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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Will Microsoft Touch Mouse work?

I would like to buy Microsoft Touch Mouse but I don't know if it's going to work. I am interested especially on the multitouch functions (gestures) and touch scrolling. Have anyone tested it on ...
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Middle-button scroll not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [Thinkpad X230]

My track-point works, so does my track pad. The middle button of both my trackpad and my mouse can be used to close applications among other things. But I just cannot use it to scroll (the way we do ...
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My USB Keyboard isn't working

I have just installed Ubuntu and now my USB keyboard and mouse are not working. I plugged in a PS/2 keyboard so i can now execute commands. I get a lot of strange messages in dmesg: ...
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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The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated.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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How can I avoid having to pair my bluetooth mouse all the time?

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8. I have a Microsoft bluetooth mouse. It is working properly in both OSes but I have to pair every time when I switch OS. Is there any way to use the bluetooth ...
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How do I disable the TouchPad on a Lenovo x240, but keep mouse buttons active?

I want to disable the touchpad of my Lenovo x240. If I use the settings GUI the mouse buttons get disabled, too. How can I disable the touchpad mouse cursor movement, and keep the mouse buttons ...
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Emulate mouse click when hitting a key

I am trying to emulate left-mouse-down when Home key is down and left-mouse-up when Home key is released. The reason behind that is my touchpad's buttons are terrible and I like to use the ...
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Logitech G700 keys suddenly mapped to wierd keys [on hold]

So the point of this is more to investigate what happened for anyone else that may come across the situation. I have a logitech G700S 046d:c531 using Linux Mint 17, and it detected fine with all the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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Toshiba Laptop keyboard and mouse intermittently stop working

Hey I've done quite a bit of googling and can't find the solution to my problem. I've also been away from Linux for over a year so if I need to provide my information I apologize. However I've ...
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Updating to 3.13.0-39 broke Mouse and Keyboard

EDIT: I finally realized that there are two different versions of Linux listed in the Grub booting menu 3.13.0-39 3.13.0-32 If I pick 3.13.0-32 the keyboard and mouse will work. But if I pick ...
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Bluetooth doesn't detect any device on Ubuntu 14.04 using an Acer E3-111

My mouse is a Logitech M555Bb, I have a phone etc too, but none are visible in Ubuntu. Other devices can see these, so it's not a peripheral's issue. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Google Chrome does not register mouse movement

Chromium and Google Chrome do not seem to register any events when moving the mouse. For example, links which are normally underlined when the mouse moves over them do not change at all, tooltips are ...
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Mouse lagging (Ubuntu 12.04)

Recently my older mouse broke down and I tried to replace it with a newer one I had lying around, which was a M318e Logitech model. Now, the problem is that while the older mouse worked fine, the new ...
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NO right-click at all on touchpad after installing 14.10

Can someone help me please? I cannot right-click pressing right corner(side) of my touchpad. I can do it only by clicking the right-key button on my keyboard. I had no problem with it before ...
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How can I make my mouse middle click act like the space bar?

I want to (temporarily) make it so that clicking the middle mouse button of my 3-button mouse act like the spacebar on the keyboard. Is there anyway to do this easily? I would only do it for using ...
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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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Mouse not moving, but still clicks!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Last night when I started my computer, I saw a strange screen telling me this: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics cards, and input device ...
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Asus laptop not recognizing trackpad

I recently installed Ubuntu on laptop here, an Asus uh I'm not 100% sure on the model, if there's a way to get the model number without reading that tiny number on the bottom, I'll do that and edit ...
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USB Mouse stops working after sometime

I bought a new USB optical mouse for my laptop. The mouse stops working after sometime if I'm not using it.The mouse works fine in windows 7 and windows 8. My other USB mouse worked fine. What could ...
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Can't Click After Login on Ubuntu 12.04

Since I upgraded to 12.04 in April, I have had mouse issues. When I first log in, my mouse works fine (i.e. I can click and launch an application, or click-and-drag on the desktop). After I launch ...
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My mouse click function work wrongly after reinstall ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed ubuntu 14.04.1 with windows 8.1 and seems work fine at all, except I can't enter to windows 8.1, because when I install ubuntu, I forgot to choose the efi disk partition as the boot ...
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Pen tablet/ MousePen doesn't work in Ubuntu

