Questions tagged [mouse]

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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How to prevent the text cursor from jumping to where the mouse cursor is

Whenever I am editing text if I press the shift button, often times the text cursor will jump to where the mouse cursor is and it will mistakenly highlight the text. Since it happens fairly quickly, ...
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Ambidextrous mouse in greeter?

I'm currently running light-dm-greeter, and all is fine, except this computer is shared between left and right handed users. I cannot figure out how to configure light-dm-greeter to allow both left ...
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Not able to copy, paste,select the content using mouse in Linux terminal, Mouse behaves weird?

I usually login into Linux server via, ssh. When ever I login try to copy some text from the terminal it displays weird text. How do I get rid of this problem. mouse displays weird text The mouse ...
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Key Action Mapping

I am trying to create a remapping of my keyboard. I would like to include mouse actions as part of my remapping. e.g. change [ins] to mouse1 change m to move cursor down 10 px things like that. So ...
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Error with XP-PEN G430S tablet on Ubuntu

I'm using a XP-PEN G430S tablet on Ubuntu and I've noticed the following error: When I plug it into my notebook, the usb mouse (which is already plugged in) becomes dead; it resumes working after ...
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Touchpad errors after updating to 20.04

I've updated my system to ubuntu 20.04 and ever since I've been having touchpad repetitive bugs. I can't open the menu by using right-click and using the left click is only by tap, not a press. I've ...
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Wine gaming issue with mouselook and keyboard

So when I'm playing a game that uses mouselook to steer and WASD to move, if I'm pressing "w" or any other directional key and move the mouse to look around then, while moving, press one of the other ...
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Smooth mouse transitions between monitors of different DPIs

My setup consists of a built-in monitor and an external monitor. Both are 1080x1920px but have different physical sizes, as shown in this diagram. ######################### ###########...
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Disable xserver-xorg-input-joystick when a certain program is in the foreground

I have a home media device running kodi, controlled by an xbox controller. Based on this answer I have installed xserver-xorg-input-joystick, so I can use my xbox controller as a mouse. This is ...
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Xubuntu20.04 LTS desktop keyboard and mouse stop working randomly AFTER suspend

On my desktop computer (recently changed to Xubuntu and kept up-to-date), the keyboard and mouse stop working apparently only after resuming from suspend and a delay of several minutes. The mouse ...
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Remap side buttons in Pulsefire Surge in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have this mouse, and I work in Ubuntu for development and programming, so I want to use the side buttons for running, debugging, etc. in my IDE's to make them more fast and comfortable. Is anything ...
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Logitech MX Master 3 - Bluetooth connection - Battery status

I'm having issues getting the battery status of my Logitech MX Master 3 mouse, connected via Bluetooth. I've seen many questions related to battery status on this mouse, and some fixes too, but they'...
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The mouse does not work after the period of use on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have a problem with the mouse not working after a while of using it, on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Specific symptoms: After starting Ubuntu and using it for about 5 minutes, my mouse developed the following ...
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Unified remote, Bluetooth: left and right clicks not working

Linux newbie here. I have installed my first Linux machine, a to be HTPC running Ubuntu desktop 20.04 LTS. For convenience I am looking into ways of interacting without having to take out a keyboard. ...
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Mouse button click not working during Ubuntu 20.04 LTS dual boot installation

My machine configuration: iBUYPOWER - Gaming Desktop - Intel Core i7-9700K - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER - 1TB HDD + 480GB SSD I am using a logitech MK520 wireless keyboard and ...
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Change PSI or download software to Logitech G900 mouse

I have: Operating System: Kubuntu 19.10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.3 KDE Frameworks Version: 5.67.0 Qt Version: 5.12.4 Kernel Version: 5.3.0-53-generic OS Type: 64-bit Processors: 4 × Intel® Pentium® ...
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Mapping btnx to only activate when certain keyboard button is pressed

I tried btnx recently, but I found it either activates the mapping on disables it, but I currently don't have a multi button mouse The functionality I want is to map the wheel up / wheel down to do ...
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Lenovo ThinkStation no display & no keyboard/mouse after Ubuntu install

I got a Lenovo ThinkStation S30 running Windows 10 and I decided to install Ubuntu 20.04 on it. After the installation finished, it asked me to unplug my USB device and when it restarted I had no ...
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Looking to remap side buttons on Logitech Marble to scroll — how is this done?

