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 and keyboard not working when i resume after suspend ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell inspiron 5537 by USB. Everything worked fine, but after i resume my computer from suspend my touch-pad and my keyboard are not responding. So, i tried to reinstall ...
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Natural scrolling with mouse on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out a way to get natural (reverse) scrolling to work with a mouse. I know Ubuntu has a "natural scrolling" preference under System Settings, however, that only applies to the ...
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Buttons and icons disappear when not mousing over them while using GNOME 3

I'm interested in trying out various desktop environments, so i went into the Ubuntu Software center and installed the full GNOME Desktop Environment, with extra components. I then log-out and log-in ...
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Set mouse debounce time

When I right click my mouse "receives" the command 2-6 times. Example: on Terminal, when I right click (to Paste something), it will immediately open (at least) another Terminal (because the mouse is ...
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when trying ubuntu on win xp, I get the main screen but mouse and keyboard stop working, both are PS2

Created a bootable usb. Booted and chose "Try Ubuntu". I get main screen, but PS2 mouse and keyboard don't work. Using the amd64 release of 14.04. Machine is hp pavilion a1520n with amd athlon ...
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Text disappearing in scroll windows Lubuntu 14.04

Just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on Dell Pentium 4. The text in scrolling windows disappears upon opening and window. The only way to get it to appear is by using scrollbar, but if the mouse hovers over ...
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How do I enable mouse momentum after release in kde/gnome/unity?

I mostly use kde, and I've loved it but I recently tried an hp laptop with all the synaptics suite and I played with it a bit and tried the mouse momentum feature, where the cursor continues after ...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working after upgrade

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The first time from shut-down, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work at all, but if I restart it works fine. Why is this?
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How do I automatically remap buttons on my mouse at startup?

I struggled with this over the weekend, and have found a decent solution that is an accretion of various tips I've found in other threads. So, I'm asking a pre-answered question here in order to share ...
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Mouse doesn't work in installation but does in LiveCD

I did a clean install of Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my laptop. After the install the mouse stopped working. When I boot into the LiveCD the mouse works as it should. I am using a USB mouse as the ...
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xdotool could not move mouse inside firefox

I have been trying for many days to get xdotool to move and click inside firefox but I couldn't. So please help me. My script was simple but it didn't work : #!/bin/bash firefox www.google.com # ...
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Mouse/Keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ok my problem is that when i try to install ubuntu or even 'Try' Ubuntu on my computer the mouse will turn on for about 2-3 Seconds then turn off. The keyboard is wireless and doesn't work either. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Pointer/cursor disappears when changing user

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed (using unity) and everything seems to work fine until I try to use a second user. Once I click to log into another user it takes me back to the login screen and once it ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 locks mouse and keyboard after lid is closed

When I close the lid and after open it, the unblock screen, mouse and keyboard is locked. The laptop needs to be restarted by power button. Can someone help me?
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Problems with the drivers, mouse and display

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8 in my laptop. These are the issues I am facing after the installation: 1- I am not able to change the brightness of the screen. 2- The cursor keeps ...
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Fullscreen games makes mouse go haywire

I don't really know how to describe this one, but it's been happening on two Ubuntu computers of mine. In some games, when I make them fullscreen, any mouse input makes it go absolutely insane and ...
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Mouse/Touchpad Malfunctions

I have a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. If my usb mouse is connected during restart, as soon as the mouse is moved after restart, both, touchpad and mouse, start malfunctioning. The cursor is ...
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Why do i have a small rectangle on the bottom right of my mouse cursor

I am a complete linux noob. I have built a new computer and am really interested in linux and as such have installed ubuntu 13.10 on it to play around with and learn. My new computer is an Asrock ...
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Ubuntu can't find Arrogant Bastard Vortex mouse

I dualboot win7 and Ubuntu and I've gotten a new mouse, "Arrogant Bastard Vortex". But when in Ubuntu, the mouse simply doesn't respond. I've tried different USB-ports and trying to unplug and replug ...
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TEXstudio problem in 14.04: no info on mouse hovering

Ubuntu 14.04: If I hover the mouse over the upper symbols in TEXstudio little yellow areas appear, but there is no text in them. What to do?
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Recommended ways to add mouse control of minimise windows Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I've recently switched from Windows XP to Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm happy using Ubuntu, with one small exception. I've been unable to work out how to minimise windows using the mouse and the launch pad, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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Command-line program to manage trackpoint speed, sensitivity, etc… without restarting session

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and Thinkpad T520. This solution works to set values after a restart, but I would like to be able to set and get the values on the fly. Note: I already made a bash script to do ...
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No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
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remapping additional mouse buttons to multimedia keys

So, I bought a new mouse, and it has 4 additional buttons (2 thumb buttons, and scrollwheel left/right) and I was wondering, since my PC doesn't have multimedia keys, can I remap those buttons to ...
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Lubuntu Mouse Default State