My problem is almost same as in here Genius MousePen i608X doesn't work in Ubuntu My OS is Ubuntu 14.10. The pointer moves, but no button is sensing. It seems to share the same magic HID of the ...
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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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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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Added 2nd monitor, caused mouse and keyboard not to work and more

So I have a Radeon 9800 with 2Gb video RAM, Intel i7 4th gen, 32Gb RAM Dell XPS 8700 chassis running Ubuntu 14.04. I've had 2 monitors on my desk as I switched from my old PC and today I finally ...
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Mouse flickers and computer is unresponsive while mouse is moving

I just installed a second video card in my PC to add a third monitor. Ever since I did this, I have found that my mouse flickers. Also, while watching a video (e.g., on youtube) the video stops while ...
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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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Can't get Mouse back in gEdit after Shift Key Is Pressed

By default when you type in gEdit, mouse disappears and you can get it back by moving your mouse. So, you can do whatever you want using your mouse. But when I press Shift or Ctrl or Enter and move ...
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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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How to setup gaming mouse profiles

recently i bought an redragon perdition mice that was full of functions and customizations but with only one problem, his configuration software runs only on windows. All the buttons are working fine, ...
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System reports my mouse was disconnected when it wasn't

My USB mice no longer work (since a couple of days ago) on my Ubuntu 3.13.0-32-generic system. The system is dual boot and the same mice work fine under Windows. I don't think I have updated the ...
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Ubuntu and Windows drivers question?

I'm probably the world's newest Ubuntu user; just installed it today. I'm so excited to start using it. However, I have a slight problem. I have a wirless keyboard and mouse called "Microsoft Wireless ...
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Mysterious crashes/freezes in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for last two years. Machine is slightly older 3 years or so. No hardware changes to machine - even using same mouse and keyboard. I keep service packs up to date. No ...
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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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Can't see cursor in 13.10

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10 but I can't see the cursor. Can anybody help me? I'm a total newbie in the whole Linux thing and I would like some help.
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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USB devices not work after installation of ubuntu 14.04

I installed lubuntu14.04 with usb mouse /kb and usb key with no problem. After installation, Ive no mouse , no keyb, no access to USB key, no network. I plug a PS2 keyb for first diagnostic. lsusb ...
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Old A4Tech Mouse buttons configuration

I have an old A4Tech BW-5 optical mouse. I used to play with it thru wine, and everything worked fine (except the FPS, but that's other story). Recently my game showed on linux, and the problem ...
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How do I minimize a maximized window?

When I open, for example, firefox and maximise the window, I'm unable to minimise or close the window using the little x button in the top left. Here's the button that I want to press (it appears ...
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WIreless USB mouse does't work when laptop is on battery

I have a problem with my wireless USB mouse while working on battery. When laptop is plugged into power source mouse works pretty well. The problem started after I run some script that aimed to tune ...
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Keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Linux. On my laptop the keyboard was working just fine until I chose to install Ubuntu. The mouse works well, but I have to use the on screen keyboard to type anything, which is actually ...
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Problem Connecting PS3 Controller to Linux

I should start by saying I am not new to Linux. I recently decided that I would like to connect my Dualshock 3 PS3 controller to my computer to use as a mouse, as my current mouse is spotty at best. ...
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How can I configure Touchegg on Ubuntu 14.04

how can I configure touchegg on ubuntu 14.04 and use the gestures instead of unity gestures I have Dell xps L502x and synaptics trackpad
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elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop

My laptop's touchpad doesn't seem to be detected at all on my Gigabyte P35 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I think it's an Elantech touchpad. Any ideas on how to make it work? Here are some details: ...
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Wierd mouse movements ingame after running software updater

I would like to share this 'mouse bug'. Therefor you probably want to know where I'm running Ubuntu on and what version I'm running.. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 15. With a Intel® Core™ ...
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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How to disable mouse scrolling in Ubuntu?

How to disable mouse scrolling Without Terminal? And with Terminal? I searched in the System settings menu but I didn't find anything.
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byobu scrolling and text selection

I want byobu running in gnome-terminal to: Interpret mouse wheel scrolling as scrolling up in the current byobu window. Allow me to select text with my mouse (eg, to copy it to the clipboard). Is ...
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Two mouse pointers when disconnecting external monitor

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 (from 14.04). When I unplug my external monitor (I'm on a laptop so this happens often) the mouse gets a second pointer just below the normal one but rotated 90° ...