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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Losing control of mouse

I am using 14.04 on my Lenovo ThinkPad. After an attempt to open a page in Firefox resulted in unresponsiveness, I rebooted but just to realize I couldn't control my desktop. Then it became clear only ...
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Alps touchpad vertical/horizontal resolution

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 500 14-ISK. Everything works as it should, except the touchpad. It does recognize multitouch, right clic (not zooming multitouch but I dont know if this ...
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How to disable touchpad while typing in 15.10

The option for disabling the touchpad while typing does not work in Settings/Mouse & Touchpad in Ubuntu 15.04 (The setting seems to be gone in 15.10??) I have tried installing 'Pointer Devices' ...
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can someone Please help me [on hold]

Whenever i press a key on the keyboard my mouse fezzes and won't ever move. I fixed it once something about a driver update but it wont work please help.
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Erratic scrollwheel behavior - scrolling moves page randomly top or down

While scrolling using my wireless mouse, the behavior seems erratic. Sometimes while scrolling down, the page will scroll up and vice versa. The behavior intensifies if I scroll faster, and seems to ...
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Mouse movement lags flash game

this was not happening before in a game I play (Realm of the Mad God), which was flash version 11.2.202.621, but now is happening in 11.2.202.626, The game runs through shockwave (swf). If needed I ...
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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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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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Mouse not recognised after each reboot : 1604

Each time I reboot my mouse is not recognised if it is in a USB port at boot time. Each time I have to move it to another port where it is recognised. How do I diagnose this problem or does someone ...
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(Xubuntu) After logging in, no panel, no response, only wallpaper and mouse click

I don't remember what I did. But now my Xubuntu freezes after logging in, I can only watch my wallpaper and my the mouse click. Things that i tried: Opening a console ALT + F2 : Doesn't work. ...
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Touchpad scroll is slow in VMware for ThinkPad

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on VMWare 12.1, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad. The toucpad two finger scrolling in Windows is smooth and it accelerates when I move my fingers, it is also good when I use in an ...
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Mouse pad and usb mouse wont work

So after logging on, for example, I would load onto a different WiFi, then click on minecraft. I click the home button on my computer (window box) and I can't use the mouse pad or the usb mouse. It ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 touchpad problems

I recently upgraded my 900x3a notebook from 14.04 -> 16.04. Since then the touchpad performance is bad. The pointer will sometimes freeze or execute ungiven commands. When this happens I often see an ...
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alt-middle mouse to resize - stuck on resize

Occasionally I have an issue where when I alt-middle click and drag to resize the window, the mouse cursor gets stuck in resize mode, and nothing I do will allow the mouse cursor to get out of this. I ...
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yoga 3 pro touchpad and touch screen

I have new laptop yoga 900. I have install ubuntu 15.10 on it. The problem is that touchpad and touch screen are not detected (I solved wifi problem with this : Intel wireless 8260 - unclaimed network,...
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What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint?

The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated. I am trying to permanently change my TrackPoint sensitivity and speed settings and enable middle mouse button scrolling. I have tried ...
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Thinkpad T460P: Scrolling jumps to top on 2 finger touch

I've noticed in Chrome at least, if I take my fingers off my touchpad for a few seconds, and put them back down, there's a very good chance it triggers something that scrolls to the top of the page ...
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Remap mouse button with a sequence of another mouse button

I'm using xbindkeys and xte on Linux Mint (17.3 base on Ubuntu 14.04) to replace my mouse side buttons to a sequence of mouse wheel up and down for faster scrolling. This is my .xbindkeysrc code: "/...
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USB wired mouse stops working after some time, lsusb hangs, the /sys/bus/usb/devices/usb folder doesn't open up

I'm having this problem for a long time. when I'm playing a game or working or after some time my mouse stops working! the cursor doesn't move and the left/right clicks won't work. unplugging and ...
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Copy/paste middle mouse button functionality absent

Kind of an unusual Ubuntu 12.04 system. It was built up from a minimal install and doesn't have most of the usual Ubuntu graphical elements: no Unity, no Gnome shell, no LXDE, and so forth (I use the ...
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Can't click in applications / windows

Just installed Ubuntu today, first time using it. I noticed during installation that on and off I couldn't click the mouse and had to use tab and enter to select things. I could always move the mouse ...
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Mouse middle button paste sensitivity

More than half the time when I paste using the middle mouse button, I get double pastes. This happens in all applications and changing the mouse makes no difference. I am currently running Ubuntu 16....
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My pointing device does not have “Device Accel …” properties

My mouse does not have these properties: "Device Accel Profile", "Device Accel Constant Deceleration", "Device Accel Adaptive Deceleration", "Device Accel Velocity Scaling". But my keyboard does ?! If ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Ms Wireless mouse 1000 fast scrolling

I'm having a problem with two different computers (desktop and notebook). Both of them have ubuntu 16.04 LTS and sometimes I need to share an wireless dongle (mouse and keyboard) to work. This doesn't ...
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razer death adder mice on Ubuntu 14.04 based linux ( linux mint KDE 64 bit ) [on hold]

i have an razer deathadder mice, and i cant't set any of the side buttons to work. i am found a razer copperhead tool, but this tool is not see my mouse at all. my question is : how i can set the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Bluetooth Arc touch mouse

I'm having a little problem using my Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. I'm able to see the mouse in the Bluetooth manager but unfortunately not to pair it and when I'm taking a look into the syslog I find ...
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Mouse & Touchpad doesn't show touchpad setting anymore

After rebooting my laptop I realized that my pointer is moving very fast, then I opened my Mouse & Touchpad setting and I saw that it doesn't show my touchpad setting anymore, here is the ...
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How to lock the mouse pointer to one screen?

