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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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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Ubuntu 15.04 - Bluetooth Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse t630 - Extream Lag

My computer is the Dell Precision M3800 and I am dual booting a clean install of Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit and Windows 10. My mouse is the Logitech Ultrathin touch Mouse t630 connected via Bluetooth. Upon ...
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When i come out from suspend mode the right click menu appears.

When I come out from suspend mode the right click menu appears. Only when coming out of suspend mode as if I have clicked it where i left the pointer last but also it clicks twice so it creates new ...
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How to get universal, moderately bigger mouse cursors on Ubuntu / GNOME?

I am visually impaired. The default mouse cursor on Ubuntu is too tiny for me. It can be hard to find. I used the gnome-tweak-tool to choose Large Mouse Cursors. The results of this operation have ...
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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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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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Returning from hibernation switches on bluetooth and disables mousepad

When my Ubuntu 14.04 machine returns from hibernation, there are always two strange things happening: Bluetooth is switched on. The mousepad is not working, although switched on. I have to plug in a ...
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Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse pairs but doesn't do anything

I recently bought the new Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse and have gotten it to work on my windows machines and but when I try to use it on my Dell M3800 running Ubuntu 14.04 it doesn't work at all. I ...
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Combo wireless keyboard+mouse, Mouse is not working

I bought this yesterday http://www.cdrking.com/?mod=products&type=view&sid=21638&main=167#.VdhuKN9_c8o. It's a mouse and keyboard with one usb receiver. The keyboard is working perfectly ...
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My mouse keeps moving to the upper left side of my computer

This happens whenever maximizing or minimizing tabs, clicking on anything in the 'activities' tab or switching workspaces. It's driving me crazy! Any fix for this? I am using a Logitech m325 wireless ...
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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 does not click in the focused window but the oldest window

I'm on 14.04, lsusb shows my USB mouse on the list as Mad Catz, Inc The mouse pointer can be moved smoothly and well but button clicks are a mess. Another example: I am operating on a browser (e.g. ...
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Mouse moves by itself

My mouse moves by itself I cannot use the track-pad as the mouse jumps up and down the screen and also clicks by itself. When I boot into Windows, the track-pad works flawlessly so I suppose it's a ...
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Left click not working, right click sporadic

Been having mouse problems on Ubuntu 14.04 latley. First off the left click button stopped responding but I could still tap the mousepad to click. Then that stopped responding so I used a USB mouse ...
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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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Make Entire Touchpad responsive

My touchpad has no buttons but can be pressed down like a button everywhere. In the lower area (approximately as high as buttons would be), the touchpad isn't responsive if I haven't started touching ...
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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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Dual mouse pointer when drag and drop an icon

The mouse will double when I drag and drop an icon or button. How can I remove this second mouse cursor?
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Seeing two mouse cursors

So, I was trying to drag and drop an image, but for reason I am now stuck with two mouse cursors for some reason (not to mention the image itself is hanging around). image to explain (photo cause the ...
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My touchpad doesn´t work properly

I have a Laptop with dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, I have and ASUS X552L, and my problem is that my touchpad is crazy. I can't use it for anything because it doesn't click or move. I only ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

I have a problem with my touchpad, I can't scroll down with 2 finger and I don't know why. I have be search on google about my problem and I've found some answer but no one don't works for me. On of ...
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Touch pad occasionally freezes on Asus Laptop

The touch pad occasionally freezes on my laptop. If I plug in a USB mouse I can move the cursor but the touch pad remains frozen until after I restart. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.
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Extremely high mouse sensitivity that prevents right click in touch screens

Although everything looks fine with my touch screen and Ubuntu, there's a problem that I don't understand how solve. Now in Ubuntu (Unity) there's an option to enable right-click by holding the mouse ...
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Inconsistent mouse and touchpad scroll behaviour across applications

The mouse/touchpad scrolling behaviour on ubuntu 15.04 appears to be inconsistent. Compared to the "Mouse and TouchPad" settings, the few applications I have tried group like this: same as setting: ...
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connect bluetooth mouse 555b logiteck to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hello everybody more skill in Ubuntu greate os. for long time I can't connect my bluetooth wireles mouse 555b logiteck to this Ubuntu 14.04. when I attempt MAC addres of Mouse appear for some sec and ...
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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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MacBook 4,1 mouse jitters in 10px by 10px box after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04

