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 has begun to completely ignore the mouse. How can I fix this?

I appear to have made a serious mistake in booting up my Ubuntu machine without the mouse hooked up. Now, no matter whether I have it hooked up or not, the mouse is completely ignored and I must do ...
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Mouse applications [duplicate]

Is there a mouse application for assigning buttons in Ubuntu ?! I have a Logitech mx master I'm trying to assign some of the buttons on it , it has the default buttons configured, by default.
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Mouse Bluetooh for Ubuntu

What is the best bluetooth mouse to use with Ubuntu that I can change between workspaces on it ? tks
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`powertop --auto-tune` without messing with USB and touchpad

I like powertop --auto-tune because the speakers of my laptop are soughing when not being used and powertop disables the speakers completely when they're not used, stopping the noise. However, my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 hypersensitive touchpad… Is there a fix for it?

I have a Asus Zenbook UX305FA running Ubuntu 15.04 & Windows 10. I end up using Windows 10 more than I'd like to because of how sensitive my touchpad is in Ubuntu. If my hand comes in contact with ...
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Getting a old Touchscreen EPOS to work

I have two old EPOS Systems (Toshiba Tec ST-60-C5s) that I'm trying to get working on Ubuntu. I have one machine installed with Ubuntu Minimal and installed Openbox and X11 all fine. While I haven't ...
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Mouse issues: cursor freezes but buttons work

I have an Evoluent Vertical Mouse 3 (wired) which recently started to misbehave: the cursor freezes while all three buttons and scroll wheel continue to work. I'm running ubuntu 14.04.3 64-bit on a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Gnome 3 mouse pointer incorrect size upon boot

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (project sputnik) running Ubuntu 15.04. It has a 3200x1800 display, so I have set window scale to 2 with gnome-tweak. When I boot into GNOME Shell 3.14.4 about ...
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Problem mouse (cursor or pointer)

sorry for my bad english. I have version Ubuntu 14.04, I was changing themes with Unity Tweak Tool and I presented a problem: When I'm in an application, the cursor is "DMZ-WHITE", but when I'm on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop: Mouse cursor not moving but mouse buttons work

As the title states the mouse cursor on my laptop isn't moving but the mouse buttons still work. I'm not sure what to do. I have tested the touchpad on Windows and it works fine. My laptop is a HP ...
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Use the keyboard, not the mouse, except for the web (to learn shortcut-keys)

I would like to focus on learning OS and programs keyboard shortcuts. For this reason I'd like the mouse / touchpad (maybe just the click) to be disabled, to avoid the temptation, and just to know ...
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Bind Alt+Tab to a Logitech mouse button on Kubuntu

Note: this is not a duplicate of either this or this, as I will make clear. I have a Logitech Proteus Core mouse. Under Windows 10, I have set one of its buttons (the small one labeled "G9" on top of ...
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Mouse suspends randomly

It happens that my mouse kind of suspends sometimes if I use the keyboard or the touchpad. It doesn't react to movement then but waits until a click is done. Unfortunately this happens rather random ...
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Cursor intermittently becomes one line below mouse, have to resize window to correct

This happens intermittently (several times a day or more). The Cursor will appear one line below the actual mouse cursor. So if you wanted to select line 3, you would select line 2 with your mouse. ...
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Small cursor when hovering Unity interface on HiDPI display

I have a 4k display. By default the Ubuntu Unity interface is small and hardly readable. After changing Parameters > Display and Scale for menu and title bars to 2 the interface is now perfectly ...
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Cannot find File>Preferences in ubuntu 14.04

I wish to change my mouse settings, from double click to single click. But there is no Preference option under files option
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Mouse slows down, sticks, jumps, no clear pattern - related to Wacom tablet? Compiz?

Sometimes the mouse pointer is nice and agile, and sometimes it slows down tremendously or sticks, taking a big sweeping motion just to get it the last centimeter so it passes over a field or button ...
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Locate the id of multiple input devices and change the value of its property

I was looking at this which answers if there is only one of the device names. The id's can change when unplugging the device and plugging it back in, this is why I need to get them by their names. I ...
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USB keyboard/mouse not working after update on 14.04

At initial install, my Ubuntu 14.04 system worked fine. I then added repos for jenkins and docker, did an apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. On reboot, the USB keyboard and mouse didn't work. ...
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Wireless mouse not working when plugged directly to laptop, but works fine when plugged to a USB extension hub

If dongle is plugged directly to laptop, cursor just wiggles a little, or sometimes responds to a right-click. Some specs: Generic (China) wireless mouse with usb dongle. Dell Vostro 5560 ...
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Keyboard/Mouse not working at log in screen Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 & occasionally have issues where I get to the log in screen but I'm unable to log in because my keyboard & mouse doesn't work. I have to reset the computer manually ...
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Changed settings, now slow startups and USB not working

I am a first day ubuntu user. I really want to like it but I have had major issues. Right after installing I realize my RAT 7 mouse was not fully compatible and out took me 2 days to fix it. In doing ...
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Touchpad sensitivity of my Lenovo laptop decreased substantially

The touchpad sensitivity of my Lenovo laptop decreased substantially after switching from Windows to Ubuntu. I tried to install synaptics driver, but that did not improve it. Earlier my touchpad ...
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Mouse clicks won't respond in the majority of the work area Ubuntu 15.04 w Unity + Dead Unity

Guys this is going to be a long one since I need to describe the problem and subsequent actions in case someone can help. Keep in mind I'm an artist and not a tech guy so while I do know how to keep ...
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Video Disables Keyboard

