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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Increase mouse wheel scroll speed

As the title says, I want to increase the number of rows that are passed when I use the mouse wheel for scrolling. I know that there exists ways to do that for Firefox and Chromium, although I want ...
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How can I configure Touchegg on Ubuntu 14.04

how can I configure touchegg on ubuntu 14.04 and use the gestures instead of unity gestures I have Dell xps L502x and synaptics trackpad
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how to access another user data

I have a very strange problem. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, everything was working as usual normally, today when I turned my laptop on and logged in in my account I had only empty screen without any ...
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How can I make shortcut keys move the mouse, as an alternative to the touchpad?

Due to large quantities of Chocolate Cake falling on my computer's touchpad it has become unresponsive at times (though the left- and right-click works fine) and I would like to make it so that when I ...
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Mouse not working on new Ubuntu install

using a Mad Catz mouse - no other questions seem to help so I've decided to Ask Ubuntu. I'm using a Mad Catz mouse, worked fine on Windows 10, deleted windows and went to ubuntu, now, I can move it ...
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USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have the same problem like him (USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 14 LTS)) It happend after nothing (no possible reason), I mean no updates or software changes were running before a ...
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Mac bluetooth keyboard and mouse in Ubnutu 15.10?

I have a Mac bluethooth keyboard/mouse that I am trying to get to work on a Mac Mini running Ubuntu but it does not work. Bluetooth is active in Ubuntu, is this a know issues in Ubuntu and do I have ...
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Increasing scroll speed

I've recently switched to Ubuntu, and the one thing that has been bothering me is the scroll speed, which I can't seem to change. In windows I used to have it set around 7 lines, but it seem to be ...
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How to upgrade xinput to version 2

I have installed ubuntu on my pc, and dist-upgraded all packages to the last version of 14.04 LTS. I'm trying to configure the touchpad of my Lenovo Thinkpad W530. For this I have installed the ...
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New Zelotes 2.4 ghz wireless mouse keeps freezing and lagging

My new Zelotes 2.4 ghz wireless mouse that i got today keeps freezing or lagging every little bit. the model is F-14. I have tried different batteries and different ports on the computer. It comes ...
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Disable unity panel popping up on file drag

My problem is the unity panel popping up when I'm dragging a file with the mouse. I currently have the panel set to auto-hide with the lowest sensitivity value, so it normally only pops up when I ...
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My mouse won't work in ubuntu

The mouse works in debian, on the same computer, and it was working in ubuntu and it just stopped. Rebooting had no effect. I'm using vervet.
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Xubuntu, Xinput and Logitech Unifying Receiver: Keyboard shows up as pointer, fails to reattach to Master Keyboard

I was given a Mouse/Keyboard pair from work. The mouse is a Logitech M310, the Keyboard is a K520. They are paired to a Logitech Unifying receiver. I plugged it into my Xubuntu machine, and the ...
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USB slots stop working suddenly from time to time

After re-installing Lubuntu 12.04 system on my laptop an older problem re-emerged after a few days and installation of different programs: without apparent reason the external mouse and sometimes ...
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xbindkeys blocks input device

I know that there are a lot of topics on this already, but my problem is slightly different. I have some extra buttons on my mouse and I want to map them to some keys on my keyboard. I was successful ...
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Configure Logitech mouse with xbindkeys

I have a Logitech Performance MX mouse I want to configure for Ubuntu 14.10 using xbindkeys. I managed to install xbindkeys and xautomation following this post, however, the buttons still don't work. ...
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Changing click-drag delay setting?

To drag something with the mouse, it seems I have to hold the mouse button down for a fraction of a second before dragging (dragging immediately after clicking does not work). I don't like this, ...
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How can simulate mouse clicks in a cron job on a headless machine?

I have a headless machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'd like to set up a cron job to daily click some buttons on a web page. I often use X2Go, and I know I could manually open an X session and use ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Can I automatically deactivate my touchpad when a USB-mouse is connected?

i tried the touchpad indicator app. To set to disable/enable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in or out. But this dose not work for Ubuntu 14.04 versions. https://launchpad.net/touchpad-indicator ...
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Two finger scrolling and two finger pointer moving if 1 finger is in lower 20%

My problem is that my touchpad is actually a click pad (HP Envy 14 Beats) and lower 20% of it are split into right and left buttons. On Windows before I used to have it like that: If I start my 2 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 touchpad not recognized

I have an Acer travelmate (P2). The cursor worked fine on windows seven. I first tried to work with a live -stick with ubuntu 14.04, then 15.04. Both times, I do not see any cursor. I have already ...
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After update USB mouse has stopped workking

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04. After some recent updates in this last week or so my mouse has stopped working completely. I've tried sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get install ...
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How am I expected to scroll fine distances if I can't change the scroll distance or middle-click and drag to scroll?

