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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Left click stops working after about 5 minutes after every reboot [closed]

I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 on a HP Pavilion g7. The problem is that 5-10 minutes after the startup the left click of my mouse (Logitech M185) stops working. I have tried some commands I ...
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15.04 GUI icons (Buttons) not responding to mouse over

I've recently installed updates and they broke my GUI... :( problem is that I don't know what did it.. Here is what is happening: When I mouse over an icon in the tray, it doesn't light up like it ...
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Touchpad barely works after updates

Hardware: Dell Laptitude E6410:AlpsPS/2 ALPS Dualpoint TouchPad Ubuntu 14.04.2 Did updates this morning and haven't used my touchpad until now. Just started using the touchpad and it barely works. ...
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Laggy/jumpy/erratic bluetooth mouse in Ubuntu 15.04

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 (64 bit) on a DELL XPS 13 (model 9343, BIOS A03) notebook. I use a DELL bluetooth mouse but sometimes it behaves erratically (laggy, jumpy). What could be causing that? Is ...
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Logitech MX Master Mouse pairs, but won't work

Recently purchased a Logitech MX Master Mouse for use with my Ubuntu desktop and OS X laptop. It pairs completely effortlessly not even a PIN required - but then I can't do anything else with it. ...
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I have two mouse pointers in Ubuntu 15.04. How can I remove one?

I have a two-display setup and I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. The left display is oriented vertically and the right display is oriented horizontally. Here you can see me hovering the mouse pointer over a ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Paired but not working

I managed to pair my generic bluetooth mouse with my Ubuntu 15.04. But it doesn't seem to work just yet, although the bluetooth settings says that I am connected with the mouse and the mouse's laser ...
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Click/Key press not recognised at Ubuntu login on t440s with external monitor on resume

If my t440s laptop is suspended and I plug an external display in via either the VGA or Display port connector, then open the lid to resume it, I go to the standard Ubuntu gnome login screen, the ...
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Turn Off Mouse Hide In Top Menu

In Ubuntu 15.04, I'm having an issue with the cursor hiding itself when hovered on the top menu for any program, or even just the system top menu. Am I missing a setting somewhere to turn this ...
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How to configure mouse natec [closed]

I have a mouse natec genesis gx69 and I would like off lighting logo on mouse. when I try using application from producer via wine then it doesn't send information to mouse about off light. Could you ...
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USB ports do not work with Kubuntu 15.04

I just downloaded Kubuntu and after the installation the screen resolution goes to 800x600 (I know I have to install GPU drivers) but the problem is the system does not recognize my mouse and keyboard ...
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Reduce mouse sensitivity (Ubuntu 15.04)

Didn't have that problem with 14.10 but on a fresh install of 15.04 (Asus N550JV), I found the scrolling button WAY too sensitive. With the touchpad actived or deactivated, it makes no difference, ...
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mouse remapping doesnt work in Blender - middle click

I try to remap my logitech MK 705 mouse buttons, in Xubuntu 14.04 for this i used : xinput set-button-map I wanted remap my Wheel left to be a Middle click. ( I need to use a lot of the ...
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Mouse and keyboard stuttering, Chrome, Java Script

This is 14.04 LTS, stock, unmodified Ubuntu. What is wrong here? How do I fix the mouse and/or keyboard problem? For the last week, I have seen, at power up, an apport request to report some problem. ...
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My mouse and keyboard don't work together in Ubuntu

When I'm holding a keyboard button pressed, my clicks with mouse are ignored in Ubuntu, I can move the mouse pointer but clicks are ignored, both keyboard and mouse are connected with USB to my e530 ...
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How to let mouse wheel scrolling not change system settings?

If mouse pointer hanged over a system setting bar and you accidentally scrolled its wheel, the value of the setting was changed. And due to the fact that many of the settings will take effect ...
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set logitech m510 extra buttons to copy and paste

I am trying to re-map my mouse Logitech M510 so that the extra buttons would do copy and paste. I tried different solutions online but none worked thu I would need some help. First of all, the result ...
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HP Wireless keyboard and mouse not working with ubuntu 12.04

I own a HP wireless keyboard mouse which use the same USB dongle to connect to the PC. The keyboard works in BIOS and GRUB but when I reach the login screen, they stop working. It worked earlier after ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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Random PostScript File in my home folder

Today I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my machine. I set up some program and different tool. But when I right-click on a file, in 'Open With' line I see an empty cell: screenshot here When I click ...
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15.04 Problem: No Nvidia, No Mouse, No Connection

I have upgraded 14.04 to 15.05. After booting, it only opens after I enter as recovery mode and then internet does now work neither my mouse.
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How to map multiple mouse buttons to the same action?

