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Buttons and icons disappear when not mousing over them while using GNOME 3

I'm interested in trying out various desktop environments, so i went into the Ubuntu Software center and installed the full GNOME Desktop Environment, with extra components. I then log-out and log-in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts login screen extreamly Slow

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had to reinstall it for some reasons. It hat to be reinstalled twice actually. So now that it's working fine I have one problem. The login screen it very slow. It takes ...
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Have to restart lightdm to get working window response

Every time I boot my computer, I need to restart lightdm to have anything but the desktop respond to mouse click events. It works fine after this. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a custom-built AMD ...
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239 views

GNOME Tweak Tool

I have just installed GNOME Tweak Tool by typing this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool After installing I have applied few tweaks but after rebooting my Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 mouse pointer disappears

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Optiflex 9020 computer. I rapidly switched to Gnome Classic instead of Unity, and I have a problem since then. My mouse pointer disappears every time I : ...
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Ubuntu Wireless, Bluetooth and Mouse issues on Lenovo Flex 15

I recently installed Ubuntu with GNOME onto my Lenovo Flex 15. The install ran fine and I gave the OS 200GB and shrank my windows 8 to 250GB (It is dual booted). I restarted my computer after the ...
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No mouse pointer in Unity after removing Gnome 3

I tried to install Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 13.10 but did not like the change so I reverted by using the terminal. I pressed "yes" whenever asked during the process. After rebooting there were no menu bars ...
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Mouse pointer invisible after reinstalling Unity on top of Gnome in Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I usually use Cinnamon and Gnome shell and had removed Unity and related packages. I re-installed Unity, and everything works fine except that the mouse pointer is no longer ...
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1answer
124 views

Gnome 3 loses focus after closing all open windows

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, which I have had for a long time. On this computer I've installed both XFCE4 and Gnome 3, and I'm currently using Gnome 3 Fallback. Recently I've been having a weird problem. ...
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How can I make window movement more precise while dragging?

I'd like to know if I can make the dragging of windows/items on the screen more precise. As of, the dragging of windows is very vague. For instance, it's as if the window has some sort of virtual ...
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0answers
78 views

After installing gnome mouse pointer dives into right side of the screen

So I installed gnome yesterday and I've had this problem where if I hover my mouse to the right side of the screen it doesn't stop at the right end of monitor, but goes deeper. Some things that I've ...
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1answer
888 views

Why does mouse cursor disappear with 13.04 under VMWARE?

Why does the mouse cursor disappear on the desktop in Unity or GNOME under 13.04 running in a Virtual Machine (VMWARE Fusion on a Mac in my case?) All I did was to upgrade to 13.04 ... I've been ...
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191 views

Mouse click no more responsive

I am happily using Ubuntu since the 11.04 release on a Dell Latitude E5530. Unfortunately since I bought this laptop I am encountering some troubles with the mouse (I guess related to the X server) ...
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1answer
199 views

Setting to let mouse events pass through GUI application

I am using compiz to make an app transparent. I would like to be able to click through the app as well. Q: There are any settings in the GUI (Compiz) or via CLI to be able to set up an application ...
2
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1answer
122 views

Can I have back right/middle-click maximise for horizontal/vertical maximise?

This was a lovely feature of previous window managers. Sure now I can drag a window to the left or right and it will occupy the full vertical height and half the horizontal width, but what about ...
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1answer
243 views

mouse touch pad becomes unresponsive some times

I have a dual boot laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10 loaded.Things have been working fine I am using Ubuntu 11.10 from past 1.5 years, recently I came up with this problem that the touchpad ...
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0answers
201 views

Impossible to select folders and files with mouse on 12.04

My problem is very simple apparently but a tricky one. I just installed the Ubuntu 12.04(1) along with the Gnome3-shell environment on my new PC desktop Acer Aspire X3995 (see config below). ...
3
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1answer
469 views

Can not move anything in Ubuntu 12.04

This is quite annoying. For some reason I can not hold anything with my mouse. For example. I can not drag a window by holding its title bar. I can not move the scroll bar of any window by ...
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289 views

Why doesn't my mouse work in Gnome-shell at 30-bit color depth?

