The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse), and closely related devices, as well as issues with software concerning the mouse. When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag.

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Automatically connect bluetooth mouse

I have a bluetooth mouse (Apple Mighty Mouse) which I use with Kubuntu (KDE). I always have to manually connect to the mouse, although it is listed as a trusted device. How can I automatically connect ...
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How can I setup my touchpad multi-finger tapping functionality?

I'm trying to setup my multi-finger tap in the following way: Single finger - Left click Two fingers - Middle click Three fingers - Right click What I currently have is: Single finger - Left ...
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How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse

Can anyone tell me how to configure all the buttons on a Logitech MX 620 mouse (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/mice/2987) under Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I like to make one of them just the ...
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Mouse keys autoclick

I am trying to use mouse keys to repeatedly click something. When I enable mouse keys via the system settings, pressing 5 makes the mouse click; however, holding 5 does not make the mouse click ...
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Just received an error message in terminal

My mouse has just stopped working - left click, right click, scroll - on the Ubuntu Desktop. I clicked inside CCSM and the code below popped up in my terminal: ...
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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keyboard and mouse broken shortly after using stylus

I have an HP 2710p notebook. I am running the latest LTS. Everything works out of the box aside from the occasional panel crash; and this problem: Whenever I flip the screen back from using the stylus ...
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How can I increase the mouse pointer speed beyond the limits set by the Mouse preferences dialog?

In the Mouse preferences dialog I've set the acceleration to max and the sensitivity to min and the mouse pointer is not exactly sluggish, but I'd like to make it even faster. Is it possible to be ...
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Mouse-key Remap not recognized by application (maya)?

I need mouse button 8, to be remapped to left Alt. I need it to work in maya. I've already disabled window move with dconf, so that it wouldn't effect maya. Then I followed this Guide and it seems ...
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Mouse wheel sensitivty, Razer Abyssus

How do I increase the mouse wheel sensitivity? I have a razer Abysuss and I hate this problem in windows which was fixed by install the razer drivers, but they don't support Linux so what are my ...
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How to restart only missing/invisible mouse pointer/cursor?

For some reason, the mouse pointer on my Ubuntu 10.04 PC disappears after the computer is woken up from suspend. That PC is missing a keyboard, so I can fix this by logging via ssh, and issuing: ...
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Mouse Configuration - Where to configure special mouse button to perform some compiz actions?

I've updated to 11.04 and I now need to reconfigure a lot of things. One of them is the mouse "special "buttons. Before I clicked on the red button that my mouse brings, and I switched desktops. I ...
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Touchpad is resistive but scrolling is smooth in Dell Inspiron N5110

Hi Everybody there using Dell Inspiron N5110, you too have faced this problem of touchpad not working well in Linux version later than 12.04 (Either it is Ubuntu, Xubuntu or whatever). In Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Can I change the commands certain buttons activate on my dell WM514 mouse?

I can open synapse by using the right/left bumper(is that what you call it?)+drag left. Are there certain files to edit, or do I have to download certain software?
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Keyboard and Mouse Lagging Unexpectedly while using any internet browser [closed]

I'm using a Macbook Pro 5,5 and somewhat recently a bug has cropped up. At some point while using any browser (I prefer Chrome, but this has occurred while using Firefox as well) the keyboard and ...
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Mouse disappears when I click or scroll [closed]

I've reinstalled 12.04* and now when I click or scroll: the pointer disappears. It still functions perfectly though. *My DVD drive doesn't work and my machine can't boot from USB so I actually took ...
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imwheel destroys back / forth navigation buttons from my mouse

I installed imwheel correctly with sudo apt-get install imwheel. Afterwards I did insert this: ".*" None, Up, Up, 10 None, Down, Down, 10 in my ~/.imwheelrc file. The ...
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Wireless mouse not working

I have a Gigabyte wireless mouse (m7600), and ubuntu 13.10 freshly installed. All this on a Dell Inspiron n5110. My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. The system recognizes the receiver, it ...
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How can I adjust the speed of my scroll wheel in saucy? [duplicate]

For some reason, my mouse scroll-wheel speed is noticeably slower than on any other operating system I've used. I looked in the system settings GUI and I haven't found anything of use. Normally in ...
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no keyboard/mouse access after apt-get dist-upgrade

So I just installed ubuntu on my computer as a dual boot following instructions found here. ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1563565 Everything worked perfectly, until I decided to use apt-get ...
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SSD on USB 3.0 doesn't always mount

The SSD I use is apparently slightly damaged. At the moment it shows this popular Corsair Series 3 problem. Symptoms: the disk is working for some minutes and then just suddenly stops. Two months ago ...
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Pointer freezing on 13.10 (64 bit), HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15

I've had the problem in the title for months, but I can't find a pattern for the reason: the pointer of the touch pad keeps freezing out of the blue (or a similar and I believe related problem is when ...
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Solution for: running Ubuntu 13.10 in virtual box aside to Genymotion mobile/tablet virtual box lets mouse pointer disappear

the Ubuntu system first run solely and worked nice in virtual box. then i installed the Genymotion add on for virtual box using some android tablet virtual machine running aside to Ubuntu. all still ...
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Mouse clicks suddenly stops working

Lately, I've been experiencing issues with my USB wireless mouse. While working on something, or even sometimes while the system is idle, the mouse buttons will stop working. I can move the mouse ...
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Keyboard and mouse only work in recovery mode

