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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How to get a mouse pointer in full screen steam games?

Yesterday I installed an app that makes steam run in full screen right from the log-in screen. I'm using the "steam-login" app but now, whenever I open a game, the mouse pointer is missing. It still ...
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How can I avoid having to pair my bluetooth mouse all the time?

I am dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 8. I have a Microsoft bluetooth mouse. It is working properly in both OSes but I have to pair every time when I switch OS. Is there any way to use the bluetooth ...
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Choppy cursor when keys pressed

I'm having a problem with cursor movement on my laptop. Whenever I hold down a key and move my USB mouse simultaneously, this happens. Normally this wouldn't be much of an issue, but unfortunately it ...
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Mouse doesn't work in the guest OS (Ubuntu 14.04.2) on Virtual Box (installed on MAC OS X)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 (64 bits) to my Mac OS X 10.9.5 (64 bits) using Virtual Box version 4.3.24. I am not an experienced Linux user. When I start Ubuntu, I cannot make my mouse work in the ...
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Mouse will not double click, Ubuntu 14.04

As I said, I have Ubuntu 14.04. I bought a used mouse to use with my laptop, and when double click didn't work, I assumed it was the mouse at fault. So I just bought a brand new mouse. Double click ...
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Steam not detecting mouse

So yesterday I installed an app that let's me run steam in full screen right from the log-in screen. Can't remember the name of the app but now whenever I open a game the mouse pointer is missing. It ...
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Logitech MX Master Mouse pairs, but won't work

Recently purchased a Logitech MX Master Mouse for use with my Ubuntu desktop and OS X laptop. It pairs completely effortlessly not even a PIN required - but then I can't do anything else with it. ...
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Applications freeze and does not respond to mouse click or keyboard commands

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop , it has 1.8 GiB RAM and 1.60GHz processor . After a while when I was browsing on Firefox while it just stopped responding to the mouse clicks and I ...
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Mouse cursor issue

I'm having a weird problem since upgrading to 15.04. After my computer has been on for a while (usually just with Chrome open), the mouse cursor changes to the hand-grab cursor when right-clicked. ...
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Additional mouse buttons (4 and 5) not working when using Steam, but function in Unity?

I am trying to figure out a problem with my Mouse buttons. When playing games under Steam I am unable to map buttons 4 and 5 of my Logitech G5 mouse for use in the game. These buttons work fine under ...
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Any updates on disabling middle-click paste?

I'm using the middle mouse button on my ThinkPad with Ubuntu to scroll and I'm pasting a lot of text in my documents by accident which is very annoying and I often end up with messed up documents. I ...
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How to rotate Compiz desktop cube with both mouse buttons?

Several years back, when Compiz was a new thing, I had a setup with 3D cube that I can't reproduce now. The cube rotation was (by default, I think) initiated by holding down both mouse buttons ...
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How to disable bluebooth mouse battery on Power Indicator

I use Ubuntu 14.04v on my HP ENVY 14 (14-k030TX) Power Indicator contains my Bluetooth mouse's battery but it's wrong , and it will an average of the battery level on my Power Indicator, so the ...
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Mouse and Display not working on new install

I recently inherited an older (circa 2011) Compaq PC and decided to try out Ubuntu on it. I burned the latest 64-bit release (14.02.4)to a DVD and ran it and tried it without a problem. After I went ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?

I have a problem with my touchpad, I can't scroll down with 2 finger and I don't know why. I have be search on google about my problem and I've found some answer but no one don't works for me. On of ...
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after updating to ubuntu 15.04, the mouse pointer disappears over the gnome sidebar and top menus

After i made this update, the mouse cursor disappears when its over the launcher menu and the top right menu in gnome. I already tried several things given in other questions/answers but nothing seems ...
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Mouse not showing after startup

I just bought a new computer and installed Ubuntu 14.04 Everything works fine, for just one thing: When I login I don't have a mouse pointer. When I unplug the usb-mouse and connect it again the ...
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Window Click to Focus Without Passing Event To App

I like the click-to-focus behavior, but is there some way to prevent the window from receiving the click event until after it has been focused? Example, I click a window in the background to bring it ...
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Mouse pointer issue or cursor

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and I am new to Ubuntu, I have seen issues in different applications. The issue is where ever I move my mouse pointer it erases the text, it is not permanenet issue ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS doesn't recognize my usb keyboard and mouse

I'm new to linux and I decide to give Ubuntu a shot. My keyboard is working on the screen where I select ''try Ubuntu'' but when Ubuntu finish it's loading I can't do nothing because my USB keyboard ...
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Sometimes the cursor is invisible,but it still operates

Sometimes this happens,when I boot into ubuntu,the logon screen has no cursor,but when i move it,it still operates,i log in,and it is still invisible. If I log out,then log back i,the cursor ...
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How can I make my trackpoint even more sensitive, so it moves faster with a light touch?

