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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Touchpad problem after install Win7 and reinstall grub

I'm new here. Installed 12.04 last week. Everything works fine (don't care about brightness bug that still happen after boot). Today I installed win7 on another partition. After that, I force ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...
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Mouse will not double click, Ubuntu 14.04

As I said, I have Ubuntu 14.04. I bought a used mouse to use with my laptop, and when double click didn't work, I assumed it was the mouse at fault. So I just bought a brand new mouse. Double click ...
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How can I customize mouse behavior for a program?

I have a program installed on my computer that uses middle button dragging extensively for interaction (panning / moving the viewport). My touchpad, however, doesn't support middle button press & ...
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HowTo change Mouse Cursors in all Windows and Applications?

I use Ubuntu Unity tool to change mouse cursors. But, now I have three differents results. 1) In Firefox I have the wanted result, my mouse cursor theme applied. 2) In Ubuntu I still have a white ...
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How to change mouse scroll accelleration?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS laptop. I recently used a Mac for the first time and I quite liked the way it handled mouse wheel scrolling... If I scrolled slow, the page scrolled slow as well, and ...
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Extend Bluetooth Mouse Sleep?

04 for quite some time now and i dont have any issues with my bluetooth mouse. I just find something very inconvenient, and that would be: Bluetooth mouse sleeps and does not respond when not in use ...
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How to stop my cursor from shaking?

My cursor has started acting very suspiciously. It is always jiggling and shaking just a little bit. Not enough that it is impossible to use, but just enough that it is very annoying and ...
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Fast response to clicks in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu on a Dell Precision T1650 workstation. I have a problem that crops up once in a while, when the OS turns super responsive to mouse clicks. Suppose I click on the calendar to move ...
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Mouse and the Hoverclick

I´ve got a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Thinkpad T530. The mouse (and the touchpad, too) makes automatic hoverclicks (prime button) after 3 second of no move. Settings Manager-> Onboard ...
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xinput - no effect at startup

I have a script that uses xinput to slow down the mouse which works perfectly when run on the command line. So I create and run it from ./config/autostart/fixmouse.desktop, It runs at X startup with ...
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Touch-pad dosen't work after installing Ubuntu 14.04 [Dual boot with Windows 8]

I just bought a new Acer Aspire V 15 Nitro computer with a pre-installed Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu so I can run dual-boot. Everything works fine now except my touch-pad that isn't working in ...
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TouchPad doesn't work on start unless mouse drivers are restarted or sleep

For some reason my TouchPad drivers don't seem to work until I restart the mouse drivers (sudo rmmod psmouse && sudo modprobe psmouse) or I put the computer to sleep and then wake it again. ...
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elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop

My laptop's touchpad doesn't seem to be detected at all on my Gigabyte P35 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I think it's an Elantech touchpad. Any ideas on how to make it work? Here are some details: ...
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use mouse in multi gesture mode

I am new to ubuntu, I installed it in my dell 3571 laptop in dual boot mode with win 8. My touch support multi gesture in windows os, but it doesn't support in ubuntu. I wanted to make my ubuntu also ...
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Only in XBMC mouse becomes too sensitive, can this be altered? Ubuntu 14.04

This appears to be an age old question, asked and asked again, but no-one seems to have an answer, apart from use the keyboard, however, I want to use my mouse, is this possible? I am finding that ...
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Kernel module needs to be reloaded after boot

I just got my ALPS Touchpad on my Lenovo Flex 2 working (xinput returned "PS/2 Generic Mouse", now it returns two devices: "ALPS PS/2 Device" and "ALPS PS/2 Device") But after rebooting my system it ...
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(SOLVED) Ubuntu 14.04: mouse didn't load

For a few months since I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, (almost) everything was working fine except for the occasional problems that I would get when logging in which were reported. But yesterday my ...
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Cyborg RAT and Xorg.conf issue

I've been having problems with a Cyborg R.A.T. 3. I've managed to get it to work by following the information found here. However with one very annoying caveat. Upon loading xfce, gnome, kde or ...
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Mouse stutters, slows down, requires multiple clicks, sometimes freezes

I have this really weird problem going on. I've never seen it before. I'm using 14.04, and my mouse seems to have an issue with slowing down, freezing, and requiring multiple "clicks" to actually ...
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Mouse registering as a keyboard causing the actual keyboard to stop working

I just bought a new natec mouse to replace my current one, the problem is that once I plug the mouse in my keyboard stops functioning until I unplug the mouse and unplug-replug the keyboard. After a ...
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Is there a way to “restart” the touchpad driver?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop, usually with an external usb mouse and keyboard and screen connected. Sometimes, however, I unplug all of them and move the laptop and keep using it with the builtin ...
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mouse cursor skipping around

Having a problem with mouse cursor skipping/stuttering around. I will move it and then suddenly it teleports to the edge of the screen in whatever direction it was going. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a ...
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Bluetooth mouse does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and the Bluetooth mouse does not work. I put in new batteries and search for bluetooth devices in Systems Setting; it constantly comes for a moment and then disappears. ...
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Cursor alignment off in tab menu in browsers, terminal, text editor and thunderbird in 14.04

Having upgraded from Ununtu 13.10 to 14.04, the cursor alignment is off in applications such as Firefox and Chromium (when selecting tabs, address bar, but not in main window), thunderbird (when ...
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How do I program it so that when I press and hold the left mouse button it will auto click a set amount of clicks per second?

