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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How to disable sticky edges in Ubuntu 14.04 (Ubuntu 13.10 and earlier had a Option for On/Off Mouse Stickiness)

In Ubuntu 12.04~13.10, the Settings >> Display >> Sticky Edges [On/Off] option was available. In Ubuntu 14.10, it is missing. How do I disable Mouse Edge Stickiness so that when I move my mouse from ...
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Taming the mouse

I have some irritating problems with my mouse: Often I click once but get a result like double-click; Often I try to mark a block text using click-and-drag, and in the middle of the block, the text ...
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Mouse cursor getting invisible in ubuntu & blinking as well as

Im using ubuntu 12.10 , facing problem with blinked mouse cursor as well as invisible sometimes. it seems that a veil is present on my screen and the mouse gets hidden behind the veil. help me.
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Pointer becomes invisible randomly

My mouse pointer becomes invisible randomly while using my computer. I've seem other posts and people suggest looking for an unknown display under "System Settings > Screen" Display but I don't see ...
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Assign “extra” mouse buttons

I have two thumb buttons on my mice. In Windows (using MS or Logitech config software), can assign one as "Copy", and the other as "Paste"- or their keyboard shortcut equivalents: Ctrl-C, and Ctrl-V, ...
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Synaptic touchpad stopped working

After working several days continuously with a USB mouse, yesterday I noticed that my touchpad was not working. I've been using Windows as well this days, so, my first thought was that I could have ...
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Holding touchpad button detect multitouch

I just swiched over to Kubuntu from Windows. Everything works for now, except 1 thing realy bothers me. I have asus N750 with touchpad. In windows, if I had my finger placed on left button, I was ...
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Have to restart lightdm to get working window response

Every time I boot my computer, I need to restart lightdm to have anything but the desktop respond to mouse click events. It works fine after this. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a custom-built AMD ...
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glutPassiveMotionFunc not responding after touching touchscreen

I have some code that uses glutPassiveMotionFunc to detect when the mouse moves passively (i.e. without clicking). This was working fine until I attached a 3M touchscreen monitor to my laptop. If I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't click or switch windows

I've just updated to 14.04. After a short period simple keyboard shortcuts stop working. Also, my mouse randomly decides to stop functioning so much so that I can only move the cursor and not click. ...
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trackpoint: cannot move mouse pointer a short distance

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and at the same time started using xfce. My laptop is an lenovo SL-500, but I use an external usb keyboard with more or less the same keyboard layout (lenovo ...
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mouse disapear after laptop come back from sleep mode

i use 14.04 Xubuntu and my mouse cursor become transparent after the laptop come back from sleep mode or hibernated mode. i want something more permanent then ctrl+alt+f1 --> ctrl+alt+f7
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Use X11 mouse pointer in wine applications

I'm using MS Office 2007 with Wine on my Kubuntu 13.04. However, the mouse pointer looks like this: I'd prefer it to keep the mouse pointer managed by the XServer: (Here KDE Oxygen Blue theme) Is ...
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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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How to change vertical vs horizontal mouse sensitivity?

I have a Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball that I have been using for the last year or so. Within the last day, the sensitivity has changed. It seems to have suddenly changed from no scaling ...
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(solved) Mouse not working in xubuntu

Hi i am new to the linux world and i decided to install xubuntu 14.04. To test xubuntu 14.04, I booted with the xubuntu live CD into my desktop. I was pleasantly surprised to find it worked nicely, ...
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imwheel defunct on dialog popup in front

In Kubuntu 14.04 (KDE 4.13.0), I use imwheel 1.0.0pre12-9 to map the extra thumb-buttons of my LogiTech M510 to some useful keystrokes for certain programs. This works fine, it will start nicely when ...
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Log In broken? Giving me nothing but a screen with the wallpaper, and I can hardly move the mouse

I recently decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 via USB 2.0 onto my Windows Vista PC. I read on the forums that you can do that, so I went ahead and did that. I used Pendrivelinux to get the files for ...
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Double click not working as expected in file manager

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. I have a Dell XPS l502x which works very good. I just noticed this (possible bug?) with Ubuntu 14.04 while in the file manager in the home folder. When I ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 instead of Windows 8.1... I really like to stay in Linux but there are 2 problems that are driving me crazy because no matter how I struggle to find the solution I ...
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USB ports not working after software updates

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a laptop. Everything was running great until a software update today (May 1, 2014). The mice (MS trackball, Belkin mini retractable) work on my Win7 laptop. The ...
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Middle button does “back” in browser, how to disable?

