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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Mouse and keyboard do not work on the login screen

I just finished installing Xubuntu 13.10 in UEFI mode. So it's a fresh install. However, I am not logged in. I am currently up and running with the USB flash drive I used to install it, since I ...
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Mouse Movement + Key Press = Scroll

I would find it very, very nice if I could obtain scroll functionality (vertical is most important) by moving my mouse, say, up and down while holding down a key. I know scroll is normally obtained ...
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gnome-terminal: can't access url from the terminal by single click [duplicate]

I want to access the url that is printed on the command line. For example, if I see the man pages for dropbox, there are some url links with underlines (i.e. https://www.dropbox.com/)-- The only ...
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Why is left click and typing not working when remoting into Ubuntu 14.04 with Teamviewer?

It works fine for an unknown period of time, but then the left click fails to activate and only "grabs" and typing fails entirely. What could be the issue? The remote machine is totally headless. ...
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Trackball w/ 4 buttons: how to remap one of buttons to double click?

I've got Kensington Slimblade trackball which I've used at my workplace on Windows for past several years. Today it moved to my house and I'm curious if I'm able to configure mouse buttons with ...
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How to make Logitech Anywhere MX work in Ubuntu 12.X?

I have a Logitech Anywhere MX mouse (wireless), when I connect it to the computer it doesn't work. The mouse works in other computers with Windows and with Fedora 17 and Fedora 19, but it doesn't ...
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Unity 14.04 - left click to raise window with focus-follows-mouse

After upgrading to 14.04, right-clicking on the titlebar no longer raises the window. I use focus-follows-mouse and historically use the titlebar to promote windows to the foreground. Is there a way ...
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Mouse click firing twice

I have recently switched to XUbuntu (14.04) and I have noticed that sometimes a mouse click is fired twice. E.g. I CTRL click a link and two tabs with the same content are opened in my browser. It's ...
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How can I set different sensitivities for two mice at the same time?

I often use a USB mouse and my laptop's pointing stick at the same time. I can adjust the sensitivity in Mouse Preferences, but the sensitivities of the two mice are so different that I cannot find a ...
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How to make xinput settings persist after devices are unplugged, replugged, and after shutdown, restart, etc?

I successfully followed the answer to this question to set different sensitivities for my touchpad and my USB mouse. Only problem is, once you unplug and replug the device or shutdown, restart etc., ...
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Could Touchpad-Indicator be conflicting with Dropbox?

OK, I've done a fair bit of searching on this topic, and while I've found several similar situations, I can't find any information on my specific issue. I'm running a relatively new/clean ...
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Mouse Pointer is blinking and some time disappear

After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 my mouse pointer is blinking and some time it's disappear, I don't know why this happening I search lots of for this issue and I get some results but unable to get ...
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How to make wireless mouse detectable? (logitech m185)

I already try to move it to another usb port but still doesnt work. http://www.logitech.com/en-gb/product/wireless-mouse-m185 Im new at ubuntu, is there anyone who can show me how to make this work? ...
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Synclient - ClickFinger1 settings ignored

I have a laptop with a clickpad. I want to treat pressing the clickpad as a right-click. I run synclient ClickFinger1=3 But the setting is ignored. All the other settings (e.g ClickFinger2, ...
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How to configure X - or make it recognize serial mouse?

Installation of 14.04 went OK with a USB mouse, but after that I attached a serial mouse to the single COM port of my rig and Ubuntu did not recognize it. Being a newbie in Linux I wandered by the ...
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Teamviewer mouse wont open the laucher

I have an issue that I am unsure of the root, as in weather it is an ubuntu issue or a teamviewer issue. On my computer I have the launcher auto-hide, While connected to it from a windows computer ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse not working but detected

I have a Razer Imperator mouse that used to work just fine until yesterday. lsusb, xinput and dmesg all correctly list the mouse, but yet it doesn't work. Can anyone give some tips on how to debug ...
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ClickLock function?

Is there a way to enable "ClickLock" function of a mouse? I recently switched to Ubuntu and can't seem to access it like I could on Windows. Google has not come up with anything either. Thank you for ...
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Mouse cursor flickering solution not working

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and there is a problem with mouse flickering I know that there is a thread with this question Mouse cursor flickering and disappearing but once i disable the unknown ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointing problem

I have a problem with mouses on my two computers. I will try to describe that issue: When I point some tab in Google Chrome and try to click, it clics a little below... I need to resize Google Chrome ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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Cursor moves when clicking with touchpad

This seems to be the issue in all Linux distros I've tried out. When I click on something using touchpad, the cursor moves a little bit, which is of course quite irritating. I know that it has ...
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How do I configure a mouse thumb button?

How can I configure the mouse thumb button. For example, if I want it to act as a double click. My mouse is Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000 Bluetooth (if it matters) and I use Natty. Thanks.
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Configuring mouse buttons to switch between apps?

