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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No mouse when dropping back to login screen

Keyboard works fine and I'm able to log back in to Ubuntu but for some reason the mosue disappears when I log out and return to the login screen.
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Use 100% of edge to go between monitors

My monitors are currently arranged like this: +---------+ | | +------+| | | || | | || | +------++---------+ If I'm at the top-left corner ...
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Use Synaptic Touchpad off button

I have a HP Pavilion g6-1202sa with a Synaptic Touchpad. On the touchpad is a little divot which acts like a button. It looks like this: In Windows I could double-tap the divot and my touchpad ...
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Mouse and Keyboard aren't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm coming from a Windows background. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04_64 LTS. When I start Ubuntu Mouse and Keyboard aren't working. External keyboard and mouse are working ...
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Right mouse click on top menu does not work in Gnome Classic

Right mouse click has no effect on top menu in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I'm using Gnome Classic, but I tried the non-classic one as well. The right mouse button functions normally when I right click on ...
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how set different key for showing the mouse location?

I need to use the feature: show the location of the mouse; by pressing the CTRL key. But this key is widely used and it is a mess. Does any one know how to change the the key that triggers the mouse ...
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Mouse buttons do not work

I am using a HP Optical mouse on my Dell AMD 64bit Dual Core processor. The problem I am having is it will boot up into the OS alright but when I left or right click nothing happens. I know the mouse ...
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how can i stop the mouse from opening docs, etc with one click in ubuntu?

I cannot stop my mouse from opening docs, etc. with one click. There is no option to change this in mouse settings. I want to open files by double clicking--not single clicking.
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mapping extra mouse buttons

I have SteelSeries Sensei mouse with extra buttons: 8 9 10 11. I want to map them as follows: 8: Shift_L, 9: CTRL_L, 10: PAGE_DOWN, 11: PAGE_UP I spent hours looking for solutions. problems with ...
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How to change keyboard shortcut to right-click menu [duplicate]

I would like to change keyboard shortcut to right click from Shift+F10 to something simpler like Ctrl+Return to make working with nautilus without mouse smoother. By right click I mean opening menu of ...
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Mouse and Keyboard are freezing

Sometimes my mouse and my keyboard just stop working. I cannot move, click or type anything anymore. But music or videos which are open still work and play. The only thing that I can do is pressing ...
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USB, Wifi, audio stopped working on update: Kernel mismatch problems

On my Lenovo M30-70, Wifi, USB (including mouse), and audio stopped working suddenly. I accepted an incremental update earlier today. (I'm on Utopic.) I learned that this does not occur if I choose ...
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Lenovo synaptics clickpad dead zones (click and drag issues)

A while back, I bought a Lenovo Yoga 2 11 (Model 20332), and promptly set it up to dual boot ubuntu. So far it's been a fantastic machine, however there's one thing that keeps me rebooting into ...
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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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Mouse Configuration

I have a Lenovo U530 Touch laptop which has a clickpad and I currently run Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I understand that there are several settings under synclient that allow you to adjust how the mouse ...
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Disable mouse move without disabling click and scroll?

Is it possible to disable mouse move without disabling click and scroll? I want to make mouse pointer freeze at a point but click and scroll using wheel should work.
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How can I stop the sides of Unity windows from behaving like corners when I'm resizing with a mouse?

Sometimes, my desktop will get into a state such that when I click on a side (including bottom or top) of a window to resize it, then, in addition to being able to resize that edge (perpendicular to ...
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can't change desktop environment at login and mouse pointer freeze/ disappear

i'm new here, I'm on ubuntu 14.04 with unity and I've installed the gnome 3 desktop, but when i logged out of the account and back in (even if i changed to guest account and then back to admin), ...
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How to manually start ps2 mouse from command line

It appears I have an intermittent issue in that it's a coin toss whether my ps2 mouse will work after boot. From the time stamps in dmesg it appears to be timing related, and rather than spend ...
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Zalman gaming mouse

I have a Zalman USB wired gaming mouse and lsusb only finds this: Holtek Semiconductor, Inc. Tested other normal mice and they work fine. Led lights work, so it gets power but the system cannot ...
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Rebinding thumbpad mouse keys?

Ive got a new mouse the utech venus, with a huge 12 button thumbpad. I want these rebound off the numbers, and onto more unused keys. I did xinput test, and found that the sensor, LMB RMB and ...
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How to run from terminal

Do it is possible to run this window: ¨mouse & touchpad: test your settings¨ directly from terminal with a command? I want to make shortcut to the window to quick test mouse or touchpad. Can I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS middle mouse button on scroll not working

Before I describe the problem I honestly say that I'm really surprised that no-one has experienced that bug! Description of problem: I have installed new Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on new hard-drive. At ...
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14.04 fresh install keyboard and mouse not working on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu, and my USB keyboard and mouse aren't working. I'm essentially stuck on the log-in screen with nowhere to go. I tried rebooting and starting in recovery mode, but I can't hold ...
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How to make a mouse work properly

Today I installed first time the linux system - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have mouse:Logitech MX Revolution. Since the beginning I've noticed the problem with my mouse. I can click (left or right button) or ...
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Wireless mouse lags on high CPU usage

I sure hope this is a novel problem as I have tried to find a solution to it every time I get really fed up with this, which has been quite a few times, but no luck so far. Trouble is that when my ...
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USB (mouse/keyboard) turn off selecting Windows from GRUB

I completely reformatted a drive and set up the partitions as I wanted them. First I installed Windows 7 and things were smooth (keyboard mouse worked) Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Grub and ...
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My mouse automatically changes themes

My mouse is set to a theme named DMZ-White i.e. the default theme in Ubuntu but ever since I installed and uninstalled deepin de my mouse becomes white only when it's on unity-greeter or firefox or ...
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How do I get the TrackPoint buttons working on an X1 Carbon(2015)?

