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 do I set the USB polling rate correctly for my Logitech mouse?

I have a very specific need to change the mousepoll value in Ubuntu 15.04. In Kerbal Space Program there's a Linux bug where if you drag the view with the right mouse button while the mousepoll value ...
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Expand mouse-wheel volume control to whole panel

There is one application I missed back from Windows and it is Volumouse. Simple yet effective app which enables you to control volume from the whole taskbar (panel) not just from indicator icon. ...
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After upgrading to 15.04 my cursor is invisible

When my computer starts up my mouse is invisible about 4 in 5 times. I can make it appear by going: sudo service lightDM restart But this is not a permanent fix. Does anybody know of a solution ? ...
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Playing Games, Mouse is moving around

I tried playing Metro Last Light Redux on my PC (Ubuntu 15.04, Geforce GTX 660, Intel Quad Core) and the mouse is moving from the right to the left all the time. It seems like it thinks a controller ...
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Altering command to start application by mouse click - how to

I have Google Earth installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and, in order to display clamped polygons on it, I have to start it with the command LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 googleearth. I would ...
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Why synergy started to become unresponsive?

I have been using synergy to share my keyboard and mouse between my desktop and laptop for a long time. Starting from around 2 months ago, it has become painful to use it. Generally, I can get my ...
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Mouse not working in xubuntu

Hi i am new to the linux world and i decided to install xubuntu 14.04. To test xubuntu 14.04, I booted with the xubuntu live CD into my desktop. I was pleasantly surprised to find it worked nicely, ...
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Elantech touchpad is acting very strange

It often doesn't detect touches, is overly sensitive, acts as if I'm two-finger tapping or trying to highlight things. Sometimes it even acts completely normal. Either way, it's making my laptop ...
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Problems with touchpad on Dell Inspiron 14 3000 with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits

I just got this new laptop Dell Inspiron 14 3000 a few days back, in which I intalled Ubuntu 14.04 (64bits) in the whole wide disk. The problem started when I wanted to configure a usb keyboard for ...
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Polling rate for laptop touchpad

I'm in a laptop, when I connect the USB mouse it's fluid, smooth and pretty. When I use the touchpad it feels laggy and it's notable that the polling rate is way inferior than with the USB mouse, ...
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Syncronize mouse sensitivity Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 dual boot?

How would I do this? It's driving me quite nuts getting used to the Ubuntu 14.04 sensitivity(I have it set to lowest) and my Windows 7 one. It's.. Close, but a bit different, and it's causing me to ...
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Mouse and Keyboard will not work Windows 7 Dual Boot

My mouse and keyboard work fine in Ubuntu, as well as grub. However, when I boot into Windows 7, I cannot get past the login screen because the mouse and keyboard do not work. The lack of light on my ...
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Wireless mouse shows up on lsusb and dmesg but does not work

This is a weird scenario, but I was using my mouse just fine yesterday, and today it won't work. I have a laptop that I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu with, and my mouse is a wireless 2.4GHz Mazer ...
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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system freezes up but i can still move mouse

Sometimes the system will randomly freeze up and all i can do is move the mouse.I looked at several websites and a lot of them suggest pressing alt f1 or alt 1 or something like that, but the keyboard ...
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My mouse got lagging with Ubuntu 15.04 on DELL XPS 8500 DESKTOP

My mouse got lagging when i made update from Ubuntu 14.04 bits GNOME to Ubuntu 15.04 64 bits. In other distro like "12.04 64 bits, 14.04 bit and UBUNTU 14.04 GNOME bits", I never have had that ...
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Xfce Feature, Scroll to Select a Window, Implement on Other Window Managers

I am using xfwm, Xfce 4.11, in Xubuntu 14.04. I really like the option to "Raise windows when any mouse button is pressed." It is under Window Manager Tweaks > Accessibility. I like it because I can ...
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Disabling IRQ #16 and *BAD*gran_size

I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 and some times appears in boot display a message: Disabling IRQ #16 When this message appears, I must reboot because the mouse turns very slow and doesn't response ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: mouse didn't load

For a few months since I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, (almost) everything was working fine except for the occasional problems that I would get when logging in which were reported. But yesterday my ...
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Map Mouse Button To Keyboard Key only in One Program

Quick backstory: I'm a recent migrant to linux. I use Kodi, formerly XBMC, and in the Windows version, it recognized the 'back' mouse button (button8 on my logitech M510 wireless mouse) as backspace ...
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Just installed 14.04.2 LTS, USB mouse not co-operating

Done quite a bit of digging around, and as someone who is completely new to Linux this is driving me crazy. Just decided to duel-boot Ubuntu with Windows 8.1, with the intention of Ubuntu being my ...
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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 ...
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How do I configure XInput so it pressing a button toggles scrolling?

I followed the instructions found here to setup my Logitech TrackMan Marble Mouse. It works well enough, but I am just wondering if there is a way to use the button(9) as a toggle instead of having ...
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Mouse pointer invisible

I installed ubuntu 14.04 in my lenovo z580. There is a problem with the mouse pointer. It blinks sometimes and is invisible sometimes. Can someone please help me solving this issue? Thank you.
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Is there possibility to remove all ALT modifier keybinds?

