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The pointing device (generally referred to as the mouse). When referring to laptops, please specify if it is the trackpad and not an external mouse by using the trackpad tag. Only use for hardware issues.

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Touchpad suddenly stopped working and is no longer being detected

A series of errors popped up in my dmesg such as follows, Jun 19 01:45:20 universe kernel: [32041.675678] i2c_designware i2c_designware.0: timeout waiting for bus ready Jun 19 01:45:20 universe kernel:...
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Any Mouse click making current Windows hide

Any Mouse click making current Windows hide if you need more info please ask, because I don't know what info to provide. Sorry I didn't manage to show mouse pinter, but I am clicking to restart later, ...
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Touchpad Lagging in Ubuntu 22.04 (Dell XPS 15 2023 version)

My touchpad is not very responsive in my brand new Dell XPS 15 which is double booted with Ubuntu 22.04. My finger movements on the touchpad often result in no movement at all in the cursor, as if ...
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Can't connect package Barrier in Ubuntu 24.04

Unfortunately, when attempting to use Barrier to share the keyboard and mouse with another computer, the application does not function properly. It appears that it is not yet compatible with version ...
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The middle button of my 3-button mouse has begun to scroll instead of behaving as a real middle button

My operating system is Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS (Focal Fossa) 64-bit, with Kernel Linux 5.15.0-107-generic x86_64 and MATE 1.24.0. Generally, I use a mouse with 3 real, physical buttons (a left, a middle, ...
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Issue of mouse click on right side of the screen [duplicate]

System Details Report Report details Date generated: 2024-05-31 18:40:40 Hardware Information: Hardware Model: Dell Inc. Latitude E6230 ...
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U24.04 mouse does not work on occasion in certain applications more

Upgraded to 24.04 2 days ago. Noticed that in certain applications and on certain occasions, left mouse click causes the app to minimize instead of doing the right action. I changed from Wayland to ...
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Touchpad mouse keys are not detected from time to time - how to analyse and solve this for Lenovo T14 Gen2 in Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS?

My Lenovo T14s Gen2 laptop has a touch-pad with three mouse keys above it (left | middle | right mouse key). Since approximately two weeks, I have the issue, that - perhaps for ten minutes - these ...
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logitech mouse stuttering

I recently got a new mouse (logitech g703) and for a while I had no problems until seemingly out of nowhere it started stuttering non-stop. It can vary slightly on how severe it is but even closing ...
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USB wired mouse stops working after first clic on bootup

When I start my PC with Ubuntu 24.04, the first click of my mouse works and then it freezes. I have to disconnect and reconnect it for it to work again. This only happens when Ubuntu starts; it's not ...
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USB mouse stopped working at startup until dongle unplugged and plugged back in - Ubuntu 22.04.4

Dell laptop cursor keeps working, but the mouse keeps working after unplugging and plugging the dongle back in. This is just a startup problem, but does not happen every time I turn on the Dell ...
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Mouse clicks in VS Code have an unexpected effect in the lower part of the screen

I'm using Ubuntu 24.04 on amd64 PC. For certain applications, e.g. VS Code and Qt based camera viewer, clicking outside a large rectangular area in the upper left corner of the screen causes a switch ...
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Scrolling in terminal lags direction change by one scroll?

I am working on Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. This problem has only popped up in terminal and in the "Test Your Settings" section of the "Mouse & Touchpad" menu in Settings. Basically, ...
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PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse Driver Issue: Touchpad Connectivity Problem

I have Zorin OS 17 Lite installed, based on Ubuntu 22.04, on my PC. My issue is with the touchpad, which is configured with the 'PS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse' driver. When I power on the PC, the touchpad ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.2 / VirtualBox 7.0.18 captured mouse is not contained when integration mode is off

I have a VirtualBox running windows XP in order to use a couple of old OEM digital camera programmes and some games. VirtualBox is installed via their ppa with extension packs and guest additions ...
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I need to move mouse to show menu contents

Since few weeks I'm facing an odd behavior on some applications on my Ubuntu 23.10. When clicking on a menu, nothing happens: I need to move the mouse in order to show the actual menu content. It does ...
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Left mouse click is registered only intermittently 22.04.4

