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 mouse stopped working

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 and I'm experiencing a very strange problem with the mouse pointer. It moves without any problem but it doesn't click, it doesn't right click, the page forward and page backwards ...
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Wireless mouse shows up on lsusb and dmesg but does not work

This is a weird scenario, but I was using my mouse just fine yesterday, and today it won't work. I have a laptop that I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu with, and my mouse is a wireless 2.4GHz Mazer ...
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system freezes up but i can still move mouse

Sometimes the system will randomly freeze up and all i can do is move the mouse.I looked at several websites and a lot of them suggest pressing alt f1 or alt 1 or something like that, but the keyboard ...
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Xfce Feature, Scroll to Select a Window, Implement on Other Window Managers

I am using xfwm, Xfce 4.11, in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the option to "Raise windows when any mouse button is pressed." It is under Window Manager Tweaks > Accessibility. I like it because I can ...
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After upgrading to 15.04 my cursor is invisible

When my computer starts up my mouse is invisible about 4 in 5 times. I can make it appear by going: sudo service lightDM restart But this is not a permanent fix. Does anybody know of a solution ? ...
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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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Expand mouse-wheel volume control to whole panel

There is one application I missed back from Windows and it is Volumouse. Simple yet effective app which enables you to control volume from the whole taskbar (panel) not just from indicator icon. ...
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Elantech touchpad is acting very strange

It often doesn't detect touches, is overly sensitive, acts as if I'm two-finger tapping or trying to highlight things. Sometimes it even acts completely normal. Either way, it's making my laptop ...
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Map Mouse Button To Keyboard Key only in One Program

Quick backstory: I'm a recent migrant to linux. I use Kodi, formerly XBMC, and in the Windows version, it recognized the 'back' mouse button (button8 on my logitech M510 wireless mouse) as backspace ...
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Just installed 14.04.2 LTS, USB mouse not co-operating

Done quite a bit of digging around, and as someone who is completely new to Linux this is driving me crazy. Just decided to duel-boot Ubuntu with Windows 8.1, with the intention of Ubuntu being my ...
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How do I configure XInput so it pressing a button toggles scrolling?

I followed the instructions found here to setup my Logitech TrackMan Marble Mouse. It works well enough, but I am just wondering if there is a way to use the button(9) as a toggle instead of having ...
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Is there possibility to remove all ALT modifier keybinds?

I got quite annoying bug. Many programs what I use (Blender, Unreal Engine4) uses modifiers Alt + mouse but Unity got also. I have removed all Alt + mouse keybindings in Unity but still it won't let ...
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ubuntu Dell 6600 14.04 multi-monitor problem

I am facing problem with ubuntu 14.04 when I connect my laptop to an external monitor. My system configuration is as follows: Intel® Core™ i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 Quadro 3000M/PCIe/SSE2 ...
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Disabling trackpad but still want to use trackpoint on Thinkpad E550

I've been searching but I can't seem to find a way to disable the trackpad on my Thinkpad E550. There isn't even an option to turn it off whilst typing which makes doing so extremely difficult. Is ...
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Dell XPS 13 and bluetooth mouse not pairing

I just bought a new Dell XPS 13 (9343) Developer Edition. I also bought a bluetooth mouse. I can't get the bluetooth mouse to work in the Ubuntu 14.04 (factory image with a few modifications). In ...
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My mouse does not work

I have a Silvertec Optical Mouse Model:GM02. It does not work after boot. I tried to run this command after boot: $ xsetpointer -l | grep Pointer I get these results: 2: "Virtual core pointer" ...
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help getting secondary mouse buttons to work? also have a k70 rgb keyboar numpad problem

i have a corsair M65 mouse, it has two buttons on the side on windows known as mouse button 4 and 5. also there is a sniper button. I haven't been able to use them at all, i'm using Ubuntu 15.04. i ...
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Enabling Logitech G400 mouse DPI buttons

I am trying to use a Logitech G400 Mouse on a PC with Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't make Ubuntu recognise two of its buttons (DPI+ and DPI-). How can I make these buttons recognised? Apparently, ...
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Enable visible mouse cursor in Ubuntu Touch

I am running a new nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch (3.4.0-4) installed. I have plugged a mouse into the usb slot, and the device receives input (randomly clicking and dragging works) but the mouse cursor is ...
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Changing mouse polling rate

I am in need of reducing my mouse polling rate. When running cat /sys/module/usbhid/parameters/mousepoll it will return a value of 0, which is very high. I have tried the classic ...
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Mouse freezes after boot Ubuntu 15.04

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu from a live usb and when I restarted the laptop my mouse cursor disappeared and does not respond to my usb mouse, touch screen, or my touchpad. I have searched online and ...
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How do I permanently remove a (wireless) usb mouse?

