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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14.04 mouse freezes frequently for some soconds

I run Ubuntu 14.04 since a year. Now since a week (probaly after some update) my mouse freezes frequently for some soconds. It recovers without me doing anything. During mouse freeze, the keybord ...
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Chrome window is off position after maximizing

when I unmaximize my Chrome window and then maximize it again, it appears to be redrawn incorrectly, see the attached GIF to see for yourself. What is even worse, is that Chrome still thinks the ...
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How to map modifiers (e.g. CTRL) to mouse thumb buttons using xbindkeys

This question has already been asked but was never answered properly. After clearance with @Seth I am now asking it again. This will allow me to respond and possibly modify the question a lot easier. ...
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Map Ctrl and Alt to mouse thumb buttons

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and have a multi-button Microsoft mouse. I would like to map the CTRL and ALT modifier keys to the left and right thumb buttons of my mouse, respectively, so I can ctrl-click ...
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Logitech M545 button mapping

I bought a Logitech M545 yesterday, and it's not behaving as it should. With my old M705 I could use the thumb buttons to go back/forwards in Firefox, Thunar, etc, but with the M545 they don't even ...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Kubuntu 15.04

Recently I installed Kubuntu 15.04 and found that when I'm using Nvidia drivers mouse cursor disappears when I move it to top of the display. It is few pixels "invisible" gap on top. Every other side ...
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During setup, none of my mice are recognized. I have no idea why. Please help!!

I have tried a Microsoft wireless mouse, an "onn" wireless mouse, and now a very plain Logitech wired mouse. It won't recognize any of them. It says I may need to install drivers. There is no software ...
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Why my wireless mouse doesn't work in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop but my wireless mouse is not working on it. I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop but my mouse is working properly on it. my mouse is 2.4 GH Generous ...
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Cursor jumps accros the screen at random times

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with everything updated to the latest version, on a Acer v3-p111-p1g3. I love this laptop, but I have the following problem: At random times the cursor starts jumping around ...
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How can I map keyboard buttons to my mouse buttons?

I have 2 extra buttons on my mouse that I would like to map as "Home" and "End" I am able to map mouse buttons to my keyboard using xkbset, but I would like to do the reverse and map keyboard buttons ...
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Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Some times touch pad is unresponsive in ubuntu 14.04 dell inspiron i7348
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Touchpad / Two finger scroll help

Can anyone help me get drivers for the touchpad on ubuntu 12.04 running on a Powerbook G4? I already followed this guide ...
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Mouse snapping back to upper right hand corner

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Erazer x510 desktop. The mouse wants to be in the upper right hand corner of the screen. You can move it but it just snaps back into the corner. I tried ...
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show_desktop_button is missing in CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM)

I would like to integrate my Logitech Performance MX into Unity Ubi 14.04. In CCSM --> General --> General options --> Key binding I cannot find show_desktop_button. only show_desktop_key and ...
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Touchpad not recognized after suspend (Ubuntu 14.04, Thinkpad T420)

My Thinkpad T420 has had problems with recognizing the touchpad since I updated to Ubuntu 14.04. Immediately after logging in, it can recognize the touchpad, and all is fine. However, if I suspend, ...
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How do I get my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know I have already asked one Ubuntu question but that's just cause I've been having to borrow someone else's usb keyboard and mouse all this time... I have tried to set it up in the Bluetooth ...
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Problems while scrolling: scrollbar jumps randomly(?)

I use ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. When I scroll vertically on a page the viewable area sometimes jumps to another part of the page. E.g. I scroll down on a website and the window jumps back to the ...
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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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xbindkeys: Conflicting program

So my issue is I just reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 and as always I install xbindkeys and set up my search button to be middle click and the scroll wheel side clicks to copy/paste. However it was working ...
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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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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 Mouse and Keyboard stop working unexpectedly

On my laptop I've attached USB mouse and keyboard. They work well when I start the computer. The problem is that after some time they stop working. Laptop's touchpad and keyboard have no problems but ...
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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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Teamviewer mouse wont open the laucher

I have an issue on which I am unsure of the root cause, as in whether it is an Ubuntu issue or a TeamViewer issue. On my computer I have the launcher set to auto-hide. When connected to it from a ...
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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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Can I add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu in Lubuntu?

In vanilla Ubuntu, there is a quite useful application called Nautilus-open-terminal, which allows the user to open the terminal in any folder by simply right-clicking and selecting "Open in ...
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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 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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How do I get the TrackPoint buttons working on an X1 Carbon(2015)?

I've got a new x1 carbon and the track point works as a moving mouse, but the new hardware buttons for right and left click do not function. When I click the left one, the page scrolls up a few lines. ...
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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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No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
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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 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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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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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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How can I configure Touchegg on Ubuntu 14.04

how can I configure touchegg on ubuntu 14.04 and use the gestures instead of unity gestures I have Dell xps L502x and synaptics trackpad
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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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Ubuntu and Windows drivers question?

I'm probably the world's newest Ubuntu user; just installed it today. I'm so excited to start using it. However, I have a slight problem. I have a wirless keyboard and mouse called "Microsoft Wireless ...
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Mouse cursor dissappearing/flickering when not moving (Xubuntu 12.04 / xfce 4.10)

Installed Xubuntu 12.04 with xfce 4.10 on ThinkPad E540. When freshly booted, the mouse cursor works for about few minutes, then it starts to flicker and finally completely disappears, when not ...