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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Frequently crashing ununtu with unresponsive mouse and keyboard

I am using Sony-Vaio laptop and my system specifications are Intel core i5 processor with Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot. My problem is that my Laptop hangs frequently when I use Ubuntu even ...
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change mouse speed automatically everytime when Ubuntu is booting

I'm really new to linux / Ubuntu. I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "noPAE" distribution on an old IBM ThinkPad T42. Processor Pentium M (with no PAE) 1GB RAM I have some epxerience in writing code in ...
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Logitech T650 multitouch gestures

I am currently running elementary Os Freya (based on ubuntu 14.04) and I was wondering the best way to enable multitouch gestures for my external Logitech Trackpad T650. I tried to install Ginn and ...
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How can I specify mouse button map for different applictions

I'm using a mouse having many buttons. There is a software in Windows named X-Mouse Button Control that can specify mouse button map for different applictions. But I can't specify appliction using ...
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Release mouse from Warcraft 3 windowed mode on Wine

I'm playing Warcraft 3 - The Frozen Throne on Wine with windowed mode (Virtual desktop), the problem is that the mouse is grabbed on the window and I can't move it to the desktop or to other windows. ...
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How to make it possible (in Ubuntu 14.04) to change name of a file with just 2x clicking on it?

How to make it possible to change name of a file with 2x clicking on it (like in Windows), without right-clicking and then 'rename'?
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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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How can I increase the mouse scroll speed in GNOME 3?

How can I increase the mouse scroll speed in GNOME 3 and ensure that it works after a restart as well? Currently getting about 3 lines per scroll, I'd like to increase that. I've tried following a ...
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Touchpad on Packard Bell EasyNote ENTG71BM

From the title, you maybe said: "Let's give him the same link as the other questions about touchpad". Well, read everything! I got my laptop, used Windows 8.1 (preinstalled with UEFI) for a while, ...
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Middle-button paste stops working under VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VirtualBox under OSX and for some reason pasting with the middle mouse button stops working after a while. If I start a new rxvt pasting works fine but after a while (I'm ...
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Mouse clicks stop registering in some or all windows

I've been running Ubuntu for years without problems, using mostly the same hardware for much of that time. But recently, I've begun having a strange problem, and I'm not sure where it might be coming ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - keyboard and mouse not working

I just installed 14.10 on my PC (Asus P5Q-Pro, mouse Sidewinder, keyboard Logitech G500), and as title says keyboard nor mouse doesn’t work. I cannot type anything and mouse doesn't move around.
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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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How to make Logitech trackball wheel scroll a full page instead of 3 lines?

I recently migrated to Ubuntu from Windows. On Windows the device's (vertical) scrolling can be changed via a drop down box but no such thing shows up on Ubuntu System Settings -> Mouse & ...
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Use keyboard key (preferably [Menu]) to replace defect left mouse button of touchpad

I have a notebook with touchpad, but the left-click button barely works and I want to replace it with the Menu key. I can click by tipping on the touch pad, but it does not properly recognize when I ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working on resume

I have ubuntu 14.10 which is running on a Acer Aspire 4752. I have a USB hub where the external keyboard and mouse are connected. Every thing work fine when boot up the laptop. But if the put the ...
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Mouse sensitivity / sample rate [ A4Tech Bloody V5 ]

Where to change sensitivity ( 3200 DPI) and the sample rate ( 1.000 Hz) mouse ? So I changed in FreeBSD: Setting in rc.conf: moused_enable="YES" moused_ums0_flags="-F 1000 -r 3000" Setting in ...
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Installing ubuntu on a mac mini using blutooth mouse/keyboard

I tried to install ubuntu on my mac mini. the first step is textual (we can choose to check hard drive, try ubuntu, install ubuntu, oem install) and my keyboard apple blutooth work just well but at ...
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Display battery percentage for mouse and keyboard

I've recently bought myself a new Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard set. To get these working in Ubuntu 14.04, I first paired them (unifying USB) using Winblows then I installed Solaar. The issue ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Altering command to start application by mouse click - how to

I have Google Earth installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and, in order to display clamped polygons on it, I have to start it with the command LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 googleearth. I would ...
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touchpad mouse disappears in unity

Acer Aspire 8735G running 14.04 my mouse seems to disappear when moving towards the 'locked' icons in unity - i dont think i installed anything to affect mouse performance other than the regular ...
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Wine 1.6 USB Mouse Detection

I have a Perixx MX3000 mouse with 5 fully customizable profiles with different speeds, colors, and button binding. The problem is, its software is not made for Linux based operating systems, so I ...
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how can we configure A4tech X755K mouse buttons?

Since 4 years ago i was trying to configure the extra buttons from the A4tech X755K gaming mouse (it has more 6 buttons than the usual 2+wheel). Is there any tool, tutorial, configuration file to ...
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Any better sotware for Mouse Keys then the default Universal Access?

