Questions tagged [button]

Tag indicates this is either mouse or GUI related problem (e.g. left button not working or power button grayed out).

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Emulate middle button xubuntu 22.04?

I have Xubuntu 22.04 installed on a Lenovo 1 11. The touchpad is Phys=i2c-ELAN061A:00. I would like to emulate the middle mouse button since I need it for Xfig. Browsing through the net I found some ...
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Go back button acts as Go up in Dolphin

When I search for a file or folder in Dolphin then click a file or folder and want to go back, clicking the < button, it does not go back to the search results. It goes up ( like this ^ button ...
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How to configure sh handler for physical poweroff button?

How to make sh script and run it when physical poweroff button is pressed? How to remove standard handler with user confirmation for this button?
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How to disable the "user logged in" message that prevents the system from shutting down?

I have a home file server with ubuntu 20.04. Experimenting with VLC in terminal and being not a pro user I had accidentally installed Gnome which immediately started doing things it was not asked for. ...
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Physical Mouse Buttons do not work on Lenovo Yoga X1, Ubuntu 18.04

Problem The buttons above the touchpad that are supposed to be left-, middle-, and right-click do not work at all currently. It used to work at some point in the past. Just a few minutes after asking ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 buttons become unresponsive

I work in Ubuntu 20.04. In the below picture when I click the buttons nothing happens. I need to restart my Ubuntu to start all over. What is wrong?
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Unable to right-click in Unity window manager

I cannot right-click in Unity window manager in a fresh install of Ubuntu 21.10. I have a new Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 which includes a touchpad alone, with no buttons. In gnome display manager (chosen ...
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Place "Power Off" as last option in the system menu?

I have been using Ubuntu 21.10 for about slightly more than a month now and there is a design choice that irritates me. The "Log Out" button is placed below the "Power Off" button ...
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Fresh UBUNTU 20.04.3 LTS installation WLAN in properties missing

I am new in the Ubuntu world. I installed 20.04.3 on a new ASUS laptop. It went fine, but I don't have the WLAN option in the properties (GUI) Means: I can't connect to my WLAN. I used the WIN KEY ...
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Middle mouse button scrolling?

In ubuntu 20.04 middle mouse button scrolling doesn't working? But in windows 10 it works fine. I am using Bluetooth intex mouse.
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What's the button on the left corner of a XFCE4 window

I'm using xfce4 and my theme is orchis-dark. I was always wondering about a select button on the left corner of my window. You can see the button in the following screenshots: What does it do?
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Is it possible to use different color for a minimized window taskbar button? Any theme that does?

I use Fbpanel as my panel. It uses GTK2 for theming. I would like to know which windows are minimized by a quick glance at the taskbar. Below, GIMP's icon background is green because GIMP has focus, ...
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Applications not showing properly after clicking 'show application'

I think the screen is not refreshing
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Touchpad buttons on a HP Elitebook with Ubuntu-20-04 are not working

I have installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 on my HP Elitebook 850 G7, and in Ubuntu I noticed something strange. While, the touchpad in general works, the two extra buttons do not. I found a lot of ...
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Executing a .py on the startup to trigger a GPIO button

I am quite a n00b, and this task is not easy as I thought at a first glance. I am on a raspberryPi4 with Raspberry Pi OS Desktop with recommended software installed (really similar to every ubuntu, ...
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Change Shape Of Titlebar Buttons

Is there any way that I can change the shape of these buttons to be square? It is Ubuntu's last LTS version with Gnome, previously these buttons were square but now I can't change it back. The buttons,...
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checkbox bug - any help?

After a fresh install, I installed some gtk3 themes and change the icon settings, resulting this checkbox bug. Is there a way to solve this?
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Cannot change click speed and single click becomes a double click

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, GNOME Version 3.36.8. Since the latest two upgrades the mouse has started doing this: more than half the time a single click becomes a double click. This makes it very ...
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Minimize, Maximize and Close Button in title bar. How can we remove this and put back the window options?

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, I ran in to a small trouble, and I do not know how to overcome this. I am attaching the pic for better comprehension. The minimize, maximize and close shifted to title bar. And ...
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How do you make a button that performs a specific command?

How do I create a button on my taskbar along with the time and stuff that performs a specific task? I wanted to be able to disable and enable my keyboard with the help of a keyboard shortcut, but I ...
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Restore default KDE launch button

Previously Kubuntu had the default KDE button of gears with the letter K. Later Kubuntu default theme's button changed to the Kubuntu logotype. How can I change this application menu button back to ...
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Start laptop without power button

I own a really old laptop (about 9 years old). It runs well, except for occasional hitches. Few months ago, the power button stopped working gradually. The power button that started laptop on the ...
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Hibernate button on ubuntu 20.04

I'm wondering if it's possible to add a hibernate button to the power menu of ubuntu 20.04. Online I found only solutions which require the use of the terminal.
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xorg.conf ButtonMapping not working (maybe overridden?)

