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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IOGear gcs72u Keyboard/Mouse Unresponive After A While - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a kvm setup: 1 Computer with Ubuntu and another with windows 8. The problem is after a number of switches (Between 5 - 10 back and forth) the mouse and keyboard stop moving for my ubuntu ...
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scroll down in xpdf pressing only once on the middle scroll button of the mouse

I am very beginner in Linux. I have 3 questions please. I will number them, so it will be easier for you to answer. Tell me please is there any way to scroll down in a pdf file with xpdf only ...
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14.04 mouse freezes frequently for some soconds

I run Ubuntu 14.04 since a year. Now since a week (probaly after some update) my mouse freezes frequently for some soconds. It recovers without me doing anything. During mouse freeze, the keybord ...
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Chrome window is off position after maximizing

when I unmaximize my Chrome window and then maximize it again, it appears to be redrawn incorrectly, see the attached GIF to see for yourself. What is even worse, is that Chrome still thinks the ...
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How to map modifiers (e.g. CTRL) to mouse thumb buttons using xbindkeys

This question has already been asked but was never answered properly. After clearance with @Seth I am now asking it again. This will allow me to respond and possibly modify the question a lot easier. ...
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mouse and touchpad settings missing

I am using the latest version of ubuntu 14.04 in the new lenovo Z510 ideapad laptop. I came across this problem while i was trying to enable my two-finger swipe action. Usually the mouse and touchpad ...
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flickering mouse .. only one display in 14.04

My cursor is moving randomly and if I want to do some action it gets hanged. I saw in some posting it is mentioned that disabling unknown display will work.. However, I have only one display (red one ...
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Mouse lags in Draftsight for Ubuntu 64 Bit 14.04

Mouse lags in Draftsight 2015 SP2, Ubuntu 14.04, Video Card Nvidia Quadro 600, Nvidia driver version 340.76 SuperMicro X9-SCA series board, Intel E3-1230 Processor, 8 Gig memory.
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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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Map Ctrl and Alt to mouse thumb buttons

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a multi-button Microsoft mouse. I would like to map the CTRL and ALT modifier keys to the left and right thumb buttons of my mouse, respectively, so I can ctrl-click ...
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My mouse got lagging with Ubuntu 15.04 on DELL XPS 8500 DESKTOP

My mouse got lagging when i made update from Ubuntu 14.04 bits GNOME to Ubuntu 15.04 64 bits. In other distro like "12.04 64 bits, 14.04 bit and UBUNTU 14.04 GNOME bits", I never have had that ...
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Logitech M545 button mapping

I bought a Logitech M545 yesterday, and it's not behaving as it should. With my old M705 I could use the thumb buttons to go back/forwards in Firefox, Thunar, etc, but with the M545 they don't even ...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Kubuntu 15.04

Recently I installed Kubuntu 15.04 and found that when I'm using Nvidia drivers mouse cursor disappears when I move it to top of the display. It is few pixels "invisible" gap on top. Every other side ...
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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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14.10 Image Viewer bug, click>drag pic leaves pointer changed

I just updated from 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. Today I stumbled on a bug in Image Viewer. Tried to report as per https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/report-ubuntu-bug.html but after "Collecting ...
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The Unity launcher panel disappears after a second

Today I gave up on starting Firefox using the launcher because every time I moved the mouse pointer to the left edge of the screen, the launcher panel appeared, and immediately disappeared again (with ...
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During setup, none of my mice are recognized. I have no idea why. Please help!!

I have tried a Microsoft wireless mouse, an "onn" wireless mouse, and now a very plain Logitech wired mouse. It won't recognize any of them. It says I may need to install drivers. There is no software ...
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Touchpad not working

I have recently installed 14.04 on my dell inspiron 7348 but the touch pad is not working consistantly and my right click does not work.
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Ubuntu 14.04 two finger scroll

I have a lenovo z510. I recently multibooted it with ubuntu 14.04 I have tried a lot , but i couldn't enable a two finger scroll. There is no option for it in mouse settings. i also tried using ubuntu ...
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Mouse cursor invisible after 15.04 update

My mouse pointer became invisible after some updates after I upgraded to 15.04 from 14.10. In all standard settings the mouse pointer is activated (system settings, dconf...) I also tried different ...
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Why my wireless mouse doesn't work in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop but my wireless mouse is not working on it. I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop but my mouse is working properly on it. my mouse is 2.4 GH Generous ...
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Cursor jumps accros the screen at random times

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with everything updated to the latest version, on a Acer v3-p111-p1g3. I love this laptop, but I have the following problem: At random times the cursor starts jumping around ...
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How can I map keyboard buttons to my mouse buttons?

