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Unity 14.04 Desktop does not take focus for “focus under mouse”

I am using an updated 14.04 Ubuntu with Unity (regular setup, nothing fancy or custom). I have "focus under mouse" enabled. This works fine, except that the Desktop cannot get the focus - this is a ...
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Is there an application to identify the configuration driving a system-global keypress

Much as I like Unity and Gnome, getting global keyboard shortcuts and mouse clicks "right" is a source of continual frustration. We have: The "settings" dialogs for keyboard and mouse The ccsm tool ...
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Trackpad Mouse click not responsive

After trying for a while finally managed to run Ubuntu on my Acer D255 e, using seagate external HDD. All is working fine apart from mouse. Although trackpad allow me to select program and open ...
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On 14.04, focus follows mouse appears to break it

Nopne of the tools (Unity tweaks, gconf-editor, gsettings, unity-tweak-tool) and in no case are settings actually changed (even after logout or reboot). HOWEVER, now all my title-bar menus are dead. ...
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35 views

Mouse snapping back to upper right hand corner

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Erazer x510 desktop. The mouse wants to be in the upper right hand corner of the screen. You can move it but it just snaps back into the corner. I tried ...
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108 views

Mouse cursor sometimes is some pixel over its real position

I'm on 14.04 / Unity. I can't say how to replicate or which are contingent conditions, but sometimes my mouse coursor is some pixel upper than its real position, so if I click on an object, probably ...
2
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135 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Pointer/cursor disappears when changing user

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed (using unity) and everything seems to work fine until I try to use a second user. Once I click to log into another user it takes me back to the login screen and once it ...
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Recommended ways to add mouse control of minimise windows Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I've recently switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm happy using Ubuntu, with one small exception. I've been unable to work out how to minimise windows using the mouse and the launch pad, ...
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Mouse gestures (without button) unexpected in 14.04 Trusty, opening Activities

Is this behaviour documented, or a bug: sometimes, when I move the mouse (usually left and up), without any mouse buttons down or keys pressed, Ubuntu acts as if I clicked the 'Activities' button in ...
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42 views

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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1answer
165 views

Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer does not move

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, after updating the Unity doesn't load. The sidebar and topbar disappear. On the main screen, there are only the background and the pointer. I've solved this problem by entering ...
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42 views

Teamviewer mouse wont open the laucher

I have an issue that I am unsure of the root, as in weather it is an ubuntu issue or a teamviewer issue. On my computer I have the launcher auto-hide, While connected to it from a windows computer ...
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1answer
65 views

Configuring mouse buttons to switch between apps?

I just installed 14.04, so I'm using the default setup (Unity, I guess). I have these two extra mouse buttons on the side of my mouse. Is there any way to map these so they can switch between open ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

First mouse click not detected

Since a few days my mouse reacts different on a click. The first click is not working properly, it seems as it is interpreted as a hoover, the second click is interpreted as the first 'real' click. I ...
2
votes
1answer
431 views

Unity 14.04 - left click to raise window with focus-follows-mouse

After upgrading to 14.04, right-clicking on the titlebar no longer raises the window. I use focus-follows-mouse and historically use the titlebar to promote windows to the foreground. Is there a way ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Mouse works only in some applications

Recently my mouse has been buggy (actually one of the reasons I'm switching from Windows 8.1) (I say mouse, but I mean mice, I've tried several). It will work just fine, but when I try to click in the ...
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20 views

Mouse cursor doesn't show globally

I tried installing a mouse cursor theme , and anytime i try and click on any mouse theme, it doesn't show everywhere. If i put the mouse on the launcher it it DMZ-black. If it's in firefox, it's the ...
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1answer
33 views

Log In broken? Giving me nothing but a screen with the wallpaper, and I can hardly move the mouse

I recently decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 via USB 2.0 onto my Windows Vista PC. I read on the forums that you can do that, so I went ahead and did that. I used Pendrivelinux to get the files for ...
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26 views

main menu on multi-window applications

Have any of the developers a recommendation on how to set up multi-window applications so that menus don't become confused and overlay one another? An example is GIMP, which typically has at least ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 14.04 mouse and window focus issues

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 tonight and I'm having this weird issue with my mouse and window focus. I can't seem to click on any Unity Launcher icons. More over I can't click on unfocused ...
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0answers
24 views

Can't click on text fields

I'm having this weird problem with my Ubuntu since I bought a new laptop,sometimes without any clear reason it doesn't let me click on any text field and nowadays I saw that I can't click on the top ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How can I switch between windows with an active corner like in gnome 3?