I can't find anything for this, I use a dell USB mouse, no special buttons or hardware, I regularly need to be able to scroll by couple-pixel distances, mostly in chrome, but for my sanity the ability ...
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How to select and copy content from the terminal (ATL + CTRL + F1)

When in the 'lower level terminal' (not sure how this is called), the one opened by pressing Ctrl + Alt + F1, how can I copy the content of the command I used there, since there is no mouse and I can ...
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Mouse cursor disappears sometimes in 15.04

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 15.04, I sometimes face a situation where the cursor disappears, leaving me to keyboard shortcuts. Note: The cursor becomes invisible. The mouse is still functional ...
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ubuntu 14.04.03 mousepad not working on acer aspire notebook, external mouse does work

I just bought the Acer V3-371-5215. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 64bit from a usb flash drive. The mousepad worked during the installation from flash drive. Mousepad not working after installation. ...
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Ubuntu, mouse left click doesn't work

I am connecting on a remote Ubuntu server with Logmein. Since yesterday, the left mouse button doesn't seem to work. Either it's a logmein problem either it's a ubuntu problem. If it's a ubuntu ...
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Load script file at login screen (xserver/user)

My current solution I have two files. One of the files is run via ~/.xsessionrc, this is required as xserver needs to be started for xinput command to function. The second file needs to be run as ...
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Mouse scroll stops working soon after boot

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and I ran the last update today. I am mentioning this because I started getting issues with the mouse scroll today. So if I boot, mouse works normal. Then scroll stops working ...
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Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
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right mouse button acts “”stuck"

I've been running Ubuntu 15.04 for several weeks. I just upgraded to 15.10 yesterday. And now the mouse and the pad behave as though the left button is stuck down. I think I saw somewhere a long time ...
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Problems with disabling touchscreen and features from touchpad

There's a hardware problem with my touch screen that ends up in multiple random taps all over the screen that modifies my work, closes windows, and wreaks havoc. I decided to disable the touch screen. ...
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Mouse not moving

I have a Logitech mouse on Acer, running 14.1 LTS. I have found this 'answer' for my problem: "Wireless and optical mice, as well as touchpads on laptops, may need to "wake up" before they start ...
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upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, keyboard and mouse not working

I'm new to Ubuntu. I tried reading all other relevant questions/answers, but couldn't find answer to my problem. I have Dell Inspiron desktop, which came with Ubuntu older version 12.xx. Everything ...
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How do I make the battery indicator always show my laptop battery by default instead of the mouse battery?

Using Ubuntu 14.04. If I plug in my USB wireless Logitech mouse (M185) it will show its battery status instead of the laptop's battery, but only when the laptop is plugged in. The battery level of ...
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no mouse after boot of newly installed 15.04

Have just installed 15.04 (starting from a USB) on an old samsung laptop. No mouse control with pad, or external mouse. It worked when I "tried" ubuntu 15.04, but not after installing to hard disk. ...
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How to navigate between monitors using the mouse in a circular way? [duplicate]

I have three screens, 1, 2, 3. When I use the mouse and am on the most left screen 1 and want to get to screen 3, I have to move all the way right through to screen 2 in order to get to screen 3. I ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration for my mouse but keep in enabled for my touchpad?

as the questions says I want to disable mouse acceleration for my mouse, but keep it for my touchpad. I use a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 with unity. Can someone help?
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Bluetooth manager adds gamepad to xinput Virtual Core Pointer every time I connect it on Xubuntu 15.04

I've had success on my previous version of Xubuntu (14.04) adding a Wii U Pro Controller simply using by using the bluetooth manager and selecting "Proceed without pairing" -> "Device successfully ...
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Microsoft Designer mouse on Ubuntu 15.10

I have recently upgraded my system to the Ubuntu 15.10 version and somehow my mouse pointer seems to not work until I restart my drivers. Is there a possible way to have a permanent solution and not ...
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Mouse pointer periodically becomes a Plus sign when idle [14.04]

I'm running 64 bit 14.04LTS on a LennovoG70 laptop. After about 45 seconds of the pointer not being used, it turns into a plus sign and and then reverts to the usual pointer, once I click something ...
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Dwell clicking software that supports right-dragging and allows to define shortcuts for Kubuntu

Is there any dwell clicking software for Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 or Kubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 that supports the following features: left and right-dragging double/triple click a shortcut can be defined ...
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Switch Bluetooth mode to HID

I am trying to connect a wireless Logitech MX5000 keyboard and a MX1000 mouse. At the moment, they are connected via Bluetooth as HCI, but I have learnt that if they are connected in HID mode, they ...
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Replacement of Logitech k270 mouse works - keyboard not [duplicate]

lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c534 Logitech, Inc. $ xinput list|grep Logitech ⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=15 [slave pointer (2)] ↳ Logitech USB Receiver ...
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Boot ubuntu from Pendrive

First I have used Universal Usb installer with Ubuntu 64bit and created a live Usb stick. Then I have booted in Live Ubuntu and successfully installed Ubuntu on a partition of the usb drive. The ...
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HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse not working on Kubuntu 14.10

Just got a HP Z8000 bluetooth mouse and I'm not able to make it work with my system. I'm able to pair the device but it appears as "Type : Unknown" and obviously it doesn't work at all. I tried to ...
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How do I restore my mouse sensitivity/acceleration settings to their defaults

I changed the mouse sensitivity/acceleration settings in System Settings\Mouse and Touch Pad. How do I restore these settings back to their default values?
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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click

How can I bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click? Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing down on it should allow me to drag and drop (just like it ...
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Synaptic TouchPad Not working in Ubuntu 15.10

Synaptic touchpad is not working in Dell 5547. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and mouse pad stopped working. It used to work in Windows. Since i am new to Ubuntu i don't know much to sort it myself. I ...
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issues with device drivers,and ppa packages [closed]

i am very new to ubuntu . First try is with ubuntu 14 version. since its my very first try please i need help. Some of my Questions are a. which PPA's has best reputation b. which is the best way to ...