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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How can I customize mouse behavior for a program?

I have a program installed on my computer that uses middle button dragging extensively for interaction (panning / moving the viewport). My touchpad, however, doesn't support middle button press & ...
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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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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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HowTo change Mouse Cursors in all Windows and Applications?

I use Ubuntu Unity tool to change mouse cursors. But, now I have three differents results. 1) In Firefox I have the wanted result, my mouse cursor theme applied. 2) In Ubuntu I still have a white ...
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Extend Bluetooth Mouse Sleep?

04 for quite some time now and i dont have any issues with my bluetooth mouse. I just find something very inconvenient, and that would be: Bluetooth mouse sleeps and does not respond when not in use ...
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How to change mouse scroll accelleration?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS laptop. I recently used a Mac for the first time and I quite liked the way it handled mouse wheel scrolling... If I scrolled slow, the page scrolled slow as well, and ...
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mouse and touchpad settings missing

I am using the latest version of ubuntu 14.04 in the new lenovo Z510 ideapad laptop. I came across this problem while i was trying to enable my two-finger swipe action. Usually the mouse and touchpad ...
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Decrease mouse sensitivity below the standard limit

I've got a USB mouse attached to my Ubuntu notebook. This mouse is (unfortunately) really sensitive, and so it sometimes gets hard to hit small icons with the mouse pointer. This is really a hardware ...
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How to stop my cursor from shaking?

My cursor has started acting very suspiciously. It is always jiggling and shaking just a little bit. Not enough that it is impossible to use, but just enough that it is very annoying and ...
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How to change my mouse wheel scroll rate?

I'm using Chrome, and the scroll rate is like 3 lines, and it's painfully slow. My finger gets tired really quickly on long pages. System → Preferences → Mouse lacks any scroll wheel configuration ...
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Fast response to clicks in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu on a Dell Precision T1650 workstation. I have a problem that crops up once in a while, when the OS turns super responsive to mouse clicks. Suppose I click on the calendar to move ...
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Mouse and the Hoverclick

I´ve got a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Thinkpad T530. The mouse (and the touchpad, too) makes automatic hoverclicks (prime button) after 3 second of no move. Settings Manager-> Onboard ...
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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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Touch-pad dosen't work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 [Dual boot with Windows 8]

I just bought a new Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro computer with a pre-installed Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu so I can run dual-boot. Everything works fine now except my touch-pad that isn't working in ...
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How can a gamepad control THE mouse?

There are many questions about this subject: Remapping both mouse and keyboard to a gamepad How do I configure a joystick or gamepad? How to control the mouse pointer via my keyboard? ... But the ...
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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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Can't find how to change Xbmc mouse speed

How can I change in Xbmc mouse speed? In Ubuntu is fine but when I start Xbmc it gets really much too fast...
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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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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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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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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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How do I set focus follows mouse?

Is there a way to set up "focus follows mouse" behavior in Unity?
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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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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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trackpoint: cannot move mouse pointer a short distance

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and at the same time started using xfce. My laptop is an lenovo SL-500, but I use an external usb keyboard with more or less the same keyboard layout (lenovo ...
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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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Usb keyboard and mouse recognized but not working in Ubuntu 12.04

For a while now my usb keyboard and mouse have stopped working in ubuntu 12.04 after some update. At least the keyboard works up until grub, but fails right after selecting the boot option. I can SSH ...
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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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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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Mouse/Pen Acceleration after a click (click and drag)

I have a pen shaped mouse (looks like a pen with the laser and left click in the "nib"). I would like to use it to "write" on some paint-like software (I am a teacher). I have edited the acceleration ...
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Unity 14.04 - left click to raise window with focus-follows-mouse

After upgrading to 14.04, right-clicking on the titlebar no longer raises the window. I use focus-follows-mouse and historically use the titlebar to promote windows to the foreground. Is there a way ...
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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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How do I disable the fourth button on an Apple Mighty Mouse?

I have an Apple Mighty Mouse, but it's been banged up a bit. The side buttons (4th buttons) are way too easily pressed. When I'm using Firefox, the 4th button can accidentally click and I'd go back ...
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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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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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Cursor blinking with DisplayLink

I just got my DisplayLink monitor (Lenovo LT1421) running on my Ubuntu 13.10 Laptop. With the help of some really helpful tutorials from archlinux (https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=164385) I ...
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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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Trackpad on Thinkpad W540 not working properly

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and installed Ubuntu on it, migrating from Mac OS. I notice that the trackpad on this computer is basically one big key that can be pressed anywhere on its ...
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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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Mouse doesn't work in installation but does in LiveCD

I did a clean install of Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my laptop. After the install the mouse stopped working. When I boot into the LiveCD the mouse works as it should. I am using a USB mouse as the ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth Magic Mouse doesn't pair (No agent available)

Mouse gets discovered. Although, it doesn't pair. /var/log/syslog: Apr 23 10:05:15 xavier bluetoothd[9873]: No agent available for request type 0 Apr 23 10:05:15 xavier bluetoothd[9873]: ...
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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 ...