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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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TouchPad doesn't work on start unless mouse drivers are restarted or sleep

For some reason my TouchPad drivers don't seem to work until I restart the mouse drivers (sudo rmmod psmouse && sudo modprobe psmouse) or I put the computer to sleep and then wake it again. ...
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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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use mouse in multi gesture mode

I am new to ubuntu, I installed it in my dell 3571 laptop in dual boot mode with win 8. My touch support multi gesture in windows os, but it doesn't support in ubuntu. I wanted to make my ubuntu also ...
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Only in XBMC mouse becomes too sensitive, can this be altered? Ubuntu 14.04

This appears to be an age old question, asked and asked again, but no-one seems to have an answer, apart from use the keyboard, however, I want to use my mouse, is this possible? I am finding that ...
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Kernel module needs to be reloaded after boot

I just got my ALPS Touchpad on my Lenovo Flex 2 working (xinput returned "PS/2 Generic Mouse", now it returns two devices: "ALPS PS/2 Device" and "ALPS PS/2 Device") But after rebooting my system it ...
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(SOLVED) Ubuntu 14.04: mouse didn't load

For a few months since I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, (almost) everything was working fine except for the occasional problems that I would get when logging in which were reported. But yesterday my ...
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Cyborg RAT and Xorg.conf issue

I've been having problems with a Cyborg R.A.T. 3. I've managed to get it to work by following the information found here. However with one very annoying caveat. Upon loading xfce, gnome, kde or ...
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Mouse stutters, slows down, requires multiple clicks, sometimes freezes

I have this really weird problem going on. I've never seen it before. I'm using 14.04, and my mouse seems to have an issue with slowing down, freezing, and requiring multiple "clicks" to actually ...
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Mouse registering as a keyboard causing the actual keyboard to stop working

I just bought a new natec mouse to replace my current one, the problem is that once I plug the mouse in my keyboard stops functioning until I unplug the mouse and unplug-replug the keyboard. After a ...
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Is there a way to “restart” the touchpad driver?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop, usually with an external usb mouse and keyboard and screen connected. Sometimes, however, I unplug all of them and move the laptop and keep using it with the builtin ...
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mouse cursor skipping around

Having a problem with mouse cursor skipping/stuttering around. I will move it and then suddenly it teleports to the edge of the screen in whatever direction it was going. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a ...
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Bluetooth mouse does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and the Bluetooth mouse does not work. I put in new batteries and search for bluetooth devices in Systems Setting; it constantly comes for a moment and then disappears. ...
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Cursor alignment off in tab menu in browsers, terminal, text editor and thunderbird in 14.04

Having upgraded from Ununtu 13.10 to 14.04, the cursor alignment is off in applications such as Firefox and Chromium (when selecting tabs, address bar, but not in main window), thunderbird (when ...
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How do I program it so that when I press and hold the left mouse button it will auto click a set amount of clicks per second?

How do I program it so that when I press and hold the left mouse button it will auto click a set amount of clicks per second? I've been looking everywhere and all I can find is mouse automation tools ...
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Touch pad occasionally freezes on Asus Laptop

The touch pad occasionally freezes on my laptop. If I plug in a USB mouse I can move the cursor but the touch pad remains frozen until after I restart. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to get apps to scroll smoothly AND real-time? (don't drive me in the arms of Apple!)

On my Desktop I've been using Ubuntu for about 7 years now, and I love it. I now recently installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Air alongside Mac OSX. I know my way around Ubunt very well, but there is one ...
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Extending Screen Makes Mouse Jumpy

When I extend my display(not when mirrored) my mouse pointer becomes very jumpy to the point that it is unusable without decreasing the mouse speed.
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Left mouse button behaving in strange ways both on touchpad and with couple of USB connected mice

I have the strangest problem with my mouse on Ubuntu 14.04. It happened out of nowhere. It acts as if I am holding down my left mouse and dragging it over the screen. Makes no difference whether I use ...
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Cyborg R.A.T. 9 - mouse clicks not working after login

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and I have the Cyborg R.A.T. 9 wireless mouse. Every time I turn on the computer and login I can move the mouse around, but clicking on anything other than the icons in ...
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Logitech MX800 not working properly in 14.04

I bought the Logitech MX800 Wireless Performance combo yesterday. When I plugged it into my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) the keyboard worked but the mouse didn't. I tried to plug the unifying receiver into ...
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disable mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04

I use only ssh access to my 'slideshow' computer (which, together with a big TV screen are located in a public room). I'd like to disable generally (not only in X) all of the USB slots, and the PS2 ...
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Weird issue with keyboard and mousepad on laptop (Ubuntu 14.04)

As the title implies, I have an issue with the build in keyboard and trackpad on my laptop. Sometimes, when I turn on the computer, the keyboard and trackpad won't work. I can connect a USB mouse, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse / keyboard / application windows issues ASUS X550CA

I recently bought an ASUS X550CA laptop, and immediately installed ubuntu in a small (50GB) partition. I've had the normal problems ASUS laptops have had recently, namely touchpad and WiFi, but I'd ...
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12.04 to 14.04 Upgrade Disasterous

Installed 14.04 to new box - everything worked perfectly. Removed 14.04 and installed - Elastix PBX - everything worked perfectly. Using "same" DVD, attempted to reinstall 14.04 - random DVD activity ...
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Removed the function of one of my mouse buttons by trying to change it

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. I'm using a mouse with two extra thumb buttons and I figured it would be handy to use them for volume control. After googling around a bit I ended here: Configuring mouse ...
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Is there any way to enable two-finger zoom and vertical scrolling in Dell Inspiron 15 5547 Core i5?

