The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse), and closely related devices, as well as issues with software concerning the mouse. When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag.

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Ubuntu 13.10 strange touchpad behavior

so for a couple days now my touchpad has shown a really strange behavior. It started off with recognizing two-finger scrolling as three-finger switching between open applications and now the mouse ...
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Change display size in VirtualBox

Host: OSX 10.9, Guest: Ubuntu 13.04, VirtualBox: 4.3.4 I'm having issues installing Guest Additions (I know how to do it and i've tried multiple different ways - it seems to install correctly but ...
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Mouse curser disappearing (but still being captured) on VirtualBox

Host: Mac OSX 10.9 Guest: Ubuntu 13.04 VirtualBox: 4.3.4 (just updated) I'm having issues when I install guest additions (via device > add guest additions) at the very beginning it tells me that it ...
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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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On Second Screen (TV) mouse is “slow/sluggish”

I am running a DELL 30'' monitor and a HD-TV on the same graphic card. So far everything runs fine, but working on the TV is somehow sluggish. When I move the mouse there is a very small delay. It is ...
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USB mouse and keyboard suddenly stopped working in 13.10.

I took a week off of work and brought my laptop with me. When I got back, the mouse and keyboard I use weren't working anymore. Both devices work in my BIOS. The keyboard works in grub. Neither ...
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Mousepad is jittery and inaccurate

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at the moment. I know this will probably make some people think this has been asked before (I've read similar issues, but nothing I've tried has helped). So on windows the ...
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Xboxdrv messes with mouse

I'm using xboxdrv, as I downloaded a PSP emulator called PPSSPP (website here) to play some Patapon 2 with my PS3 controller... Anyway, I was setting up xboxdrv, and it worked at one point. I was ...
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Mouse not working (perrixx)

My perrixx mx3000 lights up but it does not move. Is there anyway to make it work? im stuck with my painfully broken mouse. I tried installing the drivers on the website but its only for windows. ...
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Touchpad left clicks randomly [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a Samsung ATIV Book 9 NP900X3F-K03SE, and the touchpad left clicks randomly and very often, so it is completely unusable. Even if I don't touch the touchpad it ...
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Usb mouse has stopped working

My usb mouse has stopped working on my fresh install of ubuntu 13.10. It has been working without incident since the install and stopped today after start up. The mouse batteries are fully charged. I ...
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Opening the Right-Click menu touchy

I've noticed with the last couple of releases it's very difficult to use a right mouse click menu in ubuntu. I've tried a couple different themes thinking that may be the issue. But it occurs in ...
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Mouse working weird on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Tracer Ghost mouse and it is working on Windows 7 Professional and Ubuntu 12.04 on my previous laptop. On my new computer mouse is acting weird. When mouse goes up, cursor is going to the ...
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Wake up my PC from suspend using a USB device (e.g. mouse)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and I can't wake up my desktop PC from suspend with a USB device (e.g USB mouse). The entire process of suspending/resume works perfectly but the only way to resume it's ...
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Tap to click doesn't work with mouse in Ubuntu 13.10

I have Asus UX301 with Ubuntu 13.10. "Tap to click" option work with laptop touchpad but not with Logitech T630 or Apple Apple Magic mouse. I found this this question (Tap-to-click not working in ...
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Mouse pointer invisible after installing Unity with Gnome 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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How to cut off the power supply of the mouse, keyboard and speakers after shut down my computer?

How to cut off the power supply of the mouse, keyboard and speakers after shut down my computer? Although the computer is shut down, the light of mouse, keyboard and speakers are still here. It ...
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Issues with mouse and trackpad

My, Ubuntu install crashed yesterday, and it was more or less beyond salvage, so I just re installed Ubuntu again, (12.04.3, 32 bit). Now the install is fine, my updates are being downloaded as I ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse [closed]

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...
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13.10 short cut keys and mouse

I recently bought a ASUS VivoBook touch screen / Win8 and now dual boot with grub & 13.10 I completely new to Linux and the whole touch screen environment, so I don't know what's what and don't ...
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Where does X.org get its settings?

This question is 50% to solve a specific problem, and 50% to help further my general understanding of Linux/Ubuntu. Background I am running Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed Cinnamon to use as my ...
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Mouse pointer dissappears after Login…?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 where in the problem arises that whenever i log into my account the mouse pointer disappears and i have to logout and again login so anyone can state the solution for it
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How do I apply my mouse settings globally?

