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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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.10 - keyboard and mouse not working

I just installed 14.10 on my PC (Asus P5Q-Pro, mouse Sidewinder, keyboard Logitech G500), and as title says keyboard nor mouse doesn’t work. I cannot type anything and mouse doesn't move around.
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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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On startup, usb mouse needs re-plugging

Does anyone know how to ensure that my mouse is recognized on startup? I have to physically unplug and re-plug the mouse in order for it to work again.
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Use keyboard key (preferably [Menu]) to replace defect left mouse button of touchpad

I have a notebook with touchpad, but the left-click button barely works and I want to replace it with the Menu key. I can click by tipping on the touch pad, but it does not properly recognize when I ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working on resume

I have ubuntu 14.10 which is running on a Acer Aspire 4752. I have a USB hub where the external keyboard and mouse are connected. Every thing work fine when boot up the laptop. But if the put the ...
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Mouse sensitivity / sample rate [ A4Tech Bloody V5 ]

Where to change sensitivity ( 3200 DPI) and the sample rate ( 1.000 Hz) mouse ? So I changed in FreeBSD: Setting in rc.conf: moused_enable="YES" moused_ums0_flags="-F 1000 -r 3000" Setting in ...
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Altering command to start application by mouse click - how to

I have Google Earth installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and, in order to display clamped polygons on it, I have to start it with the command LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 googleearth. I would ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no cursor after fresh instalation

So I'm having a problem after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6-3160sp. The problem is that after the booting to ubuntu the mouse/cursor simply vanishes, and also if I try like right ...
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Mouse curser disappearing (but still being captured) on VirtualBox

Host: Mac OSX 10.9 Guest: Ubuntu 13.04 VirtualBox: 4.3.4 (just updated) I'm having issues when I install guest additions (via device > add guest additions) at the very beginning it tells me that it ...
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Wine 1.6 USB Mouse Detection

I have a Perixx MX3000 mouse with 5 fully customizable profiles with different speeds, colors, and button binding. The problem is, its software is not made for Linux based operating systems, so I ...
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Any better sotware for Mouse Keys then the default Universal Access?

At times I want to use my external keyboard, but don't have my external mouse around or it's death with batteries, which is the time I wish to navigate my cursor with the keys of my keyboard. So I go ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...
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Mouse Issues on VGA output

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X200. I am using the VGA output on a second monitor. The mouse works fine when using it but as soon as I touch the internal screen on my Thinkpad, the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse and window focus issues

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 tonight and I'm having this weird issue with my mouse and window focus. I can't seem to click on any Unity Launcher icons. More over I can't click on unfocused ...
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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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Touch pad clicks don't match cursor location

First let me start off by saying that I'm a complete novice to Linux so it would be helpful that you keep this in mind with your responses...I may need a little bit more handholding/explicit ...
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Problems with mouse detection

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a new HDD and I'm having a weird problem with my mouse. When I start the computer its works fine but after a while I can´t click in the desktop, but in the upper and ...
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Problems with internet connection and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I know there are some other questions concerning similar themes, but I cannot get a answer to my problems. I´ve searched all around the internet and cannot find an answer. I recently installed ...
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DELL wireless mouse and keyborad recognised but not working

I have DELL notebook with preinstalled Ubuntu now upgraded to 14.04 and DELL wireless mouse and keyboard. When I connect the USB thing the dmesg prints this: [10271.111258] input: Dell Dell KM632 ...
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Mouse and Keyboard aren't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm coming from a Windows background. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04_64 LTS. When I start Ubuntu Mouse and Keyboard aren't working. External keyboard and mouse are working ...
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mouse sometimes doubleclicks when i click once

I have a problem which is becoming a nightmare, to the extent that I am thinking that it might be easier to just scrap Ubuntu completely and try something else. I have an HP PC running Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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how set different key for showing the mouse location?

I need to use the feature: show the location of the mouse; by pressing the CTRL key. But this key is widely used and it is a mess. Does any one know how to change the the key that triggers the mouse ...
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Configure mouse speed (not pointer acceleration!)

