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Mouse “jumps” while holding a mousebutton

i am very new to Ubuntu (13.10). I've just installed it yesterday and have some problems with my mouse. While holding a mousebutton it jumps all over the screen but holding a"mousebutton" using the ...
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Trackpad on Thinkpad W540 not working properly

I just bought a Lenovo Thinkpad W540 and installed Ubuntu on it, migrating from Mac OS. I notice that the trackpad on this computer is basically one big key that can be pressed anywhere on its ...
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Dell Inspiron 15(3521) Trackpad refuses to work

I am having another weird issue that happened after this issue V Weird graphics issue only on Desktop and other ubuntu apps My Laptop trackpad is refusing to work at all. I am only able to use my ...
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Mouse problem, disappears

My new ubuntu 13.10 has a problem. The cursor frequently disappears and then reappears a few inches later. Any "pointers"? I am on a system76 galago, using the trackpad. I have looked all over the ...
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51 views

Can't change touchpad to left handed

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and when I try to change the mouse from right to left handed via the GUI, nothing happens. I tried using xinput set-button-map 11 3 2 1 to change it manually, which worked for ...
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316 views

Want left and right mouse buttons to both map to select

In Ubuntu 12.04 my Asus N56DP mapped both the right and left mouse buttons to be select, or left mouse button. To get a right click or context menu, I would use a two finger click. I quickly got used ...
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1answer
148 views

Mousepad is jittery and inaccurate

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at the moment. I know this will probably make some people think this has been asked before (I've read similar issues, but nothing I've tried has helped). So on windows the ...
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14 views

Issues with mouse and trackpad

My, Ubuntu install crashed yesterday, and it was more or less beyond salvage, so I just re installed Ubuntu again, (12.04.3, 32 bit). Now the install is fine, my updates are being downloaded as I ...
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46 views

Less trackpad features after upgrading to 13.10?

When I was using Ubuntu 13.04 there was a trackpad edge feature that allowed me to highlight or drag something to continue in the direction when my finger reached the edge of the trackpad. But now in ...
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How to get my Macbook 2008 Trackpad working?

My Macbook 2008 Trackpad won't work under Ubuntu 12.04. It happened 2 min after I had logged in, the mouse stopped working. What can I do?
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Middle-button scroll not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [Thinkpad X230]

My track-point works, so does my track pad. The middle button of both my trackpad and my mouse can be used to close applications among other things. But I just cannot use it to scroll (the way we do ...
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How to disable Dell trackpad when mouse plugged in to usb port? [duplicate]

When in Windows 7 I have the option to have the touchpad automatically be disabled when a usb mouse in plugged in. Then when the mouse in unplugged the touchpad automatically becomes enabled. There is ...
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118 views

Will the multi-touch trackpad on my Windows PC still work when i install Ubuntu?

I'm going to install Ubuntu as a dual-boot option on my Windows 8 pc. My pc trackpad has multi-touch capability (two-time scroll, etc) and I was wondering, will I still have those multi-touch ...
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51 views

External mouse doesnt work without touchpad

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with laptop. I'm using my external mouse but sometimes left mouse button is not clickable. If i touch the touchpad, the button becomes clickable again. Please help. Virtual ...
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45 views

Feasible to page back with Apple's Trackpad?

Is it feasible to page back with two fingers swipe on either trackpad or mouse in Ubuntu as implemented default at OS X? Or if it isn't, is there a better way to do it than just move to the arrow ...
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177 views

Mouse click no more responsive

I am happily using Ubuntu since the 11.04 release on a Dell Latitude E5530. Unfortunately since I bought this laptop I am encountering some troubles with the mouse (I guess related to the X server) ...
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255 views

Macbook 6.1 (late 2009) running Ubuntu 13.04 mouse issues

I've got a Macbook 6.1 (late 2009) now running Ubuntu 13.04. The trackpad works somewhat, however it freezes refusing to move at all, and it also has been trying to scroll when I only have one finger ...
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799 views

Ubuntu 13.04 mouse and trackpad unresponsive

I have finally fixed my installation problem but now the trackpad and the mouse is unresponsive. On Try Ubuntu they work just fine. How do I fix this? My laptop is the HP Pavilion G6 2269wm I am ...
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1answer
724 views

