The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse), and closely related devices, as well as issues with software concerning the mouse. When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag.

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Decrease mouse sensitivity below the standard limit

I've got a USB mouse attached to my Ubuntu notebook. This mouse is (unfortunately) really sensitive, and so it sometimes gets hard to hit small icons with the mouse pointer. This is really a hardware ...
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Middle mouse button will not paste

I have a Logitech M560 mouse, but I do not know how to map the middle button to pasting, as is default in my other mouse. I ran 'xev' and clicked the middle button in the white box. The output ...
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How can I change the mouse's wheel scroll rate?

I'm using Chrome, and the scroll rate is like 3 lines, and it's painfully slow. My finger gets tired really quickly on long pages. System → Preferences → Mouse lacks any scroll wheel configuration ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: mouse and wireless not working on startup

yesterday everything worked fine but today both the mouse/touchpad and the wireless card are not working after boot. The mouse starts to work after a sudo modprobe psmouse but i don't know what to do ...
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Mouse cursor does not change appearance to indicate a program is launching

I am using Lubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I click on a icon to launch a program, be it from the start menu or from the panel, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning circle (or anything else) to ...
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Mouse and keyboard input stutter 13.10 only on AC power

I'm using 13.10 on an ASUS nb550jv. After resuming from suspend today, the mouse and keyboard stutter and freeze. I move the mouse around and it's extremely choppy. If I'm typing, suddenly characters ...
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Mouse “jumps” while holding a mousebutton

i am very new to Ubuntu (13.10). I've just installed it yesterday and have some problems with my mouse. While holding a mousebutton it jumps all over the screen but holding a"mousebutton" using the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS stuck at login mouse and keyboard not responding

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed on a dual-booted machine (i5 dual core 8G ram) and it's been working fine, but today for some reason when I logged out and tried to log back in it is stuck at the ...
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Bluetooth mouse contstantly failes to reconnect after sleep

It seems the bluetooth subsystem shows some bugs after the upgrade to 13.10. It was working quite happily at 13.04. The bluetooth mouse I have, simply won't connect after the computer goes into any ...
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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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How to create a keybord shortcut for toggling mouse touchpad?

I am trying to create a keyboard shortcut for [enabling] or [disabling] my mouse-pad, since it is very annoying to have it while typing especially when you have a mouse. I have tried with xinput ...
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Keyboard and mouse only working after reboot

I'm currently running 14.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (s230u). As the OS boots into the login screen, the built-in mouse and keyboard are disabled. The touch screen remains active, however. ...
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invisible mouse after installation [on hold]

I installed linuxmint 13 maya to my mother pc. Unfortunately the mosue works "inviseble mode". It works but i can't see the arrow. When i boot from the liveCD the problem was same. This DVD in my ...
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Middle mouse button emulation on Lenovo T431s

I'm running Ubuntu (13.10) on a Lenovo T431s. Since Lenovo has removed the classic 3 mouse buttons on top of the touchepad, there is no middle mouse button any more. And emulating the middle mouse ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Microsoft Wireless Notebook presenter 8000

I've tried pairing my mouse Microsoft Wireless Notebook presenter 8000 on my HP pavilion dv9000 laptop but I just can't hit "pair" button! (it is actually a "continue" button) I've tried this ...
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touchpad does not work as it should

Today, when I logged in to my elementary OS, I found the touchpad not working as it should. Scrolling and left/right clicking works fine, but tapping on the touchpad opens the right click menu and the ...
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Bluetooth issues with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hello I have a Dell XPS with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed as stock. I also prefer using a mouse so I purchased the Lenovo thinkpad BT mouse (MOBTC9LA). The laptop has BT support and includes Bluez for ...
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enable synaptics touchpad 2 finger zooming

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 for some time now and after customization there is but one feature i'm missing: the 2 finger zoom function (pinch zoom function) where you place 2 fingers on the touchpad and ...
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Click Lock to drag in Ubuntu 13.10

I've been looking for a while now a way to get the "click lock" in ubuntu 13.10 (for dragging) but so far, I have no success. Universal access lacks this feature, and I have not found some program or ...
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Click lock on Ubuntu 12.04

I am a new Ubuntu user and I really miss my click lock feature from Windows. Basically, what I need is this: I click on my left mouse button for 1 second (or an other small time interval) With the ...
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How to make a wired serial touchpad work in 12.04 LTS?

I have a Cirque serial touchpad that I would like to use, even though the usb mouse works fine. Checked software center, it shows these are installed: X.Org Mouse input driver, X.Org VM mouse ...
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Map mouse button to right click

I'm looking for a way to map a mouse button to simulate the right click (contextual menu) in Ubuntu 13.10. In windows I can achieve this with AutoHotKey in an easy way, just by adding this line ...
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What to do when the keyboard and mouse no longer respond normally on Ubuntu

What do you do when the mouse pointer disappears from the screen, or stops moving and regular keyboard shortcuts such as switching between apps or different desktops stops working and the only thing ...
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Make right+left click emulate middle click on wireless mouse

Anybody have or know of a sweet little workaround script I can set to running at startup that would allow my dilapidated mouse to keep providing me with middleclick functionality even though the ...
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configure mouse side buttons

I have this basic microsoft intellimouse, with 2 side buttons. I can't seem to find where to configure these 2 buttons. I need them to navigate to prev/next webpages. Can anyone help me?
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Is it possible to remove mouse pointer bounds?

