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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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Apple Magic Mouse and Apple Wireless Keyboard don't work

I am trying to connect my Apple Magic Mouse and Apple Wireless keyboard to my Dell E6400 notebook running Ubuntu 18.04. (so far Ubuntu has performed VERY well on the notebook!) When I go into "...
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Keyboard and Mouse failing to respond

I have a workstation acting as a server for games and media and internal web pages at the moment, and everything was working fine until out of the blue the keyboard and mouse stopped working. They are ...
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Touchpad Working while Disabled - 16.04

According to my settings, my touchpad is disabled: Nevertheless, it is fully functional. I simply followed this post's instructions on disabling the touchpad with an external mouse enabled. I have ...
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Mouse speed configuration

Output of xinput --list --short : ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Ubuntu Unity top panel buttons are stuck at lockscreen

Prerequisites: Updated from 16.04 to 18.04 Using LightDM + Unity (GDM is not an options since VNC has problems with it, Gnome is not an option since it has bug with non-latin layout for ...
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Wireless Mouse stuttering/mouse recognized as a keyboard - Ubuntu 18.04.1 - Mouse Trust GXT 130 - Lenovo y580

I have a problem with my wireless mouse, from time to time it begin to stutter, it freezes for some ms, making annoying to use it. I've tried many things, some they seem to work, but the problem ...
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Logitech mx master 2 not detected

I have a dual-boot system (Windows 10/Ubuntu). Recently I bought an MX Master 2 Bluetooth mouse. I tend to use it without a receiver. Now in Windows 10, I can pair it and it works perfectly but, ...
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Mouse acting like left button is held down in some programs

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 on a Dell XPS 13 (9370). In certain programs the left mouse button is acting as if it is being constantly held down. So when moving over a block of text it is highlighting ...
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Logitech MX Anywhere 2S extra buttons configuration

I am in the process of switching from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I am a complete novice when it comes to Linux/Ubuntu. I tried searching how to allocate the extra mouse buttons to the desired ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezing and i can only move the mouse (the os never worked it always crash

What should I do the os isn't working its always freeze when it lunch I never even tried the os every time I open an application it freeze and some times it freezes from the beginning I gave the os ...
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How do I make an executable mouse setting file? [duplicate]

So I have figured out how to make the set a mouse button to a differnent key: xinput set-button-map "12" 1 2 9 4 5 6 7 8 3 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 so as you see i changed mouse button 9 to the right ...
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Trackpad issue with mouse pointer Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Macbook pro 2010 6,2 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed in it. The mouse pointer works good, but suddenly it stopped for a second and started working again. It gets quite annoying when I am trying ...
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Logitech mouse freezing ubuntu 18

Logitech M170 mouse some times hard freezing and lag for 5-7 seconds. I'm try to disable power saving for usb devices, but it don't help. sudo powernap-action --disable usb_autosuspend and echo 2 |...
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Mouse cursor in nautilus disappears when busy

My mouse cursor disappears in nautilus when busy (18.04). This happens for example when browsing an android phone. The cursor is visible when outside nautilus. Changing the cursor theme, to Redglass ...
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Mouse Logitech M720 bluetooth reconects after suspension but does not move or click Ubuntu 18.04

in Linux Mint 18.3 works perfectly but in ubuntu 18.04 after waking the laptop the mouse reconnects and if I use evtest, the mouse sends the events properly but nothing happens, if I move the touchpad ...
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share keyboard and mouse in barrier between my windows machine and ubuntu 18.04.1LTS

Synergy is paid application or software to use between windows and ubuntu but for the barrier it is not so i tried to add barrier application on windows it was quiet easy to download from the url ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 scroll is uncomfortable

I'm new in Ubuntu and I install Nature scroll to scroll like window, but I have some issues: When I scroll, it's run blinking cursor to scroll. Not scroll at the cursor position. Example: when I use ...
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Need to restart ubuntu 18.04 every time I plug an external device such as wirless mouse, printer etc

Just upgraded the Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04, after that my Logitech m150 wireless mouse seems to be not working but after restarting it working fine, issue is if I unplug the receiver and than I plug ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 All windows permanently losing input focus

My Ubuntu 18.04 laptop had been working perfectly until now. But now I can't remove focus from any window without permanently losing the focus. So (for example) if i open a termainal it gets the ...
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Disable Touchpad

Just installed Bionic 18.04.1. In prior releases, the "Mouse and Touchpad" setting used to allow you to disable the touchpad, but that doesn't seem to be available in Bionic. How can I disable the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Dock won't appear when moused over when VLC is in fullscreen

After upgrading Ubuntu to 18.04, I noticed that I could no longer mouse over the dock and have it appear if I was playing a video in VLC in full-screen. Any thoughts?
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Xbindkeys in 18.04, mouse actions not done on first button click

My problem is related to button mappings on my mouse, via Xbindkeys, that are not working in a consistent manner. The short version is that using a mapped button action is doing "something else" in ...
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Mouse scroll doesn't work while moving pointer on VMWare Workstation with Ubuntu 18.04

Odd bug - Scrolling works somewhat smoothly as one would expect, however while moving the mouse-pointer it completely stops scrolling and locks in place. I have read bugs regarding having a non-...
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Changing the size of the mouse pointer in Ubuntu MATE 18.04 does not work

I have Ubuntu 18.04 with the gnome-desktop and parallel the Ubuntu MATE desktop installed. While I can easily change the size of the mouse pointer (DMZ-White) in the Gnome3 desktop , this does not ...
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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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Left and middle click not working properly 20% of the time

I have a HP elite-book 8530P that has a track-pad with L,M,R mouse buttons. Then a mouse Joystick in the keyboard and L,M,R click buttons for that as well. The issue is that neither L click buttons ...
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Change scroll speed of external mouse only

My external mouse scrolls very slow (it's a MX Anywhere 2) but the scrolling of my internal touchpad is absolutely fine (for me). Therefore I want to change the scroll speed of my external mouse only ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 invisible mouse

I had Ubuntu 16.04 and suddenly I couldn't log in anymore. Each time I would try to log in, the screen went black and ask again for my password. I was stuck in a login loop. I updated to Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Can I emulate MouseKeys in Lubuntu so that I can use my NumPad to LeftClick or RightClick?

