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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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Ubuntu 22.04 Bluetooth - reduce mouse lag - fix Delay and timeout

Since updating from 20.04 to 22.04, my mouse feels much slower. I made a slowmo video with my phone proofing there is a big delay between moving physical mouse and the cursor moving. The delay is much ...
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Can't change display settings after installing 22.04 - no problems in "Try Ubuntu"

I have installed 22.04 from a USB stick, and after the install I want to change the display settings to reflect the positions of my monitors. The system becomes unusable at this point. After clicking &...
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Recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 from Windows 10, getting severe lag when moving cursor through menus. help?

I got a pretty junk system, Pentium J3710, 4gigs ram, 1 tb hdd, and recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 since I was again fed up with windows bugs. I have installed ubuntu several times before but this ...
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Mouse gestures software

is there anything like “xGestures” app for Mac, but for ubuntu? I would like to use my mouse instead of touchpad therefore it would be nice to be able to execute some gestures using mouse.
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Touchpad is missing and recognized as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Thinkpad E14

I am having a problem with my touchpad on Thinkpad E14. It worked well in the first Ubuntu 20.04 installation (Update: also after fresh Ubuntu 22.04 installation), but after using it for some time (...
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How to change mouse polling rate?

I have tried these two: Changing mouse polling rate https://www.urbanterror.info/forums/topic/21844-howto-changing-mouse-polling-rate-on-ubuntu/ First of all, I use Windows 11 and Kubuntu 21.10. I ...
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I am up to date on 20.04 LTS, A recent update causes mouse icon to disappear

after rebooting, the mouse is visible; I leave computer for an hour and the icon is invisible -you can see its effect on windows but not enough to select items. Again I have to reboot to have a usable ...
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Swap scroll axes (not the direction but the actual axes) while retaining the same axes orientation on the trackball

I have a trackball mouse (Gameball). I want two things: Swap the scrolling axes (vertical for horizontal and viceversa) (this effectively to change the physical buttons that correspond to these axes (...
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22.04 Phantom Mouse movement

Somewhat related to this: Mouse pointer moving by itself - but there is no "keyboard mouse". Currently my workstation, with a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04 (and all updates) is experiencing ...
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Mouse stops working in each application (separately) after 5 seconds

Very strange issue. Every time I open a new application, the mouse works fine for about 5 seconds. Then it stops working. I can still see the cursor moving, but clicks or scrolls don't register. I am ...
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Mouse disappears while using Barrier

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop and Windows 10 on my computer and I've been trying to set up mouse and keyboard share with Barrier (my Windows PC as a server and my Ubuntu laptop as a Client). ...
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Partial black screen and mouse not working

So I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 (on my Oracle virtual machine) and 3/4 of the screen is black and the mouse doesn't work on the main desktop (Where the wallpaper is- I don't know what it is called)....
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Screen Flickering after update to 22.04

Straight to the point, after update i started to notice some weird screen movements. Today, using LOCalc, i was able to reproduce the error. When mouse pointer still over an horizontal area of the ...
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Increase mouse cursor size on Ubuntu Budgie 22.04

I tried all the suggestions here but none seem to work for me (after reboot/logout). Interesting that the "Budgie Desktop Settings" are 'honored' (change Style/Cursors/DMZ-Black|White) but ...
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Disable text highlighting when pasting using the mouse wheel in a terminal

I was testing the new Ubuntu 22.04 release and I noticed something really annoying: When I highlight text anywhere and use the mouse wheel to paste it in a terminal window (any terminal) - the text ...
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Map keys only from a specific (gaming) keyboard

I bought a mouse which has a little thumb "joystick". That joystick appears in the system as a "SOAI USB Gaming Mouse Keyboard" (the mouse part of the). When I move the stick ...
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Disable distinct "scrolling" mouse cursor appearance

When I scroll in the default file manager using my touchpad, and reaching an endpoint, the mouse cursor constantly jumps between two distinct appearances: Regular cursor, and... ...some four-way ...
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Initiating a new window drag in same position as last drag ignores the input?

When I drag a window by its title bar and let go, and then click and drag again without having moved the curson inbetween the two drags, my second drag (click) is completely ignored, i.e. I don't grab ...
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How can I always show the mouse pointer on a touchscreen laptop?

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04, and when I touch the screen, the mouse pointer disappears until I use the trackpad to move it outside the current window. I'd prefer to have the pointer visible at all ...
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I want my mouse to be clicked with a random delay

I’ve seen some other forum posts regarding it, but what people have suggested only clicks the mouse with a specific delay. Any way to keep the delay totally random or in a certain range?
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Login Screen gone, Keyboard and mouse take ages to turn on

I've been trying to install a screen recorder that would work with my system. One which i tried was OBS Studio from the ubuntu software store. After installing and opening OBS, my keyboard and mouse ...
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Can you use keyboard and mouse sharing in wayland?

With each new ubuntu version I've tried to give wayland another chance. But one of the reasons I end up going back to xorg is the fact that Barrier does not seem to work properly under wayland. Is ...
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Why is it not possible to change the mouse wheel scroll speed without external programs? [closed]

I moved from Windows to Ubuntu two months ago and im honestly good with it in a lot of aspects, i thought that i wasnt missing Windows. Today i installed Windows in another drive to play a game that ...
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Keyboard unresponsive on reboot on 22.04

System: HP Spectre x360 Convertible Whenever I reboot and have a plugged in mice, the keyboard becomes unresponsive on the reboot menu. When I unplug the mouse, and restart, the problem no longer ...
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Browser scroll jumping without mouse input (Firefox and Chrome) after package update in 20.04

After using 20.04 on this machine for months with no problems, following a full package update today, the browser scroll position jumps around, usually to the top, without any mouse input and even ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 issues with mouse settings

