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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USB Keyboard and mouse do not work after installing Lubuntu

I've just installed Lubuntu 14 on an older machine (Dell Optiplex 780). Everything works fine on the live-USB drive, installation etc. When the machine boots to the newly installed operating system, ...
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USB mouse freezes after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

My USB mouse cursor got frozen after I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. I tried sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade and reboot but to no avail. The mouse works just fine on another PC, so it's ...
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Razer Orochi bluetooth mouse connects but doesn't work (ubuntu 16.04)

I've just bought Razer Orochi wireless mouse, it works perfectly when connected via wire, but bluetooth connection doesn't work. First time when I've tried to connect it via blueman, it failed, next ...
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`xset m` value keeps reverting during PC use

I'm using xset m 0 0 To disable mouse acceleration. I also have it in a startup script as such: ~/bin/mouseaccdisable #!/bin/bash xset m 0 0 (I also have that command in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc....
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Kubuntu 15.04 problems with graphical interface

I have a serious problem with my Kubuntu 15.04 version in my laptop. I am going to explain the weird behavior. When I do log out and log in again or the screen is locked and gets me to the login ...
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Convertible Simple Keyboard Tochpad dis- and enabling

is there a possibility to install a program in Ubuntu which allows me to switch between tablet and notebook mode in Ubuntu? I've installed the actual version, and i would be glad if someone can tell ...
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How to lower pointer speed

I have ubuntu 16.04 with Gnome and my mouse pointer speed is a little too fast. I already lowered it to the minimum in settings but it's still too fast/sensitive. How can I make it even slower ? PS: ...
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Plug in a USB mouse makes computer shuts down after a while

When I plug my USB mouse on my laptop starts to overheating and shuts down after a while. What can I do to solve this problem? Linux Xubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bits
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Help Touchpad problem (click or scroll)

I was working without any problem , and today I unplugged the Computer from the power (the computer don't have a battery) , after that I started the computer again then I found that the touchpad don't ...
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Right click of usb mouse and number pad is not working

i am using a fujitsu laptop with ubuntu version 14.04 and i have a problem since i installed ubuntu that my usb mouse right click button is not working and also with it the number pads are also not ...
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USB Mouse suddenly stopped working 16.04

About a week ago my USB mouse stopped working. It shows power and works for approx 1 second after plugging it in. I took 16.04 a few months ago while it was still in beta and have been updating it ...
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Bluetooth mouse not reconnecting after booting to Windows

I have a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort bluetooth mouse used on a dual boot system (Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7). When I connect and pair the mouse on one of the OSs, everything is fine and the mouse is ...
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Mouse Pointer Icon on VGA screen changes by itself

I've been trying to find a solution to this all day but I'm having no joy. I have a Dual Monitor setup for my Lenovo B50-45 running Ubuntu. Both monitors are identical (Philips 274E). One is attached ...
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How to change mouse DPI using the command-line?

I haven't found a single thing on the internet regarding this, which I find rather weird. Is it possible to change the DPI of a mouse on Linux? Is it something that only the manufacturer can do? ...
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USB Input being lost, power saving configuration issue?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on a Dell E6330 laptop with core I7 cpu, when running in the default Unity desktop with external USB keyboard and mouse, if I don't touch the keyboard or ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...
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Mouse not pointing correctly after show desktop in 14.04

When I minimze, for example, firefox and recall the window - either by clicking the launcher or by use of the desktop switcher - in Ubuntu 14.04 (unity) the buttons are out of position. It is only ...
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Suspend doesn't work after upgrading to 16.04

I've been using xubuntu 15.10 and everything was working fine. After upgrading to 16.04 several bugs appeared: Now I'm running kernel 4.4.0-21-generic. After suspending the laptop the display turns ...
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How do I fix my track pad scroll direction?

That is, without changing my mouse wheel's scroll direction? The two are off, IMO. I prefer the MacOsX approach, but anything that makes them consistent would be better than what I have now. This ...
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imwheel refuses to “window spread”

currently I have my ~/.imwheelrc ".*" , Thumb1, Super_L|w Super_L|w from the keyboard works and invokes the window spread. But in imwheel it just prints the letter "w". I tried , Thumb1, ...
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Disappearing mouse cursor, when upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

I recently tried upgrading from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS on my old Toshiba laptop. Everything seemed to go all right, but whenever my system would go to sleep, my mouse cursor disappears shortly ...
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how do I deactivate these 2 buttons?

I accidentally click on these buttons. How I deactivate theses 2 buttons using Ubuntu mate?
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Avoiding mouse scrolling in Gedit when editing long documents

I need a solution specifically for the Gedit Editor: When editing long documents I want to avoid having to scroll down with the mouse when hitting the end of the page. Is there a solution to avoid ...
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How to change mouse DPI?

I've bought a new mouse, SteelSeries Rival 100, which has a DPI of 250 to 4000. I have absolutely no idea how to change it. Googling it doesn't bring up anything either. How do I change it?
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Using HID compliant mouse like device in Ubuntu

Aim: I have a whiteboard which emulates as mouse. Thus, when you click and drag on the whiteboard it should move the cursor. I want to make a whiteboard work in Ubuntu It works on windows. Device ...
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Move Mouse with Many Lines in Google Chrome?

In Mouse settings, I get only where I cannot change to scroll many lines. So I want to move many lines only in Google Chrome. I cannot find the feature in Settings > Search Mouse and Select the ...
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Are mouse drivers supported on Ubuntu?

