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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Mouse clicks stop registering in some or all windows

I've been running Ubuntu for years without problems, using mostly the same hardware for much of that time. But recently, I've begun having a strange problem, and I'm not sure where it might be coming ...
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decreasing scroll speed

I've recently switched to Ubuntu, and the one thing that has been bothering me is the scroll speed, which I can't seem to change. How can i decrease scroll mouse speed on ubuntu 14.04 ? help me ...
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Frequently crashing ununtu with unresponsive mouse and keyboard

I am using Sony-Vaio laptop and my system specifications are Intel core i5 processor with Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot. My problem is that my Laptop hangs frequently when I use Ubuntu even ...
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What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint?

The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated. I am trying to permanently change my TrackPoint sensitivity and speed settings and enable middle mouse button scrolling. I have tried ...
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How to hide the mouse cursor

I'm building a kiosk using Ubuntu Precise on a touch screen. Now I'm looking for the appropriate way to make the mouse cursor disappear. As people know where they are pointing, displaying an arrow ...
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change mouse speed automatically everytime when Ubuntu is booting

I'm really new to linux / Ubuntu. I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "noPAE" distribution on an old IBM ThinkPad T42. Processor Pentium M (with no PAE) 1GB RAM I have some epxerience in writing code in ...
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Middle-button paste stops working under VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 in VirtualBox under OSX and for some reason pasting with the middle mouse button stops working after a while. If I start a new rxvt pasting works fine but after a while (I'm ...
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Bluetooth Mouse need to re-connect every time I restart. How to add it permanently?

I have a Logitech Bluetooth Mouse M557. It works with my Ubuntu but I need to re-enable it every time I restart my laptop and reach to desktop. Also it doesn't work on Login screen.
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Increase mouse wheel scroll speed

As the title says, I want to increase the number of rows that are passed when I use the mouse wheel for scrolling. I know that there exists ways to do that for Firefox and Chromium, although I want ...
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Logitech T650 multitouch gestures

I am currently running elementary Os Freya (based on ubuntu 14.04) and I was wondering the best way to enable multitouch gestures for my external Logitech Trackpad T650. I tried to install Ginn and ...
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Is there a way to run a command every time the mouse moves?

I'd like to run a script every time I move my mouse. This is the first step in making a workaround so that I can use 100% of my monitor edges to go between them. Is this possible?
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How can I specify mouse button map for different applictions

I'm using a mouse having many buttons. There is a software in Windows named X-Mouse Button Control that can specify mouse button map for different applictions. But I can't specify appliction using ...
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How to make it possible (in Ubuntu 14.04) to change name of a file with just 2x clicking on it?

How to make it possible to change name of a file with 2x clicking on it (like in Windows), without right-clicking and then 'rename'?
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Release mouse from Warcraft 3 windowed mode on Wine

I'm playing Warcraft 3 - The Frozen Throne on Wine with windowed mode (Virtual desktop), the problem is that the mouse is grabbed on the window and I can't move it to the desktop or to other windows. ...
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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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Apple Magic mouse frequently disconnects and reconnects

I have an Apple Magic Mouse that I am using on a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have successfully paired the device and it works for short periods of time. The mouse appears to ...
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Mouse wheel click scrolling in Firefox

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10. Been a while since I used any distro and I'm very impressed. To be difficult, does anyone know how to enable the middle mouse button scroll option when browsing? I don't ...
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Disable desktop switching with the scroll wheel in Lubuntu?

I still want to keep my multiple desktops, I want to disable switching desktops with the mouse.
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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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How do I enable Middle mouse button emulation in 12.04 LTS?

How do I enable Middle mouse button emulation in 12.04 LTS? I think it was disabled by default in the last release. I'm sure this is a silly question but I can't find a generic answer, they all seem ...
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How can I increase the mouse scroll speed in GNOME 3?

How can I increase the mouse scroll speed in GNOME 3 and ensure that it works after a restart as well? Currently getting about 3 lines per scroll, I'd like to increase that. I've tried following a ...
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Touchpad 2 finger scroll ends with a right click, text marking lag

Some recent update made my two-finger scrolling unbearable. Every single time I scroll it ends with a right click. Another thing I've noticed is a sort of lag when I'm marking text. This is also ...
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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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Mouse lag after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

I was running Ubuntu 13.10 with no issues and decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 recently. Since I've upgraded I've noticed that my mouse starts to lag after I play a movie via xbmc or a video on ...
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Mouse mysteriously stops working on my right-hand screen

So I'm running Ubuntu 14.0.4 on my (Dell Vostro) laptop, and have a second screen plugged in. I use a normal USB mouse. Usually, it works fine, but today (after hours of normal usage), I'm having ...
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Touchpad on Packard Bell EasyNote ENTG71BM