I bought a new wireless usb mouse today, because my old one broke down. I want to permanently remove the old one from the list of devices shown in the mouse settings dialog in system settings (I'm ...
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Full Trackpad Features on Ubuntu Laptop

I recently scrubbed my Windows 8 entirely from my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. So far its much better (of course!) However there are a few nuances that I am trying to ...
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ELANtech Touchpad Completely Unresponsive Ubuntu 14-15

I've read just about every guide that I can find and still haven't gotten this to work, so if anyone could help me out, you would just make my day. My touch pad has never worked for me while using ...
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Mouse arrow moving on its own

lately I've been having this weird problem. The mouse arrow would for no apparent reason, begin moving diagonally from the right of the screen to the bottom left. This happens regardless if I am using ...
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Swapping click and middle click buttons

Is there a way to swap click and middle click buttons permanently in Kubuntu? $xinput list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST ...
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IOGear gcs72u Keyboard/Mouse Unresponive After A While - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a kvm setup: 1 Computer with Ubuntu and another with windows 8. The problem is after a number of switches (Between 5 - 10 back and forth) the mouse and keyboard stop moving for my ubuntu ...
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scroll down in xpdf pressing only once on the middle scroll button of the mouse

I am very beginner in Linux. I have 3 questions please. I will number them, so it will be easier for you to answer. Tell me please is there any way to scroll down in a pdf file with xpdf only ...
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How to map modifiers (e.g. CTRL) to mouse thumb buttons using xbindkeys

This question has already been asked but was never answered properly. After clearance with @Seth I am now asking it again. This will allow me to respond and possibly modify the question a lot easier. ...
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My mouse got lagging with Ubuntu 15.04 on DELL XPS 8500 DESKTOP

My mouse got lagging when i made update from Ubuntu 14.04 bits GNOME to Ubuntu 15.04 64 bits. In other distro like "12.04 64 bits, 14.04 bit and UBUNTU 14.04 GNOME bits", I never have had that ...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Kubuntu 15.04

Recently I installed Kubuntu 15.04 and found that when I'm using Nvidia drivers mouse cursor disappears when I move it to top of the display. It is few pixels "invisible" gap on top. Every other side ...
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During setup, none of my mice are recognized. I have no idea why. Please help!!

I have tried a Microsoft wireless mouse, an "onn" wireless mouse, and now a very plain Logitech wired mouse. It won't recognize any of them. It says I may need to install drivers. There is no software ...
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The Unity launcher panel disappears after a second

Today I gave up on starting Firefox using the launcher because every time I moved the mouse pointer to the left edge of the screen, the launcher panel appeared, and immediately disappeared again (with ...
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14.04 mouse freezes frequently for some soconds

I run Ubuntu 14.04 since a year. Now since a week (probaly after some update) my mouse freezes frequently for some soconds. It recovers without me doing anything. During mouse freeze, the keybord ...
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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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Cursor jumps accros the screen at random times

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with everything updated to the latest version, on a Acer v3-p111-p1g3. I love this laptop, but I have the following problem: At random times the cursor starts jumping around ...
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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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Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 dell inspiron i7348
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Mouse lags in Draftsight for Ubuntu 64 Bit 14.04

Mouse lags in Draftsight 2015 SP2, Ubuntu 14.04, Video Card Nvidia Quadro 600, Nvidia driver version 340.76 SuperMicro X9-SCA series board, Intel E3-1230 Processor, 8 Gig memory.
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Touchpad / Two finger scroll help

Can anyone help me get drivers for the touchpad on ubuntu 12.04 running on a Powerbook G4? I already followed this guide ...
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show_desktop_button is missing in CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM)

I would like to integrate my Logitech Performance MX into Unity Ubi 14.04. In CCSM --> General --> General options --> Key binding I cannot find show_desktop_button. only show_desktop_key and ...
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How can I map keyboard buttons to my mouse buttons?

I have 2 extra buttons on my mouse that I would like to map as "Home" and "End" I am able to map mouse buttons to my keyboard using xkbset, but I would like to do the reverse and map keyboard buttons ...
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How do I set the USB polling rate correctly for my Logitech mouse?

I have a very specific need to change the mousepoll value in Ubuntu 15.04. In Kerbal Space Program there's a Linux bug where if you drag the view with the right mouse button while the mousepoll value ...
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How do I get my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know I have already asked one Ubuntu question but that's just cause I've been having to borrow someone else's usb keyboard and mouse all this time... I have tried to set it up in the Bluetooth ...
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Problems while scrolling: scrollbar jumps randomly(?)

I use ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. When I scroll vertically on a page the viewable area sometimes jumps to another part of the page. E.g. I scroll down on a website and the window jumps back to the ...
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Left click stops working after about 5 minutes after every reboot [closed]

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 on a HP Pavilion g7. The problem is that 5-10 minutes after the startup the left click of my mouse (Logitech M185) stops working. I have tried some commands I ...
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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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Touchpad barely works after updates

Hardware: Dell Laptitude E6410:AlpsPS/2 ALPS Dualpoint TouchPad Ubuntu 14.04.2 Did updates this morning and haven't used my touchpad until now. Just started using the touchpad and it barely works. ...
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Laggy/jumpy/erratic bluetooth mouse in Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) on a DELL XPS 13 (model 9343, BIOS A03) notebook. I use a DELL bluetooth mouse but sometimes it behaves erratically (laggy, jumpy). What could be causing that? Is ...
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Logitech MX Master Mouse pairs, but won't work

Recently purchased a Logitech MX Master Mouse for use with my Ubuntu desktop and OS X laptop. It pairs completely effortlessly not even a PIN required - but then I can't do anything else with it. ...