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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Ubuntu 12.04: wireless mouse, cursor goes crazy, blinkering/slow and impossible to do anything

So i have this problem. When i put wired mouse, no problem. When i put the wireless mouse connection, then the mouse cursor goes crazy, blinkering, and moving slow and its impossible to do anything ...
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xdotool could not move mouse inside firefox

I have been trying for many days to get xdotool to move and click inside firefox but I couldn't. So please help me. My script was simple but it didn't work : #!/bin/bash firefox www.google.com # ...
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how to make keyboard to press ctrl key after every 5 minutes?

I have the xdotool installed and would like it to: press the Ctrl key every 5 minutes scroll a window up and down every 5 minutes make a mouse click every 5 minutes How should I proceed?
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Libre Office Impress - show another slide temporarily on mouse click and then go back to the same

Im creating a presentation for a project i've been working on, i am using a remote control, so i go to the next and previous interaction by using the arrows in the remote control. I am currently in a ...
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Touch pad not working Yoga 2 Pro Ubuntu 14.10

I could really use some help with troubleshooting my touch pad. I believe it is a hardware issue but I would like to be sure. Lenovo will not help me unless I have the original OS on the laptop... why ...
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Weird bugs with mplab

I just began to use mplab (IDE provided by Microchips to develop PIC micro-controllers). So I installed it on my computer but I've a lot of weird bugs with the linux version. For example, when I want ...
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move pointer automatically to default button

Is there a way to configure mouse preferences to move the pointer automatically to the default button?
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Use mouse wheel to middle click mouse 3 instead of switching scroll modes in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Logitech MX5500 mouse and keyboard combo. When I press down on the mouse wheel it releases the scroll clicker and allows the wheel to spin freely. Clicking down again on the mouse wheel turns ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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My laptop keeps freezing, why?

The computer is an HP Compaq 6715b . Whenever I log into Ubuntu, the user interface freezes after around 5 seconds. Though the mouse seems to work. I have tried to open the terminal using the ...
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No options in Settings > Mouse & Touchpad when pluggin a wireless mouse/keyboard Logitech MK345 combo

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and I recently bought a wireless keyboard and mouse combo from Logitech, the MK345. However, when plugged in, I cannot configure anything in the Settings > Mouse & ...
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Media-Tech MT1099 USB Optical Mouse x Ubuntu 14.10

I bought a low-quality USB optical mouse (product info), but it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. I checked the device on a Windows platform - it worked correctly. Could someone give me any advice? If ...
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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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Mouse and keyboard not working in Ubuntu 14.04 login screen

I update Linux to 14.04 and now then the mouse and keyboard doesn't work in login screen. I try reinstallin grub from a live usb, but it still not working. I would really appreciate your help. Ivana
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Touchpad jerks on tap, makes double clicking a pain

I have a question about the touchpad in Ubuntu 13.04 on my Hp Envy 3040nr. When I go to click tap (I don't like having to physically press the touchpad button), the cursor jerks maybe five or ten ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 - Touchpad not working/showing for Acer Aspire VN-791G

I got this laptop 2 days ago, after testing it with windows 8(all hardware worked fine), i decide do install Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64... Sadly the touch pad is not working. And not just sloppy movement or ...
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how do I configure synclient/touchegg/whatever to allow three-finger drag?

I have a Synaptics touchpad in a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 running Ubuntu 14.10 and GNOME 3.x . I want to configure my touchpad such that a three-finger swipe emulates a mouse press+drag. I want to be ...
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My mouse jumps randomly after updateing

Hello i have got a new acer asper es1-311p1d5. I am using a mouse pad from the laptop. I could not try a usb mouse yet but i have to use the mouse pad anyway. I installed Ubuntu some days ago and ...
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Mouse won't click in newly installed Lubuntu 14

First, I'm a simple user of this wonderful OS. So please take it easy on me. I felt Ubuntu 14.04 was too heavy for my machine (EEE PC 1015CX) and switched to Lubuntu 14(...04 I guess...), it ran ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Window focus not working [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 64 Bit a few times now und got each time the problem, that the window focus not working correct. When i open a application i can not use it by mouse, only by keyboard. I ...
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Just installed ubuntu 12.04. Mouse drag and drop not fully functional. Any known bugs?

If I drag and drop sometimes doesnt work (especially when I move the mouse fast). The thing I'm dragging just stops if I move the mouse fast. In win7 is fine, so no hardware issues.
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Locate mouse helper in Xubuntu for visually impaired

I can't find a locate pointer feature (anymore) in Xubuntu. Is there an Xubuntu 13.10 (XFCE) alternative for the Show Mouse Accessibility CCSM plugin for ubuntu? My mother is slightly visually ...
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Triple booting on a MacBook Pro

I am trying to triple-boot a MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion, Windows 7, and Ubuntu. However, after attempting to install rEFit (the boot screen never appears), I booted directly onto my Ubuntu ...
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How can I make an external USB mouse (mod. Minicute EZMouse) work with Ubuntu?