When I open a video in Totem, the keyboard is disabled, as well as the right mouse button and some actions with the left mouse button. Does anyone know what the problem may be? Debugging it is ...
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easystroke can't grab a mouse gesture in “add action” (ubuntu 14.04)

I've found just now a fantastic utility, easystroke. I was excited to use it. but it depressed me soon because it couldn't grab a my mouse gesture with right button pressed when I register a ...
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how can I write a script to move relative cursor position with a keystroke (Like AHK on Windows)

An example in AHK would be: 1::Click, right 2::MouseMove, 0, 70, 0, R 3::Click
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playing Urban Terror on Ubuntu 14.04, while in Urban Terror the mouse is jerky & slow

I'm using lenovo thinkpad x250 with Ubuntu 14.04, trying to play Urban Terror but my mouse is acting funny while in play. on regular desktop session my mouse is acting as normal as I can see. But then ...
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Bind triple left click to mouse wheel click using xbindkeysrc?

I want my middle mouse button, button 2, to create a triple left click event (highlight a line). When I use xbindkeys -n -v it registers the triple click event but it doesn't appear to work/register ...
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Gaming Mouse Cursor Freeze

Cant move the mouse pointer using the gaming mouse, but can move it using touch pad, the mouse is ok and working. All other buttons work.
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Mouse is too sensitive - disrupts sleep

I have bought a gaming mouse with 8200dpi. However, when I use it in Linux I have a problem. When I do not use the PC or watch a video, mouse sometimes generates short moves in response to touching ...
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How do I enable natural scrolling for the mouse for all apps in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Natural scrolling (Google calls it Australian scrolling on ChromeOS) is reversing the vertical direction of the scroll wheel on the mouse, so that the direction matches the appropriate swipe gesture ...
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xfreerdp remoteapps, mouse doesn't work correctly

I've recently installed Ubuntu Gnome and it is working great, however there are certain Windows applications that I still need to use on a day-to-day basis. I had an 'older' computer laying around, ...
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Disabled touchpad scrolling even though everything is enabled

My mousepad didn't work after I installed Ubuntu 14.04, after a couple of days of searching I found a way to fix it and life was good. Today I had to change my graphic cards driver, I installed it via ...
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14.04 & 15.04 usoft Wireless Keyboard doesn't work, Mouse does work

The Microsoft Wireless Keyboard and Mouse 800. The mouse works but the keyboard does not. lsusb lists the dongle. Problem exists on a10/msi desktop with Kubuntu 14.04. Problem exists on a10/asus ...
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How can I use the middle button of my mouse as the shift key?

when I am using xev and press the middle mouse button. ButtonPress event, serial 36, synthetic NO, window 0x4200001, root 0xd9, subw 0x4200002, time 29074898, (44,38), root:(638,340), state ...
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Does ubuntu have mouse accel? If so, how do you dissable it?

I want to have no acceleration or anything, how can I set ubuntu to the equivalence of sensitivity 6 no acceleration on windows?
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Mouse pointer disappears on primary monitor?

I just installed ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS with the AMD frglx driver on my Lenovo E550. I have a dual monitor setup over HDMI. When running on Intel GPU, my mouse works fine in dual screen. When I switch ...
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Usb, ethernet and wifi not working after updating Ubuntu

I stopped my update in the middle for my ubuntu 14.04 yesterday and then turned it off. When I turned on my laptop today my external usb mouse, USB ports , ethernet and wifi are not working . ...
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Acer Aspire E14 pointer only appears on live USB

I've just installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire E14 and, although the mouse (trackpad) worked just fine on the live USB, it's not working on the install (i.e. the cursor isn't appearing and by all ...
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After recent update, single mouse = double click

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and after the last update I did my mouse has started carrying out a double click when I click the mouse button only once. As you can imagine this is extremely annoying and ...
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Buttons on a Logitech G300 aren't recognized properly

NOTE: I have checked other solutions, but they differ in the principle that they offer customization of mouse buttons and add different functions to them, whereas I only want the buttons to be ...
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I have a bluetooth keyboard with integrated touchpad, but I see no touchpad settings

It is detected as a single input device (keyboard and mouse combined). Input works, but the touchpad is not configurable: Keyboard settings are accessible but no touchpad settings. Synaptics is not ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 how to use xset for mouse speed / sensitivity?

I've found Mouse sensitivity in 14.04 dissapeared One of the answer it to use xset m 20/12 0 without any description of what it does (increase or decrease and examples). Could anyone help me because ...
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Problem installing update for Asus strix claw

I have a Asus strix claw mouse and the same problem as here: Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10 I haven't been able to install the update mentioned in the ...
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15.04 USB mouse stops working when power source connects or disconnects

I am facing a strange problem. On 15.04 (64-bit) USB mouse stops working whenever power source connects or disconnects. However if unplug the mouse and plug it back, it will start working. Can any ...
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mouse and keyboard stop working occasionally

This happens every couple of days or so, completely randomly (one second working, the next not). The clock keeps turning over, so it isnt a full crash, but neither keyboard nor mouse input are ...
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ltunify broken pipe error?

My mouse recently broke and I tried to resync an old one that somehow got disconnected from the mouse and I get the error write: Broken pipe Failed to retrieve notification state when trying to ...
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Disable laptop touchpad after connecting mouse

What are some ways to disable the laptop touchpad after connecting a mouse, which can either be wired (USB) or wireless (including Bluetooth)? I am running Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu xorg.conf for AZZA mouse?

I have an AZZA mouse (link) that came with my CyberPowerPC. Never purchase an AZZA mouse. I'm having issues just like those described in this question. Being new to certain aspects of Linux, how ...