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5547 Core i5 machine in which I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 via External Hard disk. I want to enable zooming feature and vertical scrolling feature in the mouse-pad. Is there any ...
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Mouse is blinking/flickering at my built in monitor with an external monitor, please help

I am using a Thinkpad W530, and due to my works, I need to use an external monitor. I am using nouveau and nvidia-prime to switch between intel and nvidia adapter. After I connected and switched on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Add control + mouse click for right click

I have a Mac mouse that only has the one click option, model: M5769. I want to add a right click option like you would have on a Mac, by pressing control, and then pressing the mouse button. Is ...
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Keyboard & Mouse input failure after updating 14.04

Everything was working great yesterday. I did the latest update for 14.04 last night and now my keyboard and mouse are not working. I have a dual boot environment Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The ...
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Sandstrom wireless mouse

I've just bought a Sandstrom wireless mouse (USB) and it's playing up on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. After about 2 minutes of use the pointer freezes as I move the mouse across the screen - only for a few ...
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How to turn off / hide the mouse when screensaver is active in KDE 4?

I've got a standard Ubuntu system with KDE 4.13. It could probably be considered 'kubuntu'. When the screensaver comes on, the mouse is visible and quite prominent on top. How do I set the ...
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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of alt+tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...
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Laptop touchpad is NOT detected!

This is the weirdest thing I have ever seen on Xubuntu ... like ever. Background: I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on an Acer V5-123 netbook. If the specs matter, then the netbook has an AMD E1-2K with 4GB ...
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What can I do to make my wireless mouse work?

My wireless mouse doesn't work at all on Ubuntu 14.04. The weird thing is that it has worked the first time I tried it!! (at the moment it works fine on Ubuntu 12.04). I know the system recognize the ...
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Mouse and video freezes. Fixed by CTRL-ALT-F6 and then CTRL-ALT-F7

Every hour or so the mouse and video freezes. I do CTRL-ALT-F6 and then CTRL-ALT-F7 and then it works again. What is wrong? And how can I stop the mouse from freezing?
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Need solution for flickering mouse cursor in Ubuntu 14.04.

I made a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation on my lenovo laptop (z570). After successful installation, the mouse cursor is flickering and disappearing. I tried disabling the unknown display in the ...
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I have two cursors on my screen, one of which is always on top and will never move - how do I remove it? [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 First off I'm sorry if the title/context of my post are a little confusing; I'm a tech noob and have just started with Ubuntu after a system crash on my laptop. I got tired of using ...
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Right mouse click not working in latest firefox 14.04

This is since the recent upgrade to 14.04 and only with firefox, Chrome works OK but less useful as it does not work with flash. I see this has happened in previous Ubuntu versions.
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Gaming, mouse get crazy when left click

I am on kubuntu with an home built computer tower, I have a problem with my mouse, whenever I use the left button and do a small movement, the mouse get totally crazy, it makes in almost (to not say ...
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My mouse is suddenly very slow under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a i5 Nuc, 8GB of RAM, SSD drive and had no problems, but since 2 days the mouse is lagging and some websites behave slowly. I don't know the reason for this. Is there a way I can find out ...
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usb mouse not working after resume from hibernation

I am on Xubuntu 14.04, 64bit, HP 635 notebook. I enabled hibernation. It works fine, except that upon resume my usb optical mouse does not work anymore. The red light on the bottom is shining though, ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04.1, Keyboard and mouse don't work anymore

I had Ubuntu 13.10 which worked just fine. I've decided to try 14.04. I've done an upgrade and when it finished, it booted to desktop but my keyboard and mouse didn't work at all. So I've decided to ...
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Sometimes left mouse button acting like right, and coursor moving without input

After some recent updates (beginning of last week or so) two problem appeared. I try to find solution or determine if i should rapport it as a bug. I'am by no means Linux expert, so any help with ...
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USB devices are detected but not working

I have an Acer(TM5720, 32bit, 2.3ghz, Intel Dual Core T7500) laptop. I use a dell USB wired keyboard and and HP Wired Mouse. Everything was working fine until this morning, i.e now Keyboard and mouse ...
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Bluetooth automatic mouse connection not working

I'd like my HP Bluetooth Mouse x4000b (no usb dongle) to connect automatically when starting my HP laptop (Ubuntu 14.04), but I can't succeed in it : I'm forced to do it manually by clicking the ...
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Driver for wireless mouse

anyone knows how to configure this mouse( http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-4GHz-High-Qulity-Wireless-Optical-Mouse-Mice-USB-2-0-Receiver-for-PC-Laptop-/400592691497?pt=Mice&hash=item5d452f6129 ) to use ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I just bought this new Microsoft Sculpt Comfort mouse but Ubuntu can't find it from the Bluetooth settings. I installed BlueMan, but nothing happen. Any ideas?
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Dell E6440 - sound and mouse working after suspend/resume

I've installed fresh Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Lattitude E6440 and i've encountered two strange issues when doing full system start/restart: - mouse scroll when full restart is working very fast. One turn ...
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Unity 14.04 Desktop does not take focus for “focus under mouse”

I am using an updated 14.04 Ubuntu with Unity (regular setup, nothing fancy or custom). I have "focus under mouse" enabled. This works fine, except that the Desktop cannot get the focus - this is a ...
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How to fix: USB mouse settings restored to default on each connection?

I'm connecting and disconnecting USB mouse from the notebook. I've noticed that every time default xinput settings is restored, precisely Device Accel Velocity Scaling (271): 10.000000 which drives me ...