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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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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Wireless Mouse not recognized 15.10

Pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux based OS, and am having a strange issue with my wireless mouse. It's a logitech m305 wireless mouse, plugging the dongle into the computer (any port) just leaves me with ...
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How can I figure extra buttons of my mouse?

I recently bought an ergonomic vertical Anker mouse. How can I customize extra buttons of the mouse? There is a duplicate question, but it is old and the answer doesn't work. PS: I strongly ...
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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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Touchpad detected but not working

Just booted into Ubuntu MATE on a live usb on my Dell 3452 but the touchpad isn't working cat /proc/bus/input/devices brings up: I: Bus=0011 Vendor=0002 Product=0007 Version=01a1 N: Name="SynPS/2 ...
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Right mouse button doesnt work

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my new Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 M772DGE. Unfortunately the right mouse button of the touchpad is not working correctly. Every mouse button click is interpreted as a left ...
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Mouse sharing for Ubuntu

I recently found Mouse without Borders but this just works for Windows. My question is now if there is something like that which works with Ubuntu with a secure connection. It should provide ...
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Mouse scrolling weird/unresponsive in virtual box

I'm using virtual box 5.0.14 and I've installing guest additions and the extension pack. I am able to scroll up/down however frequently as I'm scrolling down it scrolls up instead. If I disable mouse ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04 both freeze except you can still use keyboard and mouse

After a period of time which seems to be the same every time (although i have not timed it) everything on the desktop freezes, except for the keyboard and mouse. I tried disabling everything in the ...
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 after update

yesterday i installed some updates with the automatic ubuntu updater and shutdown my pc after that. now i try to reboot and i now have the problem that my mouse and keyboard aren't recognized (not ...
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Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/nipple/trackstick mouse drivers?

I have a Dell Latitude 6 series, 3rd gen, with a track-point. In windows, it feels great. In Linux, it feels kind of disappointing. The best way I can describe it is that it is too easy to move it in ...
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Execute command when USB device is added

I have a razer deathadder mouse connected to my ubuntu 15.10 laptop. This mouse uses 3500 DPI per default which his way to fast. Using razercfg I'm able to set this to 1800 DPI, so no problem here. ...
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Mouse pointer freezing up

I'm not sure if it should be asked here or on forums but I'll still put it up here to get discussion started, So 2 days back I upgraded to 11.10 64bit beta. There are few crashes which I already ...
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Why can't I type with some keys on my laptop?

After I installed Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that some keys on my Asus A53U laptop have stopped working correctly, and others work for the wrong keys, i.e. I press the key below backspace (can't remember ...
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Trackpad not being detected after re-opening laptop (Kubuntu 15.10)

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 15Z laptop. My touchpad works just fine when I first start the laptop, however when I put the lid down and put it back up later, the trackpad does ...
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ubuntu 15.10 mouse & touchpad missing settings in settings

my 15.10 image installs fine but has no 2 finger scrolling settings. 14 lts had two folder in that panel, but this one lost all the cool stuff. is there a fix? regards bjorn o.
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Mouse cursor changes size when new process starts

In KDE, you may already change the mouse size in setting (maybe bigger size for better vision or smaller size for more comfort). When new process starts, mouse change its size (usually become ...
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Weird mouse behaviour in Xubuntu - BUG?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 x64 installed and I'm noticing a very strange behaviour. Sometimes my mouse acts as if I've pressed the right button and opens context menus at random. I've tried finding out ...
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Secondary Screen & Mouse Click snafu

I think both my problems are related. When I connect my laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) to my TV, after some overscan tweaking’s, it looks good on the TV but when I move my mouse to any of the edges of ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting

I have a nice little bluetooth mouse, but there is one problem. When it is not used for awhile (I primarily use keyboard) it turns off. Fine, so I have to turn it back on by pushing the button. But ...
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Logitech G700 mouse scrollwheel is way too sensitive, how can I configure it?

I am trying to migrate my brother to use Ubuntu. However, his Logitech G700 mouse's scroll wheel is extremely sensitive. By sensitive, I mean that, due to the fact that it uses high-resolution ...
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Mouse disconnecting randomly 15.10

My mouse randomly freezes (disconnects?) and connects again, CPU doesn't have to be peaking, when I'm working on desktop or in a game and move my mouse it sometimes stops for a second. Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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`powertop --auto-tune` without messing with USB and touchpad

I like powertop --auto-tune because the speakers of my laptop are soughing when not being used and powertop disables the speakers completely when they're not used, stopping the noise. However, my ...
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Zalman M500WL Cordless mouse problematic in Ubuntu 15.10

On my laptop with Ubuntu 15.10 the Zalman cordless mouse works only intermittently. It beeps on/off every few minutes sometimes seconds. Wondering if someone has run into this problem before and a fix ...
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Laptop MousePad Is At Drag State Or Not Clicking On Startup

I Have Vaio VGN-CS16G Laptop with ubuntu or flavours of ubuntu on it In Startup (After Login) Mouse Touchpad is going on Drag state (rectangle appearing and selecting icons) or sometimes not clicking ...
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How to disable physical mouse buttons below touchpad

I'd like to disable the two click buttons below my touchpad because the right one keeps activating randomly. I've read doc about synaptics and synclient, and using xmodmap as suggested in Disable ...
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Mouse pointer integration greyed out in vm box

My host OS is ubuntu 14.04 and I am running vbox version 5.0.12. I could use the same pointer in the guest and host os, but recently I shut down the guest os in vm box instead of saving the state and ...
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how to manually install hid-logitech-dj module?

