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 know what touchpad do I have if now it's being recognized as Generic wheel mouse?

So... I bought this chinese laptop (cheap copy of a mac air) and everything seems to work fine except for the touchpad. It has this buggy sidescrolling, which doesn't please me too much. So I'm ...
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Mouse speed too fast

I've a problem with the mouse speed... I have a gaming mouse with a hardware switch (1000 dpi, 1600 dpi, 2000 dpi) and I've set it to 1000 dpi, I've mouse acceleration and threshold set to 0. I tried ...
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USB Mouse Stops Working, Works On Unplugging / Replugging

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm having trouble with a mouse stopping working repeatedly. Sometimes it's fine, but other times it stops working unexpectedly. Often, before it dies, it gets spotty, ...
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Is it possible to create mouse shortkey on Ubunu? (AutoHotkey replacment)

Is it possible to assign mouse shortkeys in the Ubuntu: press&hold mouse extra button 1, then press left mouse button - to shortkey {Ctrl + Shift + Page Up} press&hold mouse extra button 1, ...
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USB mouse not recognized every reboot

my question is very particular. I have a Razer Abyssus mouse that I like to use in my Ubuntu. But the thing is that if I shutdown or restart my computer the mouse stops working is not even recognized ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 bluetooth mouse not working when waking up from suspend, how can it be solved?

As the topic says, While using Ubuntu 13.04 I had no problem and when the computer woke up from suspend mode the mouse would work automatically without me doing anything. Since the upgrade to 13.10 I ...
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Mouse going crazy on Wine

I installed Mafia II via Steam to play on Linux with Wine. Apparently everything runs without any problem, but the mouse goes crazy whenever the game starts. It looks like the mouse's positioning is ...
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What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint?

The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated. I am trying to permanently change my TrackPoint sensitivity and speed settings and enable middle mouse button scrolling. I have tried ...
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Weird Display issue: strange behavior and can't roll back to prior kernels

This seems like a display software issue. As of this morning, Chrome Version 46.0.2490.86 (64-bit) automatically switches to the first tab when I try to select a different tab or open a new tab. If ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse makes worse WiFi on ASUS UX31A laptop with Ubuntu 15.10

This bluetooth mouse doesn't work out of box, but I found a solution how to make it work. After this a cursor is moved, even though mouse's type is still "any device". So, it works, but I found a ...
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Surface Arc Touch Mouse not working with Ubuntu 15.04

After browsing for a while I found that there was an issue with 14.04 and the way that the Arc Touch mouse transmits its signal. This was meant to have been fixed in Bluez 5 but the case still exists ...
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Internal error with no explanation

First, know I am VERY green on computer stuff, so if you send me help, please do so in a step-by-step, very detailed, fashion. (L)Ubuntu 14.04 has been fine for me and my desktop up to now, but a ...
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Touchpad not working Thinkpad 440s

My touchpad partially stopped working after an update. I have a Thinkpad T440s. I can use the trackpoint and only use the touchpad to left click. xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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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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How to restart only missing/invisible mouse pointer/cursor?

For some reason, the mouse pointer on my Ubuntu 10.04 PC disappears after the computer is woken up from suspend. That PC is missing a keyboard, so I can fix this by logging via ssh, and issuing: ...
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How to reinstall synaptics drivers for my mouse?

I used "sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-input-synaptics" since I wanted to reinstall synaptics(two finger scrolling had stopped working after restart). I used "sudo apt-get --purge ...
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Mouse pointer blinking

After installing Ubuntu 13.10 mouse is blinking and sometimes it blinks so fast that I can't see where it is, especially on web pages. It also happens even if I don't work anything on computer. ...
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Mouse cursor invisible after 15.04 update

My mouse pointer became invisible after some updates after I upgraded to 15.04 from 14.10. In all standard settings the mouse pointer is activated (system settings, dconf...) I also tried different ...
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how to show the folder/file detail by mouse roll over, like folder size, how many items in the folder

how to show the folder/file detail by mouse roll over the item just like in windows. Is there any package in Ubuntu. Thanks.
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Moving cursor automaticly to active button

Is there any way to move cursor automaticly top of the active ok/yes button that i dont need more than click it by myself? Microsoft Windows has having this feature for ages now. It really helps if ...
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Unity keyboard shortcut to move mouse (and focus) from one screen to another screen

Enjoying multi-monitor setup at home and work, but wondering how to move focus between individual monitors (ie "screens") without a mouse? Keyboards shortcuts are excellent for switching virtual ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

I have a problem with my touchpad; I can't scroll down with 2 fingers and I don't know why. I have searched on Google about my problem and I've found some answers but none of them don't work for me. ...
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How to get Touchpad settings retained after boot

Hello I am running Ubuntu 14.4 LTS (`3.13.0-68-generic #111-Ubuntu x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux') and I am one of the many who experience palm detection / too high sensitivity with the touchpad, ...
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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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Which browsers can properly handle non-mouse/keyboard input devices? (Eg touchscreens, graphics tablets, etc)

A W3C Recommendation (24 February 2015) defines events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. Essentiall y letting ...
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Number pad mouse keys #5 opening new tabs

I an new to ubuntu and I am having issues, my mouse lags so ive been using the number pad as mouse, but randomly the 5 button seems to change. If I click a link it opens the link in a new tab, but if ...
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Minecraft + IntelliJ + Compiz + Step-Debugging = No Mouse Cursor!

