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 to paste using middle mouse in rstudio running in linux?

How to enable the middle button mouse to paste in rstudio running in linux? My middle button mouse is working for pasting to R running in linux terminal.
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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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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10

I have a Logitech bluetooth T630 Ultrathin Optical Touch Mouse and the mouse works as expected most of the time (pairs without problems). However, often (not always) while scrolling, the mouse ...
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Sometimes left mouse button acting like right, and coursor moving without input

After some recent updates (beginning of last week or so) two problem appeared. I try to find solution or determine if i should rapport it as a bug. I'am by no means Linux expert, so any help with ...
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Mouse is blinking/flickering at my built in monitor with an external monitor, please help

I am using a Thinkpad W530, and due to my works, I need to use an external monitor. I am using nouveau and nvidia-prime to switch between intel and nvidia adapter. After I connected and switched on ...
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I can change the setting options in dconf-editor, but the changes I make don't take effect.

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to make changes to my Logitech K400r keyboard/trackpad combo (specifically, I want to increase the speed of the pointer, enable edge-scrolling, and ...
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14.10 Mouse trouble, Can I downgrade the mouse driver to 14.04?

My mouse-clicks are pretty unstable since I upgraded to 14.10, sometimes they do work and other times they don't. I make use of a touchpad ( HP Pavilion dm1) and didn't had this issue before. I have ...
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converting pdf to text using pdftotext

Is there any way by which i can find position of text selecting cursor in ubuntu 12.04?Can we use pdftotext to convert pdffile to text depending on those coordinates.
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14.04 LTS and Logitech mouse problem

Running 14.04 LTS using Logitech Mouse. The mouse pointer jitters continuously and at times disappears completely. Any solutions? I see this thread,Ubuntu 14.04 LTS mouse flickering, has the same ...
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Attempting to install 14.04, screen blinks black whenever the mouse is clicked

This is extremely weird. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, and while I am doing the install, it seems that almost every time that there is any activity with the mouse, the screen ...
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Ubutnu 14.04 installation issue - Keyboard and mouse not working

After installing the new Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS, the keyboard and mouse are not working. I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed and i want to update to the last version (14.04), so i installed the new ...
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How can I enable scroll wheel acceleration on a Microsoft TrackBall Explorer 1.0?

From what I can gather I'll need to modify one or more .conf files under /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d. Here's the output for the mouse xinput: xinput list-props 9 Device 'Microsoft Microsoft Trackball ...
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How to get ButtonPress and ButtonRelease events from middle button in Synaptics' clickpad?

I have a Synaptics touchpad, with a 3 buttons clickpad (it is a ThinkPad X1 Carbon with physical buttons). Using xev, when I click the middle button I get the corresponding ButtonPress and ...
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Firefox does not allow selection of URL bar autocomplete with mouse anymore

Firefox normally shows autocompletion entries in the address bar when you start typing a URL (say, gi). Until recently, I was able to select the appropriate entry (e.g. github.com) with my ...
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How to adjust mouse sensitivity [duplicate]

Is there any way to change the mouse speed or sensitivity without using the terminal? Im new in ubuntu and this is the first thing im gonna do :D (its too fast by the way)
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Touchpad problems since update to UU. Cannot highlight words

Ever since I updated to 14.10. I have experienced some problems with the functions of the touchpad on my Acer E3-112. Whenever I press and hold the left mouse (touchpad) button next to a word to ...
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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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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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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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How can I adjust the mouse scroll speed?

This question has been asked many times with no answer. I've used my basic Google skills and haven't come across a fix. This is system wide. My mouse simply scrolls too fast. I'm new to ubuntu and ...
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touchpad acts funny after sleep

Sometimes, when I wake my laptop from sleep, the touchpad acts funny. The mouse pointer jump on the screen and it is really hard to control the mouse. I tried to turn of and on the touchpad in ubuntu ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...
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Surface Pro issues with 14.04

I've got 14.04 installed on my SP1. I've updated to kernel version 3.17.1 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/ and most everything works. But I have a few problems... ...
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Mouse scroll not working on Oracle VirtualBox

I have Windows7x64 and Oracle VirtualBox 4.1.18 installed on it.I installed Ubuntu 12.04x64 and when I use it, mouse scrolling(Logitech M175) is not working. What I should do to make it work?
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mouse and keyboard delayed during ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I was reading some sposts about this trouble and I have not found anything. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my new computer. When the install starts, my mouse and keyboard are delayed. I see, in the ...
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Weird pointer+mouse+touchpad functionality in Ubuntu + ASUS X550L

I have an ASUS X550L. When I try to install ubuntu (any version), my touchpad does not work during the installation and mouse also acts weired such that some buttons cannot be clicked with the mouse. ...
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How to hide mouse cursor completely for ubuntu 12.04?