I've seen threads and responses similar to this, but I'll note that I'm super inexperienced with coding and linux in general so I'm not able to follow things that clearly. The Logitech marble has two ...
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Mouse pointer locks in grab mode in nautilus

Since I upgraded my system to 18.04 LTS I have an issue with my mouse pointer when I use nautilus. It happens right at the moment I drag a file into an opened folder. After this my mouse pointer locks ...
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Scroll with right key

I've always used AutoHotKey for Windows to implement a scroll method which simulates smartphone scrolling with the mouse right key, using this script. Then I rewrote the scroll wheel to zoom, for the ...
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20.04 USB keyboard and mouse lag

I was using Kubuntu 19.10, then switched to Ubuntu 20.04, and everything was fine. Then a situation appeared, and I had to reinstall Ubuntu in UEFI mode instead of BIOS mode. Now both mouse pointer ...
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How to troubleshoot mouse and keyboard hanging after 10 mins of no use

Ubuntu 18 for Raspberry pi... all updated, RP 4b 4gb, Logitech wireless keyboard mouse combo. After 10 mins of no use the cursor will move but clicking does nothing and the keyboard stops working. ...
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Why are the extra buttons on my Logitech mouse no longer working under 20.04?

I've got a Logitech G700s mouse. Using the extra buttons under Eon worked just fine. Now I've updated to Focal and suddenly all the extra buttons aren't working. Button 1 and 2 and the scroll wheel ...
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MATE 16.04 touchpad xinput (Just want a basic mouse pad) can't disable tapping, scrolling, swiping

I have been attempting this for weeks to turn off every non-basic gesture (I just wan't the touch pad to control the cursor position) No tapping - there are left and right mouse buttons for that no ...
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Kubuntu - Upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04 fails no mouse no keyboard

After doing the "do-release-upgrade" my laptop (Thinkpad T460 )wasn't starting correctly anymore. The mouse appeared during boot up, but did not move. When the login screen of Kubuntu appeared, I ...
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configurable mouse side buttons not working properly in gnome

I have a mouse with configurable side buttons. There is a windows software for the mouse that saves the configuration into the mouse itself, so I can configure it on windows and use it on Linux I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 mouse issues

Ive spent the last hour looking things up only to not have much success maybe it's just me. Not sure. I recently upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 on my laptop. Lenovo thinkpad, Now it seems when i walk ...
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Ubuntu 20, no keyboard and mouse

Since few days I haven't been able to solve a big problem: As soon as I open my session, my integrated keyboard, USB keyboard and USB mouse no longer works! (Only the touchpad works, strange) Many ...
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Scroll windows from the same program and show the desktop with GNOME [duplicate]

On my old ubuntu, I had Unity, and there was two options I'd like to find on GNOME: Being able to scroll with the mouse while the mouse is over an icon in the Ubuntu Dock on the left, to switch ...
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No mouse icon when using remote input KDEConnect

I am trying to remote control my laptop using KDEConnect. It works, in the sense that it changes the mouse location, but the mouse icon remains in the same place, giving no indication where I am at ...
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mouse glitching and disappearing&reappearing

hi,first question here some days ago i installed Ubuntu mate,and i directly customized it for my needs,but today the started glitching,disappearing,and just freezing sometimes,this happened also on ...
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How do I fix the Ubuntu app drawer when it will not scroll through my programs?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and all of the sudden I went to scroll through my programs in the app drawer and I cannot scroll down. I can use the arrow keys to go down to an application, but I cannot see ...
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laggy mouse pointer in ubuntu 20.04

