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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MIcrosoft ArcTouch Blutooth mouse not working on Ubuntu 15.10

My mouse is visible however whenever I try to connect to it it shows me the message Setting up 'Arc Touch BT Mouse' failed I am aware that this was a problem previously but this should have been ...
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USB mouse through Cp210x not working

I have a whiteboard which is used to move mouse on a respective computer when connected through usb. It works perfectly on Windows but shows no movement on Ubuntu machine. I am following the ...
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Is there a way to enable raw mouse input?

Is there a way to enable raw mouse input on ubuntu? The equivalent to windows on notch 6/11, with increase point precision disabled. I tried ubuntu once and the mouse felt really weird, and way to ...
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Touchpad and Keyboard doesn't work after some time

I'm trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 10. I install Ubuntu using bootable USB. When I joined to the Installation page after some time mouse and keyboard stops working. Same with (Trying ...
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USB mice don't work on Lubuntu 15.10 (Dell XPS 13 2015)

I run Lubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 13 2015. Everything works fine, but I never managed to use a usb mouse. I tried with a wireless mouse (Logitech M325) and with a wired mouse (some small optical ...
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USB mouse is not working for Ubuntu 14.04 after updating

Everything was going fine but after updating my system by sudo apt-get update My USB mouse is not working like before. I tried on various port and other bluetooth mouse too but still the result ...
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the mouse cursur is blinking after I plugged second external screen

I plug my laptop to 2 external display monitors. When the mouse cursor is placed in the first one, everything's fine, but when I move the cursor to the second screen it starts blinking while the rest ...
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Touchpad Scroll resets after plugging in mouse

Whenever I plugin my mouse to my laptop, I lose the ability to two finger scroll on my touchpad, regardless of whether I unplug the mouse after that. I can solve it by the following line in command ...
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Why X11 is not accepting my virtual mouse event?

I floated my mouse in xinput and followed the instructions here trying to inject mouse event. I'm trying to read events from the mouse, change event code from REL_Y to REL_WHEEL and from REL_X to ...
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How do I get three finger click to work on my touchpad? (middle click works with laser/optical mouse)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 on a 4 year old laptop, and while the touchpad driver I'm using works very well with scrolling and two finger clicking, I cannot figure out how to get three finger clicking to ...
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Using mouse in Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Terminal Inside VMWare

I need to use mouse pointer and click functionality while using virtual terminal in Ubuntu 14.40 running on VMWare virtual machine. I've installed gpm with this command sudo apt-get install gpm but ...
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Mouse pad not working in Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.o4.4 LTS on my ZenBook UX305 alongside Windows 10 and my mouse pad or my bluetooth mouse is not working in Ubuntu but it is working fine in Windows 10. Any idea how can I ...
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My mouse cursor is moving, but i can't click properly

I have some serious problems with my Mad Catz R.A.T. 7 mouse, I can move my cursor but I can't always click on a button, or work in a program like Blender. The hardware is okay, it works just fine on ...
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Reset Keyboard and Mouse Defaults

I left my computer unlocked at work and someone messed with my Keyboard and Mouse settings. Once I log in the Keyboard no longer works and the mouse is super fast, reversed, no double click. How can ...
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How do I get Logitech MX Anywhere 2 to work in 16.04 (Bluetooth smart)

New question following post Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse pairs but doesn't do anything Pairing and connecting via built-in bluetooth manager and blueman works. also via commandline: bluetoothctl ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 on laptop only wakes up by opening the lid

I have a HP Spectre XT with a defective display (which I disconnected) and use an external display, keyboard and mouse. The laptop so just functions as a desktop. I use the power button on the ...
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Mouse cursor hangs very regularly

Every few minutes (and sometimes repeatedly) my mouse cursor will hang (stop responding to any input) for a few seconds. This is incredibly annoying but compounding the problem is that every time this ...
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Having both a left handed and a right handed mouse

Is there any way have both a left handed and a right handed mouse in KDE environment when two mice are connected to the computer?
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Mouse speed/acceleration options do not appear for my Logitech K260 combo

The product is Logitech K260 Wireless Combo with Keyboard and Mouse: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004KSQANO. The problem is, I cannot adjust the pointer speed and acceleration of the mouse in System ...
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What are the different “Click Methods” available through the gnome-tweak-tool?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I have recently noticed that there is a Click Methods pull-down menu in the gnome-tweak-tool's Keyboard and Mouse section: Here are the options ...
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ubuntu 14 LTS Mouse Pointer

Hi I tried installing stand alone software unity-tweak-tool and it did not work even after reboot. Nothing gives me the option to increase the size of the mouse pointer in the OS settings. The mouse ...
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Ubuntu software to use keyboard keys for moving mouse--when Mouse Keys does not work

My right shoulder is really strained because of using the mouse. I have tried all sorts of ergonomic mice, but still no luck. I was trying to find a software on ubuntu that would let me use keyboard ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration and still be able to change mouse speed?

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.10, and I've found that I can disable acceleration completely by running this: xinput set-prop 'USB OPTICAL MOUSE' 'Device Accel Profile' -1 xinput set-prop 'USB OPTICAL ...
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Mouse range is limited when playing some video games?

