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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Bluetooth mouse is getting different MAC address each reboot

I have a new Logitech mouse. I can connect and pair the mouse without problems using Ubuntu 14.04 and the last bluez. However, I need to manually pair the mouse at every reboot/wake up. I saw that ...
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Mouse & Touchpad Separate Settings Missing

Ubuntu 16.04: The settings menu used to have separate settings for external mouse and touchpad, now it only contains one set of settings for both. The settings for pointer speed actually do not change ...
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How to disable touchpad while typing on Ubuntu GNOME

sadHi,fd with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04, and by and large I am pleased with what I have seen. However, one feature I sorely miss from Windows 10 is the built-in capacity to disable tapping and scrolling on ...
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Mouse events not happening

Some days i'm frequently bugged by mouse events which aren't triggered. For example: I switch from my IDE to chrome with alt-tab but when I click (anywhere) in chrome the focus is changed back to my ...
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Unbinding mouse buttons in Ubuntu 16.04LTS

My mouse (a Logitech G700) has a broken button that continuously depresses. I'm looking for a way to tell the computer to ignore that button, it's currently bound to the dash key and it makes things ...
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Scrolling issues with chrome

So I recently started using Ubuntu (16.04) over Windows on my Thinkpad Yoga 14. Everything is working perfectly and I'm loving it so far but, I've been using Chrome my whole life and now when I try to ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working at login screen of Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 16.04 as a dual boot with Windows 10. When I select to start Xubuntu, it loads to the login screen, but I cannot use my mouse or keyboard. They are powered on, and the mouse ...
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terminal unable to find device “Mouse”

I have tried may web pages first to slow down my mouse,I have 1 HP USB Optical,1 ONN Wireless USB receiver type. Got them slowed down but in Terminal when I try to get into the properties of either I ...
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Lenovo wireless(N50) mouse

I am new to Ubuntu, i am trying to use my Lenovo N50 Wireless mouse on my Dell laptop, unable to connect neither getting recognized by the Laptop, NEED HELP !!! ( Please provide information for this ...
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Touchpad clicks after dragging on a link.

I'm running out of search keywords for this problem. Honestly i'm not sure what to even call it. If the cursor is over a clickable object, i can move the cursor a fair good distance, and when i lift ...
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Mouse pointer speed all the way down = mouse acceleration off?

I would like to disable any mouse acceleration Ubuntu might be doing (I'm on 14.04). Is turning the mouse pointer speed in System Settings all the way down the equivalent/the same thing? Thanks!
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Mouse cursor lagging when high speed download in progress

I have noticed that the download speed for downloading torrents with qBitTorrent has improved a lot with some of the latest updates. Before there was quite a gap between torrent download speed in Win ...
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Disable touchpad while mouse is connected not working after suspend

I have enabled "disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in" in synaptics and everything works fine. However, after suspending, the touchpad isn't disabled and I have to plug in and unplug my mouse to ...
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“No such key 'middle-button-enabled'” When trying to enable middle mouse button following wiki

In trying to get the middle mouse button to work in 16.04 I followed the instructions here. I made a file in the correct folder with the correct content, but when I was doing step 3 I got an error: ...
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Mouse DPI readout command

Is there a Terminal command that will tell me what the current DPI is on a USB mouse? I have a high DPI gaming mouse that usually feels hyper-sensitive without any software lowering it, but since ...
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Wireless mouse doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use my wireless mouse with no success. I just plug the usb and I can see it when I execute lsusb but with no name: Bus 004 Device 005: ID 24ae:2002 What can I do? Should I install ...
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Mouse position is not in the right place

The mouse position seen on screen and the actual place differ. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed within Oracle VMVirtualBox. If I position the mouse pointer, so is the place, that will be displayed ...
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Can't slow down mouse pointer

Mouse pointer on Ubuntu is way too fast. I tried to follow this advise Can't slow down the pointer speed enough, but got the following error message. W: Size of file /var/lib/apt/lists/partial/...
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In Eclipse right click is not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am using eclipse ADT in that i have loaded my projects but i can't right click on my project it is not working in eclipse only. Otherwise right click is working everywhere.
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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After switching mouse buttons is with xinput, each computer restart resets the settings

How does one go about "saving" settings in Ubuntu? I change my buttons on my trackpad using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 (im a lefty) and it works during that session. However, when I reboot my ...
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Synaptics Touchpad Enable/DIsable button and LED

Mant HP/Compaq laptops (I suppose other makes of laptop have this feature, but I know it's common on HPs.) have a Synaptics touchpad that has an indentation in the upper left corner and an LED that ...
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Prevent Chrome and Vivaldi from interpreting mouse movement as touch events

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 7547, which has a touchscreen. Whenever I use Chrome/Chromium or Vivaldi, any mouse (i.e. touchpad) movement within the window is interpreted as a "...
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Mouse vanishes upon log in Xubuntu

I've been having this issue ever since I added an Ubuntu partition alongside Windows 10.When I boot normally its fine(its set so that when I boot I don't have to log in) but when I close the laptop ...
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Cannot scroll downwards, cannot select and scroll downwards for all browsers, cannot scroll down dota

), I noticed i cannot select text and scroll down in any browser (not just chrome - from other Ubuntu questions) but scrolling up is fine. This same thing occurs during DOTA, where moving the mouse ...
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Avoid automatic cursor hide