I'm suffering the same issue on two laptops both of which are running 22.04.4; left mouse clicks are frequently being ignored. I'm almost sure this has only started happening in the past week or two. ...
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How to fix mouse issues and clicking action in ubuntu 24.04 Noble

can i see why im not getting proper clicking actions from the mouse, like a program that shows input, output when buttons pushed? is ubuntu 24 using older software for the mouse? Is it a kernel ...
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Trackpad not working after waking up from sleep (weird behaviour)

The trackpad on my Dell Inspiron laptop stops working after it goes to sleep when I close the lid. If I put the laptop to sleep from software or from the power button, the trackpad works after waking ...
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Can't connect a specific Bluetooth device to a specific Ubuntu machine

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and a Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Vertical). I can pair/connect this mouse to other devices, including another one running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I can also pair/...
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Touchpad and keyboard freeze for a brief moment - Kubuntu 23.10 - Asus A15 FA507NV

Some months ago I bought a new laptop. The model is Asus A15 FA507NV. When I installed Kubuntu 20.04 LTS the keyboard didn't work because the kernel didn't support it. For this reason I installed ...
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How to disable smooth scrolling in Ubuntu system-wide?

Smooth scrolling is not working well with my mouse, I would like to disable it, so it acts like Firefox when it is disabled, the text scrolls in blocks instead of smoothly. I cannot find how to do ...
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GNOME mouse pointer misaligned/offset between visble cursor location and actual clicking location

I've little idea how to describe this issue, so would welcome edit suggestions. Sometimes the mouse clicking location and the mouse pointer location are offset or misaligned in my installation of ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 doesn't detect bluetoth LE device

I have a mouse Logitech MX Vertical and, when I'm trying to detect it, I have no results. I've tried it on the same device in windows (dualboot) and it connected correctly. I've tried: usual ...
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Keyboard Inputs Blocked from Mouse

I have a Logitech mouse with programmable buttons. The configuration is stored in firmware, so there is no need to configure anything with the operating system. When I push one of these buttons, a ...
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Bluetooth Deathloop. Mouse is disconnecting every 20 seconds and wants to pair

after several attempts to connect my Bluetooth mouse with Ubuntu I have to admit defeat. I have a Logi 240 Bluetooth mouse without adapter. So it connects directly to the laptop. I have tried it with ...
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Bluetooth mouse not being detected on ubuntu 22.04, lenovo silent. dual booted with windows 11. please help, im not good with linux

I have a Lenovo silent bluetooth mouse. It was not getting connected so i unpaired it and ever since it never got detected again by my system, i have currently unpaired it fromt he windows partition. ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 Bluetooth connection to MX Master 3 issue

Fresh install of ubuntu 23.10, everything is up to date. I go into GUI bluetooth manager and when I put my mouse into pairing mode, it appears correctly, however when I click on it to pair, it ...
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A wireless mouse working with Bluetooth connection, but not working with 2.4G connection

I got a new mouse and have been trying to get it to work on Ubuntu 23.10 in the 2.4G connection mode (and it does not). The mouse works fine with Bluetooth, and it works in both modes when I use it ...
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My touchpad right click is not working on 22.04.4 LTS

I installed Gnome Tweaks some days ago. Then, in Gnome Tweaks, at the Keyboard and Touchpad menu, I select Fingers as the Mouse Click Emulation. Then I couldn't change my wallpaper. Then I disabled ...
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Touchpad scrolling and keyboard working Ubuntu 22

I am encountering the following challenges the touchpad is not working (I have tested using the mouse and still the same problem) specifically when I try scrolling, it Automatically instead zooms the ...
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How to manually set touchpad click regions?

I am using Ubuntu 23.10 on an HP Envy x360 laptop, and it has an extremely annoying touchpad, where the middle ~2/3 of the touchpad acts as middle click and only ~1/6 on either side of this acts as ...
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Prevent mouse wake up when using combo receiver

I have a mouse-keyboard combo, so they use the same USB receiver (Logitech non unifying). Is there a method to prevent mouse wake up (from sleep), but keep keyboard wake up? At least to decrease the ...
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Change mouse button behavior

I have been playing around with xbindkeys and somehow managed to make the primary button copy and middle button paste. When I highlight text, it is added to my clipboard. This behavior doesn't appeal ...
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middle button problem of 3 button mouse(not wheel mouse)?

