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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Command-line program to manage trackpoint speed, sensitivity, etc… without restarting session

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and Thinkpad T520. This solution works to set values after a restart, but I would like to be able to set and get the values on the fly. Note: I already made a bash script to do ...
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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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Can Mouse Wheel Scrolling be enabled in Byobu

I've seen elsewhere that scrolling via the mouse wheel (and other mousy events) can be enabled for tmux.. can this feature also be enabled in byobu (over tmux) and how?
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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Mouse stops responding randomly

My PC's mouse stops responding randomly on Ubuntu 14.04. It starts working when I physically replug it or restart the PC. I formatted and reinstalled Ubuntu, but the issue persists. My mouse is not ...
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Clickpad Cursor Jumps when using drag and drop (synaptics)

I recently swiched from Windows to Linux (again after buying a new laptop). After trying a few distros (Mint, openSuse) I ended up with Ubuntu. Now my Problem: On every Distro I installed (even on ...
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Mouse click not working on open apps

I am having issues with 12.10. The mouse seems to work on some parts of Ubuntu and not others. for example, I can open apps using the left home bar thing, and if they are full-screen, with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 two finger scroll

I have a lenovo z510. I recently multibooted it with ubuntu 14.04 I have tried a lot , but i couldn't enable a two finger scroll. There is no option for it in mouse settings. i also tried using ubuntu ...
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Why is the middle button mapped to pasting?

I'm in love with Ubuntu, but I really HATE this feature. I am a programmer and it happened a number of times that I introduced a bug because I inadvertently pasted some code which didn't belong there. ...
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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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Wireless mouse suddenly “drunk” iff dongle in usb hub I've always had it in

Woke up computer today, started trying to work, and suddenly my wireless mouse (Logitech M325) was acting "drunk". After a bunch of messing around, I figured out that it only has this problem if it's ...
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mouse uber sensitive in firefox

This is only a problem with firefox and only recently. Within other programs I can highlight text, copy, paste, etc. with no issues. Within Firefox it's becoming impossible. The page scrolls up and ...
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How come I cannot adjust mouse sensitivity on Ubuntu 13.10?

I have installed the desktop version with all of its defaults. Currently, my mouse is a wireless Logitech K&M combo that is connected through a KVM switch. When going to the mousepad and ...
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Why my usb mouse stays on after shutdown?

In my desktop I have 8 usb ports, only the one the mouse is connected remains on after I shutdown the computer. I tried to plug the mouse on another usb port and this time this one remains on after I ...
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right click menu on mouse release (windows behavior)

I'm trying to change the behavior of the right click menu in ubuntu 10.10 because I use Windows 7 and Ubuntu. When you right click you need to hold the right click and select something. In Windows ...
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Touchpad disabled after resume when previously using usb mouse

After upgrading from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 my touchpad stopped working in certain circumstances. In work I use a USB mouse, in the evening I undock my Dell latitude and close the lid to suspend to ...
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How to configure extra buttons in Logitech Mouse

Can anyone tell me how to configure all the buttons on a Logitech MX 620 mouse (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/mice/2987) under Ubuntu 12.04? Specifically, I like to make one of them just the ...
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ubuntu 14.04, how to set middle mouse emulation? (no taps, real buttons)

I looked for the topic, but I only find information on how to have middle click emulation (wheel click) using taps with N fingers. I want to have the emulation with the real buttons under the ...
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How can I get the Tripp-Lite KVM Switch work on Ubuntu?

I have a Tripp-Lite KVM Switch model B020-008 and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu version 10.04 LTS and 12.04 LTS but for some reason it only barely works on 10.04 LTS meaning the mouse barely ...
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14.04 LTS --Mice not working during live boot, any help appreciated

Hello I'm trying to install 14.04 the lastest version of Ubuntu. During the live boot I cant get any of my mice to work. I have ran Ubuntu on this hardware for a few years now and never had this ...
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Mouse primary button inverted after resume

Being left-handed I normally switch left and right button: so my "primary button" is "right". After resume from screen lock the buttons are switched to the default configuration where "left" is the ...
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Bluetooth Mouse need to re-connect every time I restrat. How to add it permanently?

I have a Logitech Bluetooth Mouse M557. It works with my Ubuntu but I need to re-enable it every time I restart my laptop and reach to desktop. Also it doesn't work on Login screen.
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Mouse gestures (without button) unexpected in 14.04 Trusty, opening Activities

Is this behaviour documented, or a bug: sometimes, when I move the mouse (usually left and up), without any mouse buttons down or keys pressed, Ubuntu acts as if I clicked the 'Activities' button in ...
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How do I disable the touchscreen drivers?

