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 14.04 Razer Taipan side buttons not functioning correctly

I just recently purchased a Razer Taipan mouse that has 4 side buttons that I can use. After checking the button inputs in xinput, the two left side buttons are interpreted as button 8 and 9. But ...
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14.04 fresh install multitude of issues

I am only permitted to submit one question every 20 minutes on askubuntu, and the ubuntu subreddit reminded me that I cannot post support questions there, so... I just downloaded and installed 14.04 ...
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Mouse cursor blinking after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04. The mouse cursor won't stop blinking, and sometimes disappears. I've seen some other posts, but they're all about Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10.
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ccsm not offering key bindinds, just mouse actions

Running ubuntu 14.04.1, I've tried to use compiz config setting manager to modify the default behviour of ALT-TAB. I've ended up with a reboot, and now, when I try to define a key binding in ...
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Mouse clicks do not match cursor

I got tired of waiting for a response to the multiple bug reports I submitted over the past month using xubuntu, so I finally just wiped it completely and installed Ubuntu 14.04 from a fresh download. ...
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Remap a mouse button to act as control key

I have the Logitech darkfeild mouse (the one that works on glass) and was wondering how I can remap one of my currently unused buttons (my zoom button) to function as a selected keyboard button ...
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Mouse locks when keys are pressed

Whenever I play Minecraft and try to walk and turn at the same time, I can't. When I hit keys on my keyboard, my mouse locks in place. (This happens both in and outside of Minecraft) (Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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Second monitor renders black, except for mouse

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using the fglrx drivers for an AMD Radeon HD 7800 with 2 monitors. When I have the drivers installed the second monitor renders completely black except for the mouse ...
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Wireless Mouse M545 Logitech [duplicate]

I would like to bind my Side buttons to keys but smart pointer only lets me bind basic keys Default settings 6 = Start screen 7 = Show desktop I want to change these to 6 = ...
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CCSM: How to add mouse-binding for moving a window within wall

I want to be able to use my special mouse buttons to move windows between workspaces: Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Button 7 should move the active window one workspace to the right. Ctrl + Shift + Alt + ...
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Mouse is trapped after standby/suspend

System: ~$ uname -r 3.13.0-39-generic (Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit) After executing suspend my Lenovo Thinkpad T430 (Intel HD 4000 graphics) normally went into standby. By clicking the power button to ...
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Unable to click with mouse

I have Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron n5010. Whenever I log in to Ubuntu my mouse works perfectly but when I open a window after that it stops working. I can still move it but am not able ...
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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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Mouse cursor dissapears when long-pressing Alt in Gedit

When I press Alt in Gedit, and hold it for two seconds or so, the mouse cursor disappears, and then as I continue moving the mouse, the cursor starts flickering. The flickering happens only inside the ...
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Fresh Install 14.04 desktop no mouse click

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.as a fresh install on an older Compaq Presario V3000 notebook. At the end of the install the mouse will not click. The mouse moves no problem but no click. I have then ...
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While ingame slight mouse movements are ignored

I only really notice it in FPS games, such as CounterStrike. I've tried various things to combat accel, or negative accel, not sure if that's even what it is. Basically when you move the mouse ...
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Mouse/Keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ok my problem is that when i try to install ubuntu or even 'Try' Ubuntu on my computer the mouse will turn on for about 2-3 Seconds then turn off. The keyboard is wireless and doesn't work either. I ...
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Mouse has been hijacked

I purchased a "Gear head" wireless mouse and used ccsm to configure the scroll wheel left and right clicks to enable 'rotate cube' both left and right respectively. After not one, but two reboots, ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...
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mouse sometimes doubleclicks when i click once

I have a problem which is becoming a nightmare, to the extent that I am thinking that it might be easier to just scrap Ubuntu completely and try something else. I have an HP PC running Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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How to install Necta WiFi mouse

I want to use my tablet as WiFi mouse, so I have seen an Youtube video in which user provided WiFi Mouse link for downloading. I have installed it but I am not able to launch it. Can anyone help ...
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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 slots stop working suddenly from time to time

After re-installing Lubuntu 12.04 system on my laptop an older problem re-emerged after a few days and installation of different programs: without apparent reason the external mouse and sometimes ...
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Mouse double-click time is too short in lubuntu

In mouse settings it doesn't allow me to lengthen the time. Only very basic settings are allowed.
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USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 14 LTS)

I've been using Ubuntu 14 LTS on my work desktop, laptop, and home desktop without any problems. Does anyone know what I can do? What Works: Keyboard on Boot Keyboard in BIOS Keyboard/Mouse on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: wireless mouse, cursor goes crazy, blinkering/slow and impossible to do anything

So i have this problem. When i put wired mouse, no problem. When i put the wireless mouse connection, then the mouse cursor goes crazy, blinkering, and moving slow and its impossible to do anything ...
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xdotool could not move mouse inside firefox

I have been trying for many days to get xdotool to move and click inside firefox but I couldn't. So please help me. My script was simple but it didn't work : #!/bin/bash firefox www.google.com # ...
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how to make keyboard to press ctrl key after every 5 minutes?