I wonder it is possible to remove mouse pointer bounds. I mean when I move mouse pointer to right side of screen, I want it appear on left side. Also same thing for top/bottom bounds. To be clarify, ...
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mouse middle click opens dash in 13.04, regardless of application

does anyone know how to change the behavior of my mouse middle-click button? it always opens the dash no matter what application i am in. it's a wireless logitech t400 if that matters. thanks.
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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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Can I reset the cursor?

One of Inkscape's bugs is that whenever I use it, it turns the mouse cursor (some people call it a "pointer") into this shape: ... and then it never turns back into an arrow or any other shape. It ...
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Only touchscreen on boot

Sometimes when I boot up my Lenovo ThinkPad twist, only the touchscreen works. The keyboard will work until I log in, but then both the keyboard and touchpad (and trackpoint) stop working. Only the ...
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Extra mouse buttons not working in virtualization (VMware/VirtualBox, ubuntu host)

I'm trying to run VMware Workstation and/or VirtualBox on Ubuntu. The virtual machines are working perfectly in both applications, except for the extra mouse buttons (forward/backward). In Ubuntu the ...
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no mouse when installing

When installing 12.04.4 from dvd I have no mouse anymore. I try installing the 32 bit version, tried with a usb-mouse (logitech) and also with a mouse with green round connector. Both don't work. ...
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Mouse curser disappearing on login

So after I installed Ubuntu 13.10 over Windows 8 (which took ages due to having an AMD graphics chipset) I decided to install the GNOME shell which as to my knowledge is at 3.10. It installed fine ...
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My mouse cursor is invisible in Kubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu kde plasma desktop. I first installed Ubuntu, and then I upgraded to Kubuntu and have been using both for over a year now. When I upgraded kdeplasmadesktop the cursor is visible on ...
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Mouse turns off after a few seconds (Ubuntu 13.10, Windows 8.1)

I tried lsusb and I can see my mouse in the list. I tried for foo in /sys/bus/usb/devices/*/power/level; > do echo on > $foo; > done But I got this reply bash: ...
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Clickpad Cursor Jumps when using drag and drop (synaptics)

I recently swiched from Windows to Linux (again after buying a new laptop). After trying a few distros (Mint, openSuse) I ended up with Ubuntu. Now my Problem: On every Distro I installed (even on ...
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What must be done after rescuing kernel panic

I had used GtkOrphan app to remove unused packages on Ubuntu 12.10, however I accepted to delete all the listed packages that it had offered and it caused a kernel panic because I didn't noticed that ...
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xfce4 boots into an xterm-like environment

Most probably after a forced reboot, whenever I load xfce4 on my Ubuntu 13.04 I get this environment that looks like a buffed-up xterm, where I have an invisible mouse cursor: when I move around I ...
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How do I fix Disappearing Cursor/mouse on 13.10 installed on flash

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a flash drive so i can pug it into any computer at home and school and do my work. it was working perfectly until just a half hour ago when i booted it on an ...
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Fn key for touchpad xUbuntu

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Xubuntu. All is well except for a single fn key that doesnt' seem to work. I have an Asus n56vz which has a huge touchpad. So I'd like to disable it when I have a ...
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Keyboard and mouse stop working after using wireless keyboard and mouse

After installing Ubuntu everything seems to be just fine. I plugged in my wireless Logitech mouse and my wireless Microsoft keyboard and they worked just perfectly. After shutting down the laptop ...
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Two Cursors Unbuntu 12.0 on VirtualBox

I have two cursors showing on my machine. I have two monitors on my system and for some reason when I also have a two cursors. The second cursor's vertical position always mimics the first cursor, ...
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How to change mouse speed/sensitivity?

I am on an Asus Zenbook UX32VD in Ubuntu 12.10. Both in 12.04 and 12.10 I haven't been able to change the mouse speed (i.e. the "sensitivity" in the mouse/touchpad dialog). I can change the slider, ...
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Is there a way to cheat javascript games (like Unicoin mining) where rapid clicking is required?

I saw that there's a new currency on the site today for higher privileges called Unicoin. You can mine them by clicking quickly. I was wondering if there's any Ubuntu wizardry that could speed up the ...
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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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There is no keynavrc file for keynav in the home folder

I recently installed keynav from the software center. As per this question, I wanted to change the configuration of keynav so that I could use the arrow keys instead of using a mouse to navigate the ...
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Keyboard/Mouse not working after installation from windows

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 via windows installer. It completed (I guess) successfully. The problem occurs when I start Ubuntu. Neither mouse nor keyboard work (both usb). I can't type in ...
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Left click problem - unable to select in Ubuntu 13.10

I had this problem previously in 12.10 and 13.04 with my clicks. I would be unable to select some text - the text will be highlighted as long as I hold the left click button in the mouse, but will ...
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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 ...
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Sharkoon Drakonia Gaming Mouse doesn't work at all

I've got a new Mouse "Sharkoon Drakonia", a gaming mouse with 11 buttons and high changable resolution. The problem is, that the mouse doesn't work. Only the LEDs are visible, but wether the buttons ...