At times I want to use my external keyboard, but don't have my external mouse around or it's death with batteries, which is the time I wish to navigate my cursor with the keys of my keyboard. So I go ...
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'xte mousedown' / '-up' via xbindkeys not working

I would like to bind my (Logitech mouse, thumb button) b:2 to the middle mouse button button 2. I tried "xte 'mouseclick 2'" b:8 which does work in the terminal, but not with xbindkeys. ...
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Touch pad clicks don't match cursor location

First let me start off by saying that I'm a complete novice to Linux so it would be helpful that you keep this in mind with your responses...I may need a little bit more handholding/explicit ...
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Problems with mouse detection

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a new HDD and I'm having a weird problem with my mouse. When I start the computer its works fine but after a while I can´t click in the desktop, but in the upper and ...
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Is there a way to run a command every time the mouse moves?

I'd like to run a script every time I move my mouse. This is the first step in making a workaround so that I can use 100% of my monitor edges to go between them. Is this possible?
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Problems with internet connection and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I know there are some other questions concerning similar themes, but I cannot get a answer to my problems. I´ve searched all around the internet and cannot find an answer. I recently installed ...
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DELL wireless mouse and keyborad recognised but not working

I have DELL notebook with preinstalled Ubuntu now upgraded to 14.04 and DELL wireless mouse and keyboard. When I connect the USB thing the dmesg prints this: [10271.111258] input: Dell Dell KM632 ...
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Mouse Issues on VGA output

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X200. I am using the VGA output on a second monitor. The mouse works fine when using it but as soon as I touch the internal screen on my Thinkpad, the ...
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No mouse when dropping back to login screen

Keyboard works fine and I'm able to log back in to Ubuntu but for some reason the mosue disappears when I log out and return to the login screen.
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Use 100% of edge to go between monitors

My monitors are currently arranged like this: +---------+ | | +------+| | | || | | || | +------++---------+ If I'm at the top-left corner ...
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Use Synaptic Touchpad off button

I have a HP Pavilion g6-1202sa with a Synaptic Touchpad. On the touchpad is a little divot which acts like a button. It looks like this: In Windows I could double-tap the divot and my touchpad ...
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Mouse and Keyboard aren't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm coming from a Windows background. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04_64 LTS. When I start Ubuntu Mouse and Keyboard aren't working. External keyboard and mouse are working ...
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Right mouse click on top menu does not work in Gnome Classic

Right mouse click has no effect on top menu in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I'm using Gnome Classic, but I tried the non-classic one as well. The right mouse button functions normally when I right click on ...
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how set different key for showing the mouse location?

I need to use the feature: show the location of the mouse; by pressing the CTRL key. But this key is widely used and it is a mess. Does any one know how to change the the key that triggers the mouse ...
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Mouse buttons do not work

I am using a HP Optical mouse on my Dell AMD 64bit Dual Core processor. The problem I am having is it will boot up into the OS alright but when I left or right click nothing happens. I know the mouse ...
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how can i stop the mouse from opening docs, etc with one click in ubuntu?

I cannot stop my mouse from opening docs, etc. with one click. There is no option to change this in mouse settings. I want to open files by double clicking--not single clicking.
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mapping extra mouse buttons

I have SteelSeries Sensei mouse with extra buttons: 8 9 10 11. I want to map them as follows: 8: Shift_L, 9: CTRL_L, 10: PAGE_DOWN, 11: PAGE_UP I spent hours looking for solutions. problems with ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut to right-click menu [duplicate]

I would like to change keyboard shortcut to right click from Shift+F10 to something simpler like Ctrl+Return to make working with nautilus without mouse smoother. By right click I mean opening menu of ...
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Mouse and Keyboard are freezing

Sometimes my mouse and my keyboard just stop working. I cannot move, click or type anything anymore. But music or videos which are open still work and play. The only thing that I can do is pressing ...
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Segmentation Faults Nautilus/Software Center

From yesterday I have a problem in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I use the nautilus file manager and I do right-click on the bookmarks of file managers the window menu that should appear does not appear ...
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Flickering Mouse Cursor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm a newbie on Ubuntu. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell XPS 17-L702x and I have two Samsung syncmaster s24b350 connected. Now my problem is that the mouse cursor is flickering very often and ...
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USB, Wifi, audio stopped working on update: Kernel mismatch problems

On my Lenovo M30-70, Wifi, USB (including mouse), and audio stopped working suddenly. I accepted an incremental update earlier today. (I'm on Utopic.) I learned that this does not occur if I choose ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...
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Can't reduce mouse speed [duplicate]

i am completely new to Ubuntu. I have been using Windows for my whole life. So, i just installed it but i can not reduce my mouse speed, the lowest setting is waaaay to fast. (Bonus question, what ...
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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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Mouse Configuration

I have a Lenovo U530 Touch laptop which has a clickpad and I currently run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I understand that there are several settings under synclient that allow you to adjust how the mouse ...