I have a trackball and added two buttons to the device (seen as button 8 and 9). I would like to map button 8 to left click, and button 9 to right click. It appears xinput only lets me have 1 button ...
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Enable right click when bottom right corner of trackpad tapped

I recently updated from 14.04 to 15.04 and am trying to resolve an issue with my Logitech TK820. Prior to the update, when I tapped the bottom right hand corner of the trackpad, I would see the right ...
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15.04: Clickpad issues

I got two issues with my Dell Vostro 5470 clickpad on a fresh installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04: The keyboard key to enable and disable the touchpad is not working, if you press it a lot the X or ...
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XFCE+Brightside: Capture mouse in full screen application

The hot corners created by brightside remain active even on full screen windows. This makes playing games and using full screen softwares like Stellarium irritating. Unfortunately, there seems to be ...
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Wired USB mouse stops working on desktop

completely new to Ubuntu, but getting away from windows and mac. Basically my USB wired mouse stops working after a few minutes being on, I've tried with other computers and the mouse worked fine, ...
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Mouse lag (Draftsight) Ubuntu 14.04

I've got a problem running Draftsight. The mouse lags so I can't draw! I've change the video card software, but nothing.. CPU: Intel Core i7, 4Gb RAM, 1Gb video. UBUNTU 14.04.
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stop spotify client killing mouse

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and when I click in the spotify window, I lose the ability to click the mouse anywhere else. If I have a terminal already open I can run compiz --replace and get the mouse back. If ...
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USB mouse unusable in Unity

Is there something special you have to do to get a USB mouse or trackball to work in Unity? I was using a USB trackball with Gnome-Shell on a laptop and it worked perfectly. When I switch to Unity, I ...
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Reverse mouse scroll in kubuntu 15.04

I've just installed kubuntu 15.04, and turned on the "Reverse scroll direction" option in the mouse section of System settings. This has the desired effect in most windows (eg firefox, dolphin), but ...
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How do I change the click target area for the corner box expand to expand a window in Unity Desktop?

When trying to adjust the size of a GUI window (such as my terminal editor window) I have to be exactly on the bottom right hand corner before the window-adjust icon appears. The target area is so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer numpad slow

I intend to use the numpad as the mouse. It's working, but the movement of the mouse is impractically slow. Can anyone tell me how to increase the speed of the mouse pointer using when using the ...
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Mouse keeps stopping, removing button doesn't work (laptop touchpad)

The thing is: I want to be able to have two fingers in the touchpad: 1, the 2nd finger for clicking left click button, and the second, the 3rd finger, for moving the mouse. That way I can move and ...
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Ubuntu Phone (BQ Aquaris E4.5) with mouse - How to make mouse coursor visible?

When I connect a USB mouse to my BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, I can do different actions, with a non visible mouse cursor. Is it possible to make the mouse cursor visible? I installed a terminal ...
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Cursor moving oddly on link hover style

When I move my mouse cursor over a hyperlink and it changes to the hand symbol, it also moves to the side. Here's a phone video of the problem, as screen capture would not be able to show it. ...
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wireless doesn't work after upgrading to 15.04

I know this was already answered by Evan T at Unable to connect to wireless network following upgrade to 15.04, however, I am having some trouble doing all the indicated steps: after sudo gedit ...
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HP Pavilion 13 x2 mouse pad not working

I am new to Ubuntu and I have recently installed the newest update (15.04). My problem started with 14.10 where the mousepad stopped working, it clicks but does not react to me trying to move it. ...
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Wireless mouse lag / delay in Ubuntu 14.04

My wireless mouse is very laggy in Ubuntu 14.04. I think this started after installing CompizConfig Settings Manager. I only enabled Wobbly Windows and disabled Snapping Windows. I also tried this ...
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why my mouse pointer is blinking and suddenly disapear

recently I have installed the new ubuntu 15.04 and my pointer starts to blink and when I open an application it disapear. Can someone try to help fix this bug?
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Different mouse speed per screen possible?

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and have 3 screens setup, 1x4K screen and 2x1080p screens. However due to the larger resolution on the 4K screen, the mouse feels really slow and I would like to speed it up ...
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Missing trackpad features

I've just installed 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 3 laptop. Everything seems to work great out of the box except for the trackpad. The pointer is OK and left-clicks and single taps are registered, however ...
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Touchpad not working | Ubuntu 14.10

I have been running 14.10 with no problems for a while, but now my touchpad doesn't work. Machine is a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. Touchpad is apparently detected (see xinput list below). I can use a ...
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mouse not working in Ubuntu for Acer chromebook

i have a acer chromebook with ubuntu. recently my mouse has stopped working in ubuntu. it will however work in chromeium. this happened after leaving it on during the night and when i woke up it ...
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Natural Scrolling on Ubuntu Gnome isn't working

I have what is (as far as I can remember) a vanilla Ubuntu installation (v.14.10) using the Gnome Desktop (v.3.9.90), yet I can't seem to get reverse scrolling to work. There's no option for natural ...
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Don't use touchpad screen when media in fullscreen

I have some error with my touchpad when playing media on fullscreen. I don't see any pointer when i try to scroll in fullscreen mode. But this thing work nomally when i connect to my usb mouse. I ...
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Gnome not responding to mouse events

This week I got one of my regular updates from Ubuntu. I believe there was also a kernel-update with it. But the last few days I am experiencing odd behaviour. I have opened a few common programs ...
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Can xbindkeys be configured per window?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I have configured the two extra buttons on my mouse, but I would like them to perform different actions depending on the window with the focus. For example, I would like the zoom ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 Mouse doesn't works

I have a problem with a fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04.02. The mouse only works at the first opened window. If I open the starter first the mouse work so that i can search for an application and start ...
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How to make touch-bad double click stick for some seconds(Drag Lock) after releasing the touch-bad?

I want double clicking a (file, folder, or text) and dragging then release the touch-bad to stick with the mouse cursor for some seconds like in windows 7(DragLock) and if i want to release the drag ...
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Trackpad trouble. Can't locate similar problems/solutions

My trackpad seems to reconfigure itself at random. It seems as if the area defined to sense scrolling or two finger taps (which is not even a setting I have defined) suddenly turns on causing nearly ...