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 cursor invisible after 15.04 update

My mouse pointer became invisible after some updates after I upgraded to 15.04 from 14.10. In all standard settings the mouse pointer is activated (system settings, dconf...) I also tried different ...
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Using HID complaint mouse like device in ubuntu

Aim: I have a whiteboard which emulates as mouse. Thus, when you click and drag on the whiteboard it should move the cursor. I want to make a whiteboard work in ubuntu It works on windows. Device ...
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How to change mouse DPI using the command-line?

I haven't found a single thing on the internet regarding this, which I find rather weird. Is it possible to change the DPI of a mouse on Linux? Is it something that only the manufacturer can do? ...
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USB Input being lost, power saving configuration issue?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on a Dell E6330 laptop with core I7 cpu, when running in the default Unity desktop with external USB keyboard and mouse, if I don't touch the keyboard or ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...
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Logitech M545 button mapping

I bought a Logitech M545 yesterday, and it's not behaving as it should. With my old M705 I could use the thumb buttons to go back/forwards in Firefox, Thunar, etc, but with the M545 they don't even ...
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How do I fix my track pad scroll direction?

That is, without changing my mouse wheel's scroll direction? The two are off, IMO. I prefer the MacOsX approach, but anything that makes them consistent would be better than what I have now. This ...
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imwheel refuses to “window spread”

currently I have my ~/.imwheelrc ".*" , Thumb1, Super_L|w Super_L|w from the keyboard works and invokes the window spread. But in imwheel it just prints the letter "w". I tried , Thumb1, ...
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Disappearing mouse cursor, when upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS

I recently tried upgrading from Lubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 LTS on my old Toshiba laptop. Everything seemed to go all right, but whenever my system would go to sleep, my mouse cursor disappears shortly ...
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Move Mouse with Many Lines in Google Chrome?

In Mouse settings, I get only where I cannot change to scroll many lines. So I want to move many lines only in Google Chrome. I cannot find the feature in Settings > Search Mouse and Select the ...
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how do I deactivate these 2 buttons?

I accidentally click on these buttons. How I deactivate theses 2 buttons using Ubuntu mate?
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Avoiding mouse scrolling in Gedit when editing long documents

I need a solution specifically for the Gedit Editor: When editing long documents I want to avoid having to scroll down with the mouse when hitting the end of the page. Is there a solution to avoid ...
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Keyboard and mouse only working after reboot

I'm currently running 14.04 beta on a Lenovo Thinkpad Twist (s230u). As the OS boots into the login screen, the built-in mouse and keyboard are disabled. The touch screen remains active, however. ...
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How to change mouse DPI?

I've bought a new mouse, SteelSeries Rival 100, which has a DPI of 250 to 4000. I have absolutely no idea how to change it. Googling it doesn't bring up anything either. How do I change it?
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How to make xinput settings persist after devices are unplugged, replugged, and after shutdown, restart, etc?

I successfully followed the answer to this question to set different sensitivities for my touchpad and my USB mouse. Only problem is, once you unplug and replug the device or shutdown, restart etc., ...
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Cick to focus is not working 16.04

This seems to have previously been a problem starting in 15.10, and after upgrading to Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 the problem is still not solved. Click to focus specifically seems to be bugged on GNOME ...
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USB Mouse not working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 - Persistent Fix?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I haven't any problem in live. But after the login, mouse doesn't move and click. the only solution I found was: sudo rmmod usbhid sudo modprobe usbhid However, I ...
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mouse/cursor is disappearing after sleep

I've got a problem where my mouse cursor keeps disappearing when my session times out. I log back in and it's invisible, though I can still move it around the screen and click things. I'm in Lubuntu ...
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Android as a second monitor - screen moving with mouse

I followed this: http://mikescodeoddities.blogspot.cz/2015/04/android-tablet-as-second-ubuntu-screen.html and it's almost working. I am able to connect with my tablet and I see the second part of ...
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Are mouse drivers supported on Ubuntu?

I'm intending to buy a cheap gaming mouse (looking for a low DPI for CS:GO) with a variable DPI. The problem is, most mice require drives to get the mouse working correctly, and I don't particularly ...
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Touchpad Razer Blade Laptop for Ubuntu Scrolling not Working

I installed Ubuntu14.04 and everything works well. The touchpad scrolling, however, doesn't working (both two finger and edge scrolling). The zoom function works however. I tried synclient command to ...
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Mouse pointer is not moving after upgrading to 16.04

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 (coming from 15.10) I experience several issues (System errors after logging in). One of the most annoying of them is that sometimes after system start the mouse ...
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Cyborg R.A.T 3 gaming mouse stops working after a while and/or misbehaves

I'm having some problems with a new R.A.T 3 gaming mouse that I bought today. It works flawlessly under Windows 7, but under Ubuntu 11.10 it keeps misbehaving. What happens is this: I connect the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, how to set middle mouse emulation? (no taps, real buttons)

I looked for the topic, but I only find information on how to have middle click emulation (wheel click) using taps with N fingers. I want to have the emulation with the real buttons under the ...
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Touchpad doesn't work coorectly after update to 16.04

I was using 14.04 Ubuntu version before and I did reverse my click because I'm a left-hand user. In 14.04 when i reverse my click, my touchpad tap doesn't get reversed, that's what i want but When I ...
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bq M10: bluetooth keyboard and mouse at the same time?

