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How to place a thin line on the screen

I am looking for an application on ubuntu 12.04 that would place a thin horizontal and/or vertical bi-colored, black and white line cross the screen. I don't want a fancy cursor, just a plain line or ...
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Unresponsive to mouse pointer clicks in 14.04

Recently upgraded from 13.10 but this started about a week after upgrading to 14.04 after installing upgrades. When I log in I can open anything from the launcher but the window becomes unresponsive ...
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Is it possible to remove mouse pointer bounds (i.e. wrap the screen)?

I wonder it is possible to remove mouse pointer bounds. I mean when I move mouse pointer to right side of screen, I want it appear on left side. Also same thing for top/bottom bounds. To be clarify, ...
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Windows cursor for 12.04

I am looking for a cursor that is similar to that for Windows 7. Really I don't mind the default one but the 'hand' with the pointing finger is annoying me. Is there a simple way to get rid of the ...
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pointer is contrlled by keypad

I installed fresh ubuntu 13.10 and relaise that my pointer is controlled by key pad. I am not able to disable it. i want to replace it with activating my number pad. thanks in advance
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Mouse cursor disappears when I play video in VLC

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 (I had 13.04 before, but I made clean install) and as soon as I play video in VLC my mouse pointer disappears... then I can get it back only when I turn off and then turn on ...
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USB mouse running in Off mode

So I was using ubuntu normally as I have for the last year or so and I found a really disturbing thing. my mouse has been off (The switch to turn it off) its a logitech mouse that has no sensor light ...
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How to set left-handed mouse pointer?

Is there a way to set a left-handed mouse pointer in Ubuntu 13.04? For those who don't know what left-handed mouse pointers are:
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Increase pointer speed for trackpad in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying make Apple Trackpad more usable for my needs. So did set the motion-acceleration to 120 and motion-threshold to -500 as suggested here and shown in the image below. The speed of ...
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How do I adjust the pointer speed and scrolling speed of a trackpad?

How can I increase the pointer speed and scrolling speed of Apple Trackpad beyond the max speed allowed in System Settings? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.01. Please see below the mouse and trackpad ...
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Touchpad disabled every time after I close the lid

Every time I close my laptop's lid my touchpad is disabled. It is very annoying because I have to manually enable it using the keyboard. In System settings it says my touchpad is enabled, I have to ...
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Why if I change my cursor, point to the launcher or the top bar, the cursor gets back to the original ones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? Why if I change my cursor in my Virtual Machine, point to the launcher or the top bar, the cursor gets back to the original ones? ...
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Show position of pointer

There's an option for Ubuntu's mouse that says 'Show position of the mouse when the Control key is pressed.'. This function is required permanently enabled for a certain script I run, but on the other ...
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TouchPad doesn't work on Ubuntu 11.10, Toshiba Salellite L500-1WP

TouchPad stopped working about two weeks ago. Everything else is working. On Windows 7 it's working. I think, problem is in OS. What can I do? Excuse my English, I don't know it. :-(
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How can I map the right Super key to open a specific appindicator's menu?

For example, I have the Classic Menu Indicator installed, and I'd like for the menu to fly out after I hit the right Super key.
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Graphics problem on 11.10 install and use: black screen, weird resolution, pointer flickers

I really can't find anything that can solve my problem. Here it is: I tried to install 11.10 32bits on my Dell Studio Hybrid from CD, but I would directly get a blank screen and my screen would turn ...
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Mouse pointer gets larger in Firefox

I'm having serious problems with ubuntu 11.10 i actually reinstalled it for 3 times because it keeps bugging at the start screen However now it is working i'm encountering a problem with the mouse ...
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move pointer automatically to default button

That it. Is there a way to configure mouse preferences to move the pointer automatically to the default button in Ubuntu 10.10? Regards
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Mouse pointer strange problem

i have last ubuntu installed (10.10), but from an year and thousand updates, video drivers updates, an hundreds of tricks, the mouse pointer is showed like an UGLY square... These are the ...
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Mouse click will not work properly. Help? [closed]

Whenever I click any of the buttons on the mouse (right, left or scroll buttons), the pointer moves to the top left of the screen and clicks the applications menu, and when I release the click, the ...
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How do I get and install more themes, icons, and pointers?

I've downloaded some nice themes, icon packages, and pointers from sites like gnome-look. Now what do I do? Where else can I get these kinds of things?