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but the external USB mouse. This is the mouse I am trying to use. Manufacturer says in its datasheet that it should work on Linux. When I ...
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Mouse and trackpad stopped working on an Asus Eee1215n

I have an Asus Eee 1215n. I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and the USB mouse and trackpad just stopped working. What could've caused that? How do I go about debugging it?
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HP Envy Touchpad/Trackpad/Mousead glitching after updating from Ubuntu 14.04.1

So, windows refugee and my first new computer in...about a decade. Fair warning. Touchpad was fine at first, then I did the prompted updates. I also tried to install the beta of scrivener, it ...
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Remap side touch button on Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse

I recently purchased a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse. It uses Bluetooth to connect to my laptop and all regular mouse buttons work perfect under both Linux and Windows 7. What's different about this ...
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Mouse personalization program with layers

In Windows there is a program called X-Mouse-Button-Control. With it, you can remap the mouse buttons to perform personalized actions including creating a whole new layer, so you can press 2 buttons ...
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Terminal command to send an interrupt to mimic a new peripheral device connection?

Is there a way to send an interrupt indicating a connection of a new peripheral device? Being precise I want a standard user command that could perhaps mimic ps/2 mouse connection. My mouse keeps ...
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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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Is it possible to configure Compiz for changing workspaces/viewports with mouse wheel on Workspace Switcher applet (12.04, GNOME Classic)?

I'm on Ubuntu Precise LTS 12.04.5 running GNOME Classic Session. I use 1 row with 5 columns (5 virtual desktops) on one monitor. In GNOME Classic Session (without Compiz) I was able to change ...
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Ubuntu doesn't work with my laptop

I have been trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion laptop with a AMD Turion64 x2 processor. I've tried using "Try Ubuntu" with both the 32 and 64 bit editions. (run from separate DVD disks ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't wake up after screen is locked and blank

When I lock the screen (Super+L or Ctrl+Alt+L) and wait until the screen goes dark, I can't resume anymore. I move my mouse and press my keyboard, but screen stays blank. My monitor goes into standby ...
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Can I have back right/middle-click maximise for horizontal/vertical maximise?

This was a lovely feature of previous window managers. Sure now I can drag a window to the left or right and it will occupy the full vertical height and half the horizontal width, but what about ...
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Reverse Scroll (natural scroll) on a bluetooth mouse

I have a sculpt touch mouse from Microsoft and the reverse mode works well on the touchpad but on the mouse it doesn't work well. Just tried to install the natural scroll app but just a few apps can ...
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Problem with touchpad and mouse cursor Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and had this roblem since the beginning of the installation. My mouse cursor moves automatically to the left a little bit after 4 or 5 seconds. Just after ...
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Is there an alternate version of XMouseButtonControl for Linux?

This program is extremelly useful, I started using Linux only 1 day ago and I'm already missing it. I used to hold the 2nd thumb button to use multimedia shortcuts, like volume+/-, next/previous ...
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There is no two finger scroll option in my “Mouse and Touchpad” settings

I simply do not have the option for "two-finger scrolling" available in my "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. I have tried a lot of terminal commands that I have found in the forums with no success. Who ...
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Updating to 3.13.0-39 broke Mouse and Keyboard

EDIT: I finally realized that there are two different versions of Linux listed in the Grub booting menu 3.13.0-39 3.13.0-32 If I pick 3.13.0-32 the keyboard and mouse will work. But if I pick ...
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Unable to get (wired) gaming mouse to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased an Etekcity Scroll T-140 (wired) gaming mouse. I've never have had problems with any mice before, having used a Razer wireless gaming mouse too that works perfectly but this one ...
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Unbuntu unresponsive after login

After Login in from lock-screen, ubuntu remains unresponsive (or very slow) to mouse or keyboard input for about 15 seconds. The mouse is still moving but that is about it. After the delay, all ...
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Configure Logitech mouse with xbindkeys

I have a Logitech Performance MX mouse I want to configure for Ubuntu 14.10 using xbindkeys. I managed to install xbindkeys and xautomation following this post, however, the buttons still don't work. ...
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mouse middle click opens dash in 13.04, regardless of application

does anyone know how to change the behavior of my mouse middle-click button? it always opens the dash no matter what application i am in. it's a wireless logitech t400 if that matters. thanks.
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How to correctly install this mouse?

I'm switching from windows completely now that Counter Strike: Global Offencive is out for linux, this was the only thing holding me. I have everything configured, exept for one thing, my mouse. I ...
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How to make a non-compatible wireless mouse functional with Ubuntu 14.04?

I bought this wireless mouse (which is not from a prestigious brand) that says it is compatible with Windows and just a plug-and-play device. How can I make it functional with Ubuntu 14.04?
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Bluetooth mouse not auto-reconnecting

I have a nice little bluetooth mouse, but there is one problem. When it is not used for awhile (I primarily use keyboard) it turns off. Fine, so I have to turn it back on by pushing the button. But ...
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Bluetooth mouse cant connect after reboot

I have Microsoft Sculpt BT Mouse , I could set up my mouse , and it worked , but after reboot ,it's not working anymore I clicked connect under the bluetooth menu with my touchpad , but it cant ...
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Mouse Left Hand LUbuntu

I can't set lubuntu mouse/touchpad to left hand i try this bruno@lubuntu:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer ...
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SteelSeries mouse not recognized as mouse on Ubuntu

My SteelSeries XAI Laser Mouse is not working on Ubuntu. It works fine under Windows, but it also interfers with booting if plugged in at startup (I don't know if this is helping, but I would assume ...
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Mouse pointer flickers a lot

When I tried Ubuntu 14.10 on My ASUS K55VM-SX086D using USB it ran but mouse pointer is flickering. Can I go for 14.10 installation on my laptop or go for stable old 13 version. I am new to Linux ...