The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse), and closely related devices, as well as issues with software concerning the mouse. When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag.

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How can I enable special Fn-Keys on my on lenovo s206 (e.g. touchpad on/off)?

I can turn the touchpad off in the mouse settings, but two things won't work: The "disable while typing" option The standard on/off button for the touch pad won't work (it's the one with the little ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux 4 Tegra

I'm new to Tegra Linux development. I have a Tamontem NG Evaluation board with the Tegra 3 Chip. I installed L4T sample file system from NVIDIA Tegra resources ...
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Move trough the webpages with the middle button like in Windows OS

I want to use the middle click button to navigate through the webpages like the windows OS. I've searched here, and there is a plugin in Chrome (Scroll with Middle Click) , but I would preffer to ...
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How do I get Xubuntu to use my mouse size/theme settings everywhere?

I'm really enjoying Xubunut, except for one thing - the only time it obeys my mouse size/theme settings is when I'm not in a system tool or application. By default, the mouse cursor size is pretty ...
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Bluetooth mouse contstantly failes to reconnect after sleep

It seems the bluetooth subsystem shows some bugs after the upgrade to 13.10. It was working quite happily at 13.04. The bluetooth mouse I have, simply won't connect after the computer goes into any ...
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Flickering mouse? [duplicate]

I'm still amateur in using ubuntu, here my question 1-how to fix flickering pointer ? 2-why video cannot be played ? if possible provide answer in simple step and easy to understand
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Change Mouse Popup Position - Ubuntu 13.10

Is is possible to change the popup position after a right click? Everytime I make a right click a new terminal opens Edit changed the position (search for "popup") in ...
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Mouse arrow flash and ghost in Ubuntu 13.10

In previous Ubuntu's version 13.04 it worked fine, but now in Saucy the mouse pointer has strange effects. Using an Asus K53SV
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usb mouse/keyboard doesn't work with 3.11.0-12-generic kernel

I can't use my usb keyboard/mouse after upgrade from raring to saucy. The keyboard works in grub menu and if I boot with the previous kernel version (3.8.0-31-generic). My new kernel version is ...
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How to get my Macbook 2008 Trackpad working?

My Macbook 2008 Trackpad won't work under Ubuntu 12.04. It happened 2 min after I had logged in, the mouse stopped working. What can I do?
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Touchpad tap not working after NVidia driver

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon as my Desktop environment. I recently isntalled the NVidia propietary drivers (directly from their webpage) and now, the tap in my touchpad is not working. The ...
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After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 my USB Keyboard and mouse won't work

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10, and when i tried to log in after the restart, my USB keyboard wouldn't turn on/register so I can't log in. Is there any way to fix this problem, or should I just ...
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Issue with mouse clicks in windows manager

It's a little hard to reproduce, but sometimes I seem to loose the ability to click on any windows. The active window has my keyboard focus, and clicking on any other window, or on the active window ...
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Mouse pointer hides sometimes since upgrade [duplicate]

I think it's a bug. But I can't seem to find any information about it. The mouse pointer hides itself, but it is still possible to use it. Whenever I start watching a video in VLC, or start playing ...
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Cannot change tracking speed in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

It appears in System Settings there is no option to change the mouse tracking speed, only double-click speed. I did not originally realise I had changed the double-click speed instead of the tracking ...
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How can I make window movement more precise while dragging?

I'd like to know if I can make the dragging of windows/items on the screen more precise. As of, the dragging of windows is very vague. For instance, it's as if the window has some sort of virtual ...
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No Mouse Pointer - ubuntu 13.10

just installed 13.10 on my HP Envy M6 laptop and have no mouse pointer. My USB mouse does not work and neither does the track pad. When I booted from a USB key everything worked OK but once installed ...
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After upgrading to 12.04 lts server, the mouse is intermittently working

After this upgrade, I've had a problem with the mouse intermittently working and programs crashing (like zentyal crashing and the error reporting application crashing) I also had an error on the ...
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Mouse on screen lags [duplicate]

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my Dell XPS 15 laptop. My mouse lags/glitches/blinks each time something is loading in Ubuntu. when a youtube video is playing in the background ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS becoms slow and jerky randomly for a mintue and then becomes normal by itself

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Toshiba satellite L510 and I have only Ubuntu installed. The system becomes slow and jerky by itself after every 10minutes or so and the remains like that for less ...
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Mouse cursor disappears when I play video in VLC

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 (I had 13.04 before, but I made clean install) and as soon as I play video in VLC my mouse pointer disappears... then I can get it back only when I turn off and then turn on ...
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Keyboard and mouse not functional at startup

I installed Ubuntu over an Xubuntu install, used the old home partition (didn't format it) and now at start up it takes 2-5 minutes for my keyboard and mouse to become functional. How can I fix this?
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USB mouse running in Off mode

So I was using ubuntu normally as I have for the last year or so and I found a really disturbing thing. my mouse has been off (The switch to turn it off) its a logitech mouse that has no sensor light ...
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How to disable mouse power status in indicator-power?

