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In a terminal run: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.mouse locate-pointer true to enable and/or gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.peripherals.mouse locate-pointer false to disable.


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To restart the laptop's touchpad driver: Open terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T and execute the following command sudo modprobe -r psmouse then sudo modprobe psmouse I have found the solution here and there is also solution for a usb mouse


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Once you have turned-on your laptop, you press ctrl+alt+f1 keys, and then login and then run the update command. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade First line This line is used to update your repositories list, your servers latest available packages details will be downloaded. second line: Reads your ...


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Using xdotool Not really convenient, but possible: with xdotool, you can simulate mouse- and keyboard events: Install xdotool: sudo apt-get install xdotool Now you need to add two keyboard shortcuts; one to simulate pressing the left mouse button, and one to release it: Choose: System Settings > "Keyboard" > "Shortcuts" > "Custom Shortcuts". Click the ...


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Have you been able to solve the Problem definitely? Or did it just vanish? Currently I'm experiencing exactly the same Problem: After booting I can start exactly one application and few seconds later the mouse clicks do no longer work. Mouse movement and (sometimes) scrolling work fine. Mouse clicks in the dash work, but nowhere else. And this Situation ...


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DON'T confuse this with the "Snapping Windows" setting, which can be set via "CompizConfig Settings Manager", which is downloadable from the Ubuntu Software Centre. Also works on 15.10



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