I have 2 extra buttons on my mouse that I would like to map as "Home" and "End" I am able to map mouse buttons to my keyboard using xkbset, but I would like to do the reverse and map keyboard buttons ...
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Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 dell inspiron i7348
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Touchpad / Two finger scroll help

Can anyone help me get drivers for the touchpad on ubuntu 12.04 running on a Powerbook G4? I already followed this guide ...
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Mouse snapping back to upper right hand corner

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Erazer x510 desktop. The mouse wants to be in the upper right hand corner of the screen. You can move it but it just snaps back into the corner. I tried ...
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show_desktop_button is missing in CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM)

I would like to integrate my Logitech Performance MX into Unity Ubi 14.04. In CCSM --> General --> General options --> Key binding I cannot find show_desktop_button. only show_desktop_key and ...
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How do I set the USB polling rate correctly for my Logitech mouse?

I have a very specific need to change the mousepoll value in Ubuntu 15.04. In Kerbal Space Program there's a Linux bug where if you drag the view with the right mouse button while the mousepoll value ...
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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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How do I get my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know I have already asked one Ubuntu question but that's just cause I've been having to borrow someone else's usb keyboard and mouse all this time... I have tried to set it up in the Bluetooth ...
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Problems while scrolling: scrollbar jumps randomly(?)

I use ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. When I scroll vertically on a page the viewable area sometimes jumps to another part of the page. E.g. I scroll down on a website and the window jumps back to the ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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Left click stops working after about 5 minutes after every reboot [closed]

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 on a HP Pavilion g7. The problem is that 5-10 minutes after the startup the left click of my mouse (Logitech M185) stops working. I have tried some commands I ...
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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04

It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have ...
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Logitech MX Master Mouse pairs, but won't work

Recently purchased a Logitech MX Master Mouse for use with my Ubuntu desktop and OS X laptop. It pairs completely effortlessly not even a PIN required - but then I can't do anything else with it. ...
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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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xbindkeys: Conflicting program

So my issue is I just reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 and as always I install xbindkeys and set up my search button to be middle click and the scroll wheel side clicks to copy/paste. However it was working ...
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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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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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usb mouse ravoo 3100 not works

hola mi mouse usb es un rapoo 3100 no me funciona en linux pero en windows si funciona hay alguna forma de configurar el mouse que funcione en linux o hay alguna forma de instalar algun driver de ...
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Touchpad barely works after updates

Hardware: Dell Laptitude E6410:AlpsPS/2 ALPS Dualpoint TouchPad Ubuntu 14.04.2 Did updates this morning and haven't used my touchpad until now. Just started using the touchpad and it barely works. ...
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Increase mouse wheel scroll speed

As the title says, I want to increase the number of rows that are passed when I use the mouse wheel for scrolling. I know that there exists ways to do that for Firefox and Chromium, although I want ...
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Laggy/jumpy/erratic bluetooth mouse in Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) on a DELL XPS 13 (model 9343, BIOS A03) notebook. I use a DELL bluetooth mouse but sometimes it behaves erratically (laggy, jumpy). What could be causing that? Is ...
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I have two mouse pointers in Ubuntu 15.04. How can I remove one?

I have a two-display setup and I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. The left display is oriented vertically and the right display is oriented horizontally. Here you can see me hovering the mouse pointer over a ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Paired but not working

I managed to pair my generic bluetooth mouse with my Ubuntu 15.04. But it doesn't seem to work just yet, although the bluetooth settings says that I am connected with the mouse and the mouse's laser ...
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Click/Key press not recognised at Ubuntu login on t440s with external monitor on resume

If my t440s laptop is suspended and I plug an external display in via either the VGA or Display port connector, then open the lid to resume it, I go to the standard Ubuntu gnome login screen, the ...
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Turn Off Mouse Hide In Top Menu

In Ubuntu 15.04, I'm having an issue with the cursor hiding itself when hovered on the top menu for any program, or even just the system top menu. Am I missing a setting somewhere to turn this ...
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How to configure mouse natec [closed]

I have a mouse natec genesis gx69 and I would like off lighting logo on mouse. when I try using application from producer via wine then it doesn't send information to mouse about off light. Could you ...
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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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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 ...