This seems to be a common issue in older versions but nothing I could find would solve issues in this version. My first real foray into Ubuntu or Linux so forgive any stupid questions :)

My mouse clicks left or right, only work for a short period, maybe 4-5 clicks then nothing. Keyboard works fine. New install, oddly it did the same thing during install from USB as well.

mouse is 100% functional in windows, so not likely a hardware issue. compiz --replace will start the 4-5 timer over, but only works about 4 times after this I have to reboot.


can you try, below command and see if it comes back. to do so press ctrl+alt+T key combination together and command window will open and type below command

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active false

see if this brings backs your mouse.

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