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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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse get temporarily stuck [on hold]

I have an annoying problem of mouse temporarily stuck, that does not respond to movements for 1-2 seconds. It never happen if the mouse is moved frequently, only after a long while (minutes) of work ...
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Mouse not working ubuntu 12.04 LTS after downgrading kernal

Beginner here,I recently downgraded my kernal in Ubuntu 12.04 so I can install my amd driver (not yet tried) but there's only problem in this kernal my mouse can't move.Keyboard works fine ,I can open ...
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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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driver problem or something

yesterday i installed ubuntu 14.04 but this morning something strange began to happen i dont know how to explain, so... i have a mouse and a Xbox 360 usb wired controller, when i use scroll (up or ...
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black screen on highlighted right mouse selection

My contents menu goes black when selected with the right mouse button, it's irritating, I can still select the highlighted using the Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+v to paste, but there are other selections ...
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Disable “middle click to lower window” behaviour on gnome

I am using the Chromium web browser, and standard gnome (i.e. not unity). Chromium (like lots of things) has many tabs, and allows you to middle click on a tab to close the tab. But if I middle click ...
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

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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Mouse with Bluetooth 4.0

I've bought a mouse with bluetooth 4.0 but unfortunatly ubuntu doesnt support it by default. I am aware that there is a PPA with bluez version 5+ but I couldnt ever get it to work in ubuntu 14.04.2 Is ...
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How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse

Can anyone tell me how to configure all the buttons on a Logitech MX 620 mouse (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/mice/2987) under Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I like to make one of them just the ...
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Multi-touch not working 15.04

I have an asus laptop with a multi-touch trackpad. Linux detects single touches to click, but does not detect multi-touches. I cannot two finger scroll, zoom in/out, etc. ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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One click on a top bar of a window and I am dragging it

I have found recently that if I click on the top bar of a window, and release and then move my mouse, it drags the window even though I have released. Is this a bug or by design? And how can I make it ...
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wifi + right mouse button on ubuntu 14.04 not working

[![enter image description here][1]][1]i recently installed ubuntu 14.04 from scratch and it have no wifi. i tried to install a driver in software and updates- aditional driver when I am about to ...
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Mouse Keys (universal access) automatically enables itself

With a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 two weeks ago, I am having an extremely annoying bug where the Universal Access Mouse Keys feature keeps enabling itself. I notice it after I have logged in to my ...
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How can I reverse mouse scrolling across all applications?

I use two mice, but I don't like the scroll direction on the left-hand one so I used xinput to swap scroll-up and scroll-down specifically on that mouse (xinput set-button-map "Primax Kensington Eagle ...
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Alt Gr turned into right mouse button, Ubuntu 14.04

For some reason my Alt Gr key has begun to act as right mouse button. I've tried to look for similar symptoms on Google for a few days, to no avail. Using evtest, I've found out that "Macintosh mouse ...
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What's the command to type a phrase?

I'm trying to bind a certain key combination that types my E-Mail. I want it so that when I press a certain key combination, it types a certain phrase (my E-Mail). Basically- I need a command that ...
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Mouse/cursor/mousepad jumpy nervous and jumping all over [closed]

Jumpy/ nervous mouse make it impossible the write an entire sentence without loosing the mouse someplace along the way! Help...
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Any nice, animated mouse cursor themes?

Title says it all really, looking for some cursor themes with animation, any recommendations ? 14.04.2 with Unity
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Why isn't my mouse working in Ubuntu 14.04?

For the past few weeks, my mouse has been not working properly in Ubuntu. At random, the mouse pointer freezes and not after any amount of time does it work again. I can still tab around with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse touchpad isn't responding

My computer shut down when the battery was depleted and before I could plug it in and since restarting it, the touchpad doesn't respond if I move my finger on it. The buttons do. xinput is able to ...
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Touchpad not working under my username no Synaptics found.

new laptop, just installed some new software yesterday... clementine, lightworks, krita, and Gimp. after installing these and some other system updates i shut down the computer. Now in my username ...
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How do I get my touchapd to work properly?

I have a Dell Inspiron 7352 laptop and right click does not work, I have to click hard, and I can't scroll, drag items, or highlight text by holding my pointer finger on the left button and using my ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...
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mouse doesnt stop until left click is pressed

I have an acer aspire 5951g, I installed ubuntu 14.2 along with windows 8, when I move the mouse it leaves a trail and that trail keeps moving while the actual cursor is elsewhere. it doesnt stop ...
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How to move the mouse while two fingers are touching the touchpad?

