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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Ubuntu 12.04 lts login screen extreamly Slow

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I had to reinstall it for some reasons. It hat to be reinstalled twice actually. So now that it's working fine I have one problem. The login screen it very slow. It takes ...
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How to configure the mouse wheel button?

I have a basic optical wheel mouse (white & grey, 2-button + wheel). The scroll function operates when I roll the wheel, the wheel-click works for opening a link in a new tab, but the document / ...
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wireless mouse dougle need intserted into usb port to make mouse work 14.04 LTS

Recently I installed 14.04 LTS in my new laptop. I observed my wireless mouse do not work after the boot but it is working fine if reinserted in the one usb port again after the login Need to ...
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Mouse Movement + Key Press = Scroll

I would find it very, very nice if I could obtain scroll functionality (vertical is most important) by moving my mouse, say, up and down while holding down a key. I know scroll is normally obtained ...
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USB devices not work after installation of ubuntu 14.04

I installed lubuntu14.04 with usb mouse /kb and usb key with no problem. After installation, Ive no mouse , no keyb, no access to USB key, no network. I plug a PS2 keyb for first diagnostic. lsusb ...
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Which Ubuntu package contains the default mouse cursor?

Which Ubuntu package installs/uninstalls the default mouse cursor pointer?
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gnome-terminal: can't access url from the terminal by single click [duplicate]

I want to access the url that is printed on the command line. For example, if I see the man pages for dropbox, there are some url links with underlines (i.e. https://www.dropbox.com/)-- The only ...
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Why is left click and typing not working when remoting into Ubuntu 14.04 with Teamviewer?

It works fine for an unknown period of time, but then the left click fails to activate and only "grabs" and typing fails entirely. What could be the issue? The remote machine is totally headless. ...
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Trackball w/ 4 buttons: how to remap one of buttons to double click?

I've got Kensington Slimblade trackball which I've used at my workplace on Windows for past several years. Today it moved to my house and I'm curious if I'm able to configure mouse buttons with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointer does not move

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, after updating the Unity doesn't load. The sidebar and topbar disappear. On the main screen, there are only the background and the pointer. I've solved this problem by entering ...
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HP Bluetooth Mouse Connection Problems

About a month ago, I turned on my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 dual boot, though the mouse works fine in Windows), logged in and connected my HP x4000b mouse via a bluetooth dongle (Kinivo ...
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Getting HP Envy touch display to work a bit better

Currently I have an HP Envy with a touchscreen running Ubuntu. The touchscreen does work to some extent (I can click most things and drag selection boxes on the desktop) but it doesn't seem to want to ...
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Could Touchpad-Indicator be conflicting with Dropbox?

OK, I've done a fair bit of searching on this topic, and while I've found several similar situations, I can't find any information on my specific issue. I'm running a relatively new/clean ...
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Mouse click firing twice

I have recently switched to XUbuntu (14.04) and I have noticed that sometimes a mouse click is fired twice. E.g. I CTRL click a link and two tabs with the same content are opened in my browser. It's ...
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Synclient - ClickFinger1 settings ignored

I have a laptop with a clickpad. I want to treat pressing the clickpad as a right-click. I run synclient ClickFinger1=3 But the setting is ignored. All the other settings (e.g ClickFinger2, ...
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How to configure X - or make it recognize serial mouse?

Installation of 14.04 went OK with a USB mouse, but after that I attached a serial mouse to the single COM port of my rig and Ubuntu did not recognize it. Being a newbie in Linux I wandered by the ...
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Teamviewer mouse wont open the laucher

I have an issue that I am unsure of the root, as in weather it is an ubuntu issue or a teamviewer issue. On my computer I have the launcher auto-hide, While connected to it from a windows computer ...
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How do I configure the mouse to raise and lower windows

I've just installed 14.04 and cannot find the congfuration screen to control how mouse clicks are acted on by the window manager, and then optionally passed to the application. I want to set the sane ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse not working but detected

I have a Razer Imperator mouse that used to work just fine until yesterday. lsusb, xinput and dmesg all correctly list the mouse, but yet it doesn't work. Can anyone give some tips on how to debug ...
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ClickLock function?

Is there a way to enable "ClickLock" function of a mouse? I recently switched to Ubuntu and can't seem to access it like I could on Windows. Google has not come up with anything either. Thank you for ...
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Mouse cursor flickering solution not working

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and there is a problem with mouse flickering I know that there is a thread with this question Mouse cursor flickering and disappearing but once i disable the unknown ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Unstable Touchpad Cursor

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro and there is a problem with the touchpad. Whenever I lift my finger from the touchpad or click, the cursor moves a little bit to a random ...
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Cursor moves when clicking with touchpad

This seems to be the issue in all Linux distros I've tried out. When I click on something using touchpad, the cursor moves a little bit, which is of course quite irritating. I know that it has ...
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Configuring mouse buttons to switch between apps?

I just installed 14.04, so I'm using the default setup (Unity, I guess). I have these two extra mouse buttons on the side of my mouse. Is there any way to map these so they can switch between open ...
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Mouse Pointer is blinking and some time disappear

After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 my mouse pointer is blinking and some time it's disappear, I don't know why this happening I search lots of for this issue and I get some results but unable to get ...
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How am I expected to scroll fine distances if I can't change the scroll distance or middle-click and drag to scroll?