I just installed 14.04, so I'm using the default setup (Unity, I guess). I have these two extra mouse buttons on the side of my mouse. Is there any way to map these so they can switch between open ...
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USB Microsoft mouse doesn't work after upgrade to 14.04

I am using Lenovo X201 running with Ubuntu. After upgrade to 14.04 my Microsoft USB mouse does not work. :~$ lsusb | grep mouse Bus 002 Device 021: ID 045e:00cb Microsoft Corp. Basic Optical Mouse ...
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First mouse click not detected

Since a few days my mouse reacts different on a click. The first click is not working properly, it seems as it is interpreted as a hoover, the second click is interpreted as the first 'real' click. I ...
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How am I expected to scroll fine distances if I can't change the scroll distance or middle-click and drag to scroll?

I can't find anything for this, I use a dell USB mouse, no special buttons or hardware, I regularly need to be able to scroll by couple-pixel distances, mostly in chrome, but for my sanity the ability ...
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Mouse works only in some applications

Recently my mouse has been buggy (actually one of the reasons I'm switching from Windows 8.1) (I say mouse, but I mean mice, I've tried several). It will work just fine, but when I try to click in the ...
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Missing mouse after switching account

I have an old Acer Aspire 6920G with Ubuntu 14.04 and lightdm installed keeping the existing /home partition and two working users. When I switch from a user to the other I miss the mouse on the ...
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How do I set GNOME to “focus follows mouse”? [duplicate]

I have two monitors that I use for development. I would like to use sloppy focus for switching between windows. sloppy focus -- whatever you mouse is hovering over is in focus. I know it's available ...
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How do I set focus follows mouse?

Is there a way to set up "focus follows mouse" behavior in Unity?
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Apple Wireless Mouse will NOT Pair

Apple Magic Mouse only appears in Bluetooth New Device Setup for a fraction of a second, then disappears. How do I proceed?
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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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Can I make a script to prevent mouse bounce clicks?

Recently my mouse has started bounce clicking, single clicks act as double and even tipple clicks most if the time. Holding left click tends to spam click and trying to do anything has become ...
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xbindkeys mx revolution and touchpad

I need some help in the configuration of my Logitech MX Revolution mouse on my Ubuntu laptop. I followed this guide http://x4dev.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/howto-logitech-mx-revolution-on-ubuntu/ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Consistent boot and desktop problems

I finally found it in myself to make the switch to Ubuntu from Windows XP (one month after support had ended for it). I am enjoying my time with Ubuntu, but I have been having some issues that are ...
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Mouse pointer invisible after reinstalling Unity on top of Gnome in Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I usually use Cinnamon and Gnome shell and had removed Unity and related packages. I re-installed Unity, and everything works fine except that the mouse pointer is no longer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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Mouse cursor stops working when placing block in Minecraft

This question might seem really weird. I have made a mod for Mine craft and it works fine on my windows laptop. The problem is I have made a multi block structure and when I place the last block in ...
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Weird right click behaviour with Razer DeathAdder 2013 mouse

My Razer DeathAdder 2013 behaves strangely when right clicking. Sometimes the context menu closes directly, sometimes it clicks twice (which chooses a menu item and closes it), sometimes it works. ...
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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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Map Double Click to Key Combination

I'm currently using xbindkeys and xdotool to map certain keyboard/mouse combinations to various keyboard shortcuts. Now, I'm trying to set up my mouse such that double-clicking the middle mouse ...
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ubuntu 12.04.04 usb genius SlimStar 800 mouse stopped working

I have updated my ideapad y510 laptop and it seems after some updates the mouse stopped working. The mouse was working fine before but now it is not recognized anymore. I tried changing batteries and ...
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Wireless mouse not working

I have a Gigabyte wireless mouse (m7600), and ubuntu 13.10 freshly installed. All this on a Dell Inspiron n5110. My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. The system recognizes the receiver, it ...
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mouse bug? ubuntu 12.04 acts as if i clicked the mouse when I didn't just after move

I have a strange problem. I can not tell whether it is option someone might want but I don't or broken hardware etc. Every time I move the mouse and then wait a second any program will act as if the ...
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Invisible mouse cursor plus disabled internet connection on 13.10

I am totally new regarding Ubuntu, recently converted from Windows. A friend installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop a few months ago. It's been working great up until about thirty minutes ago. I booted ...
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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
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Focus behaviour to 'follows-mouse' resets to 'onclick' on reboot (Ubuntu 14.04)

Whenever I set the focus mode to 'follow mouse' with unity-tweak-tool, ubuntu-tweak or equal, this setting get's reset to 'on-click' whenever I reboot. How can I make this setting permanent?
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Bluetooth mouse lagging

I've just bought a new bluetooth mouse (Thinkpad bluetooth mouse). I'm able to connect it and it works but it lags and jumps (the cursor doesn't move smoothly as it should). At first I thought it was ...