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my first post here. I’m basically a Linux noob although I’ve installed it a few times over the years and got the very minimal, minimal, basics down (if even that much). And it’s rusty at best.

I have with my Sony Vaio tap 11. Fresh install, mouse click won’t work more than once after a login. I used keyboard to get through install of Ubuntu 16 and once installed the problem is that mouse clicks on touch pad or with any USB mouse I try don’t work except the very first Time I click, (left and right) after a login. I’ve searched around and around the web and can’t find anything quite like this. I’m stumped. Actually had the same problem a couple years ago with Ubuntu 14 and ended up giving up after a couple days. This time I thought I’d at least post. I’m limping around with keyboard presses and my half broken touch screen atm.

Any help would be so tremendously appreciated

Thanks. Scott

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try to update your ubuntu with this commande "apt-get upgrade" but i recommand you to fully upgrade your ubuntu "apt-get full-upgrade" (if that dosen't work try to use the Software updater but only after upgrading)

  • Thanks. I’ve just finished updating as you suggested. No change. I played around a bit and noticed the one mouse click that I get is actually a click and hold. I logged in. Opened a terminal window and clicked on the title bar. Now the cursor is dragging the terminal window around. I assume then that the same thing is happening with the single right click I can perform. This leads me to believe that the mouse click is stuck on. – Scott Cassidy Dec 15 '17 at 15:19
  • Anyone able to offer any suggestions on this? – Scott Cassidy Dec 24 '17 at 6:21

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