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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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...
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How do I stop my screen from shifting when my mouse moves to my other monitor

I have two screens and when I move my mouse from my primary display to my secondary one, my screen gets dragged over to display my secondary display on my primary monitor along side my primary screen, ...
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Program buttons G7 and G8 on the Logitech Gaming Mouse G502

I wanted a few extra programmable buttons on my mouse to assign shortcuts to, so I picked up a Logitech G502. I am using xbindkeys and xev according to numerous tutorials available to find the button ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse not working but detected

I have a Razer Imperator mouse that used to work just fine until yesterday. lsusb, xinput and dmesg all correctly list the mouse, but yet it doesn't work. Can anyone give some tips on how to debug ...
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3 monitor flickering mouse ubuntu 14.10

I've downlaoded ubuntu 14.10 on my pc.. I've got a 3 monitor setup (2 with my nVidia card, 1 with my intel buildin grapics) But my mouse is flickering on my 2 nViadia screens. I already tried to ...
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Mouse keeps freezing in ubuntu 14.04

I have a regular Dell optical USB mouse, dell M0C5U0 to be precise. It keeps freezing randomly (3-4 times in a 3 hour space) in ubuntu 14.04. I recently upgraded from 12.09 and I never had this ...
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Wacom intuos button maping option not available

I tested an intuos pen & touch tablet with ubuntu 14.10. But the configuration panel did not show the "Map Buttons..." button. Thus, I am unable to map them, unless I use xsetwacom. But if I do ...
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Bootup (100 times slower than usual) drops to a shell IF at boot time the computer was off for less than 5 minutes. USB mouse no longer recognized

I've been using Ubuntu on a Windows dual-boot Sony Vaio VGN-CS390 laptop for more than five years now. Yesterday I made a fresh install of 14.04 LTS over 12.04 LTS. Everything worked fine, even after ...
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Locate the id of input device and change the value of its property

I learned from this post that you can set mouse speed by the following: $ xinput --set-prop 10 "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 4 where 10 is the id of the target device, which you can obtain ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mouse N700

I have recently updated my dual boot of Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mouse N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using ...
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Middle Mouse Button Doesn't work

After I upgraded to 12.04 LTS my middle mouse button stopped working... it worked fine before the upgrade. I can scroll with the wheel but when i push it down it refuses to work. Can someone tell me ...
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Mouse cursor dissapears when long-pressing Alt in Gedit

When I press Alt in Gedit, and hold it for two seconds or so, the mouse cursor disappears, and then as I continue moving the mouse, the cursor starts flickering. The flickering happens only inside the ...
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HP probook ubuntu 14.04 touchpad unresponsive

I just bought my HP probook that came with ubuntu 13. Then I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. But I had a problem with the touch pad. In my case the touchpad is not responsive. It is really hard to move the ...
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Left click not working after a while (it worked fine before) ubuntu 14.04

I don't know why it worked fine before (about 5 months) now after a while the left click don't work. How to signal it ? Regards Bussiere
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Mouse and KYBD fail after initial install of 14.04 i386 on a clean HDD in a Legacy i386 system

Installed 14.04 i386 fine. After removing the CD and rebooting, when it opened the Main screen and an unexpected shortcuts page appeared, I found both my mouse and keyboard were no longer operable. ...
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Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
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Can't properly move windows no more

Ubuntu 14.04 here and as of yesterday moving windows by dragging them by the title bar is hard or next to impossible. The mouse "grabs" the window just for parts of the second if at all and then ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away

My apple bluetooth aluminum keyboard and mouse keep popping up and then going away. They don't even have time to connect. I'm just wondering why that is.
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xbindkeys: Conflicting program

So my issue is I just reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 and as always I install xbindkeys and set up my search button to be middle click and the scroll wheel side clicks to copy/paste. However it was working ...
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Mouse Buttons Press Same Key

I have a Razer Taipan mouse. It has the normal left click, right click, and scroll wheel, as well as 4 additional side buttons. 2 of the side buttons are on the left side of the mouse, and two are on ...
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Acer Aspire ES1 - 111M mouse cursor isn't working

I've just finished watching a film and somehow my mouse cursor has disappeared. How do I get it back and what do you think I could of done for this to have happened?
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How do I get my Roccat Lua mouse fully working on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I added this repository and installed the roccat-tools package as per this guide and added my user to the roccat group. I could run luaconfig and make changes but when I clicked "Store in device" I ...
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HP Elitebook Revolve 810 trackpad not working

I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu today and the trackpad will click, but will not right click or scroll. I'm fairly new to Linux so any help would be extremely helpful.
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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Mouse Pointer is blinking and some time disappear

After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 my mouse pointer is blinking and some time it's disappear, I don't know why this happening I search lots of for this issue and I get some results but unable to get ...
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Erratic mouse behavior in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have noticed lots of erratic behavior on the part of the mouse pointer. It sometimes makes rapid jumps, not traveling at a consistent speed, making it very ...
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Only touchscreen on boot

Sometimes when I boot up my Lenovo ThinkPad twist, only the touchscreen works. The keyboard will work until I log in, but then both the keyboard and touchpad (and trackpoint) stop working. Only the ...
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What is the best bluetooth mouse that works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04 and have long battery life?