The title basically says it. I want to switch fastly between windows without using the keyboard. How do I do that in Unity? "How does Gnome 3 do it?": Gnome 3 has an active corner in the upper left ...
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89 views

Make the menu keyboard key act as a right mouse click in Unity

What: I have a keyboard key called "menu" that does successfully pull up a menu, but it doesn't correspond with where the mouse pointer currently is. Rather, it is a menu relative to what seems to be ...
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0answers
14 views

How do I configure the left click to select only partial words/sentences?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and whenever I am in any window that has text - such as FireFox or NetBeans and I try to select partial words/sentences - it deselects them immediately. It only allows me to ...
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148 views

How to switch workspace via the Unity Desktop ICON via Mouse Wheel Specifically

I want to wheel over the "Workspace Icon" in the Unity Switcher to change desktops. (I know you can switch workspaces via COMPIZ which is ok for wheeling the desktop), but I would like to wheel over ...
0
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0answers
100 views

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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16 views

Keybinding for mousewheel while mousepointer is over background

In ubuntu 12.04 I would like to bind mousewheel-up/down in unity to a command, but only when the mousepointer is over the background. Obviously if the pointer is over a window, it has focus. Is there ...
2
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1answer
512 views

Want left and right mouse buttons to both map to select

In Ubuntu 12.04 my Asus N56DP mapped both the right and left mouse buttons to be select, or left mouse button. To get a right click or context menu, I would use a two finger click. I quickly got used ...
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0answers
152 views

Launcher not responding to mouse

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and when I "push" my cursor against the left edge of the screen the launcher doesn't show up like it used to. I am now forced to use the "super" (well, "Windows" in this ...
11
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1answer
9k views

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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55 views

Where does X.org get its settings?

This question is 50% to solve a specific problem, and 50% to help further my general understanding of Linux/Ubuntu. Background I am running Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed Cinnamon to use as my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 under Parallels Desktop - Black Desktop after X Windows Update [duplicate]

I have been running Ubuntu 13.04 successfully on a MacBook Pro in a virtual machine in Parallels Desktop 9. Today (2013-10-17) after applying today's Ubuntu update, which included updates to X ...
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118 views

mouse and keyboard work weirdly until switching the terminal

I've seen similar questions, but they seem to be somewhat different from what I'm experiencing. And the solutions don't work. First, it begins right away. I log in and I usually I can't drag the ...
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1answer
570 views

How to configure Logitech Performance MX 950?

I am completely new to Ubuntu 13.04 and I do not have much experience using terminal. However, I would like to assign the "zoom" button on my Performance MX mouse to show workspaces... I find the ...
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58 views

If one window hangs whole Unity interface is not useable by mouse

What really annoys me at my Ubuntu System is, that if a Window of a application hangs for some reason (this for example happens often at the application keepass). Then the whole Unity interface (and ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Trouble with scrollbars and focus

In CCSM, I have "click to focus", "raise on focus", and "auto-raise" checked. I have "auto raise delay" 100 and "focus prevention level "Very High" When I hover my mouse over a window that does not ...
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2answers
255 views

Mouse stuttering in Ubuntu 13.04

I've been using Ubuntu for a while now, and for some reason everytime I drag an object around or move my mouse, it stutters and for a milisecond doesn't respond, so dragging becomes really hard, and ...
1
vote
1answer
662 views

Unity is not responding to mouse clicks

I am using Ubuntu for 5 weeks now. Last night Ubuntu did not respond to mouse clicks. But movement works just fine. I thought this was because off my wireless mouse. So i plugged in a mouse with an ...
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0answers
318 views

Create and install my own mouse cursor - FIXED [closed]

I am interested in finding out how to install my own mouse designs. This could be used to brand a company computer, make a mouse pointer easier to use or, just for fun. Is there a tool to create them ...
0
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1answer
1k views

updated to ubuntu 13.04, 3 finger gestures are gone

Before Gnome3, Ubuntu emulated middle click with 3 fingers tap on the touchpad. After Gnome3, it was used to drag windows (and maximize/restore). I missed the very useful middle click gesture, but at ...
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vote
1answer
863 views

Launcher in 13.04 does not always show when mouse touches the edge of the screen

I have a weird problem with the launcher ever since I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.04. I've set the launcher to auto-hide mode and whenever the pointer touched the left edge of the screen the launcher ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I enable live window resizing in Ubuntu 13.04?

In Ubuntu 13.04 when you resize an application window by clicking with the mouse on any of its borders the whole window area gets covered by an orange transparent film; if then the mouse cursor is ...
0
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2answers
791 views

No more scroll wheel scrolling along the sidebar in 13.04?

Just upgraded to 13, and one thing that I have immediately noticed it lacking is scrolling via the mouse scroll wheel through icons stored in the sidebar. This was my primary way of getting up and ...
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0answers
53 views

Unity-bar fails to show randomly when using mouse? [duplicate]

Description of my problem: I have set Unity bar in 13.04 to auto-hide when not used under apperance settings. Sometimes, for example when using other programs (no matter what program) - it fails to ...
0
votes
1answer
259 views

Touch pad or mouse not working on launcher and top panel

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and everything was working fine but suddenly the top panel and side bar (launcher) has stop responding to mouse or my touch pad. I can bring the dashboard using keyboard ...
2
votes
1answer
190 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 ...
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1answer
387 views

Focus follows mouse stops working when opening window from launcher and no click to focus

This is 12.04 default desktop (unity). I set it to focus follows mouse, and changed the menus to be on the window. This worked for a while, then some unknown even, maybe an upgrade maybe some other ...
3
votes
1answer
464 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 ...
1
vote
1answer
254 views

x11 mouse themes not showing on desktop (unity) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install and select cursor themes? Hi I have install a few different themes for the mouse cursor. They work well except on the desktop, taskbar or unity launcher ...
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2answers
758 views

Mouse button to raise+move a window

I used to be able to use Super+Mouse1 both to move a window and to raise the window on click. When I upgraded to 12.04 gnome-panel, it lost this functionality and I was forced to map F1 to raise a ...