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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Enable right click when bottom right corner of trackpad tapped

I recently updated from 14.04 to 15.04 and am trying to resolve an issue with my Logitech TK820. Prior to the update, when I tapped the bottom right hand corner of the trackpad, I would see the right ...
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15.04: Clickpad issues

I got two issues with my Dell Vostro 5470 clickpad on a fresh installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04: The keyboard key to enable and disable the touchpad is not working, if you press it a lot the X or ...
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XFCE+Brightside: Capture mouse in full screen application

The hot corners created by brightside remain active even on full screen windows. This makes playing games and using full screen softwares like Stellarium irritating. Unfortunately, there seems to be ...
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Wired USB mouse stops working on desktop

completely new to Ubuntu, but getting away from windows and mac. Basically my USB wired mouse stops working after a few minutes being on, I've tried with other computers and the mouse worked fine, ...
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Mouse lag (Draftsight) Ubuntu 14.04

I've got a problem running Draftsight. The mouse lags so I can't draw! I've change the video card software, but nothing.. CPU: Intel Core i7, 4Gb RAM, 1Gb video. UBUNTU 14.04.
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stop spotify client killing mouse

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and when I click in the spotify window, I lose the ability to click the mouse anywhere else. If I have a terminal already open I can run compiz --replace and get the mouse back. If ...
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USB mouse unusable in Unity

Is there something special you have to do to get a USB mouse or trackball to work in Unity? I was using a USB trackball with Gnome-Shell on a laptop and it worked perfectly. When I switch to Unity, I ...
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Reverse mouse scroll in kubuntu 15.04

I've just installed kubuntu 15.04, and turned on the "Reverse scroll direction" option in the mouse section of System settings. This has the desired effect in most windows (eg firefox, dolphin), but ...
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How do I change the click target area for the corner box expand to expand a window in Unity Desktop?

When trying to adjust the size of a GUI window (such as my terminal editor window) I have to be exactly on the bottom right hand corner before the window-adjust icon appears. The target area is so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer numpad slow

I intend to use the numpad as the mouse. It's working, but the movement of the mouse is impractically slow. Can anyone tell me how to increase the speed of the mouse pointer using when using the ...
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Mouse keeps stopping, removing button doesn't work (laptop touchpad)

The thing is: I want to be able to have two fingers in the touchpad: 1, the 2nd finger for clicking left click button, and the second, the 3rd finger, for moving the mouse. That way I can move and ...
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Ubuntu Phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5) with mouse - How to make mouse coursor visible?

When I connect a USB mouse to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, I can do different actions, with a non visible mouse cursor. Is it possible to make the mouse cursor visible? I installed a terminal ...
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Cursor moving oddly on link hover style

When I move my mouse cursor over a hyperlink and it changes to the hand symbol, it also moves to the side. Here's a phone video of the problem, as screen capture would not be able to show it. ...
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wireless doesn't work after upgrading to 15.04

I know this was already answered by Evan T at Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04, however, I am having some trouble doing all the indicated steps: after sudo gedit ...
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HP Pavilion 13 x2 mouse pad not working

I am new to Ubuntu and I have recently installed the newest update (15.04). My problem started with 14.10 where the mousepad stopped working, it clicks but does not react to me trying to move it. ...
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Wireless mouse lag / delay in Ubuntu 14.04

My wireless mouse is very laggy in Ubuntu 14.04. I think this started after installing CompizConfig Settings Manager. I only enabled Wobbly Windows and disabled Snapping Windows. I also tried this ...
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why my mouse pointer is blinking and suddenly disapear

recently I have installed the new ubuntu 15.04 and my pointer starts to blink and when I open an application it disapear. Can someone try to help fix this bug?
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Different mouse speed per screen possible?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and have 3 screens setup, 1x4K screen and 2x1080p screens. However due to the larger resolution on the 4K screen, the mouse feels really slow and I would like to speed it up ...
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Missing trackpad features

I've just installed 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop. Everything seems to work great out of the box except for the trackpad. The pointer is OK and left-clicks and single taps are registered, however ...
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Touchpad not working | Ubuntu 14.10

I have been running 14.10 with no problems for a while, but now my touchpad doesn't work. Machine is a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. Touchpad is apparently detected (see xinput list below). I can use a ...
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mouse not working in Ubuntu for Acer chromebook

i have a acer chromebook with ubuntu. recently my mouse has stopped working in ubuntu. it will however work in chromeium. this happened after leaving it on during the night and when i woke up it ...
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Natural Scrolling on Ubuntu Gnome isn't working

I have what is (as far as I can remember) a vanilla Ubuntu installation (v.14.10) using the Gnome Desktop (v.3.9.90), yet I can't seem to get reverse scrolling to work. There's no option for natural ...
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Don't use touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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Gnome not responding to mouse events

This week I got one of my regular updates from Ubuntu. I believe there was also a kernel-update with it. But the last few days I am experiencing odd behaviour. I have opened a few common programs ...
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Can xbindkeys be configured per window?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I have configured the two extra buttons on my mouse, but I would like them to perform different actions depending on the window with the focus. For example, I would like the zoom ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 Mouse doesn't works

I have a problem with a fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04.02. The mouse only works at the first opened window. If I open the starter first the mouse work so that i can search for an application and start ...
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How to make touch-bad double click stick for some seconds(Drag Lock) after releasing the touch-bad?