I have a touchscreen, but the drivers are not working properly and interfere with my mouse. Is it possible to disable my touchscreen , so that I can work again properly?
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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Login screen very slow in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts 64bit and my mouse in the login screen is very slow. I have seen this link it did not work for me. How can I fix this issue?
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Bluetooth connections are not displayed

I am trying to view my bluetooth connections, and I tried many commands, but none of the commands are displaying any kind of bluetooth connection. I am positive that my bluetooth is connected, because ...
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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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I can get the Apple Magic Mouse to pair, but the mouse stays in discover mode

I've got a Magic Mouse, using an Asus Bluetooth dongle. This is a description of trying it on Natty a few months ago on a Lenovo laptop with Unity, though trying again on Precise on a desktop with ...
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Triple booting on a MacBook Pro

I am trying to triple-boot a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. However, after attempting to install rEFit (the boot screen never appears), I booted directly onto my Ubuntu ...
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cursor jumps when moving (and some other times)

i updated to 12.10 beta 1 when it was released (coming from 12.04 fresh install, i skipped the alpha releases of 12.10) since then i've done all the usual updates but ive had an issue with my cursor ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't wake up after screen is locked and blank

When I lock the screen (Super+L or Ctrl+Alt+L) and wait until the screen goes dark, I can't resume anymore. I move my mouse and press my keyboard, but screen stays blank. My monitor goes into standby ...
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PNP0F03 linux touchpad scrolling

I have a laptop (a cheap OEM generic) that comes equipped with a PNP0F03 touchpad. This touchpad works very well (tap click, scroll etc) under Windows and works pretty well under Ubuntu. The only ...
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Use Ubuntu on Tablet with mouse/keyboard?

So here is the thing... I have a Nexus 7 (2012), and the digitizer broke on me. To have it fixed would be pretty close to simply buying a new one. An OGT cable is super cheap. If I could install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer does not move

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, after updating the Unity doesn't load. The sidebar and topbar disappear. On the main screen, there are only the background and the pointer. I've solved this problem by entering ...
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Mouse lag after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I was running Ubuntu 13.10 with no issues and decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 recently. Since I've upgraded I've noticed that my mouse starts to lag after I play a movie via xbmc or a video on ...
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Mouse randomly stops responding

I am not aware of any system change that could cause this, but sometimes my mouse just stops responding. Its light is still on so the fault is probably not in the hardware. Syslog at the time the ...
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Dell Inspiron Mini post-upgrade problems

I'm no master of Linux systems but I'm fairly adept. However, I am at the end of my logic with this one. On Saturday June 14th, I updated the Ubuntu OS on my Dell Inspiron Mini Laptop to the most ...
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Mouse spazzes out in the top right corner on ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I boot into Ubuntu 14.04, my mouse goes into the top right corner, and whenever I try to move it, it spazzes out. I can't do anything with my mouse. I tried using my Microsoft Touch Mouse ...
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Increasing scroll speed

I've recently switched to Ubuntu, and the one thing that has been bothering me is the scroll speed, which I can't seem to change. In windows I used to have it set around 7 lines, but it seem to be ...
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could not write bytes broken pipe

I've found many questions similar to this, but my problem is quite specific so please do not mark it as duplicate. I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for about 1.5 years. Yesterday the left click of my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lts login screen extreamly Slow

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had to reinstall it for some reasons. It hat to be reinstalled twice actually. So now that it's working fine I have one problem. The login screen it very slow. It takes ...
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Getting HP Envy touch display to work a bit better

Currently I have an HP Envy with a touchscreen running Ubuntu. The touchscreen does work to some extent (I can click most things and drag selection boxes on the desktop) but it doesn't seem to want to ...
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How to configure the mouse wheel button?

I have a basic optical wheel mouse (white & grey, 2-button + wheel). The scroll function operates when I roll the wheel, the wheel-click works for opening a link in a new tab, but the document / ...
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wireless mouse dougle need intserted into usb port to make mouse work 14.04 LTS

Recently I installed 14.04 LTS in my new laptop. I observed my wireless mouse do not work after the boot but it is working fine if reinserted in the one usb port again after the login Need to ...
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Which Ubuntu package contains the default mouse cursor?

Which Ubuntu package installs/uninstalls the default mouse cursor pointer?
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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. ...