According to the user manual: Remember you can only link to one device at a time via Bluetooth, whether a keyboard or mouse. The other device must be connected via USB. You can also connect to a ...
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Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse under Ubuntu 14.04

I've attempted to find a thread on this but can'y seem to find anything specific to whether this Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse works under Ubuntu 14.04 - unifying and Bluetooth Smart? See: ...
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Increase mouse sensitivity without acceleration being involved

So far I've managed to only disable acceleration by Section "InputClass" Identifier "Areson USB Device" MatchIsPointer "yes" Option "AccelerationProfile" "-1" Option ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - ASUS GL552VW TouchPad

I've been running 15.10 since I received this laptop on Christmas. I had to use these parameters to get it to boot: i915.preliminary_hw_support=1 nouveau.modeset=0 nouveau.noaccel=1 nomodeset acpi=0 ...
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Mouse will move, but will randomly stop clicking. Ubuntu

I am somewhat of a new user to Ubuntu/Linux. I have used various versions of Ubuntu for a couple of years now. Over the past year, no matter which version of Ubuntu I install my mouse will move, but ...
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How to disable program switching (alt+tab equivalent) with the mouse?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and want to stop programs switching (equivalent of Alt+Tab) in response to mouse gestures. Right now it happens all the time when I use the mouse, I'm not even sure what ...
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RAT 3 Mouse doesn't Left Click

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and there is a bug related to my mouse (RAT 3). I cannot use the left click properly. Sometimes I have to open a Window in order to use the mouse in another window.
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Macbook Air Touchpad

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my macbook air. Everything is working great except for one thing. The touchpad behaves slightly different than what it does on the Macbook. In OSX I can move the ...
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How do I permanently disable notifications about Auto capture keyboard and Mouse pointer integration for a Virtualbox VM?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a VirtualBox VM. Now every time I boot it, I get two overlay notifications from VirtualBox: You have the Auto capture keyboard option turned on. This will cause ...
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Suported hardware (i.e. trackpad) and streaming? ASUS Zenbook UX305CA

I'm on the verge to swap windows for ubuntu. However, I'm very, very green when it comes to basically all-things-computers. I won't be using the OS for anything but surfing, music and all them simple ...
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Mouse clicks stop registering

If I stop using the mouse for the a minute the button clicks stop registering, I can continue to move the mouse but nothing happens when I click on some thing, any ideas what could be causing this? ...
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Potential Solution for ASUS X455LB Touchpad not working after Resume

I'll preface this by saying that I'm still fairly novice to using Linux but am really keen on using/learning it. I've been having troubles with Ubuntu (15.10 and now 16.04) lately after I installed ...
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After installing Ubuntu 15.10, PC booting is ok but nothing works - desktop inactive

I wanted to use an old FSC-PC with a Pentium 3,06 GHz CPU and 1GB DDR1-RAM. Windows XP is running fine, so the hardware seems to be ok. The motherboard is Asus P5SD1-FM2 with a SIS-chipset. I tried ...
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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 ...
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16.04 how to map mouse extra button

I've upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04 and extra buttons on my Logitech M560 mouse don't work anymore. How can I map wheel left and right to Back and Forward ?
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Unbind Left + right click as middle

I need to unbind left click + right click as middle scroll wheel click. I don't want it mapped to anything else, Just Left and right together. I play a few games where I use this as movement. I'm ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Pairs But Doesn't Work

Just did a clean install of 16.04 and my Logitech MX Master won't work. I even tried to use blueman to no avail. Anyone get it working? I used blueman to get it working on 15. Thanks in advance! ...
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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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Ubuntu 15 left mouse click not working [closed]

I have a Lenovo X301 that I am donating to a high-school student in need. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 from the ISO off the Ubuntu site and got it up and running but for some reason I can't get any mouse ...
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Trackpad and keyboard erratic behaviour on Thinkpad Yoga (15.10)

I'm trying to troubleshoot some problems that have been plaguing my Thinkpad Yoga, running 15.10. First up, the trackpad stops working for seconds at a time. This alone makes it almost unusable. But I ...
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Logitech G700 mouse scrollwheel is way too sensitive, how can I configure it?

I am trying to migrate my brother to use Ubuntu. However, his Logitech G700 mouse's scroll wheel is extremely sensitive. By sensitive, I mean that, due to the fact that it uses high-resolution ...
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Installed laptop-mode-tool 16.04, now USB mouse not working after rebooting until it is re plughed in

I did a fresh install of 16.04 on my vizio ct14-a0 ultrabook. I installed laptop-mode-tools Then I edited the AUTOSUSPEND_TIMEOUT in file /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/runtime-pm.conf file from =2, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes on dual monitor desktop setup powered by nVidia GT730 graphics card

first things first I am really new to ubuntu so forgive me if my what I am about to ask sounds a little bit stupid!I have desktop setup with nVidia 730 card and intel core i5 processor with dell ...
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Docking station + External Monitor: mouse and keyboard get stuck in different windows

Whenever I plug my external monitor into my Lenovo Docking station for my W540 the mouse and keyboard will eventually get stuck in different windows. i.e. I can click in my terminal, but when I type ...