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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
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1answer
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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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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 ...
0
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0answers
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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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Solution for: running Ubuntu 13.10 in virtual box aside to Genymotion mobile/tablet virtual box lets mouse pointer disappear

the Ubuntu system first run solely and worked nice in virtual box. then i installed the Genymotion add on for virtual box using some android tablet virtual machine running aside to Ubuntu. all still ...
2
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0answers
107 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
97 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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0answers
13 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 ...
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1answer
316 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
73 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 ...
8
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1answer
6k views

Mouse pointer invisible after installing Unity with Gnome 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 ...
0
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0answers
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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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105 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 ...
0
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1answer
423 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 ...
0
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0answers
54 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
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1answer
124 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 ...
0
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2answers
219 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 ...
0
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0answers
45 views

Feasible to page back with Apple's Trackpad?

Is it feasible to page back with two fingers swipe on either trackpad or mouse in Ubuntu as implemented default at OS X? Or if it isn't, is there a better way to do it than just move to the arrow ...
0
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0answers
375 views

Ubuntu 13.04 fails to load properly after login

For some reason the 13.04 amd64 version is not working right for me. Previous versions worked fine on this machine, but the 13.04 doesn't. The problem takes place if I try to do 'Try Ubuntu' from the ...
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1answer
492 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 ...
0
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0answers
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Unity dash is not appearing and I am unable to change to another window

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 x32. Unity dash will stop appearing, I wont' be able to switch to other windows or move/close focused window, right-click will stop working. All of these symptoms will appear ...
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270 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 ...
2
votes
1answer
771 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 ...
0
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0answers
113 views

Raring Drag and Drop Threshold removed - how to set it

Much to my annoyance, the drag and drop threshold has been removed in 13.04 from the mouse desktop settings. I find myself dragging and dropping now when I had no intention of doing so. This just ...
4
votes
1answer
2k 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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0answers
54 views

Is there a way to allow mouse selection within the Unity windows switcher?

Both in Gnome Shell and in KDE it is possible to activate the window switcher by pressing Alt+Tab and then select with the mouse. This feature is not available in Unity. I have tried workarounds ...
0
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0answers
382 views

USB mouse not responding (13.04: Raring Ringtail)

I've recently upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04. Last version worked fine. However, in 13.04 my mouse (usb connection) freezes/stops responding. The keyboard (also usb) still works so I am assuming it's ...
0
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0answers
208 views

Ubuntu sidebar won't register scroll wheel when trying to scroll vertically

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04, and I've noticed something is not working properly. In 12.10 it was easy to slide up and down the vertically-inclined sidebar by simply rolling the mouse wheel ...
0
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2answers
663 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
51 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
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1answer
222 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 ...
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2answers
1k views

Where is “Show position of the mouse when the Control key is pressed” [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. CTRL Key in VirtualBox is not working for me, that's because the "Show position of the mouse..." is hogging the CTRL key. I don't see an option to disable this in the Mouse ...
2
votes
1answer
166 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
355 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Ubuntu 12.10 Jerky mouse movments

As the Title indicates I have some problem with delicate movement of the mouse in Ubuntu 12.10 fresh installation. The jerkiness is shown more at small and slow movements when the mouse will move a 2 ...
3
votes
1answer
395 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
244 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 ...
0
votes
2answers
632 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 ...
15
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3answers
25k views

How to enable mouse wheel in virtualbox?

I've installed on my host ubuntu 10.04 in virtualbox guest operating system ubuntu 12.04. And mouse wheel doesn't scroll vertically the contents of a window. In host works normally. VirtualBox mouse ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Ubuntu 12.04 desktop freezes, or rather the mouse recognition

I have a problem. The Ubuntu desktop freezes in a way, that I can still type, do everything on the keyboard but the mouse doesn't work. I can move it around but it doesn't highlight anything in the ...
0
votes
1answer
372 views

Can't bind Super + w in xbindkeys, all other combos work fine

I am trying to set key bindings for my mouse buttons with xbindkeys and I'd like to set one of them to spread the windows as if I'd pressed Super + w but for some reason this one won't bind properly ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

Mouse gestures for Unity desktop

I liked the mouse gesture of Windows 7 to minimize all open windows except the active one. Can I have that kind of gestures to use in Unity. or What are the mouse gestures available for Unity?
8
votes
5answers
12k views

Quickly minimize/hide all windows, preferably with mouse - 11.10 specifc

How can I minimize/hide all my windows quickly, same as moving mouse to lower right in Windows XP? I don't want a command-line option. Ideally, I want to move the mouse to trigger it, or perhaps ...
1
vote
0answers
72 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
454 views

“focus follows mouse” does not respect the window orders while closing a window

In gconf-editor, apps>metacity>general I have set up "focus_mode" to "sloppy" and "auto-raise" to "false". Now the focus follows the mouse. Anyway, when I have several windows opened, and I ...
0
votes
1answer
231 views

My ubuntu with unity not loading after last reboot

I have asus u36sd and after last reboot I can't start up my ubuntu 11.10. Usually I suspend my notebook by closing cover but today I reboot it and it not starting up. Booting flowing by normal till to ...
5
votes
2answers
7k views

Gnome panel alt-right click does not work

The alt-right click does not work for editing the gnome-panel in the unity interface, but I eventually found that holding alt and clicking both mouse buttons at the same time worked to bring up the ...
10
votes
2answers
5k views

Middle mouse click emulation on trackpad, how can I set it?

I've just updated to Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm using Unity. Since the update I can no longer use 'Middle Clicks' with the Track-pad. Tab-browsing in Firefox has become a pain :( I used to swap the 'three ...