From couple of days I have the latest Ubuntu 22.04 and I'm very happy - but first time I have issues with my bt mouse (Logitech MX Master) When I connect my mouse via bluetooth and set pointer speed ...
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22.04 Input devices freeze when docking station connects

I have been using the release candidates for Ubuntu 22.04 for a few weeks on my XPS 13. Last night, after the last update took place, my keyboard, mouse, touchpad, and touch screen all froze. What I ...
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Mouse not working when I install Ubuntu 22.04

I install Ubuntu 22.04 on HP Elitebook 8570w but the mouse not working. The mouse and keyboard are HID devices only, why do they can not work? Note: The mouse not work while I install Ubuntu, not ...
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Can't wake with external keyboard/mouse when the lid is closed

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS which is connected to an extenal monitor, while the built-in display is off (and the lid is closed). I have an external wired keyboard and mouse and when I ...
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Bluetooth mouse issues

I have a Logitech MX Master 3 connected through the Logitech unifying receiver aswell installed Solaar and I have the following problem with it. Randomly it has some sort of stuttering. Basically, ...
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Bluetooth mouse

I just installed the latest stable version of Ubuntu (20.04) to a dual boot system. When I swap between the OS's my bluetooth mouse must be re-paired with the OS (both of them). Any suggestions on ...
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Mouse cursor flickering when streaming video in Chrome. Browser window gets grayed

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on an Asus laptop. I am not attaching any secondary monitor to it. Since few weeks I noticed that when I am watching Youtube videos sometimes the mouse cursor starts ...
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How can I trick my OS/browser into beliving that my mouse click is locked/clicked continuesly?

Ubuntu 20.04. I'm trying to play a single player browser game where I have to move the cursor around in order to quickly move the object. But it requires me to keep a hold on the mouse button in order ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 keyboard and mouse rebooting

I'm facing an odd problem here. With a KVM switch I control both my working laptop (windows 10) and my personal desktop (ubuntu 20.04), the problem is the keyboard and mouse switched to windows works ...
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Cannot click on login screen on Ubuntu

I am facing a weird issue on my laptop. Whenever I boot into my system I'm not able to click anywhere on the login screen. Keyboard works as expected and I can move cursor on the login screen but ...
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Connecting wiireless keyboard, mouse via WIFI

On a dual boot laptop running Ubuntu 20.04 I cannot connect a wireless mouse and keyboard using WIFI. I reinstalled and activated the WIFI service, but to no avail. The wireless keyboard and mouse ...
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Mouse Window Transparency Over Other Programs

I have a Windows program that shows a transparent window over other applications and this transparent window does not trap mouse events over other program windows. When I run this program on Ubuntu 20....
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Apple Magic Trackpad 2, Ubuntu 18.04: issues with force click

I'm using my Apply Magic Trackpad 2 with my ubuntu 18.04 laptop, it works well except for one thing: if I touch my trackpad "too hard" it disables the cursor completely. So I always have to ...
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How to permanently disable the touchpad?

I have an old computer (11 years old) that has been dying slowly. Many of its features don't work anymore, and recently the touchpad started malfunctioning. The problem is physical because it doesn't ...
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Bluetooth keyboard not getting detected in Ubuntu18.04

I have an ancient 32 bit laptop that I restored with lubuntu 18.04. I am trying to connect it to a Flipkart smartbuy bluetooth keyboard. It's exactly the same as a Logitech bt keyboard. For some ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 keyboard and mouse not working after boot after changing input drivers

After switching from Gnome desktop to Unity on my Ubuntu 20.04 laptop, I found there were no touchpad settings in the Mouse & Touchpad pane of the settings window. While searching for a way to ...
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Logitech MX Master 2S Mouse not discovered by Bluetooth on Ubuntu 20.04

Around two weeks ago, my mouse stopped being discovered via Bluetooth. My system is a dual boot with Windows 10 and it works just fine on that OS as well as with my laptop dual boot on both the ...
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Keyboard and mouse don't work

I don't know if other people came across this bug. Recently, I cannot login to my Ubuntu MATE. The keyboard and mouse work for like 2 seconds in the login screen, and then suddenly I can't write my ...
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How can I check the battery level of my Bluetooth mouse?

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10. Is there a way to check the battery level of my Bluetooth mouse--or must I just charge it and hope? This is a very generic mouse with no identifying information and an on-...
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How to scroll with mouse in terminal when using nano

I just set up an ubuntu machine. When I open a file using nano, I need to use the arrow keys to scroll through the file. When I use the mouse to scroll it doesn't scroll down, but scrolling up brings ...
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How to jump to the end or beginning when scrolling horizontally using keyboard?

For vertical scrolling I can press the home or end buttons to move to the start or end of the page (for example in Chrome). Also by pressing page up and page down keys I can move up or down by a page. ...
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Remapping Keyboard Keys to mouse buttons on Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to use keyboard buttons for left and right mouse clicks. I found this answer that describes remapping mouse buttons to keyboard keys. Can I use this method 'in reverse' to map keyboard ...
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Touchpad not working after using wireless mouse and keyboard

I have been using Ubuntu for than 6 months. I have an issue. My laptop touchpad is not working after I connect my wireless keyboard and mouse. Laptop keyboard is working but touchpad not working. I ...
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mouse pointer changed to fingers

suddenly I get fingers and/or pointer for mouse tip. I tried the apps installed but no option to configure just for arrow. Why did the fingers begin to appear?
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Ubuntu Server 21.10 stops working the keyboard and mouse in Hyper-V

I completed the installation of Ubuntu Server 21.10 in my Hyper-V. I followed the instructions of this link, https://medium.com/@labappengineering/ubuntu-20-04-on-hyper-v-8888fe3ced64, to enable ...
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