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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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Mouse will move, but will randomly stop clicking. Ubuntu

I am somewhat of a new user to Ubuntu/Linux. I have used various versions of Ubuntu for a couple of years now. Over the past year, no matter which version of Ubuntu I install my mouse will move, but ...
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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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RAT 3 Mouse doesn't Left Click

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and there is a bug related to my mouse (RAT 3). I cannot use the left click properly. Sometimes I have to open a Window in order to use the mouse in another window.
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Macbook Air Touchpad

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my macbook air. Everything is working great except for one thing. The touchpad behaves slightly different than what it does on the Macbook. In OSX I can move the ...
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How do I permanently disable notifications about Auto capture keyboard and Mouse pointer integration for a Virtualbox VM?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a VirtualBox VM. Now every time I boot it, I get two overlay notifications from VirtualBox: You have the Auto capture keyboard option turned on. This will cause ...
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Suported hardware (i.e. trackpad) and streaming? ASUS Zenbook UX305CA

I'm on the verge to swap windows for ubuntu. However, I'm very, very green when it comes to basically all-things-computers. I won't be using the OS for anything but surfing, music and all them simple ...
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Mouse clicks stop registering

If I stop using the mouse for the a minute the button clicks stop registering, I can continue to move the mouse but nothing happens when I click on some thing, any ideas what could be causing this? I'...
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After installing Ubuntu 15.10, PC booting is ok but nothing works - desktop inactive

I wanted to use an old FSC-PC with a Pentium 3,06 GHz CPU and 1GB DDR1-RAM. Windows XP is running fine, so the hardware seems to be ok. The motherboard is Asus P5SD1-FM2 with a SIS-chipset. I tried ...
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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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16.04 how to map mouse extra button

I've upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and extra buttons on my Logitech M560 mouse don't work anymore. How can I map wheel left and right to Back and Forward ?
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Unbind Left + right click as middle

I need to unbind left click + right click as middle scroll wheel click. I don't want it mapped to anything else, Just Left and right together. I play a few games where I use this as movement. I'm ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Pairs But Doesn't Work

Just did a clean install of 16.04 and my Logitech MX Master won't work. I even tried to use blueman to no avail. Anyone get it working? I used blueman to get it working on 15. Thanks in advance! ...
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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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Ubuntu 15 left mouse click not working [closed]

I have a Lenovo X301 that I am donating to a high-school student in need. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 from the ISO off the Ubuntu site and got it up and running but for some reason I can't get any mouse ...
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Trackpad and keyboard erratic behaviour on Thinkpad Yoga (15.10)

I'm trying to troubleshoot some problems that have been plaguing my Thinkpad Yoga, running 15.10. First up, the trackpad stops working for seconds at a time. This alone makes it almost unusable. But I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes on dual monitor desktop setup powered by nVidia GT730 graphics card

first things first I am really new to ubuntu so forgive me if my what I am about to ask sounds a little bit stupid!I have desktop setup with nVidia 730 card and intel core i5 processor with dell ...
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Docking station + External Monitor: mouse and keyboard get stuck in different windows

Whenever I plug my external monitor into my Lenovo Docking station for my W540 the mouse and keyboard will eventually get stuck in different windows. i.e. I can click in my terminal, but when I type ...
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Highlighting text in all programs has changed

Initially I could highlight (using a mouse) a character , word, lines or whole pages by right clicking and dragging the cursor over the required text and releasing the left mouse button. Now when I ...
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Mouse with Bluetooth 4.0

I've bought a mouse with bluetooth 4.0 but unfortunatly ubuntu doesnt support it by default. I am aware that there is a PPA with bluez version 5+ but I couldnt ever get it to work in ubuntu 14.04.2 Is ...
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Touchpad not working properly - Ubuntu 14.04 - Used to work

Today, suddenly my Ubuntu 14.04 running on my HP Pavillion DV6 had the touchapd not working properly, at all. I plugged an external mouse, it worked great. Problems I'm having with my touchpad: ...
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Touchpad isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't use my Touchpad on My Acer Aspire ES1-531. When I start my computer the mouse is visible for some seconds in the middle of the screen but disapears soon. I cant see the mouse and can't click ...
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2 finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX305UA

I've just bought this new laptop and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it, everything is working great except the two finger scrolling... I tried to run this commands: sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-...
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Mouse clicks not working on ubuntu 14.04 server

I have ubuntu 14.04.4 server box I am unable to click anywhere on the desktop or click not working at all. I installed ubuntu desktop packages with this command apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. Anyone ...
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Kubuntu 14.04.4 LTS: mouse pointer disapeared

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS since years without this problem. But last week my mouse cursor did disappear while working with the system (when closing some windows and switching between virtual ...
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How to take a screenshot with the actual pointer icon?