I have the xdotool installed and would like it to: press the Ctrl key every 5 minutes scroll a window up and down every 5 minutes make a mouse click every 5 minutes How should I proceed?
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Libre Office Impress - show another slide temporarily on mouse click and then go back to the same

Im creating a presentation for a project i've been working on, i am using a remote control, so i go to the next and previous interaction by using the arrows in the remote control. I am currently in a ...
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Touch pad not working Yoga 2 Pro Ubuntu 14.10

I could really use some help with troubleshooting my touch pad. I believe it is a hardware issue but I would like to be sure. Lenovo will not help me unless I have the original OS on the laptop... why ...
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Weird bugs with mplab

I just began to use mplab (IDE provided by Microchips to develop PIC micro-controllers). So I installed it on my computer but I've a lot of weird bugs with the linux version. For example, when I want ...
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move pointer automatically to default button

Is there a way to configure mouse preferences to move the pointer automatically to the default button?
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Use mouse wheel to middle click mouse 3 instead of switching scroll modes in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Logitech MX5500 mouse and keyboard combo. When I press down on the mouse wheel it releases the scroll clicker and allows the wheel to spin freely. Clicking down again on the mouse wheel turns ...
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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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My laptop keeps freezing, why?

The computer is an HP Compaq 6715b . Whenever I log into Ubuntu, the user interface freezes after around 5 seconds. Though the mouse seems to work. I have tried to open the terminal using the ...
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No options in Settings > Mouse & Touchpad when pluggin a wireless mouse/keyboard Logitech MK345 combo

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and I recently bought a wireless keyboard and mouse combo from Logitech, the MK345. However, when plugged in, I cannot configure anything in the Settings > Mouse & ...
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Media-Tech MT1099 USB Optical Mouse x Ubuntu 14.10

I bought a low-quality USB optical mouse (product info), but it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. I checked the device on a Windows platform - it worked correctly. Could someone give me any advice? If ...
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Trackpad randomly dies

My Macbook's trackpad will randomly stop working (frequency seems to be every couple weeks) and the only way I've found to fix it is to reboot. I'd file a bug report, but I'm not sure what component ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04 login screen

I update Linux to 14.04 and now then the mouse and keyboard doesn't work in login screen. I try reinstallin grub from a live usb, but it still not working. I would really appreciate your help. Ivana
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Touchpad jerks on tap, makes double clicking a pain

I have a question about the touchpad in Ubuntu 13.04 on my Hp Envy 3040nr. When I go to click tap (I don't like having to physically press the touchpad button), the cursor jerks maybe five or ten ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 - Touchpad not working/showing for Acer Aspire VN-791G

I got this laptop 2 days ago, after testing it with windows 8(all hardware worked fine), i decide do install Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64... Sadly the touch pad is not working. And not just sloppy movement or ...
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how do I configure synclient/touchegg/whatever to allow three-finger drag?

I have a Synaptics touchpad in a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 running Ubuntu 14.10 and GNOME 3.x . I want to configure my touchpad such that a three-finger swipe emulates a mouse press+drag. I want to be ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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Mouse won't click in newly installed Lubuntu 14

First, I'm a simple user of this wonderful OS. So please take it easy on me. I felt Ubuntu 14.04 was too heavy for my machine (EEE PC 1015CX) and switched to Lubuntu 14(...04 I guess...), it ran ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Window focus not working [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 Bit a few times now und got each time the problem, that the window focus not working correct. When i open a application i can not use it by mouse, only by keyboard. I ...
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Just installed ubuntu 12.04. Mouse drag and drop not fully functional. Any known bugs?

If I drag and drop sometimes doesnt work (especially when I move the mouse fast). The thing I'm dragging just stops if I move the mouse fast. In win7 is fine, so no hardware issues.
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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Triple booting on a MacBook Pro

I am trying to triple-boot a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. However, after attempting to install rEFit (the boot screen never appears), I booted directly onto my Ubuntu ...
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How can I make an external USB mouse (mod. Minicute EZMouse) work with Ubuntu?

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but the external USB mouse. This is the mouse I am trying to use. Manufacturer says in its datasheet that it should work on Linux. When I ...