I can't find anything for this, I use a dell USB mouse, no special buttons or hardware, I regularly need to be able to scroll by couple-pixel distances, mostly in chrome, but for my sanity the ability ...
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How do I set up custom options for mouse middleclick?

I have a mouse that I suppose nowadays is quite uncommon, Logitech Usb Marble mouse. There was a question about this specific mouse, however it was too localized as it dealt with Ubuntu 12.04 and ...
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First mouse click not detected

Since a few days my mouse reacts different on a click. The first click is not working properly, it seems as it is interpreted as a hoover, the second click is interpreted as the first 'real' click. I ...
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Apple Wireless Mouse will NOT Pair

Apple Magic Mouse only appears in Bluetooth New Device Setup for a fraction of a second, then disappears. How do I proceed?
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Can I make a script to prevent mouse bounce clicks?

Recently my mouse has started bounce clicking, single clicks act as double and even tipple clicks most if the time. Holding left click tends to spam click and trying to do anything has become ...
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xbindkeys mx revolution and touchpad

I need some help in the configuration of my Logitech MX Revolution mouse on my Ubuntu laptop. I followed this guide http://x4dev.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/howto-logitech-mx-revolution-on-ubuntu/ ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Consistent boot and desktop problems

I finally found it in myself to make the switch to Ubuntu from Windows XP (one month after support had ended for it). I am enjoying my time with Ubuntu, but I have been having some issues that are ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 offset mouse clicking in browsers [duplicate]

I'm having this problem with chrome and firefox, and only when clicking the minimize button and then bringing the window back by clicking on the respective launcher icon. Once maximized, the mouse ...
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Mouse cursor stops working when placing block in Minecraft

This question might seem really weird. I have made a mod for Mine craft and it works fine on my windows laptop. The problem is I have made a multi block structure and when I place the last block in ...
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Weird right click behaviour with Razer DeathAdder 2013 mouse

My Razer DeathAdder 2013 behaves strangely when right clicking. Sometimes the context menu closes directly, sometimes it clicks twice (which chooses a menu item and closes it), sometimes it works. ...
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Map Double Click to Key Combination

I'm currently using xbindkeys and xdotool to map certain keyboard/mouse combinations to various keyboard shortcuts. Now, I'm trying to set up my mouse such that double-clicking the middle mouse ...
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ubuntu 12.04.04 usb genius SlimStar 800 mouse stopped working

I have updated my ideapad y510 laptop and it seems after some updates the mouse stopped working. The mouse was working fine before but now it is not recognized anymore. I tried changing batteries and ...
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mouse bug? ubuntu 12.04 acts as if i clicked the mouse when I didn't just after move

I have a strange problem. I can not tell whether it is option someone might want but I don't or broken hardware etc. Every time I move the mouse and then wait a second any program will act as if the ...
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Increasing mouse speed

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have Ubuntu on my Laptop, as well as here, my Desktop. The laptop has the ability to change the speed of the mouse cursor, while the desktop does not. Both are running the ...
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Missing mouse after switching account

I have an old Acer Aspire 6920G with Ubuntu 14.04 and lightdm installed keeping the existing /home partition and two working users. When I switch from a user to the other I miss the mouse on the ...
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Unity 14.04 - left click to raise window with focus-follows-mouse

After upgrading to 14.04, right-clicking on the titlebar no longer raises the window. I use focus-follows-mouse and historically use the titlebar to promote windows to the foreground. Is there a way ...
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Focus behaviour to 'follows-mouse' resets to 'onclick' on reboot (Ubuntu 14.04)

Whenever I set the focus mode to 'follow mouse' with unity-tweak-tool, ubuntu-tweak or equal, this setting get's reset to 'on-click' whenever I reboot. How can I make this setting permanent?
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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
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Wireless Keyboard + Mouse combo for use with Ubuntu and Windows.

I am looking for a set of Keyboard and mouse that : are Wireless are Compatible with Ubuntu and Windows Don't use disposable batteries (maybe internal storage that gets reloaded through USB, like ...
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mouse and touchpad settings missing

I am using the latest version of ubuntu 14.04 in the new lenovo Z510 ideapad laptop. I came across this problem while i was trying to enable my two-finger swipe action. Usually the mouse and touchpad ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse pointing problem

I have a problem with mouses on my two computers. I will try to describe that issue: When I point some tab in Google Chrome and try to click, it clics a little below... I need to resize Google Chrome ...
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touchpad does not stay disabled

Is there a way to keep my touchpad disabled? I have a thinkpad E420s. I have disabled the touchpad because the built in buttons are too hard to click without moving the cursor. I just use the red ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working when both are plugged into motherboard USB ports

I'm facing a problem whereby neither my keyboard nor my mouse work if they're both plugged into the USB ports on the back of my motherboard. The keyboard I'm using is a Razer BlackWidow and the mouse ...
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Detect if a mouse button is held down and execute a command

Is there a way to detect if a mouse button is held down and execute a command depending on the result?
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Invisible mouse cursor plus disabled internet connection on 13.10

I am totally new regarding Ubuntu, recently converted from Windows. A friend installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop a few months ago. It's been working great up until about thirty minutes ago. I booted ...