I want double clicking a (file, folder, or text) and dragging then release the touch-bad to stick with the mouse cursor for some seconds like in windows 7(DragLock) and if i want to release the drag ...
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Trackpad trouble. Can't locate similar problems/solutions

My trackpad seems to reconfigure itself at random. It seems as if the area defined to sense scrolling or two finger taps (which is not even a setting I have defined) suddenly turns on causing nearly ...
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Left-handed setting doesn't take effect for XTEST pointer device

I am working on ubuntu-12.04 64bit, I found left handed setting doesn't take effect on XTEST pointer device. Below is my input devices: root@ubuntu:~# xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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How can i reinstall my mouse, which stopped working after a freeze?

Some combination of things caused my machine to freeze, probably to do with the browser somehow. There were a number of tabs open in Chromium and Firefox, one had a live video stream, another had a ...
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Gaming macros on ubuntu

I've been able to run League of Legends on wine, and now i'm trying to associate macros to my mouse buttons. I've used xbindkeys+xte to simulate keystrokes. For example: # Press mouse button 1, will ...
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Where are the mouse cursors located?

Which is the folder where mouse cursors are located in Kubuntu? I would like to know the full path of the folder?.
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Why is Mouse Click not working while Mouse is moving?

While Mouse is moving X (Unity, Kde, anyone) does not register a Mouse (left) click. I have to stop the mouse and then click. Is there something that I can do about this? I use LTS 14.04.2.
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USB mouse on Ubuntu stops working [duplicate]

Many times my mouse USB suddenly stops working, though the trackpad works just fine. I have to click it to make it work again. I have found the following solution: sudo bash for i in ...
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old rs232 trackball must be restarted after every restart

I have an old trackball that I am very happy with. I've got it to run on Ubuntu 14.04 with a USB to RS232 converter. Every time I start the computer I will start a terminal and input the command sudo ...
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Key Binding for Music and Fn Keys

I've been trying to figure out the key bindings for xbindkeys and it hasn't been working very well. I'm trying to bind the 8, 9, 10, and 13 keys of my Logitech Performance MX mouse (those are the ...
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Usb Mouse not working in Ubuntu Ubuntu 14

Recently I am facing problem with my USB mouse. Sometimes it works sometimes it not works with a reboot. A result of lsusb is below : Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3005 Atheros Communications, Inc. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Bluetooth Arc touch mouse

I'm having a little problem using my Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse. I'm able to see the mouse in the Bluetooth manager but unfortunately not to pair it and when I'm taking a look into the syslog I find ...
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Remap touch pad zones for Thinkpad Yoga?

I have one of the new Thinkpads (Thinkpad Yoga S1) with the integrated touch pad which acts as what used be the dedicated left, right, and middle buttons. I am trying to configure my touch pad in ...
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Very inconsistant mouse wheel scrolling

Every time I start my Ubuntu the mouse wheel scroll seems to be set to a random amount. Normally it should scroll three line per click but each new boot it seems to set a random amount of scroll. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running on VMware 11 : Touchpad scroll does not work

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 as guest OS on VMWare workstation v11. Machine is a Lenovo z50-70 laptop. I haven't been able to scroll using the touchpad. I have to either use a usb mouse or the touchpad ...
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mouse and touchpad works selectively on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo Ideapad with dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 The touchpad works perfectly on Windows. On Ubuntu, there are some functions that work. - I can do right and left click. - If I ...
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Gaming mouse cause half minute freeze during boot

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS. My USB Corsair M65 Gaming Mouse causes PC to freeze for 30s at login screen. During this time, I cannot type and there is not mouse pointer. The same effect ...
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Do Windows mice work with Ubuntu? [closed]

I want to buy a mouse for my PC, but as I was searching I saw in the product details that it had to have Windows as the OS. I have a Ubuntu/Windows duel boot and I was wondering if mice for Windows ...
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Mouse work for a while then stops

I recently installed Elementary OS, everything is great, but i have a trouble. Sometimes (i really can't see regularity) mouse stops working. It just stops responding. Somewhere after 10 seconds I am ...
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ubuntu 14.04 resolution and mouse messed up

Yesterday night when I closed my computer everything was working fine but when I booted it up this morning everything was messed up.My screen resolution was set to very low, my mouse was not working ...
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Different mouse devices with different left and right handed behaviors

I have both a PS/2 mouse and a USB EasyPen i405x tablet connected to Ubuntu 14.04 KDE environment. But the tablet works correctly only when the mouse setting is set to right-handed. So I need the ...
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Mouse flickering on one monitor

I've done quite a bit of googling to find a solution to this but couldn't find anything. I have two monitors, an LG one and a Samsung one and my mouse disappears and flickers on the Samsung one. Also ...
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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unresponsive keyboard and mouse after update

I have Dell Inspiron desktop machine running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual boot. At some moment I started having non-responsive USB keyboard and mouse on wake up after suspend on some occasions. As I'm lazy ...