How do I program it so that when I press and hold the left mouse button it will auto click a set amount of clicks per second? I've been looking everywhere and all I can find is mouse automation tools ...
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Touch pad occasionally freezes on Asus Laptop

The touch pad occasionally freezes on my laptop. If I plug in a USB mouse I can move the cursor but the touch pad remains frozen until after I restart. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.
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How to get apps to scroll smoothly AND real-time? (don't drive me in the arms of Apple!)

On my Desktop I've been using Ubuntu for about 7 years now, and I love it. I now recently installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Air alongside Mac OSX. I know my way around Ubunt very well, but there is one ...
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Extending Screen Makes Mouse Jumpy

When I extend my display(not when mirrored) my mouse pointer becomes very jumpy to the point that it is unusable without decreasing the mouse speed.
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Left mouse button behaving in strange ways both on touchpad and with couple of USB connected mice

I have the strangest problem with my mouse on Ubuntu 14.04. It happened out of nowhere. It acts as if I am holding down my left mouse and dragging it over the screen. Makes no difference whether I use ...
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Cyborg R.A.T. 9 - mouse clicks not working after login

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and I have the Cyborg R.A.T. 9 wireless mouse. Every time I turn on the computer and login I can move the mouse around, but clicking on anything other than the icons in ...
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Logitech MX800 not working properly in 14.04

I bought the Logitech MX800 Wireless Performance combo yesterday. When I plugged it into my machine (Ubuntu 14.04) the keyboard worked but the mouse didn't. I tried to plug the unifying receiver into ...
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disable mouse and keyboard on Ubuntu 14.04

I use only ssh access to my 'slideshow' computer (which, together with a big TV screen are located in a public room). I'd like to disable generally (not only in X) all of the USB slots, and the PS2 ...
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Weird issue with keyboard and mousepad on laptop (Ubuntu 14.04)

As the title implies, I have an issue with the build in keyboard and trackpad on my laptop. Sometimes, when I turn on the computer, the keyboard and trackpad won't work. I can connect a USB mouse, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse / keyboard / application windows issues ASUS X550CA

I recently bought an ASUS X550CA laptop, and immediately installed ubuntu in a small (50GB) partition. I've had the normal problems ASUS laptops have had recently, namely touchpad and WiFi, but I'd ...
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12.04 to 14.04 Upgrade Disasterous

Installed 14.04 to new box - everything worked perfectly. Removed 14.04 and installed - Elastix PBX - everything worked perfectly. Using "same" DVD, attempted to reinstall 14.04 - random DVD activity ...
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Removed the function of one of my mouse buttons by trying to change it

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. I'm using a mouse with two extra thumb buttons and I figured it would be handy to use them for volume control. After googling around a bit I ended here: Configuring mouse ...
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Is there any way to enable two-finger zoom and vertical scrolling in Dell Inspiron 15 5547 Core i5?

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5547 Core i5 machine in which I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 via External Hard disk. I want to enable zooming feature and vertical scrolling feature in the mouse-pad. Is there any ...
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Mouse is blinking/flickering at my built in monitor with an external monitor, please help

I am using a Thinkpad W530, and due to my works, I need to use an external monitor. I am using nouveau and nvidia-prime to switch between intel and nvidia adapter. After I connected and switched on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Add control + mouse click for right click

I have a Mac mouse that only has the one click option, model: M5769. I want to add a right click option like you would have on a Mac, by pressing control, and then pressing the mouse button. Is ...
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Keyboard & Mouse input failure after updating 14.04

Everything was working great yesterday. I did the latest update for 14.04 last night and now my keyboard and mouse are not working. I have a dual boot environment Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. The ...
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Sandstrom wireless mouse

I've just bought a Sandstrom wireless mouse (USB) and it's playing up on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. After about 2 minutes of use the pointer freezes as I move the mouse across the screen - only for a few ...
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How to turn off / hide the mouse when screensaver is active in KDE 4?

I've got a standard Ubuntu system with KDE 4.13. It could probably be considered 'kubuntu'. When the screensaver comes on, the mouse is visible and quite prominent on top. How do I set the ...
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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of alt+tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...
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Laptop touchpad is NOT detected!

This is the weirdest thing I have ever seen on Xubuntu ... like ever. Background: I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on an Acer V5-123 netbook. If the specs matter, then the netbook has an AMD E1-2K with 4GB ...
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What can I do to make my wireless mouse work?

My wireless mouse doesn't work at all on Ubuntu 14.04. The weird thing is that it has worked the first time I tried it!! (at the moment it works fine on Ubuntu 12.04). I know the system recognize the ...
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Mouse and video freezes. Fixed by CTRL-ALT-F6 and then CTRL-ALT-F7

Every hour or so the mouse and video freezes. I do CTRL-ALT-F6 and then CTRL-ALT-F7 and then it works again. What is wrong? And how can I stop the mouse from freezing?
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Need solution for flickering mouse cursor in Ubuntu 14.04.

I made a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation on my lenovo laptop (z570). After successful installation, the mouse cursor is flickering and disappearing. I tried disabling the unknown display in the ...
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I have two cursors on my screen, one of which is always on top and will never move - how do I remove it? [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 First off I'm sorry if the title/context of my post are a little confusing; I'm a tech noob and have just started with Ubuntu after a system crash on my laptop. I got tired of using ...