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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Dwell clicking software that supports right-dragging and allows to define shortcuts for Kubuntu

Is there any dwell clicking software for Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4? Ideally it should supports as many following features as possible: left and right-dragging double/triple click a shortcut can be ...
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Two mouse pointers when disconnecting external monitor

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 (from 14.04). When I unplug my external monitor (I'm on a laptop so this happens often) the mouse gets a second pointer just below the normal one but rotated 90° ...
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Bind Alt + Tab shortcut to a mouse button on xfce

Anyone knows how to bind Alt + Tab shortcut to a mouse button on xfce?
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How to Find Command Line before Boot-Up

Ubuntu 14.04 was working fine for a few weeks after installation, detecting USB wireless Microsoft all-in-one keyboard/touchpad. Then it stopped, at least after boot-up. Keys work before boot-up to ...
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Intergated wireless mouse doesn't work

I have problems with the wireless mouse of my QOSMIO PX30T. Keyboard and mouse are both wireless and their receiver is integrated, so I can't change the USB port or unplug and replug it. Both work ...
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How to take a screenshot with the actual pointer icon?

Normal keyboard shortcuts for screenshots like Ctrl+Print_Screen do not include the pointer in the image at all. Special applications like Take Screenshot may offer an effect option to include the ...
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Razer keyboard and mouse

I've recently wanted to try out Ubuntu, but when I enter the desktop, I can't use my keyboard or mouse. My keyboard is a razer blackwidow and my mouse is a razer deathadder. They both work when I'm on ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse doesn't move without a click

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. A strange thing happens: if I want to move my mouse, I need to click it first, and when I leave it there and want to use it later, I need to click ...
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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click

How can I bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click? Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing down on it should allow me to drag and drop (just like it ...
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CCSM: How to add mouse-binding for moving a window within wall

I want to be able to use my special mouse buttons to move windows between workspaces: Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Button 7 should move the active window one workspace to the right. Ctrl + Shift + Alt + ...
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How can I make a two-finger tap on touch pad take me to my desktop?

I recently switched to Ubuntu and have been customizing all my settings as much as possible. Now, I'm not sure how I did it (since it was a while back ago) but in Windows 7 I found a way to make my ...
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How can I configure Touchegg on Ubuntu 14.04

how can I configure touchegg on ubuntu 14.04 and use the gestures instead of unity gestures I have Dell xps L502x and synaptics trackpad
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Dual mouse pointer when drag and drop an icon

The mouse will double when I drag and drop an icon or button. How can I remove this second mouse cursor?
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Automatically move mouse to focused window

Is it possible to automatically move the mouse to anywhere in the window that has gained focus by a key stroke? For example: There are two monitors. Mouse is near the left edge of the monitor on ...
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I had to plug in a mouse to get my right click to work. Macbook

So I've actually had to plug in a mouse to get my right click to work. Unfortunately, I have a mac with no buttons. I'd like to get the right click to initiate when I press F3 which is keycode 128. ...
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Mouse flickering gnome 14.04

My mouse keeps flickering and I have both my displays configured correctly. I have looked at answers like this: Mouse flickering and I see no unknown display.
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My wireless mouse is not working

I have an AVIS 2.4G wireless mouse, and want to use it on mz]y ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. It was working for a few days, now it doesn't. The mouse works fine on another computer. I have seen this ...
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Problem with touchpad after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the touchpad of my thinkpad E440 stops working correctly. Only the superior part of the touchpad works, I have to touch the 25% of the touchpad nearest to the ...
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How to paste using middle mouse in rstudio running in linux?

How to enable the middle button mouse to paste in rstudio running in linux? My middle button mouse is working for pasting to R running in linux terminal.
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14.04 LTS How to disable (window/viewport?) switcher from switching windows randomly while using mouse and scrollbar on Asus x401a

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS... A viewport-switcher, or something similar is appearing repeatedly, like 5-50 times a sit-down session. After I tweaked some stuff it only does this now when I use the ...
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automatically organizing windows on large monitor

I have 27" monitor running ubuntu 14.04. When I work, I usually have more than 5 to 6 application (windows) open, which I organize in such a way that some part of that window ( application ) is just ...
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New install of 14.04.1 LTS version failed?

Yesterday I fought like crazy to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (32bit) onto my old ACER AST180 system. I was replacing MS-Windows Vista (Remove Windows and replace all data with Ubuntu). Yes, it was ...
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I can change the setting options in dconf-editor, but the changes I make don't take effect.

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to make changes to my Logitech K400r keyboard/trackpad combo (specifically, I want to increase the speed of the pointer, enable edge-scrolling, and ...
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14.10 Mouse trouble, Can I downgrade the mouse driver to 14.04?

My mouse-clicks are pretty unstable since I upgraded to 14.10, sometimes they do work and other times they don't. I make use of a touchpad ( HP Pavilion dm1) and didn't had this issue before. I have ...
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converting pdf to text using pdftotext

Is there any way by which i can find position of text selecting cursor in ubuntu 12.04?Can we use pdftotext to convert pdffile to text depending on those coordinates.
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14.04 LTS and Logitech mouse problem

Running 14.04 LTS using Logitech Mouse. The mouse pointer jitters continuously and at times disappears completely. Any solutions? I see this thread,Ubuntu 14.04 LTS mouse flickering, has the same ...
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How can I enable scroll wheel acceleration on a Microsoft TrackBall Explorer 1.0?

