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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Mouse / keyboard not working on Ubuntu, stuck at login

Just installed Ubunutu, completely new to using Linux myself. Should be running the latest version as I selected to download updates on install. Mouse: Logitech 848nm Wireless Mouse - Works on ...
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Haunted Trackpad Pointer When Hard Drive Is Active

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on an Hp Compaq NC6400 I am rehabbing, in order to test the machine. The hard drive I installed into the computer worked fine and had Windows Vista loaded on it. ...
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USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 14 LTS)

I've been using Ubuntu 14 LTS on my work desktop, laptop, and home desktop without any problems. Does anyone know what I can do? What Works: Keyboard on Boot Keyboard in BIOS Keyboard/Mouse on ...
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How to change separately speed of pointer for mouse / touchpad?

Recently I've connected USB mouse to my laptop with touchpad. In Mouse and Touchpad settings section I see only touchpad pointer speed. Now mouse moves a pointer too fast. How do I change that? ...
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jerks and involuntary scrolling windows and menus

new update to 14.04 from new install of 12.04... Debian partition continues to work properly. On various programs, if there's a window large enough to scroll -- or a menu or slider I've focused on ...
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How do I get my apple wireless mouse to STAY paired after a reboot or shutdown?

I use 14.04 on a mac mini and an apple wireless mouse. I installed blueman to get it to work, the only problem is that when I reboot or shutdown, it doesn't automatically work again. I'm forced to ...
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Mouse is disabling by itself after upgrading kernel to 3.13.0-34-generic

USB Mouse is disabling by itself after working for 5-10 seconds. when i tried to use cursor isn't moving. but after right clicking continuously its re-enabling by itself
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Problem: mouse/touchpad work under live environment but do not function once OS is installed

I've run into a very frustrating problem when trying to install xubuntu and lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. While running the liveCD both my USB mouse and the touchpad work perfectly, but once the OS is ...
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Keyboard and mouse are not working on dell laptop after updrading to 14.04 lts version

Need a help, System Configuration: Dell vostro , RAM: 4GB , Processor: i3 , HDD: 500GB , Yesterday, I have upgraded my ubuntu OS version 12.** LTS into 14.04 LTS on that time my external mouse and ...
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Today my left-mouse button stops functioning normaly

I'm using 14.04 LTS, and today it doesn't responds on certain places on the screen. It looks like the focus on the windows changes without seeing it. With Alt-tab sometimes it starts working. I don't ...
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Mouse events using built-ins

I bound almost every often used action to a keyboard shortcut. Now the only left-overs are mouse buttons. I found out the codes using xev, but I'm unaware of their proper usage. Could anyone suggest ...
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Is there an application to identify the configuration driving a system-global keypress

Much as I like Unity and Gnome, getting global keyboard shortcuts and mouse clicks "right" is a source of continual frustration. We have: The "settings" dialogs for keyboard and mouse The ccsm tool ...
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Ubunt 12.04 LTS Touch pad no longer working after connecting USB mouse

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55 which is configured as a dual boot (Windows 8/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) Recently I connected a USB mouse and since the touch pad on the laptop has stopped working with or with ...
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problems with mouse, mind of its own

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with an Acer Aspire MC605 and the cursor often jumps to the right on its own, freezes or zips around. It's happened with different mouses (USB & regular cable), when I'm ...
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touchpad hardly usable when Buttons are tracked

I noticed a severe problem with using ubuntu on a laptop with a touchpad, when the touchpad also has the buttons implemented (see Picture 1 from DigitalTrends). Drag and Drop is simply impossible, as ...
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mousekeys pointer not visible with mouse removed

So I tried out mousekeys, and it works, but when I remove the mouse, after I restart, I have no mouse pointer. What can I do to force the mouse pointer to appear even when the mouse is removed? ...
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Can't increase mouse sensitivity

I've got a problem increasing my mouse sensitivty and the cursor moves pretty slow at the moment. I've tried using that sensitivity slider in the system settings but it does nothing. I found some ...
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Problem with mouse pointer/arrow keys in 14.04

Recently I updated my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. My mouse doesn't work properly; if I just click or select an folder with the help of arrow keys , the screen automatically returns to desktop screen ...
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How to get USB keyboard and mouse working while trying/installing Ubuntu?

I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 but when I try to install Ubuntu I can't even move my mouse around. I made a installing DVD, rebooted my PC, got into the Ubuntu installing window but I ...
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USB Mouse causes Ubuntu 14.04 to crash

I recently bought a Trust Maxtrack Mini-Mouse (this one). Usually, it works perfectly fine, but when I close my laptop, and then open it again, all I see is a black screen with one white bar in the ...
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Trackpad Mouse click not responsive

After trying for a while finally managed to run Ubuntu on my Acer D255 e, using seagate external HDD. All is working fine apart from mouse. Although trackpad allow me to select program and open ...
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How do I set up the Apple Magic mouse in 14.04

I want a magic mouse for my Linux PC, but it is for Apple, and either the Linux driver is insanely obscure, or deleted. Also, it is Bluetooth only, and I can't seem to find a Bluetooth adapter for ...
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mouse not working

Upon starting ubuntu my mouse works perfectly, but after a few seconds I can no longer click or select using the mouse. After these few seconds, the pointer itself still moves on the screen fine. ...
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keyboard and mouse wont work in gui and recovery mode

