I have a serious problem with my Kubuntu 15.04 version in my laptop. I am going to explain the weird behavior. When I do log out and log in again or the screen is locked and gets me to the login ...
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Convertible Simple Keyboard Tochpad dis- and enabling

is there a possibility to install a program in Ubuntu which allows me to switch between tablet and notebook mode in Ubuntu? I've installed the actual version, and i would be glad if someone can tell ...
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How to lower pointer speed

I have ubuntu 16.04 with Gnome and my mouse pointer speed is a little too fast. I already lowered it to the minimum in settings but it's still too fast/sensitive. How can I make it even slower ? PS: ...
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Plug in a USB mouse makes computer shuts down after a while

When I plug my USB mouse on my laptop starts to overheating and shuts down after a while. What can I do to solve this problem? Linux Xubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bits
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Help Touchpad problem (click or scroll)

I was working without any problem , and today I unplugged the Computer from the power (the computer don't have a battery) , after that I started the computer again then I found that the touchpad don't ...
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Right click of usb mouse and number pad is not working

i am using a fujitsu laptop with ubuntu version 14.04 and i have a problem since i installed ubuntu that my usb mouse right click button is not working and also with it the number pads are also not ...
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Why Ubuntu 16.04 Mouse Freeze Often After Suspend?

I changed my power-button to Suspend by dconf-editor. I notice that my mouse freezes often after the suspend. You can move it but no button go through. Keyboard still works in the active window. I ...
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USB Mouse suddenly stopped working 16.04

About a week ago my USB mouse stopped working. It shows power and works for approx 1 second after plugging it in. I took 16.04 a few months ago while it was still in beta and have been updating it ...
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Bluetooth mouse not reconnecting after booting to Windows

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort bluetooth mouse used on a dual boot system (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7). When I connect and pair the mouse on one of the OSs, everything is fine and the mouse is ...
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Mouse Pointer Icon on VGA screen changes by itself

I've been trying to find a solution to this all day but I'm having no joy. I have a Dual Monitor setup for my Lenovo B50-45 running Ubuntu. Both monitors are identical (Philips 274E). One is attached ...
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How to change mouse DPI using the command-line?

I haven't found a single thing on the internet regarding this, which I find rather weird. Is it possible to change the DPI of a mouse on Linux? Is it something that only the manufacturer can do? ...
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USB Input being lost, power saving configuration issue?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on a Dell E6330 laptop with core I7 cpu, when running in the default Unity desktop with external USB keyboard and mouse, if I don't touch the keyboard or ...