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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How to fix: USB mouse settings restored to default on each connection?

I'm connecting and disconnecting USB mouse from the notebook. I've noticed that every time default xinput settings is restored, precisely Device Accel Velocity Scaling (271): 10.000000 which drives me ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04.1, Keyboard and mouse don't work anymore

I had Ubuntu 13.10 which worked just fine. I've decided to try 14.04. I've done an upgrade and when it finished, it booted to desktop but my keyboard and mouse didn't work at all. So I've decided to ...
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Automatically invert mouse pointer color based on background

Is any way to change the color of mouse pointer to invert color. When I have a light background I can't see the pointer. Note: I don't want to change pointer theme, just want default pointer with ...
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Sometimes left mouse button acting like right, and coursor moving without input

After some recent updates (beginning of last week or so) two problem appeared. I try to find solution or determine if i should rapport it as a bug. I'am by no means Linux expert, so any help with ...
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How do I swap mouse buttons to be left handed from the terminal?

I am left handed person. Therefore I want to interchange the typical mouse buttons for right and left clicks. I want to do this via terminal. May someone please suggest the command for it? Is it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Dell E6440 - sound and mouse working after suspend/resume

I've installed fresh Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Lattitude E6440 and i've encountered two strange issues when doing full system start/restart: - mouse scroll when full restart is working very fast. One turn ...
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USB ports not working after software updates

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a laptop. Everything was running great until a software update today (May 1, 2014). The mice (MS trackball, Belkin mini retractable) work on my Win7 laptop. The ...
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Mouse not working after installing 14.04 LTS 64bit

After new install Ubuntu 14.04 after login screen mouse becomes disabled. Mouse worked just fine up until after login screen. How can mouse issue be corrected?
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USB devices are detected but not working

I have an Acer(TM5720, 32bit, 2.3ghz, Intel Dual Core T7500) laptop. I use a dell USB wired keyboard and and HP Wired Mouse. Everything was working fine until this morning, i.e now Keyboard and mouse ...
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Mouse and trackpad stopped working on an Asus Eee1215n

I have an Asus Eee 1215n. I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and the USB mouse and trackpad just stopped working. What could've caused that? How do I go about debugging it?
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xte called from xbindkeys is not working

I am trying to setup xbindkeys in Kubuntu, since I got a new mouse with some useless buttons. I was trying to bind the F5 key to the windows-logo button on my mouse, which I identified as c:134. ...
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Bluetooth automatic mouse connection not working

I'd like my HP Bluetooth Mouse x4000b (no usb dongle) to connect automatically when starting my HP laptop (Ubuntu 14.04), but I can't succeed in it : I'm forced to do it manually by clicking the ...
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Is there a command-line tool which returns the colour of the pixel based on screen co-ordinates?

Is there a command-line tool returns the colour value of a pixel, based solely on its screen co-ordinates. Is there such a tool? (Also: The tool should not require any user action. It is to run in ...
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Problems with input and suspend(separately)

I'm still very new at Ubuntu/any other linux OS, so this might be an easy fix for most. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 a few days ago, it's dual-booted with Windows 8.1 and I'm using a Toshiba laptop. ...
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Driver for wireless mouse

anyone knows how to configure this mouse( http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-4GHz-High-Qulity-Wireless-Optical-Mouse-Mice-USB-2-0-Receiver-for-PC-Laptop-/400592691497?pt=Mice&hash=item5d452f6129 ) to use ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just bought this new Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse but Ubuntu can't find it from the Bluetooth settings. I installed BlueMan, but nothing happen. Any ideas?
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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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There is no two finger scroll option in my “Mouse and Touchpad” settings

I simply do not have the option for "two-finger scrolling" available in my "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. I have tried a lot of terminal commands that I have found in the forums with no success. Who ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after it goes to sleep

Whenever I leave my laptop idle for more than an hour it freezes. The mouse pointer disappears. However the keyboard and the power button works. And because of that I am able to safely shutdown my ...
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imwheel destroys back / forth navigation buttons from my mouse

I installed imwheel correctly with sudo apt-get install imwheel. Afterwards I did insert this: ".*" None, Up, Up, 10 None, Down, Down, 10 in my ~/.imwheelrc file. The ...
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Wireless USB Keyboard and Mouse not Detected Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem with my newest installation of ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebox. As soon as I boot into the computer, the mouse and keyboard are not recognized. Mouse clicks/movement does not ...
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Does the Redragon Mammoth mouse compatible with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

http://www.amazon.com/Redragon-Mammoth-Precision-Programmable-Cartridge-Switches/dp/B00GU4F4OM/ref=cm_cd_ql_qh_dp_t I was thinking of getting it and I do have a windows 8 laptop to configure ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - slow scrolling using scroll arrows

Newly upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. If I open a large document in gedit, or have a large terminal window open, then scrolling using the scroll arrows (i.e. left-click and hold down on the scroll ...
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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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Left Mouse sometimes stops working after Sleep

I have a laptop (HP EliteBook) with the latest Ubuntu (14.04 Desktop 64 bit) installed. When I close the lid it goes into sleep mode. When I wake it up again, the left mouse button regularily stops ...
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USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 14 LTS)

I've been using Ubuntu 14 LTS on my work desktop, laptop, and home desktop without any problems. Does anyone know what I can do? What Works: Keyboard on Boot Keyboard in BIOS Keyboard/Mouse on ...
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How do you add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu for folders/directories?