I am using iMX6 board with touch screen. And Ubuntu 12.04 OS was running on it. Since it is a touch screen, I don't want any mouse connected to it. So, I want the mouse cursor to hide completely. I ...
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What's wrong with my mouse config file?

Based on various things I read after hours of confused research, I made this config file, made it executable, and set it to run 5 seconds after startup: #!/bin/bash #wait for the desktop to settle ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.01 - How to make mouse faster and disable mouse acceleration?

I've set both sliders in the mouse dialogue, acceleration and sensitivity, to 100%. But it's still so slow! How do I speed up the mouse pointer? How do I disable mouse acceleration? I want a 1:1 ...
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Anker c200 wireless mouse not working

I get this readout from lsusb for it Bus 002 Device 004: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs I don't understand what this means. But it is what is displayed. xinput list gives me this ↳ MOSART Semi. ...
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Problem with Microsoft Sculpt confort mouse

Hello I have a problem with my mouse each time that I restart the pc I have to pair it again. How can I fix the problem?
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Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM TouchPad only moves when clicking, fixed but unexplained

I dual boot between 14.04 and Windows 7 professional on a Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM. When starting Ubuntu I found that the cursor would only move when the touchpad was clicked and held down. In addition: ...
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Logitech MX800 not working properly in 14.04

I bought the Logitech MX800 Wireless Performance combo yesterday. When I plugged it into my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) the keyboard worked but the mouse didn't. I tried to plug the unifying receiver into ...
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Combining mouse buttons and keybord keys for hotkeys

Question is about mouse buttons customization. I want ctrl, alt, shift to modify my mouse buttons behavior on being pressed. My mouse have 9 buttons, prev, next buttons in it already working. I ...
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Remap buttons on secondary device

I've seen a number of discussions that are similar to this issue but I haven't yet been able to get this working. I recently broke my left pinky finger pretty badly. I got the Fragpedal Quad and am ...
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Can't move mouse short distances using touchpad

I recently got a new Lenovo Y50, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. On my previous Dell XPS 17, the touchpad had excellent response even when moving my finger slightly -- by moving my finger a very short ...
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14.04: Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Login Screen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. After booting, the login screen freezes and I can't use keyboard and mouse, actually no input hardware at all. In recovery mode, it works fine. I tried to sudo apt-get update ...
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How to get a HP Wi-Fi Touch Mouse X7000 working?

I recently bought a very expensive 60 Dollar wireless mouse. This mouse connects to a Wireless Network Card, Instead of using a USB Dongle. I can't get this to work in Ubuntu 12.04. And I don't want ...
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How do I configure the mouse to raise and lower windows

I've just installed 14.04 and cannot find the congfuration screen to control how mouse clicks are acted on by the window manager, and then optionally passed to the application. I want to set the sane ...
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is there a fix for the huge touchpad regression? (button click broken while moving finger over touchpad)

Recently the behavior of my laptop touchpad has become broken, as described in this bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1380320 This is not only a usability killer but ...
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Eye tracking mouse cursor for Ubuntu

Is there any software to control mouse cursor using eye or finger via web camera in ubuntu? Windows has a software called Camera Mouse, that can control your cursor by tracking your eye or finger ...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Ubuntu 13.04 under VMware

Why does the mouse cursor disappear on the desktop in Unity or GNOME under 13.04 running in a Virtual Machine (VMware Fusion on a Mac in my case)? All I did was upgrade to 13.04 ... I've been using ...
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xinput - no effect at startup

I have a script that uses xinput to slow down the mouse which works perfectly when run on the command line. So I create and run it from ./config/autostart/fixmouse.desktop, It runs at X startup with ...
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Mouse cursor freeze: can get it to move with the mouse but keyboard keys work!

It's already 4 times that my mouse cursor has frozen today in about 7 hours of use! The last two freeze were at 2hr 25min interval, the last 3 being in the same session. It's a new ps/2 optical mouse, ...
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Can Mouse Wheel Scrolling be enabled in Byobu

I've seen elsewhere that scrolling via the mouse wheel (and other mousy events) can be enabled for tmux.. can this feature also be enabled in byobu (over tmux) and how?
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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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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 install mouse too fast

The mouse is too fast however in settings I cannot reduce the mouse speed at all, as it is already all the way to the left. I've had this problem with this computer forever and it's a real nuisance. ...
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Compatible keyboard and mouse from china?

Recently installed 14.04 and it is working fine. No worries. I am just wondering if I buy the below wireless keyboard + mouse - will it work in Ubuntu 14.04? Can any one confirm please? ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after suspend

I have a Toshiba Satellite S55-A5154 with 14.04 installed. Every time it resumes from being suspended, neither the keyboard nor mouse work. What can I do to fix this or provide you with more info?
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Touchpad problem after install Win7 and reinstall grub

I'm new here. Installed 12.04 last week. Everything works fine (don't care about brightness bug that still happen after boot). Today I installed win7 on another partition. After that, I force ...