I have tweaked my mouse sensitivity to be just right, and swapped the mouse buttons since I use it left-handed. This was done using the user "Mouse & Touchpad" settings in Gnome. I'd like this to ...
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Change dolphin mouse hover highlight behaviour

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10. When I hover the mouse cursor over a file entry in dolphin, the entry is highlighted. My problem is, that the highlight is faded in, so it takes around half a second until ...
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Touchpad pointer lags / hangs / jumps

I have HP Mini 210 and I tried to install Ubuntu, Xubuntu and even Lubuntu. But the problem is the same: when moving the cursor I see lags between cursor's previous position and current and sometimes ...
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smplayer hides mouse cursor permanently

In 13.10, smplayer (and kmplayer and kplayer) hides the mouse pointer - permanently - it happens when start playing any video, and never comes back even after the program quits. The cursor can be ...
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Mouse flickering and disappearing at bottom half of the screen after upgrade to 13.10

Irrespective of the program, the mouse pointer flickers most of the time at an unstable rate, often disappears completely then comes back flickering. 80-90% of the time disappears over web pages ...
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Mouse left and right clicks stops working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC and running it beside Windows 8, and when I use Ubuntu, the mouse works for some time then the left and right mouse clicks stop working. How do I solve this?
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Make mouse left-handed and touchpad right-handed

I see that I can configure mouse and touchpad all in one panel (Ubuntu 13.10, defaults, Gnome). Which is to some extend. Namely, I want to have the touchpad differently configured then the mouse and ...
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Multimode mouse - configure extra buttons

I have this mouse http://a4tech.com/w_product.asp?cid=215&scid=&id=728. It has different modes for which you can configure the buttons. Is there any application (preferably with UI) to do this ...
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Mousetweaks hogging resources

Opening system monitor, mousetweaks is using between 2% and 8% of my CPU's resources. This is a nice program but I need it to use less resources, or I'll un-install it. Except for nautilus, Chromium, ...
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Left click of the mouse is not working in ubuntu 12.04 live os

The left click on the mouse is just not working in the live os of ubuntu 12.04 and so to open any thing i have to right click it and select open and if i am browsing the net i have to open it in a new ...
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Multiple problems after upgrade to 13.10

Irrespective of the program, the mouse pointer flashes most of the time at an unstable rate, often disappears completely for 5-10 seconds. 80-90% of the time disappears over web pages (tried both ...
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Repeating input stuck

So the problem is, for example, if i typing something and clicking some key repeatedly it stucks and doesnt type until i stop and wait for about a second. Same hapens when scrolling with mouse wheel ...
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Touchpad setting and issue in ubuntu 13.10

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and nautilus (File) v 3.8.2 on Dell Inspiron 7535. I am getting wired behavior when dragging window. Suppose if I click and told the left button on window title bar and drag ...
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Sharkk wireless mouse not working in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Sharkk high precision laser mouse that I couldn't get to work with Ubuntu. It works in win 8 pro though. The touchpad and keyboard were still working. I did something with xorg.conf ...
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Anything Mouse Like Isn't Seen by Ubuntu 13.10

I have a upgraded 13.10 from 13.04 and today this issue of anything that is mouse-like is not seen by Ubuntu. The only input device that works is my Wacom Tablet and it's pen. I already checked for ...
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How can I use my keyboard as a mouse?

I'm using my keyboard more and more these days for basic command line stuff, vim editing, alt-tab window switching and the like. Q) How can I use my number pad keys to move the cursor around on the ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 bluetooth mouse not working when waking up from suspend, how can it be solved?

As the topic says, While using Ubuntu 13.04 I had no problem and when the computer woke up from suspend mode the mouse would work automatically without me doing anything. Since the upgrade to 13.10 I ...
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lost the vertical scroll function in touchpad after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10, my Laptop is a Sony SVE1512c6ew, scrolling worked perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04, doesnt work at all in 13.10 Runs Ubuntu 13.10 64bits (btw, tested it i ...
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How to trap mouse cursor?

I really miss the feature from Gnome2 and Mate that you can click on a panel app and the mouse cursor is hidden. The mousetweaks package promises "... * An area to capture the mouse pointer until it ...
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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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Change mouse vertical speed independently

I would like to be able to change the mouse horizontal and vertical speed independently. I find that my Logitech MX510 does not feel right at all due to the fact that vertical speed is sluggish in ...
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Gnome 3 loses focus after closing all open windows

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04, which I have had for a long time. On this computer I've installed both XFCE4 and Gnome 3, and I'm currently using Gnome 3 Fallback. Recently I've been having a weird problem. ...
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Keyboard and mouse not functioning at boot on 12.10, unable to connect to (wired) internet

Using Wubi to download and install Ubuntu 12.10, everything works just fine until I boot Ubuntu. It goes to the log-in screen just fine, but there both keyboard and mouse goes dead and it is unable to ...
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Can Get my Bluetooth Sony VGP-BPS33 working in Ubuntu

Iǘe just started with with Ubuntu. Everything works except my Sony VGP-BPS33 Bluetooth mouse. Any smart idea would be welcome! Tanks
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Is there a mouse trail option?

I have intermittent blindness in my right eye. Windows had a great mouse option that made a trail of cursors behind the one that's functional. It made my mouse easier to see. The control button helps ...
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Multi-touch mouse gestures in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8 installed as dual boot. There is a mousepad specific driver in Windows 8 that lets me use multi-touch gestures such as two finger swipe to go back/forward, pinch to ...
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13.10 mouse and keyboard slow to start after reboot

After a reboot which I do because of other issues, the mouse and keyboard drivers are slow to load up to two minutes after wireless is established. This started after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 ...