As my title says if I just try to boot up like normal then my keyboard and mouse do not work and so I can not login. If instead I choose recovery mode and then immediately tell it to resume boot like ...
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Dell Inspiron 15(3521) Trackpad refuses to work

I am having another weird issue that happened after this issue V Weird graphics issue only on Desktop and other ubuntu apps My Laptop trackpad is refusing to work at all. I am only able to use my ...
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USB mouse freezes [closed]

A simple Microsoft Optical mouse 1000 (USB) that runs perfectly on Windows, freezes up under Ubuntu 10.x and Fedora 1x after about 10 minutes of using the OS.Rebooting, the same problem comes up again ...
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Mouse clicks not work properly

The mouse will work fine for the most part on the top and side bar but as soon as I open up anything the mouse won't click on anything. I can still move the move around, but cannot click on anything. ...
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How to switch workspace via the Unity Desktop ICON via Mouse Wheel Specifically

I want to wheel over the "Workspace Icon" in the Unity Switcher to change desktops. (I know you can switch workspaces via COMPIZ which is ok for wheeling the desktop), but I would like to wheel over ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Why doesn't any USB connections work properly?

I have assembled 3 Ubuntu OS's to date. 13.10 is my fourth and no usb connections work properly on it. Keyboard and mouse are detected when I try to install from USB flash. Once I get to the Gnome ...
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Mouse not working after interrupted Ubuntu update

I was updating Ubuntu and my pc froze. I rebooted using the power button. (Not the best of ideas, I know, but nothing else was working, except the mouse.) Now, whenever I log onto Ubuntu, my mouse ...
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How come I cannot adjust mouse sensitivity on Ubuntu 13.10?

I have installed the desktop version with all of its defaults. Currently, my mouse is a wireless Logitech K&M combo that is connected through a KVM switch. When going to the mousepad and ...
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Cyborg R.A.T 3 gaming mouse stops working after a while and/or misbehaves

I'm having some problems with a new R.A.T 3 gaming mouse that I bought today. It works flawlessly under Windows 7, but under Ubuntu 11.10 it keeps misbehaving. What happens is this: I connect the ...
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Kubuntu natural scrolling TouchPad only but not for mouse

KDE has the option to "Reverse scroll direction", which is great when I'm using my TouchPad, however, I equally use a mouse quite often on my laptop but when it comes to a mouse, I prefer the normal ...
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Mouse pointer dissappears after Login…?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 where in the problem arises that whenever i log into my account the mouse pointer disappears and i have to logout and again login so anyone can state the solution for it
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Mouse cant right click/ left click

I have Windows 8.1 + Ubuntu 13.10 installed. It is my first time trying Ubuntu. So when i log in, after a few seconds, mouse does not respond when i click on a tab or anywhere else, but when i click ...
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Stop cursor from moving when scrolling in a textbos

I've installed imwheel to edit my scroll speed, and in the config I have: ".*" None, Up, Up, 3 None, Down, Down, 3 And When I scroll inside a textbox, my cursor(the blinking ...
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Cyborg R.A.T. 9 Mouse keeps freezing

I just got myself a new Cyborg R.A.T 9 mouse. The problem is that the mouse keeps freezing. Well not really. I can still move the cursor around but I'm not able to open/close anything. The clicks ...
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Logitech K260 wireless Keyboard -not working but mouse works after upgrade 13.04 to 13.10

This is strange, but bear with me. I upgraded my 13.04 to 13.10 and everything appeared to upgrade flawlessly. At the end, I rebooted and was able to use Logitech K260 keyboard to type in my password ...
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Mythbuntu 12.04.3 64-bit: keyboard and mouse behave strange

During the installation of myhtbuntu 12.04.3 my usb keyboard and mouse (trust) behave strange. E.g. when I try the keyboard for language german I can type the first letter but then no further key ...
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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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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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Gnome 3 loses focus after closing all open windows

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, which I have had for a long time. On this computer I've installed both XFCE4 and Gnome 3, and I'm currently using Gnome 3 Fallback. Recently I've been having a weird problem. ...
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Keyboard and mouse not functioning at boot

Using Wubi to download and install Ubuntu 12.10, everything works just fine until I boot Ubuntu. It goes to the log-in screen just fine, but there both keyboard and mouse goes dead. I have tried ...
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Mouse pointer invisible after installing Unity with Gnome 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I usually use Cinnamon and Gnome shell and had removed Unity and related packages. I re-installed Unity, and everything works fine except that the mouse pointer is no longer ...
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Why does mouse cursor disappear randomly over background image and desktop icons and sometimes foreground windows? [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit (upgrade from 11.04 some months ago), System up-to-date. HP 6715b 4GB Ram Sometimes hitting [Esc] will fix it on some foreground windows. It never shows over System Settings, ...
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Invisible mouse cursor [closed]

There have been some similar posts but nothing specific to me. Sometimes I boot my laptop and all is well. Other times I boot up and after the login screen my mouse cursor disappears, I can still ...
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Mouse settings problem

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 after having Windows 7, I noticed that there was something wrong with the mouse pointer. It just doesn't move the way he used in Windows, and I'm trying to solve this ...
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Chrome/Chromium middle mouse button for scroll Linux, Mac

Clicking the middle button does't allow me scroll the page. Is there any way to fix this behavior? Information: Ubuntu 10.10 Chromium 9.0.597.94 Logitech MX518 Update: also Chrome, and the other ...
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How to disable “on mouse stop auto click”

When the mouse stops moving after 1 seconds, it auto clicks, no matter if it is within an application or on desktop. Does anyone knows how to disable this feature?