After installing ubuntu 20.04, I have a very laggy mouse pointer. It's only visual (ie: The pointer seems to actually move in the backend. I just see it jump around in a few spots.). Dragging windows ...
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After upgrade to 20.04: strange red lines following the mouse (on the Desktop)

After upgrade to 20.04 and under Xorg (Wayland is not comptatible with my GPU) I got strange red lines following the mouse and only on the Desktop. Once in any other app, everyting is normal. GPU: ...
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Use mouse buttons 4 & 5 to navigate tabs in Konsole

As the title says, I'd like to use my mouse 4 & 5 buttons to switch tabs in Konsole, as this is much faster in my experience. I use VMs so that I can reset my work environment every few months, ...
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Bluetooth stops working after suspend in 20.04

After updating to 20.04 from 19.10, I noticed a strange behavior of the Bluetooth manager (using it with a mouse). Every time I suspend the session, by closing the lid or otherwise, Bluetooth ...
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Mouse glitching/lagging on Ubuntu Bionic

I'm using Ubuntu Bionic and a wireless battery-powered optical mouse (brand: SPLAKS). The mouse pointer on the screen lags/stutters from time to time, making the mouse difficult to use (see similar ...
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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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Issues with Bluetooth Mouse in Ubuntu 20.04

I've got a Logitech V270 bluetooth mouse that has worked fine in the past with previous versions of Ubuntu (and other flavours of Linux, and [even] Windows). However, when I've paired it with my HP ...
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Ubuntu Freezes up whenever I select WiFi

I'm fairly new to Linux, so I'll try to simplify this as much as possible. I am running the latest version of Ubuntu (Downloaded from Ubuntu.com) on a Late 2010 Macbook Pro. After Installation, I ...
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Middle-mouse click doesn't work in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

I have been using Ubuntu for quite a while now from 16.10 to 20.04 LTS, I wonder why the middle-mouse click for scrolling pages doesn't work as it does in Windows, or if there is a setting that I can ...
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Once or twice a day ubuntu freezes, no keyboard or mouse response

I have upadted to the newest LTS version of the Ubuntu OS. Since then my GUI suddenly freezes and there's no response neithe from the keyboard nor the mouse. This has happened many times eversince I ...
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Cursor jumps opposite direction when scrolling

I use Ubuntu 16.04, since quite a long time (maybe it was there from the beginning) my cursor, every now and than just jumps in the opposite direction when I scroll - this is incredibly annoying as I ...
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Bluetooth mouse cannot be connected after booting

I recalled that a magic-mouse can automatically connect to macOS by clicking it when bluetooth connection loses and tried it on ubuntu. I've found that the magic-mouse can be connected automatically ...
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psmouse serio 1 error

I am having these "psmouse" errors dmesg | grep -i psmouse [ 13.463294] psmouse serio1: Failed to deactivate mouse on isa0060/serio1: -5 [ 13.943488] psmouse serio1: Failed to enable mouse on ...
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Ubuntu 20.04: On screen keyboard pops up whenever clicked on text input box. It should only pop up when touched

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 from Ubuntu 19.10. I'm using Lenovo Thinkpad L380. In 20.04, the on-screen keyboard was disabled and I enabled it by following this guide - Use an on-screen ...
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Keyboard and mouse won't work

I have an ubuntu / windows 10 dualboot. Keyboard and mouse works fine in windows and un grub, the problem is when I enter ubuntu, I got stuck on the login page as I can't move my mouse nor use the ...
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Icons are grabbed with mouse without clicking

When I choose icons from the sidebar of file manager mouse grab this icon without any additional clicking . Also when run Gazebo, Freecad environment still rotating with the mouse without doing any ...
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HP Omen 600 mouse and Ubuntu 20.04

I'm think of buying https://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=1KF75AA&opt=ABB&sel=ACC , HP Omen 600 wired mouse for use on Ubuntu 20.04. I've seen reports about mixed compatibility. I'...

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