From the title, you maybe said: "Let's give him the same link as the other questions about touchpad". Well, read everything! I got my laptop, used Windows 8.1 (preinstalled with UEFI) for a while, ...
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Display battery percentage for mouse and keyboard

I've recently bought myself a new Logitech wireless mouse and keyboard set. To get these working in Ubuntu 14.04, I first paired them (unifying USB) using Winblows then I installed Solaar. The issue ...
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Installing ubuntu on a mac mini using blutooth mouse/keyboard

I tried to install ubuntu on my mac mini. the first step is textual (we can choose to check hard drive, try ubuntu, install ubuntu, oem install) and my keyboard apple blutooth work just well but at ...
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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 clicks suddenly stops working

Lately, I've been experiencing issues with my USB wireless mouse. While working on something, or even sometimes while the system is idle, the mouse buttons will stop working. I can move the mouse ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - keyboard and mouse not working

I just installed 14.10 on my PC (Asus P5Q-Pro, mouse Sidewinder, keyboard Logitech G500), and as title says keyboard nor mouse doesn’t work. I cannot type anything and mouse doesn't move around.
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how to make iphone as a mouse via bluetooth

Ubuntu 12.10, Bluetooth 2.0 I'm looking for a way to use my iphone as a mouse using bluetooth connection. It's already and certainly work when I'm using Mac or Windows. The reason why I want to use ...
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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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On startup, usb mouse needs re-plugging

Does anyone know how to ensure that my mouse is recognized on startup? I have to physically unplug and re-plug the mouse in order for it to work again.
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How to make Logitech trackball wheel scroll a full page instead of 3 lines?

I recently migrated to Ubuntu from Windows. On Windows the device's (vertical) scrolling can be changed via a drop down box but no such thing shows up on Ubuntu System Settings -> Mouse & ...
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Use keyboard key (preferably [Menu]) to replace defect left mouse button of touchpad

I have a notebook with touchpad, but the left-click button barely works and I want to replace it with the Menu key. I can click by tipping on the touch pad, but it does not properly recognize when I ...
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Can't move mouse short distances using touchpad

I recently got a new Lenovo Y50, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. On my previous Dell XPS 17, the touchpad had excellent response even when moving my finger slightly -- by moving my finger a very short ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working on resume

I have ubuntu 14.10 which is running on a Acer Aspire 4752. I have a USB hub where the external keyboard and mouse are connected. Every thing work fine when boot up the laptop. But if the put the ...
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Mouse sensitivity / sample rate [ A4Tech Bloody V5 ]

Where to change sensitivity ( 3200 DPI) and the sample rate ( 1.000 Hz) mouse ? So I changed in FreeBSD: Setting in rc.conf: moused_enable="YES" moused_ums0_flags="-F 1000 -r 3000" Setting in ...
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Altering command to start application by mouse click - how to

I have Google Earth installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and, in order to display clamped polygons on it, I have to start it with the command LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 googleearth. I would ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no cursor after fresh instalation

So I'm having a problem after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6-3160sp. The problem is that after the booting to ubuntu the mouse/cursor simply vanishes, and also if I try like right ...
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binding back/forward to mouse buttons

I have a basic logitech mouse with 5 buttons: left, right, wheel left, wheel, wheel right. I used to use wheel left and right for going back and forward in my browser or navigator. Now this doesn't ...
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Mouse curser disappearing (but still being captured) on VirtualBox

Host: Mac OSX 10.9 Guest: Ubuntu 13.04 VirtualBox: 4.3.4 (just updated) I'm having issues when I install guest additions (via device > add guest additions) at the very beginning it tells me that it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS stuck at login mouse and keyboard not responding

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS installed on a dual-booted machine (i5 dual core 8G ram) and it's been working fine, but today for some reason when I logged out and tried to log back in it is stuck at the ...
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touchpad mouse disappears in unity

Acer Aspire 8735G running 14.04 my mouse seems to disappear when moving towards the 'locked' icons in unity - i dont think i installed anything to affect mouse performance other than the regular ...
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Wine 1.6 USB Mouse Detection

I have a Perixx MX3000 mouse with 5 fully customizable profiles with different speeds, colors, and button binding. The problem is, its software is not made for Linux based operating systems, so I ...
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how can we configure A4tech X755K mouse buttons?

Since 4 years ago i was trying to configure the extra buttons from the A4tech X755K gaming mouse (it has more 6 buttons than the usual 2+wheel). Is there any tool, tutorial, configuration file to ...
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Any better sotware for Mouse Keys then the default Universal Access?

At times I want to use my external keyboard, but don't have my external mouse around or it's death with batteries, which is the time I wish to navigate my cursor with the keys of my keyboard. So I go ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...