How can I lock the mouse pointer to one screen in a dual/multiple screen setup? Ideally, I would like to be able to move the pointer from one screen to another only while holding a key (like CTRL). I ...
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Mouse clicklock needed for accessibility! Where is it?

Here's a news article: Windows-Only Click Lock Feature to Be Built for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I have a disability and I really need this feature to fully use the computer. I've heard rumors that it used ...
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Mouse clicks won't respond in the majority of the work area Ubuntu 15.04 w Unity + Dead Unity

Guys this is going to be a long one since I need to describe the problem and subsequent actions in case someone can help. Keep in mind I'm an artist and not a tech guy so while I do know how to keep ...
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How can I decrease the mouse sensitivity in zsnes?

I'm using zsnes 1.51 on Ubuntu 16.04. The mouse speed in zsnes is way too high. I'm actually using a touchpad and if I move my finger just a little bit, the cursor moves too much. Is there any way to ...
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mouse/cursor is disappearing after sleep

I've got a problem where my mouse cursor keeps disappearing when my session times out. I log back in and it's invisible, though I can still move it around the screen and click things. I'm in Lubuntu ...
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Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse under Ubuntu 14.04

I've attempted to find a thread on this but can'y seem to find anything specific to whether this Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse works under Ubuntu 14.04 - unifying and Bluetooth Smart? See: http://...
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Left Click Stops for all Pointing Devices in 14.04

I've looked through other questions similar to this, but none of the answers I've seen seem to address the specific problem I'm having. Every so often (about once every couple days), I lose the ...
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Can I automatically deactivate my touchpad when a USB-mouse is connected?

I know that I can check if the touchpad is active with gconftool-2 --get /desktop/gnome/peripherals/touchpad/touchpad_enabled and I can set it disabled / enabled with gconftool-2 --set --type ...
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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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Synaptic Touchpad unresponsive after boot

So, the problem is right after i boot my laptop (ASUS X44HR, Synaptic Touchpad), the touchpad doesn't work. After waiting for a while (usually 2-5 minutes) the touchpad starts to work and the cursor ...
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Mouse click working intermittently

I just installed ubuntu for the first time, I was anxiously waiting to start programming and what do I find? The mouse doesn't work correctly... It seems like the clicking falls through the layers of ...
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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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Wheel scrolling does not work anymore

I did an apt-get update and upgrade today and now the middle wheel on my mouse doesn't scroll in any program. I've tried finding documentation to get it to work again but to no avail. I even tried ...
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Can you make razercfg apply settings on startup?

I am using razercfg to set the DPI lower on my Death Adder Chroma. It works fine, but has to be opened and set on ever bootup. Im wondering if theres a way to force a profile on startup so i can ...
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How can I see the battery status of my Logitech wireless mouse?

Is there a way to monitor the mouse's battery status in Kubuntu? I have a Logitech Wireless Mouse M510 and in Windows I can use the default software (from official site) to monitor battery status and ...
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Mouse wheel jumpy on scrolling

I have a small issue that's really annoying me and wondering if there is a possible fix for it. im using the latest distro of Ubuntu 10.10 and when scrolling up and down pages, especially in google ...
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Reducing Insane Mouse DPI even at lowest cursor speed?

Im using a razer death adder mouse, and i have set the cursor speed to the slowest, but its still massively sensitive. I tried the razerconfig for Ubuntu but cant get it to apply settings on system ...
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How do I restore my mouse sensitivity/acceleration settings to their defaults

I changed the mouse sensitivity/acceleration settings in System Settings\Mouse and Touch Pad. How do I restore these settings back to their default values?
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Is Logitech MK220 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo compatible with ubuntu 14.04

Is MK220 compatible with ubuntu 14.04. Am just was searching for a low cost wireless keyboard and mouse for my ubuntu 14.04. Please comment
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Where is the Accessibility mouse click lock?

I've been a user of Linux on the desktop off and on again over the years. I very nearly switched my primary computer to Ubuntu prior to the release of Windows 7. There were a few, but significant ...
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Lubuntu 16.04. VM Box. USB (Pendrive and mouse issues)

Problem USB doesn't appear in Lubuntu 16.04 guest in VMBox Background: VM BOX ver 5. Installed VM extensions. Installed 32 bit Lubuntu 16.04 Installed virtual box DKMS additions in the Lubuntu. ...
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Moving the USB mouse cause the laptop to wake up from sleep

I bought a wireless mouse and keyboard (Dell) .It's working fine but after I suspend my laptop, movement of the mouse (but not the touchpad) causes the laptop to wake up. Why does this happen and how ...
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Mouse & Touchpad buttons change function after suspend/hibernate

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y560 Laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. On startup both the touchpad and a USB mouse work fine. After suspend, the mouse buttons work differently and erratically. This is true for ...