My cursor hides after a few seconds of not moving it. The problem is it also disables the scroll option, so it's very annoying when reading texts etc. Initially I thought it could be a consequence of ...
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Recommendation for a bluetooth mouse that works without a transceiver with 14.04

I have a Dell E5570 that has only 3 usb ports, and can't afford to devote one to a mouse usb transceiver. Can anybody recommend a mouse on the market that will connect directly with Ubuntu 14.04's ...
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Bluetooth LE and Ubuntu 16.04, sometimes works, other times not

I come from Fedora 22 and 23, because it had support for my BLE mouse (Microsoft Designer Mouse). I decided to switch to the "stable" 16.04 because I like Unity more than gnome. To make my mouse at ...
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How to “unplug” a bluetooth mouse

OK, I've set my system to deactivate the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in... and that works perfectly when I turn my bluetooth mouse on. But, I can see no way to re-activate the touchpad other ...
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Internal mouse location is above and left of physical mouse location

For the past several weeks, I've been seeing odd behavior from my mouse on my Ubuntu VM (16.04). For instance, if I want to resize a window by dragging the bottom right corner, if I put my mouse ...
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Kubuntu Cursor Select problem

I have discovered a strange bug with the mouse cursor. The select point on the 'text select' cursor is inaccurate on Kubuntu 16.04. For example if I try to click on text, it will select the text above ...
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Bluetooth loses connection with mouse in 14.04

recently i bought Thinkpad bluetooth mouse (OA36414) however, the mouse lose connection from my laptop (ubuntu 14.04) from time to time which troubles me a lot. I have read this enter link ...
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Touchpad click again after single click in 1 second, but another user no problem

My touchpad click again after single click in 1 second, but another user in my ubuntu 16.04 is no problem. It have starting on 14.04 and still going on 16.04 because I use the same /home.
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Cannot use mouse scroll, when mouse is hidden

This is driving me crazy... In Chrome under Ubuntu, the mouse hides after a while. And as long as it is hidden, I cannot use the scroll wheel. I have to move the mouse first, then I can scroll again. ...
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ACER E15 START Trackpad not working?

ubuntu@ubuntu-Aspire-ES1-512:~$ xinput list Basically my track-pad isn’t working, im now using a usb mouse (annoying) so if anyone knows what’s going on id appreciate it. ive had it working before,...
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How do I change how the mouse pointer looks?

Can I install different styled mouse pointers? Like the Crystal Clear or DIM TechnoBlue mouse pointer from Windows. ex: http://theblueguy07.deviantart.com/art/DIM-v3-0-TechnoBlue-372932491 and http://...
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Mouse does not move or disappears on initial 16.04 screen

Booted Ubuntu 16.04 from USB key, and went as far as the magenta screen where I wanted to select "Try Ubuntu" from the two menu box items. First time, mouse pointer came up but could not move it to ...
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How to disable Bluetooth devices from turning off due to inactivity in 14.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu. I know in Windows OS you can disable Bluetooth power management, which disables the devices from turning off/going to sleep. I would like to disable that for Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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USB mouse doesn't work in my own build of Ubuntu

I made my own build of Ubuntu 16.04 x64 with this manual (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization). I found that USB mouse doesn't work with the build. There is no cursor and reaction ...
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Random Mouse Movements Using Ubuntu 15.10

Recently, my mouse cursor has been randomly moving slightly left and right. It happens at random intervals with a different move patterns. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkServer. I use a ...
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Mouse/touchpad move switches off touch screen

I purchased Toshiba Satellite-P55W-C laptop (2-in-1 touchscreen) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I touch the touchpad, Ubuntu shut off the touch screen (becomes black). I disabled the touchscreen ...
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mouse focus problem

I've just installed ubuntuMate 16.04 and am encountering a very annoying problem. After using the pc for a while: - it becomes impossible to change focus to another window by mouse click - it is ...
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Using Microsoft Designer Keyboard and Mouse with ubuntu 16.04 (on a dell xps 13)

I have the new developer edition of the Dell XPS 13, which comes with ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since the new LTS is released already I decided to upgrade to 16.04, which should support BLE (Bluetooth Low ...
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Mouse doesn't work while audio is playing

While my computer is playing audio, my mouse does not work. The cursor stays at the spot it was before the audio started playing, but I cannot move the cursor or click. The mouse starts working ...
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Remote Desktop: Single clicks interpreted as double clicks

I've got Ubuntu 16.04 on an HP G62 laptop. Very new to linux, but I haven't been able to find any issues like this in my searches. When I work from home, I have to remote into my work desktop through ...
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Logitech Mouse Appearing Incorrectly

[~ dave@daveX1 ]$ xinput rvm: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How do I use second mouse as joystick

Recently, I played a video game, Enter The Gungeon. And this game supports co-op with mouse+keyboard and joystick. I want to play this with just 2 mice ( and one or two keyboards ), so I connect ...
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Activate first window on given screen shortcut

I'm working on three screens, and I have IDE opened on the right screen and browser on the left screen. While typing in IDE I'd like to move with one shortcut to first app opened on the left screen, ...
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How to configure extra mouse buttons in a Ubuntu virtual machine?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit guest VM running on a Windows 10 host. I also have a MS Intellimouse Optical 5 button mouse. The 4-5th buttons work on the host as back/forward buttons but not on the ...
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Bluetooth mouse, randomly stops working when using battery power

While plugged into AC, everything works. But if I disconnect and using my battery, my bluetooth mouse will randomly stop working, work for a bit, then stop again. I've removed/added it, changed the ...