Normal keyboard shortcuts for screenshots like Ctrl+Print_Screen do not include the pointer in the image at all. Special applications like Take Screenshot may offer an effect option to include the ...
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Do gaming mice work with Ubuntu ? [closed]

I want to purchase a mid range gaming mouse but confused whether it will work with Ubuntu or not. Will all the keys be configurable like in Windows. For playing CS and DOTA.
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting

I have a nice little bluetooth mouse, but there is one problem. When it is not used for awhile (I primarily use keyboard) it turns off. Fine, so I have to turn it back on by pushing the button. But ...
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Bluetooth mouse contstantly failes to reconnect after sleep

It seems the bluetooth subsystem shows some bugs after the upgrade to 13.10. It was working quite happily at 13.04. The bluetooth mouse I have, simply won't connect after the computer goes into any ...
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xset resetting on suspend/restart Ubuntu 14.04

A few days ago, my wireless USB mouse randomly started moving much more slowly than usual after removing and reinserting the USB dongle. I tried playing with the settings for a while to no avail, but ...
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Trackpad recognized as a mouse, gestures not working. Ubuntu 15.10 on Asus F55UJ-XX006T

I have a strange problem with my notebook: Ubuntu recognizes the touchpad as a mouse and I can't use the double finger scrolling. When I open "mouse settings" here's what appears: I found only ...
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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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Mouse Cursor not always showing

I'm having an issue where my mouse cursor won't show up. The mouse still moves and I can interact with menus, I just can't see what I'm seeing. I have managed to find the conditions that seem to ...
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Ubuntu Gnome: Touchpad stops working after a while

I use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS with Kernel 4.2.0-35 on an Asus UX303 Ultrabook. The problem I experience is the following: Every time after I boot, the touchpad (Focaltech) works just fine for some ...
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drawing pad install

am very new to Ubuntu am running 14.04 LTS. am trying to install a drawing pad driver it is an xp-pen want to try before i buy a better pad. have tried following terminal commands but they all end up ...
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No Mouse Pointer - ubuntu 13.10

just installed 13.10 on my HP Envy M6 laptop and have no mouse pointer. My USB mouse does not work and neither does the track pad. When I booted from a USB key everything worked OK but once installed ...
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USB mouse not working after unplug-plug in 14.04

My Nox "Krom Kull" mouse will not work (except for the lights) in my laptop when I unplug it and then plug it again in "Ubuntu 14.04". I have tried with an old "Razer" mouse and that one does work. ...
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Unity woes: where to put “natural scrolling” and keyboard remapping commands?

A long-time kubuntu/kde user, I'm suddenly forced to use 14.04 with Unity. For some unfathomable reason, there is no option in the Settings to remap the bucky-bit keys (in particular, move the control ...
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Mouse undetected, Graphics crazy - trying to save my dinosaur desktop

Thanks in advance for your help on this one! I've been trying to save my HP Pavilion a1540n, retiring it purely to word processing in my office. The sequence of events was triggered when I tried to ...
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at command is not executed

I'm automating some mouse clicks using at and xdotool as follows: echo "./autocheckout" | at 18:00 where autocheckout is a bash script as follows: #!/bin/bash # Remember to see if Javascript is ...
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Change Logitech Unifying Reciever Frequency Band?

Recently, I bought a Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball Mouse. While I am very happy with it overall, one issue is nagging me. Every so often, the mouse will experience a input lag, so movement is jumpy ...
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When I select a window by using mouse cursor it doesn't really works

I'm using two monitors so that I have my desktop extended. It works fine except that when I select other window by using the mouse cursor it doesn't really select it, in a way that if I start writing ...
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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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Keyboard and mouse not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm not able to pass login as well as recovery. I have seen that suddenly usb2.0 doesn't work in ubuntu14.04. I have to use 3.0 for mouse and keyboard. lsusb command shows all usb ports. Thanks and ...
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application hides mouse pointer - how to force mouse pointer to appear?

I have an application that is intended to run with a touchscreen, but my touch screen, has failed. I have the application working on an Ubuntu desktop now, but the program hides the mouse. moving the ...
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15.10 Mouse Scroll Speed - MX Master

I'm new to Linux, running 15.10 with Cinnamon, and would like to be able to change my mouse scroll wheel speed. In Windows I can set how many lines I would like to scroll, but I can't find out how to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts, USB Keyboard and USB mouse Just stop working

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04LTS since Sept 2015 without any problems. Within the last week or so the USB keyboard and mouse just stops working. The only way to cure the problem is to do a hard ...
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Touchpad and touchscreen fighting for control - Ubuntu 15.10

I just completed a new install of 15.10 on my Asus U501VW laptop. Unfortunately, the touchpad and the touchscreen seem to be fighting with one another and the touchpad will stop responding after a ...
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Why doesn't synclient TapButton3=2 work for me (three finger middle click)?

I have a 2012 Vaio SVS13 and I cannot figure out why I can't get multitouch to work, particularly three finger tapping for middle click (and of less importance, pinch to zoom). Two finger scrolling ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10/15.10

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 ...