What is the best bluetooth mouse that works out of the box with Ubuntu 12.04 and have long battery life? I have Microsft 5000 and have problems with Ubuntu 12.04 also its battery life is really ...
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Cannot Click Anywhere in Ubuntu

I just installed the 64 bit version of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my HP Stream 11 and I cannot seem to click anywhere with the trackpad, nor the mouse. I'm new to linux and I'm unsure of what to do.
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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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imwheel defunct on dialog popup in front

In Kubuntu 14.04 (KDE 4.13.0), I use imwheel 1.0.0pre12-9 to map the extra thumb-buttons of my LogiTech M510 to some useful keystrokes for certain programs. This works fine, it will start nicely when ...
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Mouse pointer visible in tty

I have a strange bug whenever I open up a tty terminal. A mouse pointer is always visible somewhere towards the lower left corner of my screen. I want to get rid of it because it starts to get ...
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HP Envy Touchpad/Trackpad/Mousead glitching after updating from Ubuntu 14.04.1

So, windows refugee and my first new computer in...about a decade. Fair warning. Touchpad was fine at first, then I did the prompted updates. I also tried to install the beta of scrivener, it ...
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Ubuntu 14 - Mouse and Keyboard do not work after a new install

A couple of days ago, I attempted to resurrect an older PC. I downloaded the most recent ISO 32bit Ubuntu file , and went through the install. However, when the OS starts up. I am not always able to ...
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Frozen desktop after upgrading to 14.04 from 12.10

I've upgrades to 14.04 and during start up at login screen I got "System program problem detected" error. After logging in, the error would not go away and my desktop would be frozen, nothing opens up ...
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Recognise extra mouse buttons on Gigabyte M6800

On the side of my gigabyte M6800 mouse there are two buttons that are currently not recognised. I would love to get ubuntu to recognise these and/or assign akey to them so I can use them in games ...
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My mouse cursor is invisible in Kubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu kde plasma desktop. I first installed Ubuntu, and then I upgraded to Kubuntu and have been using both for over a year now. When I upgraded kdeplasmadesktop the cursor is visible on ...
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Disabling Touch-to-Click when TrackPad Appears as PS/2 Generic Mouse

I have a Vostro 3560 with Ubuntu 13.10. I want to disable my touchpad's touch-to-click ability. gpointing-device-settings shows my trackpad as a PS/2 Generic Mouse so it's not very helpful.
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Issue with ubuntu and bluetooth mouse and keyboard

I have a bluetooth mouse & keyboard (Dell KM714) that don't seem to be recognized by Ubuntu 14.10. They don't appear in the list of bluetooth devices when I am looking for them. Is there a way to ...
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Dual monitor mouse flicking

i have typical problem with ubuntu. My linux detects 2 monitors and my cursor is blinking. I can switch off one of false monitors and everything returns to normal. But after restart or if i plug in ...
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Remap a key to the left mouse button

My problem is that I don't know keyname action for Mouse Click. For example I want to remap F1 which keycode is 67 with a mouse click 1 I have to type: xmodmap -e "keycode 67 = ??" What ...
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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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14.04 Mouse and Keyboard issues with a fresh install

I have what I think are two unrelated issues with my laptops keyboard and a USB mouse. Keyboard: When I turn on the laptop everything boots up fine. Once I get to the login screen however my laptops ...
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How do I disable the touchscreen drivers?

I have a touchscreen, but the drivers are not working properly and interfere with my mouse. Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly?
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Clicking does not occur at the cursor

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, here is one of the issues I currently have: I cannot click on ...
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Problem with touchpad and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and had this roblem since the beginning of the installation. My mouse cursor moves automatically to the left a little bit after 4 or 5 seconds. Just after ...
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PS2 Mouse and Keyborad freeze in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since July this year with no problems in respect of the Keyboard and mouse - both connected to PS/2 inputs. I have an older Packard Bell iXtreme system - 64 bit ...
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Invisible mouse

When I boot Ubuntu I can see the mouse cursor at the login screen but once I put my password is see this error could not acquire name on session bus I tried to Google the error but all I find is stuff ...
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Can't move mouse

I recently got a Samsung Chromebook 2 and installed Ubuntu Linux. It had a few problems but those were eventually fixed. But now when I go into Ubuntu I can't move the mouse, it's frozen in the center ...