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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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?
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My mouse has disappeared!

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 a couple of weeks ago. Until today there hasn't been any problems. After I finished a routine software update, and restarted my laptop I found that my mouse has vanished. I ...
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Ubuntu Keyboard Issue [Mac]

I was running OS X Mavericks and I wanted to try out Ubuntu... It worked just fine until I rebooted and couldn't use the arrow keys on my Apple Bluetooth keyboard to select OS X from the Dual Boot ...
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Keyboard and Mouse Not working after few minutes in ubuntu 13.10

Keyboard and Mouse Not working after few minutes in ubuntu 13.10. I think this problem is not associate with hardware, because I had changed new mouse and keyboard also but this problem still occured. ...
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I can't see my cursor after Partial Upgrade

So, I had installed a newer version of Gedit and Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 13.10. Then, I rebooted, and it asked me to do a partial upgrade. So, I said yes and let it do its thing. I watched what it was ...
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Mouse click not working in Ubuntu, Xfce and Xubuntu

I have been using Xubuntu and Ubuntu on our older home PC for almost 2 years without much trouble until today when the mouse seemed to not work properly. I can move the pointer around and click but ...
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Reduce the Mouse Sensitivity

Is there anyway to reduce the mouse sensitivity in Ubuntu 12.04? I've used the slider on the systems settings to set it to the lowest point but it's still too fast.
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Gaming Mouse not moving/working

I am having a bit of a problem with my gaming mouse (Leetgion Hellion) that works fine in windows. I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 (32bit) and the house just does not respond in any way. Any help ...
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Autostart Synergy On Boot Working Until I Mouse Click

So just as the title says, Synergy is autostarting on boot. My mouse works but as soon I clicked in the password box to login, I lose all functions of the mouse. I'm currently using the 12.04 LTS ...
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How can I manually change the mouse/pointer speed? [duplicate]

I have an Apple Magic Mouse, and it's almost unusable since the sensitivity is too high. Yet in the Mouse/Touchpad settings, the pointer speed is set to the slowest possible setting. Is there a way to ...
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xte called from xbindkeys is not working

I am trying to setup xbindkeys in Kubuntu, since I got a new mouse with some useless buttons. I was trying to bind the F5 key to the windows-logo button on my mouse, which I identified as c:134. ...
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After ubuntu upgrade the cursor of the mouse is no more displayed

I have just upgraded ubuntu and restarted. The problem is that when ubuntu started the cursor was no more displayed. I know that it is there because when I pass over a link it is underlined or when I ...
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How to disable auto power off of usb devices like usb mouse?

I don't know how , but somehow automatic power-off of usb devices got accidently enabled. Now my usb mouse goes off even if it's idle for 2-3 seconds. it's really irritating. help?!!!!! P.S. This ...
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Ubuntu pointer moves on its own

I plugged my razer mouse into my ubuntu laptop today. I did not like the preset sensitivity and acceleration: benjamin@benjamin-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y510P:~$ xinput --list-props 12 Device 'Razer Razer ...
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use Keyboard, Video and Mouse on a headless Ubuntu

Need help in using a monitor, keyboard and mouse on a headless ubuntu as and when needed, to detail, at home , I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on headless mode, now as and when i get my monitor and mouse ...
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How can I get the Tripp-Lite KVM Switch work on Ubuntu?

I have a Tripp-Lite KVM Switch model B020-008 and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS but for some reason it only barely works on 10.04 LTS meaning the mouse barely ...
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Mouse disappearing (problems with Display)

Since I installed Ubuntu 13.10, the mouse pointer disappear (not blink, really disappear). I can still move, click normally, but the cursor doesn't appear. Everytime this happens, on the Settings > ...
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Why would USB ports that work using a live Cd not work on an install of Ubuntu 13.10 on a Dell 15R?

I installed the Ubuntu 13.10 in my Dell Inspiron 15R. Everything worked fine while using a Live CD but once Ubuntu was installed the USB ports didn't work with several devices. What steps can I take ...
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Logitech G300, not working on Ubuntu

The mouse Logitech G300 is not working on Ubuntu (I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 x64). Left click is resulting in random click/movements and it's not an hardware issue, because it's working on windows. Maybe ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - Left click causes scrolling

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite, and left clicking on the physical buttons below the touchpad causes a single tick of downward scrolling along with the expected function of the left ...
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FSPPS/2 Sentelic FingerSensing Pad incorrectly detected as mouse?

Just installed 12.04.3 desktop and am having trouble getting this laptop's touchpad to work correctly. At the moment, the two main problems are as follows: Because the system is picking it up as a ...