From what I can gather I'll need to modify one or more .conf files under /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d. Here's the output for the mouse xinput: xinput list-props 9 Device 'Microsoft Microsoft Trackball ...
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How to get ButtonPress and ButtonRelease events from middle button in Synaptics' clickpad?

I have a Synaptics touchpad, with a 3 buttons clickpad (it is a ThinkPad X1 Carbon with physical buttons). Using xev, when I click the middle button I get the corresponding ButtonPress and ...
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NO right-click at all on touchpad after installing 14.10

Can someone help me please? I cannot right-click pressing right corner(side) of my touchpad. I can do it only by clicking the right-key button on my keyboard. I had no problem with it before ...
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Firefox does not allow selection of URL bar autocomplete with mouse anymore

Firefox normally shows autocompletion entries in the address bar when you start typing a URL (say, gi). Until recently, I was able to select the appropriate entry (e.g. github.com) with my ...
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Bluetooth mouse produces characters while scrolling in 12.04/14.10

I have a Logitech bluetooth T630 Ultrathin Optical Touch Mouse and the mouse works as expected most of the time (pairs without problems). However, often (not always) while scrolling, the mouse ...
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How to adjust mouse sensitivity [duplicate]

Is there any way to change the mouse speed or sensitivity without using the terminal? Im new in ubuntu and this is the first thing im gonna do :D (its too fast by the way)
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Touchpad problems since update to UU. Cannot highlight words

Ever since I updated to 14.10. I have experienced some problems with the functions of the touchpad on my Acer E3-112. Whenever I press and hold the left mouse (touchpad) button next to a word to ...
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Mouse cursor dissapears when long-pressing Alt in Gedit

When I press Alt in Gedit, and hold it for two seconds or so, the mouse cursor disappears, and then as I continue moving the mouse, the cursor starts flickering. The flickering happens only inside the ...
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Apple Magic Touchpad — Multitouch Question

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Mac Mini with the Apple magic trackpad and it's been working flawlessly, but I had a question about the trackpad. The two finger scrolling and everything works, ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...
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Surface Pro issues with 14.04

I've got 14.04 installed on my SP1. I've updated to kernel version 3.17.1 from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v3.17.1-utopic/ and most everything works. But I have a few problems... ...
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mouse and keyboard delayed during ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I was reading some sposts about this trouble and I have not found anything. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in my new computer. When the install starts, my mouse and keyboard are delayed. I see, in the ...
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Attempting to install 14.04, screen blinks black whenever the mouse is clicked

This is extremely weird. I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer, and while I am doing the install, it seems that almost every time that there is any activity with the mouse, the screen ...
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How to correctly install this mouse?

I'm switching from windows completely now that Counter Strike: Global Offencive is out for linux, this was the only thing holding me. I have everything configured, exept for one thing, my mouse. I ...
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What's wrong with my mouse config file?

Based on various things I read after hours of confused research, I made this config file, made it executable, and set it to run 5 seconds after startup: #!/bin/bash #wait for the desktop to settle ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.01 - How to make mouse faster and disable mouse acceleration?

I've set both sliders in the mouse dialogue, acceleration and sensitivity, to 100%. But it's still so slow! How do I speed up the mouse pointer? How do I disable mouse acceleration? I want a 1:1 ...
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Anker c200 wireless mouse not working

I get this readout from lsusb for it Bus 002 Device 004: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs I don't understand what this means. But it is what is displayed. xinput list gives me this ↳ MOSART Semi. ...
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Problem with Microsoft Sculpt confort mouse

Hello I have a problem with my mouse each time that I restart the pc I have to pair it again. How can I fix the problem?
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Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM TouchPad only moves when clicking, fixed but unexplained

I dual boot between 14.04 and Windows 7 professional on a Sony Vaio SVF15AA1QM. When starting Ubuntu I found that the cursor would only move when the touchpad was clicked and held down. In addition: ...
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Combining mouse buttons and keybord keys for hotkeys

Question is about mouse buttons customization. I want ctrl, alt, shift to modify my mouse buttons behavior on being pressed. My mouse have 9 buttons, prev, next buttons in it already working. I ...
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Remap buttons on secondary device

I've seen a number of discussions that are similar to this issue but I haven't yet been able to get this working. I recently broke my left pinky finger pretty badly. I got the Fragpedal Quad and am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Lenovo Mouse N700

I have recently updated my dual boot of Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Mouse N700, which works fine when connected using Wireless USB Dongle. However, when I try to connect using ...
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14.04: Keyboard and Mouse Not Working in Login Screen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. After booting, the login screen freezes and I can't use keyboard and mouse, actually no input hardware at all. In recovery mode, it works fine. I tried to sudo apt-get update ...
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is there a fix for the huge touchpad regression? (button click broken while moving finger over touchpad)

Recently the behavior of my laptop touchpad has become broken, as described in this bug report: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1380320 This is not only a usability killer but ...