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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Google Chrome does not register mouse movement

Chromium and Google Chrome do not seem to register any events when moving the mouse. For example, links which are normally underlined when the mouse moves over them do not change at all, tooltips are ...
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Mouse lagging (Ubuntu 12.04)

Recently my older mouse broke down and I tried to replace it with a newer one I had lying around, which was a M318e Logitech model. Now, the problem is that while the older mouse worked fine, the new ...
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Bluetooth doesn't detect any device on Ubuntu 14.04 using an Acer E3-111

My mouse is a Logitech M555Bb, I have a phone etc too, but none are visible in Ubuntu. Other devices can see these, so it's not a peripheral's issue. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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How can I make my mouse middle click act like the space bar?

I want to (temporarily) make it so that clicking the middle mouse button of my 3-button mouse act like the spacebar on the keyboard. Is there anyway to do this easily? I would only do it for using ...
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Asus laptop not recognizing trackpad

I recently installed Ubuntu on laptop here, an Asus uh I'm not 100% sure on the model, if there's a way to get the model number without reading that tiny number on the bottom, I'll do that and edit ...
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My mouse click function work wrongly after reinstall ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed ubuntu 14.04.1 with windows 8.1 and seems work fine at all, except I can't enter to windows 8.1, because when I install ubuntu, I forgot to choose the efi disk partition as the boot ...
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Trackpad randomly dies

My Macbook's trackpad will randomly stop working (frequency seems to be every couple weeks) and the only way I've found to fix it is to reboot. I'd file a bug report, but I'm not sure what component ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade touchpad

After upgrading to 14.10 my touchpad has some problems, after using it for a while it freezes randomly. Before I have some output in /dev/input/mice after freezing no output at all. It seems to happen ...
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Mouse flickers and computer is unresponsive while mouse is moving

I just installed a second video card in my PC to add a third monitor. Ever since I did this, I have found that my mouse flickers. Also, while watching a video (e.g., on youtube) the video stops while ...
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Added 2nd monitor, caused mouse and keyboard not to work and more

So I have a Radeon 9800 with 2Gb video RAM, Intel i7 4th gen, 32Gb RAM Dell XPS 8700 chassis running Ubuntu 14.04. I've had 2 monitors on my desk as I switched from my old PC and today I finally ...
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Mouse is trapped after standby/suspend

System: ~$ uname -r 3.13.0-39-generic (Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit) After executing suspend my Lenovo Thinkpad T430 (Intel HD 4000 graphics) normally went into standby. By clicking the power button to ...
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Ubuntu and Windows drivers question?

I'm probably the world's newest Ubuntu user; just installed it today. I'm so excited to start using it. However, I have a slight problem. I have a wirless keyboard and mouse called "Microsoft Wireless ...
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Mysterious crashes/freezes in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 for last two years. Machine is slightly older 3 years or so. No hardware changes to machine - even using same mouse and keyboard. I keep service packs up to date. No ...
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Keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Linux. On my laptop the keyboard was working just fine until I chose to install Ubuntu. The mouse works well, but I have to use the on screen keyboard to type anything, which is actually ...
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Problem Connecting PS3 Controller to Linux

I should start by saying I am not new to Linux. I recently decided that I would like to connect my Dualshock 3 PS3 controller to my computer to use as a mouse, as my current mouse is spotty at best. ...
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WIreless USB mouse does't work when laptop is on battery

I have a problem with my wireless USB mouse while working on battery. When laptop is plugged into power source mouse works pretty well. The problem started after I run some script that aimed to tune ...
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Old A4Tech Mouse buttons configuration

I have an old A4Tech BW-5 optical mouse. I used to play with it thru wine, and everything worked fine (except the FPS, but that's other story). Recently my game showed on linux, and the problem ...
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Wierd mouse movements ingame after running software updater

I would like to share this 'mouse bug'. Therefor you probably want to know where I'm running Ubuntu on and what version I'm running.. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 15. With a Intel® Core™ ...
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How to disable mouse scrolling in Ubuntu?

How to disable mouse scrolling Without Terminal? And with Terminal? I searched in the System settings menu but I didn't find anything.
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byobu scrolling and text selection

I want byobu running in gnome-terminal to: Interpret mouse wheel scrolling as scrolling up in the current byobu window. Allow me to select text with my mouse (eg, to copy it to the clipboard). Is ...
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How do I disable the TouchPad on a Lenovo x240, but keep mouse buttons active?

I want to disable the touchpad of my Lenovo x240. If I use the settings GUI the mouse buttons get disabled, too. How can I disable the touchpad mouse cursor movement, and keep the mouse buttons ...
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keyboard and mouse no longer working on new ubuntu 14.0.4 64 bit

I just finished setting up a new 14.0.4 box when I noticed that I had no sound. In the process of troubleshooting and testing (i found some articles here such as: Sound problem ubuntu 14.04 ) I ...
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Lenovo e545 TrackPoint and TouchPad Lefty and Scrolling

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu. I'm a lefty and currently using a Lenovo e545 with Ubuntu 14.04. I believe the mice are IBM TrackPoint and Synaptics UltraNav TouchPad. After going to system settings > Mouse ...
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Udev not running scripts

I'm trying to make udev disable/enable my touchpad when I connect/disconnect my external mouse. I don't know what is wrong. When I call udevadm --test it seems to be calling my script, but when I ...
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How do I minimize a maximized window?

