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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Is there a `Locate pointer` helper in Lubuntu (for visually impaired)

One the most difficult things for visually impaired people is locating the mouse looking up to the screen. Therefore enabling locate mouseor locate pointer give some extra visual attention (flashing ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu have a simple slider to adjust mouse wheel sensitivity?

I recently re-switched back to Ubuntu from Windows and I use Mac OS X Yosemite on my MacBook Pro, and am still astounded by how hard it is to actually adjust the scroll rate of the mouse in Ubuntu. ...
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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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How to swap mouse buttons AND touchpad taps INDEPENDENTLY?

I alternate between left-handed and right-handed mouse on even/odd days for reasons not relevant here. I use for such thing a widget in Kubuntu 12.04 When it is left-handed day, my mouse understand ...
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ubuntu 14.04 and file or folder do not open on double click only in administrator account

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and file or folder do not open on double click in administrator account but every thing is normal in guess session how do I fix this problem ?
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Weird pointer+mouse+touchpad functionality in Ubuntu + ASUS X550L

I have an ASUS X550L. When I try to install ubuntu (any version), my touchpad does not work during the installation and mouse also acts weired such that some buttons cannot be clicked with the mouse. ...
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Left click not working, right click sporadic

Been having mouse problems on Ubuntu 14.04 latley. First off the left click button stopped responding but I could still tap the mousepad to click. Then that stopped responding so I used a USB mouse ...
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Alternative to running rmmod and modprobe at every boot

My touchpad isn't properly recognized unless I manually run rmmod psmouse modprobe psmouse at every boot. Surely there must be a better way? Note: This question seems related, but in this case ...
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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse compatibility

Is the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse fully compliant with Ubuntu? In particular the horizontal scrolling?
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Trackpad on Thinkpad W540 not working properly

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and installed Ubuntu on it, migrating from Mac OS. I notice that the trackpad on this computer is basically one big key that can be pressed anywhere on its ...
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Keyboard and mouse (touchpad from laptop) stalling

Today I started up my laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that every second or so my keystrokes and mouse actions doesn't get through. This is very annoying. An example of typed text will look like ...
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Mouse scroll in VBox

As most of you know, Ubuntu, unlike Windows, has a handy feature that allows you to scroll with two fingers on a touch pad. I am running Ubuntu from virtual box on windows and of course that does not ...
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Mouse movement speed is set to max, but still slow

Using Ubuntu 14.04/GNOME, we set the mouse move speed to max in the menu. But the mouse movement is still slow on the touchpad. A USB mouse is perfect, but we need to use the touchpad. Question: ...
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How to move mouse with a command?

I have a Samsung 700T Tablet with touchsceen and stylus input with ubuntu desktop 14.10 x64 installed. It happens often that when the tablet wakes up from standby that I have a sticky always visible ...
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Mouse freezes after couples of minutes of use

My Mouse works fine just a moment.. and it freezes and cannot click but it moves anywhere I want..and my touch pad doesn't work after I installed ubuntu 14.04 for my asus k550l laptop.. But when I ...
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Wireless mouse not working

I have a Gigabyte wireless mouse (m7600), and ubuntu 13.10 freshly installed. All this on a Dell Inspiron n5110. My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. The system recognizes the receiver, it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my computer. Sometimes Ubuntu 14.04 just freezes. Using keyboard and mouse has no effect. I need to do a hard reset. On Ubuntu I have only installed ...
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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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Controlling Bluetooth mouse gestures that register keyboard events

tl;dr I just bought a Logitech T630. It's a Bluetooth mouse that supports several keyboard events via gestures (PDF). These gestures are fine and dandy but I have little use for them. I'm having a ...
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byobu scrolling and text selection

I want byobu running in gnome-terminal to: Interpret mouse wheel scrolling as scrolling up in the current byobu window. Allow me to select text with my mouse (eg, to copy it to the clipboard). Is ...
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Help: Mouse pointer invisible on dual monitor setup in ubuntu 14.04.1 derivatives

I have a laptop whose screen doesn't work that I'm trying to setup as a desktop computer with an external monitor. (The laptop's screen still displays colours but it's just lines of different ...
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when trying to install ubuntu or other linux, lose power to mouse and keyboard

I have this old computer "Compaq Presario SR1603WM Desktop PC" and im attempting to install linux on it. I have currently tried linux mint 17.1, mint 17, ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu 12.10(i think thats it) ...
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I cant type my password to update ubuntu

okay so i need to update so i can use my keyboard, but i cant type my password or click or move my mouse because it wont work without the update. I have a chromebook :( i know. Anyways my built in ...
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Setting mouse to left handed has no effect in Xubuntu?