Is there way to increase the mouse speed in KDE4? I don't want any pointer acceleration, it's just the mouse speed that I want to change. Edit: Unfortunately, editing the xorg.conf is not an option ...
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No mouse when dropping back to login screen

Keyboard works fine and I'm able to log back in to Ubuntu but for some reason the mosue disappears when I log out and return to the login screen.
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Use 100% of edge to go between monitors

My monitors are currently arranged like this: +---------+ | | +------+| | | || | | || | +------++---------+ If I'm at the top-left corner ...
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14.10 Image Viewer bug, click>drag pic leaves pointer changed

I just updated from 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. Today I stumbled on a bug in Image Viewer. Tried to report as per https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/report-ubuntu-bug.html but after "Collecting ...
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Use Synaptic Touchpad off button

I have a HP Pavilion g6-1202sa with a Synaptic Touchpad. On the touchpad is a little divot which acts like a button. It looks like this: In Windows I could double-tap the divot and my touchpad ...
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Right mouse click on top menu does not work in Gnome Classic

Right mouse click has no effect on top menu in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I'm using Gnome Classic, but I tried the non-classic one as well. The right mouse button functions normally when I right click on ...
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mapping extra mouse buttons

I have SteelSeries Sensei mouse with extra buttons: 8 9 10 11. I want to map them as follows: 8: Shift_L, 9: CTRL_L, 10: PAGE_DOWN, 11: PAGE_UP I spent hours looking for solutions. problems with ...
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Mouse buttons do not work

I am using a HP Optical mouse on my Dell AMD 64bit Dual Core processor. The problem I am having is it will boot up into the OS alright but when I left or right click nothing happens. I know the mouse ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut to right-click menu [duplicate]

I would like to change keyboard shortcut to right click from Shift+F10 to something simpler like Ctrl+Return to make working with nautilus without mouse smoother. By right click I mean opening menu of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointing problem

I have a problem with mouses on my two computers. I will try to describe that issue: When I point some tab in Google Chrome and try to click, it clics a little below... I need to resize Google Chrome ...
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how can i stop the mouse from opening docs, etc with one click in ubuntu?

I cannot stop my mouse from opening docs, etc. with one click. There is no option to change this in mouse settings. I want to open files by double clicking--not single clicking.
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Mouse and Keyboard are freezing

Sometimes my mouse and my keyboard just stop working. I cannot move, click or type anything anymore. But music or videos which are open still work and play. The only thing that I can do is pressing ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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Mouse scroll and additional buttons

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop after using it a while in a virtual machine, and I got this annoying problem > mouse scroll TOOOOOO fast (vertical) and TOOOOOO slow (horizontal). I'm ...
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USB, Wifi, audio stopped working on update: Kernel mismatch problems

On my Lenovo M30-70, Wifi, USB (including mouse), and audio stopped working suddenly. I accepted an incremental update earlier today. (I'm on Utopic.) I learned that this does not occur if I choose ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...
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How to configure Logitech Performance MX 950?

I am completely new to Ubuntu 13.04 and I do not have much experience using terminal. However, I would like to assign the "zoom" button on my Performance MX mouse to show workspaces... I find the ...
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14.04 fresh install keyboard and mouse not working on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu, and my USB keyboard and mouse aren't working. I'm essentially stuck on the log-in screen with nowhere to go. I tried rebooting and starting in recovery mode, but I can't hold ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Bluetooth Mouse issue

First of all, everything works normally on the same computer with Windows 8.1. If I connect the mouse to Ubuntu 13.10 manually (pressing special button on the device), it enables and works properly. ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting

I have a nice little bluetooth mouse, but there is one problem. When it is not used for awhile (I primarily use keyboard) it turns off. Fine, so I have to turn it back on by pushing the button. But ...
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Mouse Configuration

I have a Lenovo U530 Touch laptop which has a clickpad and I currently run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I understand that there are several settings under synclient that allow you to adjust how the mouse ...
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Can't get Mouse back in gEdit after Shift Key Is Pressed

By default when you type in gEdit, mouse disappears and you can get it back by moving your mouse. So, you can do whatever you want using your mouse. But when I press Shift or Ctrl or Enter and move ...
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Pen tablet/ MousePen doesn't work in Ubuntu

My problem is almost same as in here & bug 1391260 Genius MousePen i608X doesn't work in Ubuntu My OS is Ubuntu 14.10. The pointer moves, but no button is sensing. It seems to share the same ...