I'm intending to buy a cheap gaming mouse (looking for a low DPI for CS:GO) with a variable DPI. The problem is, most mice require drives to get the mouse working correctly, and I don't particularly ...
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Mouse pointer is not moving after upgrading to 16.04

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 (coming from 15.10) I experience several issues (System errors after logging in). One of the most annoying of them is that sometimes after system start the mouse ...
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Increase mouse sensitivity without acceleration being involved

So far I've managed to only disable acceleration by Section "InputClass" Identifier "Areson USB Device" MatchIsPointer "yes" Option "AccelerationProfile" "-1" Option "...
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Touchpad doesn't work coorectly after update to 16.04

I was using 14.04 Ubuntu version before and I did reverse my click because I'm a left-hand user. In 14.04 when i reverse my click, my touchpad tap doesn't get reversed, that's what i want but When I ...
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Touchpad Razer Blade Laptop for Ubuntu Scrolling not Working

I installed Ubuntu14.04 and everything works well. The touchpad scrolling, however, doesn't working (both two finger and edge scrolling). The zoom function works however. I tried synclient command to ...
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Mouse will move, but will randomly stop clicking. Ubuntu

I am somewhat of a new user to Ubuntu/Linux. I have used various versions of Ubuntu for a couple of years now. Over the past year, no matter which version of Ubuntu I install my mouse will move, but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - ASUS GL552VW TouchPad

I've been running 15.10 since I received this laptop on Christmas. I had to use these parameters to get it to boot: i915.preliminary_hw_support=1 nouveau.modeset=0 nouveau.noaccel=1 nomodeset acpi=0 ...
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USB Mouse not working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 - Persistent Fix?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I haven't any problem in live. But after the login, mouse doesn't move and click. the only solution I found was: sudo rmmod usbhid sudo modprobe usbhid However, I ...
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Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse under Ubuntu 14.04

I've attempted to find a thread on this but can'y seem to find anything specific to whether this Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse works under Ubuntu 14.04 - unifying and Bluetooth Smart? See: http://...
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How do I permanently disable notifications about Auto capture keyboard and Mouse pointer integration for a Virtualbox VM?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a VirtualBox VM. Now every time I boot it, I get two overlay notifications from VirtualBox: You have the Auto capture keyboard option turned on. This will cause ...
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Mouse clicks stop registering

If I stop using the mouse for the a minute the button clicks stop registering, I can continue to move the mouse but nothing happens when I click on some thing, any ideas what could be causing this? I'...
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Suported hardware (i.e. trackpad) and streaming? ASUS Zenbook UX305CA

I'm on the verge to swap windows for ubuntu. However, I'm very, very green when it comes to basically all-things-computers. I won't be using the OS for anything but surfing, music and all them simple ...
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Potential Solution for ASUS X455LB Touchpad not working after Resume

I'll preface this by saying that I'm still fairly novice to using Linux but am really keen on using/learning it. I've been having troubles with Ubuntu (15.10 and now 16.04) lately after I installed ...
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16.04 how to map mouse extra button

I've upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and extra buttons on my Logitech M560 mouse don't work anymore. How can I map wheel left and right to Back and Forward ?
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Unbind Left + right click as middle

I need to unbind left click + right click as middle scroll wheel click. I don't want it mapped to anything else, Just Left and right together. I play a few games where I use this as movement. I'm ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Pairs But Doesn't Work

Just did a clean install of 16.04 and my Logitech MX Master won't work. I even tried to use blueman to no avail. Anyone get it working? I used blueman to get it working on 15. Thanks in advance! ...
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RAT 3 Mouse doesn't Left Click

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and there is a bug related to my mouse (RAT 3). I cannot use the left click properly. Sometimes I have to open a Window in order to use the mouse in another window.
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After installing Ubuntu 15.10, PC booting is ok but nothing works - desktop inactive

I wanted to use an old FSC-PC with a Pentium 3,06 GHz CPU and 1GB DDR1-RAM. Windows XP is running fine, so the hardware seems to be ok. The motherboard is Asus P5SD1-FM2 with a SIS-chipset. I tried ...
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Installed laptop-mode-tool 16.04, now USB mouse not working after rebooting until it is re plughed in

I did a fresh install of 16.04 on my vizio ct14-a0 ultrabook. I installed laptop-mode-tools Then I edited the AUTOSUSPEND_TIMEOUT in file /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/runtime-pm.conf file from =2, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes on dual monitor desktop setup powered by nVidia GT730 graphics card

first things first I am really new to ubuntu so forgive me if my what I am about to ask sounds a little bit stupid!I have desktop setup with nVidia 730 card and intel core i5 processor with dell ...
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Docking station + External Monitor: mouse and keyboard get stuck in different windows

Whenever I plug my external monitor into my Lenovo Docking station for my W540 the mouse and keyboard will eventually get stuck in different windows. i.e. I can click in my terminal, but when I type ...
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Cick to focus is not working 16.04

This seems to have previously been a problem starting in 15.10, and after upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 the problem is still not solved. Click to focus specifically seems to be bugged on GNOME ...
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Highlighting text in all programs has changed

Initially I could highlight (using a mouse) a character , word, lines or whole pages by right clicking and dragging the cursor over the required text and releasing the left mouse button. Now when I ...