I'm using KDE and for some reason my middle mouse button activates "Back" in both Firefox and Chrome. I cannot find anything about those browsers to disable it, so presume it is some kind of global ...
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14.04 Compiz button press lost

I use buttons 6 and 7 (mouse wheel pushed sideways) to rotate the compiz cube. That worked find until yesterday when I upgraded to 14.04. After the upgrade the button presses worked correctly if the ...
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Wacom tablet middle mouse button scrolling

So I recently got a Wacom Bamboo Pen graphics tablet, which is wonderful. I've been trying it out as a general purpose mouse on my 14.04 laptop. The only annoyance is scrolling. The tablet has no ...
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Plug and play device for laptop to connect external monitor/keyboard/mouse

I am looking for an easy solution that is basically plug and play where I can take my Ubuntu laptop and connect it to a device which is my desktop setup and connects external monitor/keyboard/mouse. ...
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3m ergo mouse wheel scrolling 14.04

I hope someone can help with this. Previously in Ubuntu 12 I was able to follow these instructions to get my mouse wheel to work. In 14.04, the hal-* functions no longer work and I cannot seem to find ...
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Bind keyboard Alt+Tab to logitech M705 extra button

title says it all. Logitech doesn't make software to do this on Ubuntu, so what am I to do? I'm brand new to linux, so any response needs to be step-by-step. I run Ubuntu 14.04.
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Wireless Mouse problem

I have two computers in two rooms next to eachother, with two wireless mice that have their own recievers. The problem is that the reciever on my computer is picking up the wireless signal from the ...
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Can't get Mouse back in gEdit after Shift Key Is Pressed

By default when you type in gEdit, mouse disappears and you can get it back by moving your mouse. So, you can do whatever you want using your mouse. But when I press Shift or Ctrl or Enter and move ...
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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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sony vaio tap 11 touchpad and mouse conflict

I have a question, which I have a partial answer to, but would like to have a full answer. And my partial answer might be helpful to others. I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio Tap 11, ...
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Mouse cursor blinking after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04. The mouse cursor won't stop blinking, and sometimes disappears. I've seen some other posts, but they're all about Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10.
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14.04 LTS Trial fails on my Vista PC

Recently tried to test the live 14.04 LTS cd on my Vista machine. 13.10 runs properly. No problem. Mouse works as expected. 14.04 loads and opens the live session but the mouse no longer functions. ...
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main menu on multi-window applications

Have any of the developers a recommendation on how to set up multi-window applications so that menus don't become confused and overlay one another? An example is GIMP, which typically has at least ...
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How do I turn around my object in blender?

Everything worked in Fedora... but then I switched to Ubuntu. I got blender with apt-get and launched it. It's good, but I can't get one thing: I used the middle mouse button to turn while using it in ...
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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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Mouse not working after installing 14.04 LTS 64bit

After new install Ubuntu 14.04 after login screen mouse becomes disabled. Mouse worked just fine up until after login screen. How can mouse issue be corrected?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth Magic Mouse doesn't pair (No agent available)

Mouse gets discovered. Although, it doesn't pair. /var/log/syslog: Apr 23 10:05:15 xavier bluetoothd[9873]: No agent available for request type 0 Apr 23 10:05:15 xavier bluetoothd[9873]: ...
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Mouse does not work properly after suspension

After suspending my laptop, the touchpad and the usb mouse will not work properly. The cursor can move, but the buttons cannot be clicked. but if I remove the corresponding modules and install them ...
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Make application / service priority really high

I am using two Ubuntu computers, I use this Synergy application to share mouse and keyboard. However when the Synergy server computer is using peak CPU usage, the mouse pointer gets stiff. How do I ...
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XUbuntu 13.10 Mouse/Keyboard not responding

I am trying to get my 13.10 installation set up, but I cannot seem to get the mouse or keyboard to work. Kernel: Generic Kernel 3.11.0-14 Motherboard: RoG Crosshair Formula V Processor: Phenom II x6 ...
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Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 8000 horizontal scroll

I have the Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 8000 on Xubuntu 14.04 and am trying to get the horizontal scrolling to work. Vertical Scrolling works perfectly. The horizontal scroll is usually (on windows) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Xorg.conf Problems

Recently I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and i had a Mad Catz Rat 7 working fine. I followed a tutorial on editing the xorg.conf file and mapping the buttons Section "InputClass" Identifier ...
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Disable bottom buttons on Lenovo touchpad

I just switched to a Lenovo ThinkPad T530 which has the two sets of buttons, one above and one below the touchpad. I never use the bottom row and because of their proximity to the edge I often trigger ...
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Change mouse speed and not the acceleration [duplicate]

I've been searching for a good few hours on how to change the mouse speed on Ubuntu 14.04, but all the answers and tutorials I find only teach me how to adjust the acceleration and not the speed. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse and window focus issues

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 tonight and I'm having this weird issue with my mouse and window focus. I can't seem to click on any Unity Launcher icons. More over I can't click on unfocused ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse gets detected but no signal gets send

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Mac mini (mid 2011) as second boot option using rEFIt and it works ok with wired mouse and wired keyboard. However apple wireless keyboard and mouse does not work. ...
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mouse clicks don't register with 14.04 upgrades

I did a fresh install of 14.04 on my emachines pc(Athlon XP 3000+ / 2.17 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce4 MX shared video memory (UMA) 2gb ram) and my toshiba laptop(Celeron M 390 (1.70GHz), ATI Radeon Xpress ...
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Mouse acceleration in 14.04

I'm trying to figure out how to enable mouse acceleration in Ubuntu 14.04. I have an XPS 15 9530, which has a built-in touch-pad (which appears to be recognised, as seen in the screenshot below), but ...
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mouse cursor blink on 14.04 live on cool drive

I make my cool drive boot able and I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my cool drive but my mouse cursor blinks? even I do not run any heavy process. what is the problem? Bye the way I do not have black screen . ...