Today I have updated to Ubuntu 13.10 and got mouse power status. But I didn't need it. And also Ubuntu doesn't know how long the mouse will work and shows an ugly "estimating...". How do you show ...
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Wireless mouse stops working, when in battery, for a couple of seconds now and then

I'm using a Logitech wireless mouse in Ubuntu 13.10 and, when in battery, it stops working every now and then! It works specially when I write something. Right now, If I try to move my pointer (using ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 under Parallels Desktop - Black Desktop after X Windows Update [duplicate]

I have been running Ubuntu 13.04 successfully on a MacBook Pro in a virtual machine in Parallels Desktop 9. Today (2013-10-17) after applying today's Ubuntu update, which included updates to X ...
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How do I remove the mouse battery indicator? [duplicate]

I just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and it seems there has been a new notification/status bar thingy (sorry I'm new to Ubuntu) for my mouse battery. It is in the place where it normally tells me how ...
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Mouse pointer blinking

After installing Ubuntu 13.10 mouse is blinking and sometimes it blinks so fast that I can't see where it is, especially on web pages. It also happens even if I don't work anything on computer. ...
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Mouse flickering

I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 on my Asus K53SV but I noticed that the cursor is flickering a lot and some times disappear. I never had this issue before with other Ubuntu release. ...
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Mouse freezes for User Account but not guest session

this question has been asked before but there wasn't an answer. The mouse on my computer freezes whenever I log in to my User Account, a few seconds after, just before the account opens. The keyboard ...
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Middle-button scroll not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [Thinkpad X230]

My track-point works, so does my track pad. The middle button of both my trackpad and my mouse can be used to close applications among other things. But I just cannot use it to scroll (the way we do ...
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After installing gnome mouse pointer dives into right side of the screen

So I installed gnome yesterday and I've had this problem where if I hover my mouse to the right side of the screen it doesn't stop at the right end of monitor, but goes deeper. Some things that I've ...
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lenovo yoga touchpad problem with unbuntu 13.04

I have removed windows 8 from my Lenovo Yoga 13 and installed Ubuntu 13.04. I have fixed the wireless issue and brightness control, however, the touchpad seems to be creating a headache for me. ...
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How to solve video and mouse issues on HP Pavilion A288N?

I am trying to get an HP Pavilion A288N desktop to run 12.04, but display is bad and mouse acts like an 'eraser'. It has an integrated ProSavageDDR (KM266) graphics card. I'm running already Windows ...
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Can I add “open in terminal” to the right-click mouse menu in Lubuntu?

In vanilla Ubuntu, there is a quite useful application called Nautilus-open-terminal, which allows the user to open the terminal in any folder by simply right-clicking and selecting "Open in ...
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How to reverse mouse cursor direction?

I need to change mouse cursor movement direction in horizontal (X) axis - moving hand with mouse to left should show mouse cursor moving right. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome and LXDE. I am ...
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A4tech keyboard and mouse not working at login Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto my desktop. Mouse wasn't recognized at any point, the keyboard worked just fine through the install and at the boot menu, but as soon as it gets to the login screen, ...
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Touchpad multi-tap buttons not configured correctly on 12.04 LTS

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer C7 chromebook with chrubuntu. Overall, it works very well, but there is one minor problem. I would like one finger for left click, and two for right click. I can ...
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Jerky/Sticking Wireless Mouse on Ubuntu

I have a Wireless mouse made by Perixx. It's a mouse/keyboard combo that runs through a single USB radio dongle. On Ubuntu, the mouse and keyboard become periodically jerky and sticky. For the mouse, ...
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Install, blank screen just mouse, (screen sometimes yellow, somtimes ubuntu brown, sometimes gray)

When I click TRY screen goes black with only mouse. CTRL-ALT-DEL just changes screen from black to brown, still blank and only mouse works. Tried installing Now all I get is white screen, no boot ...
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My mouse pointer switches from black to white on specific occasions

I installed the oxygen mouse cursor themes using these instructions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hu9JrdSXB8 Now, I did it before and everything worked fine. But I had to reinstall ubuntu (12.04) ...
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bluetooth ,and mouse and trackpad is not working

when booting after 10s disply is blinking , shows all files indicates ok except one . which goes like this :"" starting reload cups,upon starting avahi-daemon to make sure remote quere populated { ...
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How can I enable autoscrolling for other applications in Ubuntu?

Firefox and Chrome have a feature that when you click your middle button and move your mouse up or down from the initial position it will scroll, rather than having to spin the scroll wheel madly. Is ...
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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse compatibility

Is the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse fully compliant with Ubuntu? In particular the horizontal scrolling?
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Mouse and keyboard unresponsive in installation

I am trying to dual boot ubuntu with my Windows 7 and I have Ubuntu 13.04 amd64 on a usb stick on my desktop. When I go to install it it boots up fine but when it asks to Try Ubuntu or Install Ubuntu ...
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keyboard and mouse freezes with ubuntu [duplicate]

im new in this ubuntu stuff, and as a first try i tried ubuntu 12.04 via windows installer (wubi) it installs all correctly and when i reboot it autoboots on ubuntu, and it says like 1 min about ...
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enable synaptics touchpad 2 finger zooming

I'm using ubuntu 13.04 for some time now and after customization there is but one feature i'm missing: the 2 finger zoom function (pinch zoom function) where you place 2 fingers on the touchpad and ...
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Mousewheel of gaming mouse stopped working - how to reset / fix it?

Suddenly the wheel of my G9x stopped working. The other buttons work just fine, I can even use the mousewheel to scroll left and right by pushing the mouse-wheel to one side or the other. I wonder ...
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Mouse scroll wheel moves window content too far each gradation

On some Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, moving the scroll wheel causes the window to move too far, usually skipping some content. It quite frustrating because it means i have to use the window ...
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Touchpad Detected as Generic Mouse

I'm running ubuntu 13.04 on a Razer Blade Pro, and my touchpad only works as a generic mouse. So I can use it to move the mouse and click, but no touchpad shows up in settings, and multitouch and ...