Touchpad/Trackpad is not found by Ubuntu 12.10 but external USB mouse works

I've just attempted a reinstall of Ubuntu 12.10, which has resulted in my issue of the trackpad not working. I've run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade, but still to no avail. Here ...
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1answer
2k views

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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2answers
599 views

How can I prevent my cursor from moving when I am clicking the trackpad?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Pro. When I click the trackpad, it is always registered as a small mouse movement as well as a click, so it drags whatever I click on. has anybody else ...
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touchpad stops working after login

My gf's touchpad has started acting funky since she hooked it up to a projector. It works alright on startup, but as soon as she gets out of the login screen, the cursor freezes up and she has to use ...
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Mouse and Trackpad each having two separate pointers on separate screens

I have a pc running xubuntu with a screen on one side of a wall with a trackpad attached to the wall and another screen with a mouse and keyboard on the otherside of the wall. Is there a way to have ...
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1answer
423 views

how to re-enable trackpad accidentally disabled it using third party software(Jupiter)

Im an ubuntu noob, I accidentally disabled my trackpad using the Jupiter power management software, but cant seem to be able to re-enable it. Tried rebooting the system to no avail. Any ideas on how ...
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1answer
613 views

How to assign middle mouse click to two finger tap?

I have just updated to 12.04 and I am trying to assign two finger tap to my track pad. I know the code, just need to understand how to set it permanently because at the moment I need to input the code ...
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2answers
358 views

Disable Kubuntu mouse autoclick [closed]

I've got an annoying problem with Kubuntu. When I stop moving my mouse (using a trackpad), it autoclicks. I've found a soultion for Ubuntu, but I can't find it in Kubuntu 11.10, so I'd like to know ...
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451 views

The mouse pointer moves by itself [closed]

On my laptop, when I use the trackpad, the mouse pointer continues to move in the direction of my last move, as long as I keep my finger in contact with the trackpad (although my finger is still). ...
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906 views

Prevent mouse cursor from jumping around [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu 11.10 (fresh install) for a month on a Asus N43SL. Mouse pointer has gone haywire this morning. It had been working fine before except for the occasional freeze which was ...
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2answers
5k views

Middle mouse click emulation on trackpad, how can I set it?

I've just updated to Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm using Unity. Since the update I can no longer use 'Middle Clicks' with the Track-pad. Tab-browsing in Firefox has become a pain :( I used to swap the 'three ...
5
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1answer
356 views

Separate touchpad sensitivity

For gaming precision on PC, I have disabled mouse acceleration. The mouse speed works as I wanted to, however the touchpad is just too slow. Is there a way to have separate cursor speed for mouse and ...
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2answers
6k views

gpointing-device-settings lost on reboot

I've been using gpointing-device-settings to enable both two-finger and edge scrolling on my trackpad, but it seems to not "remember" after reboot. The settings are still "ticked" in ...
5
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2answers
1k views

Swapping the double and triple finger tap actions on trackpad

I am looking for a way to swap the 'tap' action when using two and three fingers. At the moment, as standard, double-finger-tapping right clicks, and tripple-finger-tapping middle clicks ... I would ...
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1answer
634 views

Middle button on trackpad/point doesn't work with GNOME 3

I just upgraded my GUI from Unity to GNOME3. There's one problem I'm having, though. Pointing Devices apparently loses functionality in GNOME3, but I need to be able to use my trackpoint. Pointing ...
4
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2answers
2k views

Detect touchpad as touchpad

My touchpad seems to be recognized as a mouse instead of a touchpad. I have a Dell Precision M4600, and I am running Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. vegard@vegard-laptop:~$ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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1answer
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ThinkPad TrackPoint Buttons Not Working Well

The TrackPoint itself works fine. But the three buttons below the spacebar don't. For example if I were to copy these lines, 1-10, using trackpoint buttons it'd start highlighting at 7. If I use the ...
2
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1answer
240 views

Trackpad Mimic Apple's Command Click

I have a laptop that has a trackpad for the mouse. I'm not using all the multi-touch capabilities of the trackpad and am currently only able to get left click working. Is there any way to setup ...
5
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3answers
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How to get Elantech trackpad to be identified properly, curently has no extended functionality

I have a Samsung RF510 laptop computer. Upon installing Ubuntu 10.10 onto it I could not get the trackpad to function properly. It works as a basic mouse (point and click) but had no functionality for ...