Title pretty much says it. Keyboard shortcuts are fine. But the mouse interaction, Clicking on anything but desktop icons is... not happening.
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2answers
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Mouse selects everything on its own

I have a strange problem that my mouse keeps selecting everything I point to. For example, if I open Rhythmbox, then at the top of the screen there is a text which says which song is playing. If I ...
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0answers
74 views

How can I increase the mouse cursor size and change its color in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change cursor in Unity? How can I increase the mouse cursor size? I use my computer plugged to a TV far from me. I need to increase the mouse cursor to make it ...
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2answers
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marble mouse middle click fail in 12.04

On recently upgrading to 12.04, I find that the middle click with my logictec marble mouse doesn't work any more (formally achieved by clicking both buttons). Anoying since I can't do a middle-click ...
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1answer
2k views

Gnome Shell mouse shortcut to switch workspace

How can I switch workspaces in gnome shell with extra mouse buttons? I`ve used to do it with compiz in unity and gnome2, but I can`t bind it in gnome shell. I want use both Up/Down and extra mouse ...
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0answers
421 views

How can I configure the mouse scrollwheel sensitivity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Increasing scroll speed Is there anyway to increase the speed of the wheel scrolling of my mouse in Ubuntu? I use extended files (PDFs, web pages etc) and I need to ...
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Bind a mouse button to show the Gnome Shell Activities overview

I'm trying bind a button on my mouse to show the Gnome Shell Activities overview. I'm using xbindkeys to bind actions to my mouse buttons. I tried using the following xte command to show the ...
2
votes
1answer
609 views

Where is the keyboard mouse feature in GNOME 3?

I'm using Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10. I've used keyboard mouse (accessing mouse with keyboard) earlier by pressing Control+Shift+Num to activate it (see http://www.noah.org/wiki/Linux_Keyboard_Mouse). ...
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174 views

Is there a setting or tool that will make my mouse not shake when my finger is on my touchpad? [closed]

On my toshiba laptop, when I touch my touchpad but don't move my finger, my mouse shakes slightly. The mouse sensitivity settings in the control panel don't help. Does this happen to anyone else? Is ...
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4answers
288 views

Sidescrolling with touchpad?

I just booted up my laptop and opened up my webbrowser. I went to OMG! Ubuntu!, and wanted to scroll as I always do, with the right side of my laptop's touchpad... It did not work... I went to the ...
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1answer
675 views

Is there a way to left-click links in gnome-terminal or am I out of luck?

I'm using irssi hosted on a remote computer for IRC, and it'd be super helpful not to have to hold Control or right-click every single link (so I can avoid multiple clicks or multiple hands). At this ...
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votes
3answers
6k views

How to disable “on mouse stop auto click”

When the mouse stops moving after 1 seconds, it auto clicks, no matter if it is within an application or on desktop. Does anyone knows how to disable this feature?
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3answers
7k views

How to move windows between workspaces using the mouse?

From a SO question I found out that Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Arrow can move windows to another workspace. Is there a way of doing that with the mouse?
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0answers
447 views

Mouse bindings in GNOME 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Modifying Key- and Mouse-Bindings for GNOME Shell I'm interested in trying out GNOME Shell (which I like better than Unity), but I'm wondering if it's possible to bind ...
5
votes
1answer
733 views

Mouse hover over submenu item does not expand menu until I leave and re-enter item

In gnome, whenever I click on a contextual menu item (eg. right click on a window in the task bar) and then hover over a sub-item (eg. Move to another workspace) that is expandable, the submenu is not ...
2
votes
1answer
239 views

Gnome menu with mouse up to the top

I am just starting with Linux. I have noticed that though Gnome has a fixed menu (Gnome panel) at the top of the screen, similarly to Mac OS X, it is impossible to click a menu item after moving the ...
2
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1answer
159 views

updating vim causes usb mouse to freeze

I wanted syntax highlighting in vim. I read in some forum that I should do: sudo apt-get install vim I guess there were a lot of dependencies, so it took a while. I typed "YES" a few times without ...
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2answers
565 views

How can I configure Ubuntu/GNOME to accomodate my keyboard/mouse habits from Windows?

I've primarily used Windows, but recently switched to Ubuntu/GNOME at work. In my Windows setup, the context menu is triggered on the release of the right mouse button; in my Ubuntu/GNOME setup, it's ...
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Decrease mouse sensitivity below the standard limit

I've got a USB mouse attached to my Ubuntu notebook. This mouse is (unfortunately) really sensitive, and so it sometimes gets hard to hit small icons with the mouse pointer. This is really a hardware ...
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3answers
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How to use mouse scroll to hide windows?

I used to set the mouse scroll to hide the windows when scrolling on the title bar: alas, I can't remember how I did that... Can you please tell me how to achieve it?
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2answers
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Can I accelerate mouse sensetivity over the standard maximum?

I've used "Mouse Preferences" window to set mouse pointer acceleration and sensitivity sliders to their maximums, but I am still not satisfied with how fast does mouse pointer move (I've got a very ...
9
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1answer
3k views

How do I set GNOME to “focus follows mouse”? [duplicate]

I have two monitors that I use for development. I would like to use sloppy focus for switching between windows. sloppy focus -- whatever you mouse is hovering over is in focus. I know it's available ...