System Lubuntu alongside WIN-XP, I changed the appearance of the Mouse-Pointer to RED by manupulating Properties. This must have also had an effect on the driver-SW, as subsequently since then I ...
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Wireless mouse suddenly “drunk” iff dongle in usb hub I've always had it in

Woke up computer today, started trying to work, and suddenly my wireless mouse (Logitech M325) was acting "drunk". After a bunch of messing around, I figured out that it only has this problem if it's ...
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syndaemon deactivates two finger scrolling and tapping

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with an Elantech touchpad and have multiple issues. The worst of all is that the standard "deactivate while typing option" is not working and if I activate syndaemon ...
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mouse uber sensitive in firefox

This is only a problem with firefox and only recently. Within other programs I can highlight text, copy, paste, etc. with no issues. Within Firefox it's becoming impossible. The page scrolls up and ...
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Why my usb mouse stays on after shutdown?

In my desktop I have 8 usb ports, only the one the mouse is connected remains on after I shutdown the computer. I tried to plug the mouse on another usb port and this time this one remains on after I ...
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Touchpad disabled after resume when previously using usb mouse

After upgrading from xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 my touchpad stopped working in certain circumstances. In work I use a USB mouse, in the evening I undock my Dell latitude and close the lid to suspend to ...
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14.04 LTS --Mice not working during live boot, any help appreciated

Hello I'm trying to install 14.04 the lastest version of Ubuntu. During the live boot I cant get any of my mice to work. I have ran Ubuntu on this hardware for a few years now and never had this ...
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Mouse primary button inverted after resume

Being left-handed I normally switch left and right button: so my "primary button" is "right". After resume from screen lock the buttons are switched to the default configuration where "left" is the ...
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Mouse stops responding randomly

My PC's mouse stops responding randomly on Ubuntu 14.04. It starts working when I physically replug it or restart the PC. I formatted and reinstalled Ubuntu, but the issue persists. My mouse is not ...
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Bluetooth Mouse need to re-connect every time I restrat. How to add it permanently?

I have a Logitech Bluetooth Mouse M557. It works with my Ubuntu but I need to re-enable it every time I restart my laptop and reach to desktop. Also it doesn't work on Login screen.
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Mouse gestures (without button) unexpected in 14.04 Trusty, opening Activities

Is this behaviour documented, or a bug: sometimes, when I move the mouse (usually left and up), without any mouse buttons down or keys pressed, Ubuntu acts as if I clicked the 'Activities' button in ...
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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04

It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have ...
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Mouse cursor scaling issues in Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with XFCE 4.10 and I just recently bought a Seiki 39' 4K display for home. While I think that the display itself is working great so far and I love it, I am noticing some ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...
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Login screen very slow in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts 64bit and my mouse in the login screen is very slow. I have seen this link it did not work for me. How can I fix this issue?
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Bluetooth connections are not displayed

I am trying to view my bluetooth connections, and I tried many commands, but none of the commands are displaying any kind of bluetooth connection. I am positive that my bluetooth is connected, because ...
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Simulate a middle-click on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Synaptics touchpad

I Am writing a Guide How to install Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro To get a middle Mousebutton, I tried this: I edited the file /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf. There I edited the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't wake up after screen is locked and blank

When I lock the screen (Super+L or Ctrl+Alt+L) and wait until the screen goes dark, I can't resume anymore. I move my mouse and press my keyboard, but screen stays blank. My monitor goes into standby ...
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PNP0F03 linux touchpad scrolling

I have a laptop (a cheap OEM generic) that comes equipped with a PNP0F03 touchpad. This touchpad works very well (tap click, scroll etc) under Windows and works pretty well under Ubuntu. The only ...
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Use Ubuntu on Tablet with mouse/keyboard?

So here is the thing... I have a Nexus 7 (2012), and the digitizer broke on me. To have it fixed would be pretty close to simply buying a new one. An OGT cable is super cheap. If I could install ...
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Mouse randomly stops responding

I am not aware of any system change that could cause this, but sometimes my mouse just stops responding. Its light is still on so the fault is probably not in the hardware. Syslog at the time the ...
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Mouse spazzes out in the top right corner on ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I boot into Ubuntu 14.04, my mouse goes into the top right corner, and whenever I try to move it, it spazzes out. I can't do anything with my mouse. I tried using my Microsoft Touch Mouse ...
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could not write bytes broken pipe

I've found many questions similar to this, but my problem is quite specific so please do not mark it as duplicate. I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 for about 1.5 years. Yesterday the left click of my ...
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Dell Inspiron Mini post-upgrade problems

I'm no master of Linux systems but I'm fairly adept. However, I am at the end of my logic with this one. On Saturday June 14th, I updated the Ubuntu OS on my Dell Inspiron Mini Laptop to the most ...