Before I installed ubuntu I could play games like lol with my touchpad, now I can't. How do I fix my touchpad so I can hold one finger on the spot where you right click and use the other finger to ...
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How to detect mouse scroll on Ubuntu indicator bar?

I using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I'm impressed with Ubuntu has system for set shortcut for execute any command, default installed When I used Windows, I had installed AutoHotKey to realize effect like ...
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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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Unity keyboard shortcut to move mouse (and focus) from one screen to another screen

Enjoying multi-monitor setup at home and work, but wondering how to move focus between individual monitors (ie "screens") without a mouse? Keyboards shortcuts are excellent for switching virtual ...
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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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Kubuntu 15.04 - Mouse fails to drag-and-drop or select properly

I just installed Kubuntu 15.04 and I'm facing a weird mouse issue. Sometimes when I try to drag and drop a file/window or select some text my mouse looses control, (e.g. if I try to move a window it ...
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Touchpad isn't working on anything but windows

I know some people posted issues on this but mine is a little different...just to let you know, it's not a hardware issue because it works in windows but the touchpad doesn't work in Ubuntu and i even ...
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Specify which windows to focus, don't focus when window appears under pointer

I have gvim --role vimwiki configured to start on the Widget layer (by matching on the role name), and I have a text-based window switcher triggered by hitting F8. I use the Window Rules plugin to ...
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Mouse dies and stops responding

My mouse randomly dies. It works fine for minutes, sometimes hours after login but then just stops working. The issue has persisted over more than one mouse and more than one iteration of Ubuntu. ...
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no visible mouse / frozen mouse after booting (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS)

Dear fellow ubuntu'ers I just booted my laptop after a long day of work and I noticed that there was no mouse cursor visible. I could google this problem via the mobile phone and found this solution ...
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How do I enable Middle mouse button emulation in 12.04 LTS?

How do I enable Middle mouse button emulation in 12.04 LTS? I think it was disabled by default in the last release. I'm sure this is a silly question but I can't find a generic answer, they all seem ...
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Touchscreen usages on ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on my HP Envy M6 touchsmart. I have this hardware issue with the mouse pad (control zone), and I would like to base most of my actions on just the touchscreen (.i.e. I ...
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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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How NOT to focus

I am using 14.04 (Trusty) plus Unity plus Compiz (I quite like Unity, but Compiz seems an overkill). I have tried both 'focus follows mouse' and 'focus on click'. The problem with both of these is ...
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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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Trackpoint and both mouse buttons no longer working; Lenovo X121e

This is Lenovo X121e with Intel i3 that I've had for years. I installed Ubuntu on it in 2011 and it's getting updates regularly. I'm on 14.04 LTS. Today neither the trackpoint nor the mouse buttons ...
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How do I map a mouse's scroll wheel to up and down array keys in Ubuntu Server?

I'd like to scroll through previous commands or scroll through a text editor with the scroll wheel. I don't know how to do this without starting a full-blown X Window System.
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How to install Ubuntu from a Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu onto a laptop. I know that I can boot into a liveUSB of Ubuntu and install Ubuntu onto my external hard drive but I was wondering if there is a way to install Ubuntu onto the ...
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problem installing lubuntu 15.04

I have a rather frustrating problem trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on my old Dell desktop computer. The installing process proceeds slowly till I see two icons ( a 'trash' & an 'install Lubuntu ...
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How to disable right click on the touchpad

I am wondering if there is a way to disable the right click button while still being able to use the two-finger click option... my track pad is completely clickable and I often am clicking on things, ...
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trouble with Logitech mk270 combo keyboard/mouse with USB 3.0 hub

I have been checking for solutions on this forum and others, but so far I cannot find a problem that match mine. Basically I have a Logitech mk270 combo keyboard/mouse which work fine under Windows 7 ...
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How to connect Logitech M317 wireless bluetooth mouse to Ubuntu 14.04

So i just got this new logitech mouse and i have no idea how to add it. Any help would be deeply appreciated.
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What keyboard should I buy? [closed]

I work as a front-end developer so I mostly type, I'm a gamer only once for few months ;) I wanna buy new keyboard and mouse (or touchpad like Logitech T650?) from Logitech. But will special ...
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USB mouse stopped after installing all packages!

i installed Synaptic then marked & installed almost all of its packages. But my USB mouse has stopped working. how can I solve this issue?
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How to disable “on mouse stop auto click”

When the mouse stops moving after 1 seconds, it auto clicks, no matter if it is within an application or on desktop. Does anyone knows how to disable this feature?