I'm trying out Xubuntu via the live USB. I need to set the mouse to be left handed, i.e so when I 'right click', its treated as a left click, and vice versa. This works fine in Ubuntu, but in ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard stop working unexpectedly

On my laptop I've attached USB mouse and keyboard. They work well when I start the computer. The problem is that after some time they stop working. Laptop's touchpad and keyboard have no problems but ...
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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Trying to disable mouse accel and I have a question

Can someone tell me how do I figure which of these 2 is actually my mouse so that I can actually turn off mouse accel ? .Why the hell does it show 2 A4TECH USB DEVICE?
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Looking for a gaming mouse with macro linux compatible [closed]

As the title says, i'm looking for a gaming mouse with at least 2 (better if 4) programmable buttons for playng minecraft, csgo and other fps. I need macro working for autoclick and use keyboard ...
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Logitech Trackman Wheel optical middle-click unresponsive in Ununtu 14.04 LTS

unfortunately, my middle-click button on my mouse is not working and I'm unable to find options to repair this feature. I'm wondering if anyone here might have some possible solutions for adding a ...
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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...
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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse doesn't working on Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a brand new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse that uses a Bluetooth SMART (Bluetooth 4.0 BLE for low powered devices). Altough I can get it paired with no problem at first look. It just doesn't ...
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How do I stop my screen from shifting when my mouse moves to my other monitor

I have two screens and when I move my mouse from my primary display to my secondary one, my screen gets dragged over to display my secondary display on my primary monitor along side my primary screen, ...
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Program buttons G7 and G8 on the Logitech Gaming Mouse G502

I wanted a few extra programmable buttons on my mouse to assign shortcuts to, so I picked up a Logitech G502. I am using xbindkeys and xev according to numerous tutorials available to find the button ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse not working but detected

I have a Razer Imperator mouse that used to work just fine until yesterday. lsusb, xinput and dmesg all correctly list the mouse, but yet it doesn't work. Can anyone give some tips on how to debug ...
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3 monitor flickering mouse ubuntu 14.10

I've downlaoded ubuntu 14.10 on my pc.. I've got a 3 monitor setup (2 with my nVidia card, 1 with my intel buildin grapics) But my mouse is flickering on my 2 nViadia screens. I already tried to ...
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Mouse keeps freezing in ubuntu 14.04

I have a regular Dell optical USB mouse, dell M0C5U0 to be precise. It keeps freezing randomly (3-4 times in a 3 hour space) in ubuntu 14.04. I recently upgraded from 12.09 and I never had this ...
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Wacom intuos button maping option not available

I tested an intuos pen & touch tablet with ubuntu 14.10. But the configuration panel did not show the "Map Buttons..." button. Thus, I am unable to map them, unless I use xsetwacom. But if I do ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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Bootup (100 times slower than usual) drops to a shell IF at boot time the computer was off for less than 5 minutes. USB mouse no longer recognized

I've been using Ubuntu on a Windows dual-boot Sony Vaio VGN-CS390 laptop for more than five years now. Yesterday I made a fresh install of 14.04 LTS over 12.04 LTS. Everything worked fine, even after ...
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Locate the id of input device and change the value of its property

I learned from this post that you can set mouse speed by the following: $ xinput --set-prop 10 "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 4 where 10 is the id of the target device, which you can obtain ...
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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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Is there a way of navigating Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 2013 that has a broken screen and digitizer? [closed]

I just install Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 2013 that has a broken screen. Now I am stuck on "the first time user-Chose a Language screen" and can not select anything because the screen and digitizer ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mouse N700

I have recently updated my dual boot of Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mouse N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using ...
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Middle Mouse Button Doesn't work

After I upgraded to 12.04 LTS my middle mouse button stopped working... it worked fine before the upgrade. I can scroll with the wheel but when i push it down it refuses to work. Can someone tell me ...
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Mouse cursor dissapears when long-pressing Alt in Gedit

When I press Alt in Gedit, and hold it for two seconds or so, the mouse cursor disappears, and then as I continue moving the mouse, the cursor starts flickering. The flickering happens only inside the ...
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HP probook ubuntu 14.04 touchpad unresponsive

I just bought my HP probook that came with ubuntu 13. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. But I had a problem with the touch pad. In my case the touchpad is not responsive. It is really hard to move the ...
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Left click not working after a while (it worked fine before) ubuntu 14.04

I don't know why it worked fine before (about 5 months) now after a while the left click don't work. How to signal it ? Regards Bussiere