I am trying to step-debug some code in Minecraft using IntelliJ. Minecraft captures the mouse cursor while active and when a break-point is hit the mouse cursor is not returned back to the window ...
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Mouse not working after reinstalling ubuntu14.04

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my DELL Vostro 3458, but now my mouse is not working. Please anyone help me to fix the problem. Thanks in advance.
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USB inpout devices Mythbuntu

I have a basic Dell USB wired keyboard and USB wired mouse. It's the cheap set that Dell ships with the PowerEdge servers. I can't either of them to work consistently in Mythbuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I did ...
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My touchpad doesn´t work properly

I have a Laptop with dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, I have and ASUS X552L, and my problem is that my touchpad is crazy. I can't use it for anything because it doesn't click or move. I only ...
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No mouse, no internet, enlarged display, update problem

My system was working fine this morning and when I did a regular upgrade there seemed to be some system problems. After restarting my system everything is enlarged to be about 5 times bigger than it ...
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USB mouse not detected after software update

On Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, I'm having trouble with my USB mouse. I did a software update this morning and it appears to have broken some things. My USB optical mouse is not being detected (the ...
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Alienware 13 touchpad not working under any distro [DLL068B:00 06CB:76E9] [hid-rmi]

Well, as the title explains that's my problem, I'm using 3.18 kernel, and this are my thoughts: First of all the touchpad wasn't showing up in xinput while I was expecting something like: ⎜ ↳ PS/2 ...
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How to make mouse pointer movement more smooth while remaining fast?

I hate moving the mouse too much so I always set its sensitivity to maximum to be able to move the pointer across the whole screen with a humble hand movement. However the way the pointer responds to ...
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Mouse flickering after fresh install

I'm having quite an annoying problem. Just this morning I installed Ubuntu (alongside windows) and I immediately noticed that my cursor is flickering. I searched through askubuntu.com and I found that ...
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Mouse Keys not working on Ubuntu 15.10 with Asus Z10PE-D16/4L

I cannot make Mouse Keys work on Ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus Z10PE-D16/4L. I have rebooted and turned it on and off as well as toggled NumLock. It shows that it is turning on but does not respond. I have ...
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Keyboard and Mouse not working after update in Kubuntu 15.10

Both were working properly before update. When I upgraded/updated my Kubuntu 15.10 and restarted, keyboard and mouse stopped working in login screen and in recovery mode. How to restore to the ...
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Xorg.conf ignores synaptics settings for scroll direction

Because of poorly functioning touchpad I wanted to provide more detailed configuration for it using xorg.conf. So I create a new xorg configuration file by copying default configuration file using ...
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Mouse pointer invisible with dual monitor

I've run into a problem with a new computer with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. The mouse pointer is invisible when using dual monitors. I've tried disabling the cursor plugin but it doesn't ...
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Mouse wheel scrolling ignores first scroll

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in a VirtualBox in Windows 7 and everything is working as expected so far apart from one little thing that drives me crazy. It happens in gnome applications like gedit and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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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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Ubuntu login screen freezing not allowing me to login(mouse works)

I tried everything from running recovery mode to drop down in the root shell to uninstall the lxdm and it temporarily worked until the gdm started freezing now. It was a temporary fix. I updated my ...
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Dell XPS 15 touchpad sometimes not working [duplicate]

On the new XPS 15, with 15.10 installed, pretty much everything is working out of the box. However, most of the time, the track pad does not work at all. But sometimes it works perfectly. Sometimes ...
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Can't highlight in terminal with mouse

I'm on a fresh install of 15.10 and for some reason, I can't highlight text in the terminal to copy. It's really weird and I've never run into this before. The only thing a little different about my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Gnome 3 mouse pointer incorrect size upon boot

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (project sputnik) running Ubuntu 15.04. It has a 3200x1800 display, so I have set window scale to 2 with gnome-tweak. When I boot into GNOME Shell 3.14.4 about ...
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Touchpad not working on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11

I can't seem to get the touchpad to work on 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11. A USB mouse works fine. I have 14.04 on a separate partition from Windows 10. I have updated all packages ...
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Kworker making computer difficult to use

I followed the steps on here Kworker, what is it and why is it hogging so much CPU? to try to figure out why there's a Kworker consuming a lot of CPU power. Normally this wouldn't be an issue because ...
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Is Logitech MK220 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo compatible with ubuntu 14.04

Is MK220 compatible with ubuntu 14.04. Am just was searching for a low cost wireless keyboard and mouse for my ubuntu 14.04. Please comment
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No options for mouse sensitivity on Ubuntu 15.10

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 today on my system. This is as fresh as fresh gets: open source drivers, nothing else installed (save for GIMP now to crop a screenshot), etc. I noticed my mouse ...