I already have my trackpoint set to maximum sensitivity via this method. I still find that I want it to be more sensitive, ie, that it will move quicker when I lightly push it. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Cursor Blinking with External Monitor

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTE on an HP Envy 14 with both an Intel Integrated Graphics Controller and an AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5650/5750 graphics card. With two different external ...
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How do I get the touchpad to work on an Asus notebook?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my aunts Asus laptop, now the touch pad does not work. I did all the updates and it still does not work. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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touchpad configuration not working (disable or change 2 tap right click) macbook air

I recently installed linux on a macbook air (early 2014) and am trying to tweak the touchpad so that its actually usable. I have noticed the following: 1) I frequently get accidental right click ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cant detect USB mouse

I recently installed Ubuntu and lately seem to be having a problem operating my usb mouse from it. kj@kj-SVE15115ENW:~$ xsetpointer -l | grep Pointer 2: "Virtual core pointer" [XPointer] 4: ...
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mouse and touchpad settings missing

I am using the latest version of ubuntu 14.04 in the new lenovo Z510 ideapad laptop. I came across this problem while i was trying to enable my two-finger swipe action. Usually the mouse and touchpad ...
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Shaky Mouse Pointer in Ubuntu vs Smooth Mouse Pointer in Windows

The mouse pointer works very smoothly in Windows. But in Ubuntu and other Linux distributions, when you are clicking (e.g. tapping on the touch-pad in laptops) the pointer is shaky and it shifts its ...
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Cursor is not moving in my ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot system)

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 using wubi software. During booting when I click on ubuntu, I can't see my user account, instead it is asking for password for Guest account. and ...
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bluetooth broken (Vivid 15.04)?

So far I'm only seeing one problem with 15.04 on an Intel NUC5i5RYH: My bluetooth mouse (apple magic mouse) loses its connection frequently enough (or slows down to a crawl) such that it's almost ...
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Mulit-touch touchpad gestures Ubuntu 15.04

I'm running 15.04 with the gnome shell. I was wondering if I could get macbook like touch pad gestures on Linux, did some research and found xSwipe and Touchegg. I tried installing xSwipe and ...
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Mouse in lubuntu have a problem

I'm currently using Lubuntu and I like it, but I have a problem with the mouse pointer. I'm an android developer and I use eclipse. When I drag a button container in Eclipse then my I get 2 pointers ...
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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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Starter is not very sensitive

Unfortunately the starter used in unity, when hidden, is not sensitive enough. Even if I use the highest sensitivity setting it won't show up unless I hit the border of the screen really hard with my ...
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Touchpad not Working, Dell Inspirion 13 7347

I'm having issues with my Dell Inspirion 13 model 7347 Mid 2014. The Touchpad just won't work with 15.04 however it is detected. However it works on 14.04.2 LTS until you install updates then it ...
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cursor jump to mouse pointer location

as i type, the cursor jump to some other location normally towards mouse pointer location . it also select lot of words at once and deletes. dell team has given a software to windows and windows7 ...
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Strage mouse behavior in DraftSight 2015

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Draft Sight 2015 from here. Radeon HD 5000/6000/7350/8350 Series Video here I would describe that as a "strange behavior" it is slow but sometime it's not predictable. How can I ...
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Alt Gr turned into right mouse button, Ubuntu 14.04

For some reason my Alt Gr key has begun to act as right mouse button. I've tried to look for similar symptoms on Google for a few days, to no avail. Using evtest, I've found out that "Macintosh mouse ...
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Touchpad not working with xubuntu 14.04

It seems that I have the same problem as these people Asus X550LD Touchpad not working/detected Ubuntu 14.04, but with Asus A55VD. Are there any solution yet? On ubuntu 13.10 with xfce4 I dont have ...
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How do I automatically remap buttons on my mouse at startup?

I struggled with this over the weekend, and need to remap my mouse buttons.
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Mixed mouse themes

I have a problem with my mouse cursor theme style. Sometimes, it shows the theme I downloaded, sometimes the default Ubuntu theme (depending on which window I´m on). I already tried: Installed ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Bluetooth Mouse issue

First of all, everything works normally on the same computer with Windows 8.1. If I connect the mouse to Ubuntu 13.10 manually (pressing special button on the device), it enables and works properly. ...
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Wired USB mouse stops working on desktop

completely new to Ubuntu, but getting away from windows and mac. Basically my USB wired mouse stops working after a few minutes being on, I've tried with other computers and the mouse worked fine, ...
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How do I set different settings for different mice?

I have two different mice (one is always used on the system, the other is wireless and moves between systems as needed). Unfortunately, the wireless one is much more sensitive than the wired mouse, ...
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Wireless mouse detection issue

I bought a wireless ASUS WT465 mouse, but when I plug it in the sensor does not work. I can click the left and right buttons and use the scroll but the mouse doesn't react to movement. Initially I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 two finger scroll

I have a lenovo z510. I recently multibooted it with ubuntu 14.04 I have tried a lot , but i couldn't enable a two finger scroll. There is no option for it in mouse settings. i also tried using ubuntu ...
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USB Gaming mouse not working

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my system earlier today and everything went smooth except for this part: My mouse is not working in Ubuntu. It is a Zalman ZM-401R gaming mouse and it does not work ...
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Networking failed to start and mouse also not working

I have installed ISPCONFIG SERVER ON UBUNTU 12.04 DESKTOP. On update my mouse stopped working. Then I run a command sudo dpkg --reconfigure -a sudo apt-get upgrade. It took lot of time to ...
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting to laptop

This has been asked, and answered, a million times before. And I think I've read almost all those questions and answers, and tried as many of the solutions as I can. However, I still can't get the ...