I have a pretty old Logitech MX518. I just installed Linux 2 weeks ago, have zero experience with the OS (but I do write software for a living, so I'm not completely terrible when it comes to tech). ...
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USB-Stick doesn't work with Mouse

I hope you guys can help me with this: System Kingston R30G2 DataTraveler Dell Mouse & Keyboard (Wireless) Dell XPS 12 Laptop Ubuntu 15.10 Problem If I plug the stick in, the external mouse ...
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Mouse Sensitivity

I don't understand. Can I just change the mouse sensitivity ( speed, NOT acceleration ) in Ubuntu? I've tried xinput set-prop for my mouse ( which by the way does not even have the Device Accel ...
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Change size of touchpad buttons

My touchpad is all one piece - no separate buttons for clicking. I'd like to adjust the location of the areas where clicks occur. It's a large touchpad (4"), and I usually find myself working on the ...
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Ubuntu OS cannot recognise my notebook mouse pad ,but easily recognise external mouse

After a long struggle to install Ubuntu on my notebook, with several changes on BIOS, Ubuntu has been successfully installed. But the touchpad does not work. However when I connect external mouse, ...
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Want to reassign my mouse buttons to Alt and Ctrl?

I have recently switched to ubuntu 15.10 . I want to know if there is a way i could reassign my mouse 4 & 5 buttons to alt and ctrl respectively. This is the result i got from xlist test command :...
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14.04 keyboard and mouse stopped working at login screen

So this all started with that most recent libnl-3 update that occurred and crashed or stalled out most peoples network managers about a week ago. I understand I had proposed checked, stupid me, anyway ...
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How to install accurate drivers for MK250 Logitech Wireless Combo on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm using MK250 Logitech Wireless Combo with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but when I open the terminal and type lsusb it shows: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 046d:c52e Logitech, Inc. MK2600 Wireless Combo Receiver ...
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Pointer (mouse) not visible sometimes

Sometimes, when I log in to my account, the pointer is not visible. I can use it, guessing its location, and it's fairly easy to point upwards to find the system indicator, logout and login again. ...
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Microsoft designer mouse, pairs but does not move?

Just bought a bluetooth mouse called "Microsoft designer mouse". It pairs successfully according to Ubuntu 15.10, but there is no reaction when I move or click. Any advice? Output of ~ $ dpkg -l | ...
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incorrect mouse pointer in ubuntu 14.04?

My ubuntu is been acting little weired please refer to attached screenshot the pointer is showing on 'in my head' but it get clicked on 'In my remains' this issue is same on firefox. the ...
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Connecting a Bluetooth 4.0 LE mouse (Microsoft mobile mouse 3600)

I'm trying to connect a Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600 in Ubuntu 15.10. I first tried connecting through unity-control-center. This would discover the device, but fail to connect every time. ...
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What service does Ubuntu 14.04 use to convert multi-touch events to keyboard mouse events

We have a Ubuntu 12.04 without the desktop manager, just x i think and our app is running on it. I'd like to use the same service that Ubuntu 14.04 uses to convert multi-touch events to keyboard mouse ...
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14.04 fresh install, freezes before login/no keyboard mouse

Ubuntu noob here, replacing Windows XP on a dell dimension 9200. Installed 14.04 from USB, and everything worked before/during install. Now after booting, if I don't choose advanced options, etc, the ...
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Solaar unable to pair Logitech RBS111 with Nano receiver. Is it my mouse that's defective?

I have also tried ltunify, but couldn't get it working. I already had a nano receiver lying around, on connecting it already shows a device M185 and I'm unable to unpair it. Also, I'm unable to pair a ...
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Stuck on text-select/text-highlight on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm running a guest Ubuntu 14.04 on VMWare and whenever I'm editing text in gedit or another editor sooner or later the cursor gets stuck in text-highlight mode which means that left clicks highlights ...
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gpointing-device-settings doesnt work

I just did a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 installation in a VMwarePlayer and installed gpointing-device-settings 1.5.1-6ubuntu2. I start /usr/bin/gpointing-device-settings; I see 2 devices on left: VMvare ...
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Mouse and keybord freeze time to time

Time to time, mouse is freezing for 1 second, and continue working, but after some time, keyboard and mouse become freezed at all. Ubuntu is still working normally. I can connect via VNC and continue ...
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Mouse flickering Ati Radeon 7470 Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04, Ati Radeon 7470. Everything works fine except for the mouse flicker ALL the time and if I disconnect and connect a monitor immediately log me off. I have not ...
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how-to enable double-click on scroll wheel in 3-button USB mouse

I've just moved to Linux from Windows, and I want to program the middle button on my mouse to double-click. It has a sort-of double-click function out-of-the-box with Ubuntu 14.04.1 but it's not ...
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Ubuntu X mouse focus button issues - With Solutions

For years now I've used a Cyborg R.A.T.5 mouse and have always had issues with the mouse focus on new installs. There's plenty of info around to fix it but since I lost my original solution I can't ...
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Mousepad doesn't reactive with touchpad-indicator

I am using touchpad-indicator to disable my touchpad when a mouse is plugged in. Until about four weeks ago, it works all fine, now it's only working half-way: When I plug in a mouse, touchpad is ...
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problems with mouse and keyboard

I am a new Linux user (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit). I am having a lot of problems with mouse and keyboard. My computer is new and I have bought new keyboard (wired) and mouse but nothing has changed. As ...
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Mouse leaves “trails” (Gnome)

Both usb mouse and the touchpad of my notebook have the same problem: they leave laggy "trails": I have Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome, 8 Gb Ram, two graphic cards (Integrated Intel and Nvidia).
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Disable Mouse Acceleration In Ubuntu

So this is my first post on the Ubuntu forums and probably my most important question that I will ever ask. I've read around about disabling mouse acceleration in Ubuntu, I'm sure that most of them ...
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Mouse pointer showing background image

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version. My mouse cursor is showing a background image of 1x1 inch^2 rectangle as can be seen in this image. I have not been able to figure out why this background ...
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Continuous scrolling with mouse thumb buttons?

In windows I used X-Mouse Button Control to accomplish this, but I can't find a method of doing It in linux. My main mouse is a logitech m510 which has two thumb buttons on the side, which are ...