I would like to add it to the default menu (mouse right-click) Like I want to right click on a folder and open it in the terminal. I don't want to have to find the directory in the terminal.
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Fujitsu/Siemens Amilo Pi 1505 touchpad drivers

I'm trying to revive a pretty old Fujitsu laptop, I installed Lubuntu and it finally stopped lagging, and is working pretty well now. I'm new to linux, and I don't know much, I don't even know how ...
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How to change separately speed of pointer for mouse / touchpad?

Recently I've connected USB mouse to my laptop with touchpad. In Mouse and Touchpad settings section I see only touchpad pointer speed. Now mouse moves a pointer too fast. How do I change that? ...
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Not Quite Multiseat

I am attempting to create a pair programming environment sort of set up like multiseat: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiseatX[1] or https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultiseatOneCard[2] (as ...
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Disable mouse wheel doubleclick

My mouse's wheel sometimes doubleclicks instead of single click. Looks like hardware issue. How can I prevent sending another wheel click for one second for example?
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Keyboard and Mouse Both PS2 and USB Not working after Installing Ubuntu

We are Installed Ubuntu 14 OS after that Keyboard and Mouse not working our mother board is Gigabyte GA-M61PME here that thier is IOOMU Setting
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Mouse cursor drift problems 14.04 ubuntu [closed]

I am posting a question to learn if anyone is having similar cursor (mouse cursor) drift problems. I have seen where this can be a problem with Dell laptops and such but I have a Toshiba Tecra m5. I ...
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Mouse / keyboard not working on Ubuntu, stuck at login

Just installed Ubunutu, completely new to using Linux myself. Should be running the latest version as I selected to download updates on install. Mouse: Logitech 848nm Wireless Mouse - Works on ...
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Haunted Trackpad Pointer When Hard Drive Is Active

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on an Hp Compaq NC6400 I am rehabbing, in order to test the machine. The hard drive I installed into the computer worked fine and had Windows Vista loaded on it. ...
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USB slots stop working suddenly from time to time

After re-installing Lubuntu 12.04 system on my laptop an older problem re-emerged after a few days and installation of different programs: without apparent reason the external mouse and sometimes ...
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Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
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set left handed mouse, then wacom stylus buttons switch too

I'm using Lubuntu 12.04. I can set my mouse (basic usb mouse) to left hand (i.e. switch the left and right mouse buttons which is all I need) by going into Preferences / Keyboard and Mouse. However, ...
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Mouse pointer is not visible on a fresh installation of 14.04

Yesterday I installed 14.04 on my dell latitude e6430. After the instalation when system started mouse pointer is not visible and the touchpad and mouse are, hence, useless. How do I resolve this?
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jerks and involuntary scrolling windows and menus

new update to 14.04 from new install of 12.04... Debian partition continues to work properly. On various programs, if there's a window large enough to scroll -- or a menu or slider I've focused on ...
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How do I get my apple wireless mouse to STAY paired after a reboot or shutdown?

I use 14.04 on a mac mini and an apple wireless mouse. I installed blueman to get it to work, the only problem is that when I reboot or shutdown, it doesn't automatically work again. I'm forced to ...
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Mouse is disabling by itself after upgrading kernel to 3.13.0-34-generic

USB Mouse is disabling by itself after working for 5-10 seconds. when i tried to use cursor isn't moving. but after right clicking continuously its re-enabling by itself
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...
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What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint?

The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated. I am trying to permanently change my TrackPoint sensitivity and speed settings and enable middle mouse button scrolling. I have tried ...
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Cyborg R.A.T 3 gaming mouse stops working after a while and/or misbehaves

I'm having some problems with a new R.A.T 3 gaming mouse that I bought today. It works flawlessly under Windows 7, but under Ubuntu 11.10 it keeps misbehaving. What happens is this: I connect the ...
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Can't increase mouse sensitivity

I've got a problem increasing my mouse sensitivty and the cursor moves pretty slow at the moment. I've tried using that sensitivity slider in the system settings but it does nothing. I found some ...
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Keyboard and mouse are not working on dell laptop after updrading to 14.04 lts version

Need a help, System Configuration: Dell vostro , RAM: 4GB , Processor: i3 , HDD: 500GB , Yesterday, I have upgraded my ubuntu OS version 12.** LTS into 14.04 LTS on that time my external mouse and ...
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KVM Switch Under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install a KVM Switch between two computer. The first one runs under Windows XP. The mouse/keyboard/screen works perfectly (the first computer is an ACER Aspire (Lifestyle Line)). When I ...
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Today my left-mouse button stops functioning normaly

I'm using 14.04 LTS, and today it doesn't responds on certain places on the screen. It looks like the focus on the windows changes without seeing it. With Alt-tab sometimes it starts working. I don't ...
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How can a gamepad control THE mouse?

There are many questions about this subject: Remapping both mouse and keyboard to a gamepad How do I configure a joystick or gamepad? How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard? ... But the ...