I'm running ubuntu mate on raspberry pi2. Logitech k400r keyboard w/touchpad works fine with generic driver but when I wanted to add logitech m525 mouse using the same unifying receiver, I had to use ...
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Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (64 bits) to my Mac OS X 10.9.5 (64 bits) using Virtual Box version 4.3.24. I am not an experienced Linux user. When I start Ubuntu, I cannot make my mouse work in the ...
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Bluetooth mouse pairs, but doesn't work

I'm trying to get my bluetooth mouse (Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Mouse) to work. I've got it paired and trusted using blueman-manager. But the device isn't recognized as a mouse, it is listed as ...
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Have the BT mouse detected and started automatically

Have a Bluetooth mouse that has been setup a while ago. And the Bluetooth indicator in the top bar shows the mouse. It says Bluetooth ON Visible OFF Bluetooth Mouse connection OFF When I switch on ...
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How can I map the extra mouse buttons on the Logitech G300?

The left mouse button on my mouse doesn't work properly. Something inside is broken that makes it register multiple clicks on just one click. So I wanted to map the left mouse click to a different ...
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resolution issue with ubuntu making mouse pointer larger

My laptop has a 4k display running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have scaling issues, so I changed my resolution to 1360x768. When I restart sometimes (50% of the time) the resolution again becomes 2160p for 2 ...
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Pass Alt+Drag through to VirtualBox

Background Running Windows 7 in VirtualBox on Xubuntu Linux (xfce). Installed Alt+Drag on Windows 7 to enable Right-Alt + Mouse Click to drag. Problem It seems as though xfce is not passing the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Right mouse button on unity task bar opens always firefox and does not open context menu within Firefox window

Recently installed ubuntu 15.10 desktop on an asus eee slate ep121 Tablet PC with defaults. Attached it to a hdmi TV, with the internal screen disabled. Problem is that on the unity task bar and ...
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How to disable sticky edges in Ubuntu 14.04 (Ubuntu 13.10 and earlier had a Option for On/Off Mouse Stickiness)

In Ubuntu 12.04~13.10, the Settings >> Display >> Sticky Edges [On/Off] option was available. In Ubuntu 14.10, it is missing. How do I disable Mouse Edge Stickiness so that when I move my mouse from ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...
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Touchpad not working properly - Ubuntu 14.04 - Used to work

Today, suddenly my Ubuntu 14.04 running on my HP Pavillion DV6 had the touchapd not working properly, at all. I plugged an external mouse, it worked great. Problems I'm having with my touchpad: ...
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My mouse pointer has vanished. Can anyone please help me get it back?

I'm running a really long job on my computer and my mouse pointer has just vanished. I really don't want to have to restart the computer because this is a very long job, so could anyone help me try to ...
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Are there other programs or ways to adjust & diagnose mouse settings?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop and have had several issues with click and pointer control. The Mouse & Touchpad settings program seems to be missing several features I would like, so I am ...
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Is GNOME 3 in 15.04 disabling mouse buttons?

Normally in my XFCE4 desktop the right mouse-button works. But not in GNOME. The right mouse button, and the wheel are both not working. I'm using a Logitech M500.
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XFCE: Drag-and-drop pointer stuck on some windows

In some programs like SMPlayer and Clementine when dragging the window with the mouse (for example by accidentally clicking on the program window instead of the media progress bar), the mouse pointer ...
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USB mouse disconnecting and reconnecting randomly in 14.04 64bit

Unfortunately I've been unable to identify the cause other than I have an application that runs, in what appears to be a Xorg scheduler (task manager shows worker, then a shed job), then the mouse ...
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Unable to change mouse sensitivity for Logitech MX Master under Ubuntu 15.10

I just got gifted a Logitech MX Master mouse, and plugged Logitech's Unifying Receiver into a USB port and paired the mouse. It's working flawlessly, except I can't seem to change my mouse sensitivity ...
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Is there a way to mimic “click and drag” using the keyboard?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on an old 2008 MacBook. My trackpad had an unfortunate accident (prolonged exposure to condensation) and no longer recognizes the "drag" portion when I'm trying to click and ...
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How do I turn off “show mouse” when I press Ctrl?

I've searched everywhere in the system settings but I still can't find it.
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Mouse pointer disapears in console when typing begins

I am on on ubuntu 15.10. In the console when I begin typing, the mouse pointer disappears. It reappears when the mouse is moved. Is there a means to disable this behavior? I've looked in the relevant ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 USB mouse not working without power

My USB Mouse works for 5 minutes, if I remove the USB mouse from port and then again plug it, it works for 5 minutes and then it stops working as no power is delivered to it. This issue is there only ...
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USB mouse not working after unplug-plug in 14.04

My Nox "Krom Kull" mouse will not work (except for the lights) in my laptop when I unplug it and then plug it again in "Ubuntu 14.04". I have tried with an old "Razer" mouse and that one does work. ...