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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Bug Ubuntu 15.10 - mouse does not work properly, I can't do anything

The funny thing is that I solve the problem but when you reboot it comes back. I solve write: $ dconf reset -f /org/ compiz $ setsid unity # unity --reset-icons Then everything works properly but ...
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Mouse speed too fast

I've a problem with the mouse speed... I have a gaming mouse with a hardware switch (1000 dpi, 1600 dpi, 2000 dpi) and I've set it to 1000 dpi, I've mouse acceleration and threshold set to 0. I tried ...
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Open file by mouse click on file path in terminal

Is there a terminal, or a tool that allows to have the following feature when working in a terminal? I execute a command like find . -name "*.cpp, or compilation of source code that produces some ...
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unity 14.04 no alt+right-click resize

there are already a number of topics relating to the right-click resize problem but they all date to older versions of ubuntu and their respective answers and solutions did not work in my case. So I ...
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Mouse pointer settings reverting after every second restart

I get this intermittent problem I cannot understand why. First my cursor visually disappeared. It is there and I can use it as usual, only I cannot see it. To solve that I found this thread. It is ...
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How to lower window so its behind all others - just like mouse middle button

I am looking for the keyboard equivalent to pressing mouse middle roller-button while cursor is at window top title bar. This lowers that window so its behind all other windows. default ubuntu ...
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running 4.04, mouse and keyboard sometimes lags and screen fades to gray scale and back to color

when I run xdpyinfo it says name of display: :0 could this be the problem please let me know if I need to provide more information.
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How can I disable the mouse-pointer-change in xterm?

Okay, let me start by saying this: this is a bug in Apple software. When using Apple's built-in OS X VNC client (Connect to Server...), connecting to an Ubuntu machine running vnc4server and xterm ...
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Unity invisible mouse pointer status bar

Mouse cursor disappears when I point it over the top bar, gets completely invisible. I have checked another posts and executed this command with no success. gsettings set ...
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No input from mouse

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop, but my mouse does not work. It turns on, but the computer does not do anything when I use the mouse, I've tried two mices, the MX Master and a old Logitech ...
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Run a shell command AFTER a bluetooth input device is detected?

I'm trying to slow down my Magic Mouse sensibility using a xinput command automatically when my mouse is connected to my computer. I managed to create a file under rules.d, that calls a shell script. ...
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Mouse Frezzing ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04

I have tried multiple reinstalls of the OS. Multiple drives tried AMD video card drivers and X server drivers nothing works more then 5 mins then mouse freezes all over again. System has HD Radian ...
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Ubuntu synaptics touchpad mouse move over buttons doesn't work

I've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my Asus X502C and have a problem with touchpad. When I start dragging mouse outside the buttons area all works fine, I can drag mouse over all touchpad and it ...
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How should I configure Kinesis Savant Elite/USB pedals in 14.04?

I'm using it as a standalone USB device. By default, the pedals map to left/middle/right click. Ideally I'd map them Esc, Ctrl, and Shift. Although xinput lists it as a keyboard (and also as a ...
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Change time for mouse hover event

How do I change the time before a mouse hover event triggers. I'm using Eclipse and the tool tips are triggering too fast, I'd like to slow it down. From my reading of various answers in Eclipse ...
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Keeping the trackpad disabled

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with classic GNOME window manager on a Lenovo Thinkpad x230. I prefer to use the trackpoint over the trackpad. I disabled the trackpad in Applications > System Tools > ...
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Selecting words with double-click: Use SPACE as word delimiter only, no “_”

I have not yet been able to find how to select all text until next space when double clicking on it. In Ubuntu 14.04, using bluefish editor to code PHP, double clicking text_to_be_selected results in ...
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How do I set “Delay Click” in Ubuntu?

I installed ubuntu for my friend who has neuropathy, and it makes it hard for him to click, and he often will accidentally click as well. I want to make it so that when he clicks, he has to hold down ...
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Enabling integrated mouse in Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium (SQ1UP)

I have this nice little UMPC device and I want to make it work under 15.04: SQ1UP For now I was able to set up everything but an integreted mouse. A jog dial you can see on the left is a ...
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Ubuntu and binding Logitech keys for gaming

I have the M705 Logitech mouse which has 5 extra buttons on it. In windows, I used to bind two of the keys to F2 and F3 so I could use them in game (specifically Dota 2). When I go into xev, it ...
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My bluetooth is acting weird, can't connect or find any device [duplicate]

I am new to the Ubuntu world. I've just installed newest version of Ubuntu, but I have one, very big problem. The thing is I can't connect to any bluetooth device, my phone doesn't see the notebook, ...
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Applications stop responding to clicks, but the OS doesn't?

I've been coming across a really strange problem and I'm not sure where to begin troubleshooting. After sometimes a few minutes, or sometimes a few hours, all my applications stop responding to mouse ...
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executing xinput from a script in sleep.d

My mouse was too fast for my taste so I decreased its speed using a xinput command : xinput set-prop $id "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 2.5 I put the command in ~/.profile so that it executes ...
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Keyboard and mouse not responding after fresh OS install (14.04)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an old PC and the input devices are behaving strangely. My "Enter" key is accepted on the first boot screen but once Ubuntu is launched neither the keyboard nor the ...
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How can I make a mouse macro in Ubuntu?