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04. When i get to the login screen, my keyboard and mouse won't work. I tried to go to recovery mode through grub but the keyboard wont work on the recovery ...
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USB mouse not working after unplug-plug in 14.04

My Nox "Krom Kull" mouse will not work (except for the lights) in my laptop when I unplug it and then plug it again in "Ubuntu 14.04". I have tried with an old "Razer" mouse and that one does work. ...
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Apple Magic Mouse Bluetooth in Dell XPS 13 Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freeze and reconnect automatically

Environment: - Dell XPS 13-9333 - Apple Magic Mouse - Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64bit - Kernel 3.16.0-031600rc7-generic,and latest update 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-30.55 - Linux-firmware 1.127.5, # dmesg ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 and Keyboard and mouse will not load

I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now I have to unplug the keyboard and mouse and plug them in after the system is booted. I have a Razer Black Widow keyboard and a Corsair mouse. My system ...
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xfdesktop --windowlist works only sporadically when called from xbindkeys

I have xbindkeys setup to show the XFCE window list when I press the thumb button on my mouse. Here's my ~/.xbindkeysrc: # Thumb button on mouse brings up the window list "xfdesktop --windowlist" ...
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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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Ubuntu stopped responding just after boot

I have HP Probook 445 g1 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. Now the problem is that when I boot up my PC it boots perfectly but after 4–5 seconds of entering the password, the mouse & keyboard ...
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Bluetooth mouse stopped after update

We are running 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I recently updated some system stuff - drivers? - without taking much notice of what I was doing (there are sooooo many updates each week, I tend to ignore the ...
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USB peripherals cutting in and out

I keep having issues with all of my USB peripherals. The first issue is with my mouse, it jitters every now and again randomly, its a wireless logitech mouse and I have never had an issue on any ...
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optical PS/2 mouse freezing, unfreezing

No USB adapter, straight PS/2 mouse occasionally freezing: the pointer is, while both buttons are working. Goes back to normal when unplugged/plugged back in. I have read somewhere that legacy USB ...
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G-SPY USB mouse is not recognized

My mouse (Zalman ZM-M401R) is recognized as keyboard not as mouse. But other mouse working good. Is possible to fix this issue ? xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Invisible mouse on 14.04 with NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 [closed]

I installed a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04 and the mouse is not visible on my screen. It works, but it seems to be invisible. How can I get it on screen? I had the same problem on a Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Can't move mouse short distances using touchpad

I recently got a new Lenovo Y50, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. On my previous Dell XPS 17, the touchpad had excellent response even when moving my finger slightly -- by moving my finger a very short ...
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installed ubuntu mouse constanty clicking

I briefly tried Ubuntu from a disk and it worked fine. Then I got a new blank HDD and installed it and right from the registration section the mouse (trackpad) is constantly clicking. It makes it ...
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Mouse cursor sometimes is some pixel over its real position

I'm on 14.04 / Unity. I can't say how to replicate or which are contingent conditions, but sometimes my mouse coursor is some pixel upper than its real position, so if I click on an object, probably ...
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Asus Pro P550ca Trackpad unresponsive, cursor moving leftwards every 20 seconds

Well I have finally decided to start fresh and move from using mac to using Ubuntu and I have bought the following computer to begin my linux journey with: Asus Pro P550CA-XO330D I have successfully ...
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Why does “Esc” not cancel current operation (like painting with the mouse) in GIMP 2.8.10?

There's an apparently fixed bug which, alas!, still bugs me: I'd like the Esc key to cancel the current operation (like painting with the mouse). Currently it doesn't. Anyway to affect the desired ...
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No touchpad and cursor issues in ubuntu 14.04

So I just got ubuntu and even when running the live disk I had an issue where I couldn't click most of the time and the mouse would jump left every 3 seconds I thought once I got installed and updated ...
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Can't change cursor theme

I can't change my cursor theme. I downloaded and installed Comixcursor, I have all themes listed in unity tweak tool, but when I select a comix cursor, don't happen anything. Also, when i changed it ...
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mouse is not responding on the desktop

I have just installed variety and some programs one ubunto 14.04 and the mouse stopped working on the background.it does not respond for right and left click .i removed variety but the problem didn't ...
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Left Mouse sometimes stops working after Sleep

I have a laptop (HP EliteBook) with the latest Ubuntu (14.04 Desktop 64 bit) installed. When I close the lid it goes into sleep mode. When I wake it up again, the left mouse button regularily stops ...
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How can I make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel right?

I tried for several hours to make my Macbook Pro's trackpad feel "right" in ubuntu. I tried a number of synclient settings recommended by various blog articles and forum posts, and also tried playing ...
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Cursor Disappearing After Starting Web Browser [closed]

My Specification Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit Kernel 3.2.0-23-generic-pae VGA Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller X.org 1.11.3 My /etc/X11/xorg.conf content: ...
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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Logitech Mouse and Keyboard Click Issues

I have a Logitech K360 Keyboard and K325 Mouse on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. These had been working out of the box for a while, but recently they started acting up. For example, if I open up Chrome, the ...
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How to set the speed of a single mouse click

If you do a slow single click on a unit launch icon or a menu item in the taskbar Ubuntu interprets this as a move rather than an open command. I would like to increase the time threshold at which an ...