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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xbindkeys blocks input device

I know that there are a lot of topics on this already, but my problem is slightly different. I have some extra buttons on my mouse and I want to map them to some keys on my keyboard. I was successful ...
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How can simulate mouse clicks in a cron job on a headless machine?

I have a headless machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'd like to set up a cron job to daily click some buttons on a web page. I often use X2Go, and I know I could manually open an X session and use ...
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My mouse won't work in ubuntu

The mouse works in debian, on the same computer, and it was working in ubuntu and it just stopped. Rebooting had no effect. I'm using vervet.
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Two finger scrolling and two finger pointer moving if 1 finger is in lower 20%

My problem is that my touchpad is actually a click pad (HP Envy 14 Beats) and lower 20% of it are split into right and left buttons. On Windows before I used to have it like that: If I start my 2 ...
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After update USB mouse has stopped workking

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04. After some recent updates in this last week or so my mouse has stopped working completely. I've tried sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get install ...
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ubuntu 14.04.03 mousepad not working on acer aspire notebook, external mouse does work

I just bought the Acer V3-371-5215. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.03 64bit from a usb flash drive. The mousepad worked during the installation from flash drive. Mousepad not working after installation. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 touchpad not recognized

I have an Acer travelmate (P2). The cursor worked fine on windows seven. I first tried to work with a live -stick with ubuntu 14.04, then 15.04. Both times, I do not see any cursor. I have already ...
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Mouse cursor disappears sometimes in 15.04

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 15.04, I sometimes face a situation where the cursor disappears, leaving me to keyboard shortcuts. Note: The cursor becomes invisible. The mouse is still functional ...
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Load script file at login screen (xserver/user)

My current solution I have two files. One of the files is run via ~/.xsessionrc, this is required as xserver needs to be started for xinput command to function. The second file needs to be run as ...
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Mouse scroll stops working soon after boot

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and I ran the last update today. I am mentioning this because I started getting issues with the mouse scroll today. So if I boot, mouse works normal. Then scroll stops working ...
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mouse crashes after sleeping mode

I've installed Ubunutu 14.04 on my laptop, but I have a little problem. If I use sleep mode on my PC (closing it), after opening it, my mouse stops using. I can't click and can't move it neither. I ...
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Problems with disabling touchscreen and features from touchpad

There's a hardware problem with my touch screen that ends up in multiple random taps all over the screen that modifies my work, closes windows, and wreaks havoc. I decided to disable the touch screen. ...
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upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, keyboard and mouse not working

I'm new to Ubuntu. I tried reading all other relevant questions/answers, but couldn't find answer to my problem. I have Dell Inspiron desktop, which came with Ubuntu older version 12.xx. Everything ...
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How do I make the battery indicator always show my laptop battery by default instead of the mouse battery?

Using Ubuntu 14.04. If I plug in my USB wireless Logitech mouse (M185) it will show its battery status instead of the laptop's battery, but only when the laptop is plugged in. The battery level of ...
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How do I disable mouse acceleration for my mouse but keep in enabled for my touchpad?

as the questions says I want to disable mouse acceleration for my mouse, but keep it for my touchpad. I use a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 with unity. Can someone help?
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Bluetooth manager adds gamepad to xinput Virtual Core Pointer every time I connect it on Xubuntu 15.04

I've had success on my previous version of Xubuntu (14.04) adding a Wii U Pro Controller simply using by using the bluetooth manager and selecting "Proceed without pairing" -> "Device successfully ...
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Microsoft Designer mouse on Ubuntu 15.10

I have recently upgraded my system to the Ubuntu 15.10 version and somehow my mouse pointer seems to not work until I restart my drivers. Is there a possible way to have a permanent solution and not ...
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Mouse pointer periodically becomes a Plus sign when idle [14.04]

I'm running 64 bit 14.04LTS on a LennovoG70 laptop. After about 45 seconds of the pointer not being used, it turns into a plus sign and and then reverts to the usual pointer, once I click something ...
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Dwell clicking software that supports right-dragging and allows to define shortcuts for Kubuntu

Is there any dwell clicking software for Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4 or Kubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 that supports the following features: left and right-dragging double/triple click a shortcut can be defined ...
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Replacement of Logitech k270 mouse works - keyboard not [duplicate]

lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c534 Logitech, Inc. $ xinput list|grep Logitech ⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=15 [slave pointer (2)] ↳ Logitech USB Receiver ...
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Boot ubuntu from Pendrive

First I have used Universal Usb installer with Ubuntu 64bit and created a live Usb stick. Then I have booted in Live Ubuntu and successfully installed Ubuntu on a partition of the usb drive. The ...
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Mouse not moving

I have a Logitech mouse on Acer, running 14.1 LTS. I have found this 'answer' for my problem: "Wireless and optical mice, as well as touchpads on laptops, may need to "wake up" before they start ...
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XFCE: Drag-and-drop pointer stuck on some windows

In some programs like SMPlayer and Clementine when dragging the window with the mouse (for example by accidentally clicking on the program window instead of the media progress bar), the mouse pointer ...
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Binding the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to left click

How can I bind the meta key (a.k.a. super key / Windows key) to a left click? Hitting the meta key should trigger a left click, and pressing down on it should allow me to drag and drop (just like it ...
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Synaptic TouchPad Not working in Ubuntu 15.10

Synaptic touchpad is not working in Dell 5547. I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 and mouse pad stopped working. It used to work in Windows. Since i am new to Ubuntu i don't know much to sort it myself. I ...
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Yoga 2 13 Touchpad

Still having fun setting up laptop with Ubunut. Everything works great apart from the touchpad. I've had a little play and disabled the touch click, however the pad is very sensitive to touch. I don't ...
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issues with device drivers,and ppa packages [closed]

i am very new to ubuntu . First try is with ubuntu 14 version. since its my very first try please i need help. Some of my Questions are a. which PPA's has best reputation b. which is the best way to ...
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How can I know what touchpad do I have if now it's being recognized as Generic wheel mouse?