I installed Ubuntu 22.4 version. Also, I am using a 3-button mouse, not a wheel button mouse. I installed Ubuntu to use Houdini for Linux. However, the middle mouse button does not work properly in ...
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Plug-in keyboard not working but plug in mouse is on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I upgraded to 22.04 weeks ago and my plug-in keyboard and mouse both worked fine. However, last week I used the laptop elsewhere and used the built-in keyboard and mouse. Since then, I used the laptop ...
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Which versions of Ubuntu support absolute mouse mode?

I am using a dual-head-KVM to connect to different dual-monitor systems. The KVM uses absolute mouse mode to operate which works great if the operating system supports absolute mouse mode. I am not ...
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After ubuntu update, mouse scrolls to right on its own when hovering

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS and just finished updating. However a new problem cropped up after update. When I hover my mouse pointer over anything, it just scrolls to right automatically. That ...
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Is it possible in Ubuntu to make mouse clicks and hotkeys trigger when a button is lifted rather than when pressed?

In Windows to call up the context menu I have to release the RMB. In Ubuntu the context menu is called up, when I press RMB. When I release, the click on the context menu item is triggered. This is ...
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How to monitor user inactivity without using d-bus on ubuntu 22.04 using gnome 42.9

How to monitor user inactivity from kb or mouse without using d-bus and tracking any video fullscreen or small screen on ubuntu 22.04 using gnome 42.9 I already have a solution using dbus however ...
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Cursor disappears when not moving the mouse ubunut 20.04.6

When not moving the mouse/touch-pad the cursor disappears, when I move it it will show up again. if I'm typing on a program and the mouse is hovering over another one when the mouse disappears the ...
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Logitech Mouse MX Master 3S won't connect via bluetooth

On Ubuntu 22.04 (MSI Stealth 16 Mercedes-AMG Motorsport A13V mainboard) I can't connect Logitech Mouse MX Master 3S via bluetooth: bluetooth Manager can't see the mouse (other bluetooth devices list ...
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Connecting bluetooth mouse causes bluetooth audio malfunction

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS, on a Lenovo ThinkPad t460s. I am apparently using pulse audio and blueman is installed. The issue is that if I am listening to anything on a pair of Sony LinkBuds S ...
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Solaar + Ubuntu how to set volume up/down to forward/backward buttons on logitech mx master 2s

I have a logitech mx master 2s that I connected to my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, using solaar. I try to change the key mapping so that the forward/backward buttons are volume up/down. However, the only options ...
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Scroll Wheel not registering all scrolls

Im having an issue with my mouse. Its a Logitech G502 Lightspeed wireless mouse that works perfectly on windows. But whenever I'm on Ubuntu, the scroll wheel does yanky shit. When I'm scrolling ...
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Why my start page wont't respond to mouse clicks?

When I start my PC, some 4 times out of 5, I get stuck at the start page (the one with the password), because it does not respond to mouse clicks. After some reboots from the PC button, the "|&...
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22.04 mouse click and hold not working

I can click or double-click the mouse, but click-hold-drag does nothing. I can't highlight text to cut and paste, or move windows. I am using X11, not Wayland. I tried 4 different mice. I tried xdm ...
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Mouse cursor on VM Ubuntu 22.04.3 is an a square

I have tried most all of the fixes I see to get rid of this problem, but as yet haven't found one. My mouse cursor becomes a little square and I end up having to click outside the VM then on the ...
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Mouse buttons and keyboard stop working for no apparent reason. Xubuntu 22.04

I have a new Lenovo Ideapad, running Xubuntu 22.04. It stays on all the time, with an occasional suspend. Occasionally (e.g. every 2 or 3 days) mouse buttons and keyboard stop working. The mouse ...
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Connecting Logitech MX Anywhere 3S with USB dongle

Trying to connect a Logitech MX Anywhere 3S via the "unifying receiver", I disable bluetooth on the laptop, use Solaar, Unifying Receiver is shown, even with another mouse (trackball) ...
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