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?

  • I'd hit up your /var/log/Xorg.0.log first and look for errors pertaining to your mouse. See if there are any EE lines that give any clues. – Matt Barnes May 10 '12 at 6:27

Have a look at the following link too, which was also a similar issue with a hp mini netbook.


do you use lightdm? give gdm a try

sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm and choose gdm as default.

I hope this helps anyone.

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