I'm interested in making a macro that will move my mouse and use both the m1 and m2 buttons on my mouse. I would like it if I could map the macro to one of the keys on my keyboard once I am done ...
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14.04 - Mouse cursor disappears when I point it over the top bar

Mouse cursor disappears when I point it over the top bar; otherwise it works very well. I have already executed the command that shared in some other posts: gsettings set ...
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Setting up right mousebutton to make new Line in OpenOffice

I need to copy many entrys to OpenOffice. This works great with the middle mouse button. (In case you dont know: In Ubuntu there is no need to copy and paste explicitly with CRTL+C and CRTL+V. Just ...
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What do I do when Minecraft in fullscreen loses focus?

When playing Minecraft in fullscreen, if another application takes focus, or a desktop notification appears, Minecraft "minimizes" but still has control of my mouse. My keyboard works fine, ...
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Awesomewm with Docky doesn't detect mouse on hover

I am using Awesomewm 3.5.6 (for those about to rock) and attempting to use Docky as an attractive dock. However, because I have a short screen, I have it set to only show up when the mouse is over it. ...
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Mouse cursor flickers and dissapears

I've recently upgraded from ubuntu 10.11 to 12.04 on the acer aspire and my mouse seems to have downgraded. When on the dash the mouse is fine but once I hover over a program it starts flicking. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 mouse click bug

I am running a fresh Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome. It works well some random time, sometimes one minute some times one hour, and then the mouse click gets crazy. Let me explain a bit: when it happens I ...
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Change color of mouse frame

I have some difficulties in describing my problem, so I created this Screenshot, which is part of my desktop. If you hold the left mouse button and pull a frame, its color is black. How can I change ...
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Mouse and screen lock up

I have Ubuntu 14.04. At first the browser was all chopped up into long rectangles. And the mouse wouldn't work then the pointer disappeared. Now the mouse locks up and the pointer disappears and any ...
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Three fingers gesture ubuntu gnome 15.04

I have seen this question asked like a billion times but not answer successfull with me so far. I installed ubuntu gnome edition 15.04 but can't seem to have three fingers gestures to work. I would ...
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What's wrong with my cursor?

Im new to ubuntu , I come from windows , so I don't know if this is normal or not. When I try to click things , it doesn't work. To click things I have to open the start menu and then click in the ...
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How do I hide a mouse pointer in GNOME 3?

Some applications display their own mouse pointers but they fail to hide the GNOME mouse pointer correctly. I'm trying to find a workaround higher in the system (in GNOME or X). Any ideas? What ...
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How to enable -keystroke option of unclutter in unity?

Recently I installed unclutter to hide the mouse pointer while I'm typing, since there is no option in Ubuntu 14.04 to hide mouse pointer. According to the man pages of unclutter ther is a option ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 : usb mouse movement wakes up from sleep

I have the following problem: when the computer is in sleep mode (S4 mode) I can wake up it with a simple movement of my USB mouse. I'd like to disable this "fast" wake up, but I have some problems. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 USB mouse not working without power

My USB Mouse works for 5 minutes, if I remove the USB mouse from port and then again plug it, it works for 5 minutes and then it stops working as no power is delivered to it. This issue is there only ...
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Mouse and Keyboard unresponsive when using WIFI

This is my first attempt at Linux so please bear with me. I am running Ubuntu 14.10 GNOME. The issue is when I turn WIFI on my mouse and keyboard become very unresponsive. Typing is nearly ...
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xset resetting on suspend/restart Ubuntu 14.04

A few days ago, my wireless USB mouse randomly started moving much more slowly than usual after removing and reinserting the USB dongle. I tried playing with the settings for a while to no avail, but ...
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Touchpad not working on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11

I can't seem to get the touchpad to work on 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11. A USB mouse works fine. I have 14.04 on a separate partition from Windows 10. I have updated all packages ...
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Ubuntu Phone lack of cursor for OTG/USB mouse

My Ubuntu phone just arrived today. It is 'Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition'. As any Linux enthusiast would I updated phone to 15.04, installed 'Terminal' and wanted to play about with it. Connected my ...
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How to disable touchpad while typing in 15.10

The option for disabling the touchpad while typing does not work in Settings/Mouse & Touchpad in Ubuntu 15.04 (The setting seems to be gone in 15.10??) I have tried installing 'Pointer Devices' ...
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Mouse Cursor not visible

My PC is on dual display-VGA & HDMI. when I plug out either cable, and cursor get visible. but it is not visible on dual.Ubuntu version is 14.04.3
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Is there a software mouse debouncing solution? (Single click sending multiple click signals)

My mouse double clicks on a single click. Yes, I know its because of faulty hardware, however it should be really easy to write something that sets a minimum amount of time in between clicks perhaps ...
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Hiding mouse after being few seconds idle on X display

I have a kiosk application running on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 with Google Chrome and X display (xorg and xsession). Currently I have some script to hide the mouse after 2 seconds of being idle and ...
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15.04 Logitech M325 scroll wheel is too sensitive [duplicate]

The scroll wheel of logitech M325 mouse became very sensitive, I noticed it few weeks ago, so it is probably caused by driver update. It is enough to put my finger on scroll wheel and it scrolls the ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Lag

I have a BlueTooth mouse (Dell WM524). Works like a charm on my notebook with Ubuntu 15, but I have a little issue... Recently I've bought a 23' full HD monitor and started using on notebook, no ...
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Ubuntu has begun to completely ignore the mouse. How can I fix this?

I appear to have made a serious mistake in booting up my Ubuntu machine without the mouse hooked up. Now, no matter whether I have it hooked up or not, the mouse is completely ignored and I must do ...