In the 14.04 LTS, the touchpad worked fine. Now, when you stand still with your finger on the touchpad, it randomly bounces around in a tiny box. There's no visible outline to this box, but it causes ...
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middle mouse button acer aspire vn7

My acer aspire v15 nitro comes with a touchpad. Unfortunately there is no middle-mouse button. Some internet forums talk about pushing the upper right corner for a middle mouse click but that does ...
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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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blinking mouse cursor [on hold]

weeks ago I installed Ubuntu on my brother's computer, the following days he told me than his mouse cursor was blinking and he couldn't use it. I have an idea, there was this unknow screen in 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 login ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth mouse lags time by time

I have $ cat /proc/version Linux version 3.13.0-62-generic (buildd@lgw01-59) (gcc version 4.8.2 (Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1) ) #102-Ubuntu SMP Tue Aug 11 14:29:36 UTC 2015 and $ lsb_release -a No LSB ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse and window focus issues

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 tonight and I'm having this weird issue with my mouse and window focus. I can't seem to click on any Unity Launcher icons. More over I can't click on unfocused ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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Two finger scroll not working in Kubuntu 14.04

I'm running a fresh install on Kubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude E6440. The trackpad works fine except that it doesn't respond to two fingered scroll. The system-setting -> Input Devices -> Touchpad -> ...
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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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Lubuntu 14.04 + TightVNC: remote mouse cursor is “X”

I am connecting from my Windows 7 machine to my Lubuntu 14.04 server using TightVNC. Everything is working as expected except the remote mouse cursor only displays as an "X". My ./vnc/xstartup file ...
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USB Mouse stutters periodically

I'm using an HP dv6000 (not sure of exact model) with a pretty basic Logitech wireless laptop mouse. From time to time, the USB mouse will be very stuttery and less responsive. Not all clicks register ...
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Bluetooth mouse pairs but does not connect

I've installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a DELL XPS 13 notebook (model 9343, bios A03). After some tweaking, I've manage to make the bluetooth work (Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 Bluetooth). However, I manage to ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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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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Need help writing a script to re-pair with a Bluetooth Mouse

I'm having a bit of trouble with my htpc setup, the bluetooth keyboard connects automatically and works, but the mouse doesn't and has to be re-paired for it to work. It also keeps disconnecting. I'm ...
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My touchpad, keyboard, and any other input devices intermittenly stopped working on Asus Zenbook UX303LB

Here is my story: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my zenbook ux303lb. The first time, my touchpad is working, but gesture wasn't at all. For example, my touchpad can't recognize two scroll fingers ...
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Screen freeze for 20 seconds after automatic login

I'm sorry if this question has already been solved but I've failed to find the answer. For some reason after ubuntu bootup and automatically login keyboard/mouse are frozen for 20-30 seconds. Screens ...
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Mouse not working on new Ubuntu install

using a Mad Catz mouse - no other questions seem to help so I've decided to Ask Ubuntu. I'm using a Mad Catz mouse, worked fine on Windows 10, deleted windows and went to ubuntu, now, I can move it ...
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ASUS X75VC Touchpad Issue - Unable to rest thumb on touchpad (Missing thumb resting support)

Problem description: I've bought an ASUS X75VC quite some while ago (Link: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/X75VC/) and I really, really, really want to install Linux on it, but there is one huge ...
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button bindings only for mouse - not touchpad

Is there a way to setup key bindings that will work only for mouse and not for the touchpad? I have tried with xbindkeys but it works for both which is annoying. My .xbindkeysrc looks like the ...
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Where is the cursor speed for mouse keys configured?

I have mouse keys enabled on two computers running Ubuntu 12.04. On one of them, the cursor speed is reasonable. On the other one, even when using the same keyboard, the cursor moves unbearably ...
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How do I disable the touchscreen drivers?

I have a touchscreen, but the drivers are not working properly and interfere with my mouse. Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly?
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Surface Arc Touch Mouse not working with Ubuntu 15.04

After browsing for a while I found that there was an issue with 14.04 and the way that the Arc Touch mouse transmits its signal. This was meant to have been fixed in Bluez 5 but the case still exists ...