When I open, for example, firefox and maximise the window, I'm unable to minimise or close the window using the little x button in the top left. Here's the button that I want to press (it appears ...
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Used tweak tool and lost primary mouse click! How to restore defaults?

I managed to lose the use of the primary (left) mouse click. Right-click and the middle/wheel-click still work, and hover and certain left-clicks (e.g., on the Unity side panel and top-bar applets). ...
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Touchpad buttons periodically don't work on startup 14.04?

I have a Sony Vaio CS laptop that I purchased in 2009. I have been having this problem since I first installed Ubuntu on the machine last year. Sometimes (about one in three tries), the touchpad ...
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Pen tablet/ MousePen doesn't work in Ubuntu

My problem is almost same as in here & bug 1391260 Genius MousePen i608X doesn't work in Ubuntu My OS is Ubuntu 14.10. The pointer moves, but no button is sensing. It seems to share the same ...
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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? Ideally it should supports as many following features as possible: left and right-dragging double/triple click a shortcut can be ...
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Two mouse pointers when disconnecting external monitor

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 (from 14.04). When I unplug my external monitor (I'm on a laptop so this happens often) the mouse gets a second pointer just below the normal one but rotated 90° ...
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Bind Alt + Tab shortcut to a mouse button on xfce

Anyone knows how to bind Alt + Tab shortcut to a mouse button on xfce?
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How to Find Command Line before Boot-Up

Ubuntu 14.04 was working fine for a few weeks after installation, detecting USB wireless Microsoft all-in-one keyboard/touchpad. Then it stopped, at least after boot-up. Keys work before boot-up to ...
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Intergated wireless mouse doesn't work

I have problems with the wireless mouse of my QOSMIO PX30T. Keyboard and mouse are both wireless and their receiver is integrated, so I can't change the USB port or unplug and replug it. Both work ...
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How to take a screenshot with the actual pointer icon?

Normal keyboard shortcuts for screenshots like Ctrl+Print_Screen do not include the pointer in the image at all. Special applications like Take Screenshot may offer an effect option to include the ...
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Razer keyboard and mouse

I've recently wanted to try out Ubuntu, but when I enter the desktop, I can't use my keyboard or mouse. My keyboard is a razer blackwidow and my mouse is a razer deathadder. They both work when I'm on ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 mouse doesn't move without a click

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. A strange thing happens: if I want to move my mouse, I need to click it first, and when I leave it there and want to use it later, I need to click ...
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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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CCSM: How to add mouse-binding for moving a window within wall

I want to be able to use my special mouse buttons to move windows between workspaces: Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Button 7 should move the active window one workspace to the right. Ctrl + Shift + Alt + ...
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How can I make a two-finger tap on touch pad take me to my desktop?

I recently switched to Ubuntu and have been customizing all my settings as much as possible. Now, I'm not sure how I did it (since it was a while back ago) but in Windows 7 I found a way to make my ...
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How can I configure Touchegg on Ubuntu 14.04

how can I configure touchegg on ubuntu 14.04 and use the gestures instead of unity gestures I have Dell xps L502x and synaptics trackpad
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Dual mouse pointer when drag and drop an icon

The mouse will double when I drag and drop an icon or button. How can I remove this second mouse cursor?
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Automatically move mouse to focused window

Is it possible to automatically move the mouse to anywhere in the window that has gained focus by a key stroke? For example: There are two monitors. Mouse is near the left edge of the monitor on ...
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I had to plug in a mouse to get my right click to work. Macbook

So I've actually had to plug in a mouse to get my right click to work. Unfortunately, I have a mac with no buttons. I'd like to get the right click to initiate when I press F3 which is keycode 128. ...
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Mouse flickering gnome 14.04

My mouse keeps flickering and I have both my displays configured correctly. I have looked at answers like this: Mouse flickering and I see no unknown display.
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My wireless mouse is not working

I have an AVIS 2.4G wireless mouse, and want to use it on mz]y ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. It was working for a few days, now it doesn't. The mouse works fine on another computer. I have seen this ...
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Problem with touchpad after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the touchpad of my thinkpad E440 stops working correctly. Only the superior part of the touchpad works, I have to touch the 25% of the touchpad nearest to the ...
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How to paste using middle mouse in rstudio running in linux?

How to enable the middle button mouse to paste in rstudio running in linux? My middle button mouse is working for pasting to R running in linux terminal.
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14.04 LTS How to disable (window/viewport?) switcher from switching windows randomly while using mouse and scrollbar on Asus x401a

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS... A viewport-switcher, or something similar is appearing repeatedly, like 5-50 times a sit-down session. After I tweaked some stuff it only does this now when I use the ...
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automatically organizing windows on large monitor

I have 27" monitor running ubuntu 14.04. When I work, I usually have more than 5 to 6 application (windows) open, which I organize in such a way that some part of that window ( application ) is just ...
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New install of 14.04.1 LTS version failed?

Yesterday I fought like crazy to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (32bit) onto my old ACER AST180 system. I was replacing MS-Windows Vista (Remove Windows and replace all data with Ubuntu). Yes, it was ...