I got quite annoying bug. Many programs what I use (Blender, Unreal Engine4) uses modifiers Alt + mouse but Unity got also. I have removed all Alt + mouse keybindings in Unity but still it won't let ...
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ubuntu Dell 6600 14.04 multi-monitor problem

I am facing problem with ubuntu 14.04 when I connect my laptop to an external monitor. My system configuration is as follows: Intel® Core™ i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 Quadro 3000M/PCIe/SSE2 ...
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Asus Pro P550ca Trackpad unresponsive, cursor moving leftwards every 20 seconds

Well I have finally decided to start fresh and move from using mac to using Ubuntu and I have bought the following computer to begin my linux journey with: Asus Pro P550CA-XO330D I have successfully ...
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Increasing mouse speed

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have Ubuntu on my Laptop, as well as here, my Desktop. The laptop has the ability to change the speed of the mouse cursor, while the desktop does not. Both are running the ...
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help getting secondary mouse buttons to work? also have a k70 rgb keyboar numpad problem

i have a corsair M65 mouse, it has two buttons on the side on windows known as mouse button 4 and 5. also there is a sniper button. I haven't been able to use them at all, i'm using Ubuntu 15.04. i ...
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Disabling trackpad but still want to use trackpoint on Thinkpad E550

I've been searching but I can't seem to find a way to disable the trackpad on my Thinkpad E550. There isn't even an option to turn it off whilst typing which makes doing so extremely difficult. Is ...
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Acer Chromebook Touchpad Clicking Moves Mouse

I just finished installing Ubuntu to my Acer C710 Chromebook, and I have a minor problem with the touchpad. When ever I try to click using the touchpad it ends up moving the mouse at the same time. I ...
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Dell XPS 13 and bluetooth mouse not pairing

I just bought a new Dell XPS 13 (9343) Developer Edition. I also bought a bluetooth mouse. I can't get the bluetooth mouse to work in the Ubuntu 14.04 (factory image with a few modifications). In ...
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My mouse does not work

I have a Silvertec Optical Mouse Model:GM02. It does not work after boot. I tried to run this command after boot: $ xsetpointer -l | grep Pointer I get these results: 2: "Virtual core pointer" ...
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Configure Logitech mouse with xbindkeys

I have a Logitech Performance MX mouse I want to configure for Ubuntu 14.10 using xbindkeys. I managed to install xbindkeys and xautomation following this post, however, the buttons still don't work. ...
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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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Enabling Logitech G400 mouse DPI buttons

I am trying to use a Logitech G400 Mouse on a PC with Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't make Ubuntu recognise two of its buttons (DPI+ and DPI-). How can I make these buttons recognised? Apparently, ...
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mouse sometimes doubleclicks when i click once

I have a problem which is becoming a nightmare, to the extent that I am thinking that it might be easier to just scrap Ubuntu completely and try something else. I have an HP PC running Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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Enable visible mouse cursor in Ubuntu Touch

I am running a new nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch (3.4.0-4) installed. I have plugged a mouse into the usb slot, and the device receives input (randomly clicking and dragging works) but the mouse cursor is ...
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M555b bluetooth mouse working for 1 Minute

I have been trying on Kubuntu 13.04, 13.10 and now 14.04 - but always the same problem! The mouse works with my android mobile phone. I use Kubuntu 14.04 here now. When I press the "connect" button ...
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Changing mouse polling rate

I am in need of reducing my mouse polling rate. When running cat /sys/module/usbhid/parameters/mousepoll it will return a value of 0, which is very high. I have tried the classic ...
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Bluetooth loses connection with mouse in 13.04

I just upgraded to 13.04 from 12.10 and now I'm having trouble with my bluetooth mouse (dell BT travel mouse). It used to work without probs in 12.10. Now I can add the mouse as a bluetooth device in ...
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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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Mouse freezes after boot Ubuntu 15.04

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu from a live usb and when I restarted the laptop my mouse cursor disappeared and does not respond to my usb mouse, touch screen, or my touchpad. I have searched online and ...
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How do I permanently remove a (wireless) usb mouse?

I bought a new wireless usb mouse today, because my old one broke down. I want to permanently remove the old one from the list of devices shown in the mouse settings dialog in system settings (I'm ...
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Mouse lags in Draftsight for Ubuntu 64 Bit 14.04

Mouse lags in Draftsight 2015 SP2, Ubuntu 14.04, Video Card Nvidia Quadro 600, Nvidia driver version 340.76 SuperMicro X9-SCA series board, Intel E3-1230 Processor, 8 Gig memory.
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Mouse arrow moving on its own

lately I've been having this weird problem. The mouse arrow would for no apparent reason, begin moving diagonally from the right of the screen to the bottom left. This happens regardless if I am using ...
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Full Trackpad Features on Ubuntu Laptop

I recently scrubbed my Windows 8 entirely from my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. So far its much better (of course!) However there are a few nuances that I am trying to ...
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ELANtech Touchpad Completely Unresponsive Ubuntu 14-15

I've read just about every guide that I can find and still haven't gotten this to work, so if anyone could help me out, you would just make my day. My touch pad has never worked for me while using ...
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Swapping click and middle click buttons

Is there a way to swap click and middle click buttons permanently in Kubuntu? $xinput list Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST ...
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IOGear gcs72u Keyboard/Mouse Unresponive After A While - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a kvm setup: 1 Computer with Ubuntu and another with windows 8. The problem is after a number of switches (Between 5 - 10 back and forth) the mouse and keyboard stop moving for my ubuntu ...