I've got a new x1 carbon and the track point works as a moving mouse, but the new hardware buttons for right and left click do not function. When I click the left one, the page scrolls up a few lines. ...
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Mac remote desktop (xrdp) to Ubuntu middle click

I have xrdp installed on a few Ubuntu 12.04 machines. I can access it from both Win7 and Mac OSX using the standard MS remote desktop client however, I can't seem to figure out how to copy/paste on ...
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How to install a Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury mouse? [duplicate]

How to install a Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury mouse? I tried the official website but nothing.
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USB Wireless Mouse XHCI_HCD problem

I have this mouse, with this laptop. With a USB dongle to plug in the mouse. Except when I plug it in doesn't work. Unplugging and plugging it back in a lot sometimes fixes it. But normally nothing ...
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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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How to swap mouse buttons AND touchpad taps INDEPENDENTLY?

I alternate between left-handed and right-handed mouse on even/odd days for reasons not relevant here. I use for such thing a widget in Kubuntu 12.04 When it is left-handed day, my mouse understand ...
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Left click not working, right click sporadic

Been having mouse problems on Ubuntu 14.04 latley. First off the left click button stopped responding but I could still tap the mousepad to click. Then that stopped responding so I used a USB mouse ...
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Alternative to running rmmod and modprobe at every boot

My touchpad isn't properly recognized unless I manually run rmmod psmouse modprobe psmouse at every boot. Surely there must be a better way? Note: This question seems related, but in this case ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu have a simple slider to adjust mouse wheel sensitivity?

I recently re-switched back to Ubuntu from Windows and I use Mac OS X Yosemite on my MacBook Pro, and am still astounded by how hard it is to actually adjust the scroll rate of the mouse in Ubuntu. ...
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Keyboard and mouse (touchpad from laptop) stalling

Today I started up my laptop with ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that every second or so my keystrokes and mouse actions doesn't get through. This is very annoying. An example of typed text will look like ...
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Mouse scroll in VBox

As most of you know, Ubuntu, unlike Windows, has a handy feature that allows you to scroll with two fingers on a touch pad. I am running Ubuntu from virtual box on windows and of course that does not ...
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How to move mouse with a command?

I have a Samsung 700T Tablet with touchsceen and stylus input with ubuntu desktop 14.10 x64 installed. It happens often that when the tablet wakes up from standby that I have a sticky always visible ...
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Mouse freezes after couples of minutes of use

My Mouse works fine just a moment.. and it freezes and cannot click but it moves anywhere I want..and my touch pad doesn't work after I installed ubuntu 14.04 for my asus k550l laptop.. But when I ...
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when trying to install ubuntu or other linux, lose power to mouse and keyboard

I have this old computer "Compaq Presario SR1603WM Desktop PC" and im attempting to install linux on it. I have currently tried linux mint 17.1, mint 17, ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu 12.10(i think thats it) ...
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Help: Mouse pointer invisible on dual monitor setup in ubuntu 14.04.1 derivatives

I have a laptop whose screen doesn't work that I'm trying to setup as a desktop computer with an external monitor. (The laptop's screen still displays colours but it's just lines of different ...
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I cant type my password to update ubuntu

okay so i need to update so i can use my keyboard, but i cant type my password or click or move my mouse because it wont work without the update. I have a chromebook :( i know. Anyways my built in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not responding

I was reinstall Ubuntu, remove Window OS, Format all my HHD and when Im using computer normal, I dont open more program( include: FireFox, Skype), on FireFox I opened 8 tabs. program run in background ...
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Logitech Trackman Wheel optical middle-click unresponsive in Ununtu 14.04 LTS

unfortunately, my middle-click button on my mouse is not working and I'm unable to find options to repair this feature. I'm wondering if anyone here might have some possible solutions for adding a ...
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Trying to disable mouse accel and I have a question

Can someone tell me how do I figure which of these 2 is actually my mouse so that I can actually turn off mouse accel ? .Why the hell does it show 2 A4TECH USB DEVICE?
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How do I stop my screen from shifting when my mouse moves to my other monitor

I have two screens and when I move my mouse from my primary display to my secondary one, my screen gets dragged over to display my secondary display on my primary monitor along side my primary screen, ...
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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse doesn't working on Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a brand new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse that uses a Bluetooth SMART (Bluetooth 4.0 BLE for low powered devices). Altough I can get it paired with no problem at first look. It just doesn't ...
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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...