So... I bought this chinese laptop (cheap copy of a mac air) and everything seems to work fine except for the touchpad. It has this buggy sidescrolling, which doesn't please me too much. So I'm ...
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USB Mouse Stops Working, Works On Unplugging / Replugging

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm having trouble with a mouse stopping working repeatedly. Sometimes it's fine, but other times it stops working unexpectedly. Often, before it dies, it gets spotty, ...
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Is it possible to create mouse shortkey on Ubunu? (AutoHotkey replacment)

Is it possible to assign mouse shortkeys in the Ubuntu: press&hold mouse extra button 1, then press left mouse button - to shortkey {Ctrl + Shift + Page Up} press&hold mouse extra button 1, ...
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USB mouse not recognized every reboot

my question is very particular. I have a Razer Abyssus mouse that I like to use in my Ubuntu. But the thing is that if I shutdown or restart my computer the mouse stops working is not even recognized ...
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Mouse going crazy on Wine

I installed Mafia II via Steam to play on Linux with Wine. Apparently everything runs without any problem, but the mouse goes crazy whenever the game starts. It looks like the mouse's positioning is ...
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Microsoft Designer Mouse makes worse WiFi on ASUS UX31A laptop with Ubuntu 15.10

This bluetooth mouse doesn't work out of box, but I found a solution how to make it work. After this a cursor is moved, even though mouse's type is still "any device". So, it works, but I found a ...
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Internal error with no explanation

First, know I am VERY green on computer stuff, so if you send me help, please do so in a step-by-step, very detailed, fashion. (L)Ubuntu 14.04 has been fine for me and my desktop up to now, but a ...
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Touchpad not working Thinkpad 440s

My touchpad partially stopped working after an update. I have a Thinkpad T440s. I can use the trackpoint and only use the touchpad to left click. xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Weird Display issue: strange behavior and can't roll back to prior kernels

This seems like a display software issue. As of this morning, Chrome Version 46.0.2490.86 (64-bit) automatically switches to the first tab when I try to select a different tab or open a new tab. If ...
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How to reinstall synaptics drivers for my mouse?

I used "sudo apt-get --purge autoremove xserver-xorg-input-synaptics" since I wanted to reinstall synaptics(two finger scrolling had stopped working after restart). I used "sudo apt-get --purge ...
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Changing click-drag delay setting?

To drag something with the mouse, it seems I have to hold the mouse button down for a fraction of a second before dragging (dragging immediately after clicking does not work). I don't like this, ...
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how to show the folder/file detail by mouse roll over, like folder size, how many items in the folder

how to show the folder/file detail by mouse roll over the item just like in windows. Is there any package in Ubuntu. Thanks.
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Moving cursor automaticly to active button

Is there any way to move cursor automaticly top of the active ok/yes button that i dont need more than click it by myself? Microsoft Windows has having this feature for ages now. It really helps if ...
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How to get Touchpad settings retained after boot

Hello I am running Ubuntu 14.4 LTS (`3.13.0-68-generic #111-Ubuntu x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux') and I am one of the many who experience palm detection / too high sensitivity with the touchpad, ...
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Mouse locks up after period of no use

My gateway laptop mouse pointer locks after a while of no use. I am referring to built in touch pad. How can I shutdown without a mouse? How can I restart the mouse? How can I eliminate the problem? ...
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Option to disable Horizontal Scrolling missing in 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, the option to disable Horizontal scrolling is missing. I looked at the dconf-editor, and the property org-gnome-desktop-perifipherals-touchpad, and it does not have ...
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Number pad mouse keys #5 opening new tabs

I an new to ubuntu and I am having issues, my mouse lags so ive been using the number pad as mouse, but randomly the 5 button seems to change. If I click a link it opens the link in a new tab, but if ...
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Which browsers can properly handle non-mouse/keyboard input devices? (Eg touchscreens, graphics tablets, etc)

A W3C Recommendation (24 February 2015) defines events and related interfaces for handling hardware agnostic pointer input from devices including a mouse, pen, touchscreen, etc. Essentiall y letting ...
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Minecraft + IntelliJ + Compiz + Step-Debugging = No Mouse Cursor!

I am trying to step-debug some code in Minecraft using IntelliJ. Minecraft captures the mouse cursor while active and when a break-point is hit the mouse cursor is not returned back to the window ...
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Mouse not working after reinstalling ubuntu14.04

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my DELL Vostro 3458, but now my mouse is not working. Please anyone help me to fix the problem. Thanks in advance.
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How to navigate between monitors using the mouse in a circular way? [duplicate]

I have three screens, 1, 2, 3. When I use the mouse and am on the most left screen 1 and want to get to screen 3, I have to move all the way right through to screen 2 in order to get to screen 3. I ...
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USB inpout devices Mythbuntu

I have a basic Dell USB wired keyboard and USB wired mouse. It's the cheap set that Dell ships with the PowerEdge servers. I can't either of them to work consistently in Mythbuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I did ...
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No mouse, no internet, enlarged display, update problem

My system was working fine this morning and when I did a regular upgrade there seemed to be some system problems. After restarting my system everything is enlarged to be about 5 times bigger than it ...