My mouse is pretty old and takes a lot of pressure to push the buttons down, with repeated use this becomes painful for me and when I used Windows found it much easier to just move the arrow using the ...
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Bluetooth mouse does not reconnect

I have a Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse that I can connect to both an Ubuntu 14.04 and an Ubuntu 18.04 systems. When the 14.04 system resets, wakes up or powers on, the mouse will reconnect automatically....
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Ubuntu 14 Microsoft mouse hangs frequently

Recently I am experiencing the mouse hanging issue. Its a DELL laptop, Ubuntu 14 LTS, 64 bit one. I am using Microsoft USB mouse. After machine start, it works fine till 20/30 minutes, then mouse ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in 16.04 [duplicate]

I have been getting pop up messages that The system is running in low graphics mode After rebooting, the mouse and keyboard are not working and my computer is password locked. Can anyone help?
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Disabling doubleclick or setting minimum delay between clicks in doubleclick?

This is common hardware issue in older mouses that they click twice (in rapid succession) even button is pushed once. In 32bit Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS LightDM desktop i would like to define minimum delay ...
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Mouse Pointer changes to hand

Recently when using chromium and FF, my mouse pointer changes from an arrow to a hand when hovering over a link. In Chromium, the hand looks like it's pointing left. In FF, it's pointing up. I'...
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Touchpad becoming unresponsive

After a few days, my laptop's touchpad stops responding. Rebooting fixes it, but is there any way to reload whatever driver or kernel module manages that, so I don't have to re-setup my environment ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, mouse issues and weird shadowing after installing steam

Recently starting using Ubuntu thanks to the recent steam update that enabled more steam games to run on the OS, which was the only thing really holding me back for the most part. Most of the general ...
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Mouse scroll speed

its been 4 years since people have asked how to set their mouse scroll speed. The imwheel solution is very hacky and has its problems (namely back/forward buttons stop working). Will we please ...
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How can I still use an external mouse with the Lenovo X1 Yoga in tablet mode?

When I fold the screen back on my Lenovo X1 Yoga using Ubuntu 18.04, both the internal mouse (touchpad) and an external USB mouse are completely disabled. Presumably, the mouse is being disabled in ...
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How to raise desktops without clicking on “Activities”

I've searched and not found this question. Long time Ubuntu user, and the last several years a Gnubuntu user (and happy about the switch to Gnome). HOWEVER, how in the world do I get Activities to ...
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Mouse - System settings (GUI) changes not taking effect on Ubuntu 18.04 with KDE Plasma Enviroment

Lenovo ideapad 320. I would prefer to fix this issue via the GUI but a fix from terminal would also be acceptable. xinput --list --short I have Logitech USB Receiver xinput --set-prop "Logitech ...
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Touchpad cursor is jerky

All is in the title, this on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS freshly installed. When I connect my regular mouse it works just fine but the touchpad is still jerky. Please help me. I've looked in a lot of places ...
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Erratic scrolling and no control with logitech M325 in all programs Ubuntu 18.04 bionic

I have no idea why this just started tonight, but I was playing a linux game in steam and noticed I couldn't view discussions or anything as the sidescroll bar just keeps popping up and down the page. ...
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Right click not working above the page body. Tabs and toolbar

Ubuntu 18.04 64 bit. I can't get any action of right click of either cordless mouse or laptop button. This only happens above the page body. The tabs and toolbar will not display a right click menu. ...
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Mouse sticking to screen all edges and only one screen

When ever I left click on any edge of the screen, maybe to scroll on the right or to switch apps at the bottom or any place on the screen edges, the mouse sticks and hesitates and I can not do ...
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Mouse scroll sometimes doesn't work in MS Word in wine

I have MS Office 2007 in wine 3.6 on Kubuntu 18.04. If I launch several Word documents, sometimes the mouse scroll stops working when switching to another document. Sometimes this issue can be solved ...
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How can I disable automatic screen dimming when the wireless mouse has low battery?

Similarly to this question, I find that when a wireless mouse with low battery is plugged into a laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 on battery power, the screen automatically dims after 15 seconds of ...
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One click and drag — please make it stop

Using Chrome in Ubunutu 16.04; Every time I click once on a hyperlink and slightly move the mouse, it drags a shadow of the text across the screen instead of clicking through to the link. [ see grey ...
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Sometimes left click not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I just shifted from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 18.04 and sometimes the left click just stop working and then I have to restart the system. I found alot of questions asking that the left click isn't working ...
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Keyboard input and Mouse click caputer vanish after login into Unbutu 18.04

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and Gnome 3.28.2 is installed. But I have no access to my GUI anymore but mouse movements. Can't click anything or input any keys. I have full access to the Ubuntu with cli, ...
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Resuming From Standby Mouse Doesn't Work But Only Around 20% of the Time

I'm having this problem where my mouse stops working (and unplugging and replugging it doesn't fix the issue) when I resume from standby, but it only happens around 20% of the time, usually it works ...