I have a bluetooth mouse I want to configure, and my 99-eleocmtrackball.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d looks like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "evdev mouse" ...
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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad not detecting physical buttons

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed in an Acer A315-51-54AP with ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad and with the synaptics driver. As the title says, the physical click buttons are not working while tapping does (...
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How do I remove "Activities" button from Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I don't like the button "Activities" at the top left of the screen. Is it possible to remove it completely? If not, can I remove the word, leaving the button's action there?...
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ubuntu 20.04 - mouse right button not working in gnome

I've just installed 20.04 on a brand new system plus a bunch of applications(gimp, blender, inkscape, cinelerra, emacs etc). From the start the right button menu has not been working, in fact the ...
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Panel application menu icon location in BUDGIE

Does anyone know the location of the panel menu icon in budgie? I know you can change it using Budgie desktop settings but I just want to change it back to the original.
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How to decrease button size?

I am using the Sierra theme. Everything is alright, but except the button size in eclipse. See that image? all of the button's height is larger than the text box. It obviously doesn't look good, so I ...
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Unassign function from mouse button 8 and button 9 on ubuntu 19.10

I have mouse Logitech M590 with some extra buttons. By default buttons 8 and 9 works as "back" and "forward". I want to give them different functionality. A followed the last answer in this thread How ...
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xbindkeysrc copy/paste buttons is weird in LibreOffice after updating from Ubuntu 18 to 19

I upgraded from Ubuntu 18 to 19 and now Calc is pasting an image instead of the selected cells. With Writer instead, I need to copy twice in order to get what I wanted to copy in the first place. With ...
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Listening to Joypad Input in Bash Script

I'm looking to write a script to kill a game process with a button combo on a joypad. Is there a way I can listen for joypad button presses in a bash script?
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Avoid showing cancel button on dialog

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 with: $ zenity --version 3.28.1 I want to display a --list dialog with zenity, but I don't want to show the Cancel button (in fact I'm okay if there is no OK either). It ...
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GNOME 3 active button color [duplicate]

the active button border is so thin I can barely see it (see attached image). Is there a way to change this to a thicker border or to a fully colored active button?
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Mapping the extra mouse buttons to page up and page down

I am trying to map the extra mouse buttons to PgUp PgDn using xbindkeys. I found their button # using xev ButtonRelease event, serial 25, synthetic NO, window 0x4000001, root 0x191, subw 0x0, ...
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It is possible to add password show in zenity linux

It is possible to make zenity dialog with password show button or something like this ?
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS highlight color for dialog buttons is too little visible

In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS it's so difficult to see which button is the current selection in a dialog window, because it's too little visible the color highlight. Using the mouse it's easy, but moving ...
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Change the icons of buttons on login-screen after log-out on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

On my lock-screen, the buttons look like this: But after I log-out or restart my computer, the buttons on the lock screen, look like this: I want the buttons on my lock screen, after log-out, to ...
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Increase the highlighted button bezel thickness (GNOME)

Is there any way to increase the visibility (e.g. thickness, contrast or colour) of bezel that surrounds the highlighted (aka selected) button in gnome window? TBH sometimes it is barely visible in ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 LXQt power button actions

My system shuts down when I push te power button instead of suspending like most laptops. There are many complex forum solutions for that on the net, but I like to solve it with this command: "...
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Drivers issue on 18.04? Touchpad buttons and printer not working

Recently upgraded to 18.04 on Thinkpad E. 1) the 3 buttons over the touchpad (below space bar). Not working. (while touchpad endeed yes) 2) Installed Brother hl1200 drivers, seems to be perfectly ...
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Change function for "Power Button"

I want to change functionality for Power Button in Ubuntu 18.04. I need following: when someone press Power Button, logged in user should be logged out, and specific user automatically logged in (...
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What is the middle-mouse-button alternative when one uses a laptop (only left and right button) with Blender 3d-modeling software installed?

I just downloaded the Blender 3d modeling software. I am trying to use it on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. Since the middle mouse button is very important I am trying to find a way around that. I ...
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Function button for WIFI ignition does not work with UBUNTU 18.04.1 LTS

On my HP Pavilion g6-2306el I have an F12 button for WiFi ignition that works perfectly with previous Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and other OS , but unfortunately not with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. This Pavillion's ...
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How to disable physical touchpad buttons but keep tap as click

My old laptop (Samsung np300v3a, running fresh Ubuntu 18.04) has a broken left trackpad button, that is always pressed. I have been trying to disable the physical keys, but keep the tap to click in ...
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how to enable wifi usb tp link wr725n without built-in button?

My button is broken and if i enable with button, that every 1-2 min will turn disable and enable, wifi. On windows 7 i can enable wifi adapter(tp-link wr725n) without this button, how to do that on ...
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Move to file name starting with the letter which was pressed on the keyboard button [duplicate]

Is there a way to set up the explorer in a way that it moves the selection to the files starting with the letter which was pressed on the keyboard button? Just like Mac and Windows handle it for ...
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Persistent xinput settings on 16.04 with Compiz

I've tried several different methods to make a permanent change to my mouse button configuration to disable the wheel button (xinput set-button-map 10 1 0 3 from the command line - which works but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keyboard buttons v and 7 randomly stop working

I will try to explain the problem to the best of my abilities. Some time after PC boot the v key and the 7 (not Num Pad) stop working. But they don't stop working completely, they work when using ...
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Custom GTK Themes always have menu bars with no padding

I'm having a consistent problem when trying to use custom GTK themes in Ubuntu, as well as Linux Mint. For every theme that I try, the padding on the menu buttons is gone, except for in the default ...
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