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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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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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How to turn off blinking wifi button - Ubuntu 16.04 - r8822be

the wifi button on my HP with Ubuntu 16.04 is always blinking when there is network activity, which is kind of annoying. There have been some solutions to the problem by setting the parameter ...
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Window control buttons order problem while they are in left

While the window control buttons are on right it's close, maximize & minimize, but while they are on left it's close, minimize & maximize on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It's bothering the hell out of me....
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 Using Track pad buttons produces on screen warning!

When ever I press the mouse buttons on my laptop track pad I get some type of warning popup indicating something isn't permitted. Which looks like the included image. I'm not sure what to search for,...
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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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Access another applications menu

A related question has been asked here but still has no answers. I would basically like to read all menu options provided by the currently active application and trigger a specific menu item when say, ...
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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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Lenovo x60 - Trackpoint buttons do not work

dear specialists! Need help! - Since the ubutuntu LTS 16.04 trackpoint buttons are no longer detected out of the box. Since then I work with an external mouse. - Now I have ubuntu LTS 18.04 on the ...
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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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Cannot map mouse extra buttons

I used to be able to do that with xinput but now when I am trying to figure out what buttons there are, they are not recognized. The left right and scroll wheel buttons are indeed recognized when I ...
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How to Remove logout Button border

I want to remove the orange border style of the "Logout" button, from gnome-shell.css file which css class/id do I have to tweak? Thanks!
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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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How to add/modify toolbar icons on Thunar 1.6.11?

I currently switching from KDE to XFCE4 and starting to miss several useful toolbar buttons in Thunar, which I like in Dolphin. Yes, I understand, that I can us Dolphin on xfce, but it runs much ...
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Changes with xinput randomly revert back to default

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 (xenial) on a laptop with an ELAN Touchscreen together with a DELL 750-AAHC active stylus. One of the buttons on the stylus behaves as a mouse middle-button, and I want it to ...
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ACPI Error: Could not enable Sleep button event

When I install ubuntu I get this error: ACPI Error: Could not enable Sleep button event. I get this error while loading Ubuntu from DVD. A black screen appears and displays an error message at the top....
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Missing text on toolbar buttons in LibreOffice Writer [duplicate]

For some reason the text is missing on all the toolbar buttons in LibreOffice Writer. I have tried to uninstall and install it again, but it hasn't worked. Any idea what could be wrong?
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map mouse button to scrolling behaviour

I have a trackball with some extra buttons i'd like to use to auto-scroll (relieving strain from repetitive motion of the scrolling finger). I know the xev button numbers i want to use and how to map ...
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17.10 Display Settings - Missing Apply Button

Just upgraded from 17.04 to 17.10 on a Dell laptop with a DisplayLink dock. I've reinstalled the latest 1.4 DisplayLink drivers - but I'm not sure this is a DisplayLink issue (Maybe it is). I'm also ...
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How can I configure my mouse side buttons to control volume?Ubuntu 16.04

The mouse is a Bazalias X1 and I have determined the buttons are numbers 8 and 9. This is for a PC that is mostly used for media, running Ubuntu 16.04 with the Gnome MPV player. I would like to ...
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Mouse back and forward buttons don't work unless I hold another mouse button

So I've been using the event tester the one that is brought up when you type xev | grep ', button' I've been looking at the way forward and back buttons respond. These are mapped to 8 and 9. ...
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Is it possible to add a kill button to the window frame?

It would be very handy many times to have a kill button somewhere around the Close, Minimize and the Maximize buttons. Is it possible somehow or maybe there is a quicker way to kill an unresponsive ...
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How to map USB button to act as the “Enter” key? [duplicate]

I ordered USB foot pedal/button. Currently it outputs the letter "B" when pressed. How to make it act as the key "Enter"?
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How close button in ubuntu works on clicking? [closed]

Can any one tell when I click X button of any application how it works?
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Brightness button does not work [duplicate]

When I press brightness contrast button to reduce and increase the brightness in Ubuntu it is neither showing any brightness bar nor having any effect on brightness. However, when I manually change ...
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Trackpoint middle button not recognized by xev

So I just got a thinkpad e570. Even though the middle trackpoint button was recognized and working out of the box in windows as scroll it can't even be seen in any linux distro. xev returns no ...
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Left mouse button stops working randomly

I am struggling with my left mouse button. Sometimes my left mouse button stops working. It seems randomly. Sometimes after 5 minutes, sometimes everything is okay for 5 hours. Its NOT an hardware ...
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Start/kill pulseaudio with toggle button

I would like to have a desktop toggle button, if pressed: 'red' or 'on', if released: 'green' or 'off' to actuate 'pulseaudio --start' and 'pulseaudio --kill'. That would allow me to control ...
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Mouse keys wont work after installing ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and now the two buttons under my touch pad do not work correctly. The Left click works as the Right click and the right click does nothing. How do I reassign these ...
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Change Screensaver Button

I own a Asus N61VN now with running Ubuntu 16.04 on it. Since I'm new to Linux I'm trying to figure out a lot of stuff to learn fast and set up the system like I want to have it. Now I have problems ...
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Enable and disable a VPN-connection with one Shortcut (nm-applet)?

Is this possible? I want to have one Shortcut which works like a On/Off button for a VPN (similar to a wireless on/off Button on many laptops). To achieve this, I would probably need a script ...
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Separators gone and spacing messed up after updating to Ubuntu 16.10

I updated to Ubuntu 16.10 and now there are no button borders; when I hover over buttons, they don't turn blue; and the spacing between tabs in applications like System Settings is messed up too. ...
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Libinput extra mouse button mapping

I have a Logitech M570 mouse connected to my laptop. I originally got the extra side buttons mapped to window overview in Gnome (the 'Super' key) by following instructions here on AskUbuntu to ...
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Enable the calculator mode button [duplicate]

I'd like to use advance mode and programming mode in calculator. but it is not showing mode option button in 16.04 ubuntu. How to enable the calculator mode button.
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Laptop shutdown in a while after hitting power button to start

Whenever I try to start laptop it starts for a while shows grub menu, I select ubuntu 16.04 (because I've dual boot system) and for seconds it shows blank screen then led turns off and shutdown the ...
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A4Tech 6100F Wireless Mouse Button Besides Scroll Not working

My mouse is a relative new model... the indicated button however serves no functionality; whereas I want say a double click with the button besides scroll I have so far visited following URLs 1] ...
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How to use both mouse buttons simultaneously as middle-click?

The wheel-button on my mouse appears to be malfunctioning, but the mouse itself, including the wheel, is still fine. Is there any possibility to assign the "middle-click"-function to something like ...
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Wifi not working after switching off with button after upgrade to 16.04

I just upgraded from 14.40 to 16.04 on an HP 250 G3. Everything worked fine until i hit the f12 button which is for switching wifi on and off on this machine. It doesn't turn on anymore. What could be ...
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xfce4 vncviewer modifiers button1 not sent

I am affraid this is either a duplicate or a hard to explain situation, will see. I have a remote legacy system runnng on 'old' xwindow sytem with a 'old' vnc server on it. in there I goet a xemacs ...
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How do I identify what hardware button is pressed? [closed]

I'd like to assign a certain task to execute when a specific hardware button is pressed. My question is how should I proceed to achieve this behaviour? Where is the information about the assigned ...
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Map keyboard key to mouse button

I want to map ESC button on my keyboard to a spare button on my 5 button mouse. Is there a program I could use for that?
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No buttons on top panel appearing

I've noticed that since 16.04 update some of programs has lost their buttons on the top panel. Some examples: Gnu Image Manipulation Program(GIMP) XChat-GNOME It would be great to find out reason ...
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Emulate with keyboard holding down left mouse button

I have an external keyboard with a touchpad, like this. The touchpad had no physical buttons but it only emulates left click with a one finger tap and right click with a three finger tap. With this ...
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Wacom tablet - how to map the “ctrl” key?

I have a Wacom Cintiq 13HD tablet and I'm trying to map the buttons, but it doesn't let me map "ctrl" by itself. It can be ctrl+something, but not just ctrl. How can I map the ctrl key? Is there some ...
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How to remove top left window button from ubuntu mate

There is a menu button on the top left button that comes in Ubuntu MATE. It gives a drop down option for minimize , maximize, close, etc. options which just takes some extra space in the window. How ...