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Mouse pointer is stuck after the suspend

Mouse pointer is disabled in my ubuntu 18.04 LTS when I try to re login from suspended state. I have to restart to use the mouse pointer. How to fix the bug?
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how to automatically center the mouse cursor on new opened windows?

I cant find any option on Unity tweak tool neither compiz for that. Google only shows info about that feature on WindowsOS. related but about already opened windows: Automatically move mouse to ...
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Logitech Marble Mouse lags in Ubuntu Studio 18.04

This is not a 'How to Configure Scroll/Buttons' type question. I have a Logitech Marble Mouse (a two-button trackball), model number T-CM14. Problem: The mouse pointer on screen is very laggy, to ...
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Erratic Mouse Behavior

I'm having an issue on my desktop computer where my mouse pointer sticks to the edges of my screen, typically the top right corner, and any attempt to move it away will cause it to snap back to that ...
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Wine games configuration

I've got some problems while running a Unity game. When I first launch the game it's still playable, but when you switch to another window and switch back, you can see the graphics but can't interact ...
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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 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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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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disable mouse/touchpad pointer acceleration & speed 18.04?

Ubuntu 16.04 had options to control pointer speed disable/enable acceleration but Ubuntu 18.04 does not have any of these options which makes it too irritating to use. It would be so great if the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Invisible Mouse Cursor

A fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a old desktop of AMD6000 and Nvidia 8800gts worked very well when it was connected to a monitor, but as soon as I reboot it with a connection to the TV, the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 from 17.10 - Current window stops responding

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 7373 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. Several times every 10 minutes or so the window I'm working with stops responding. It doesn't accept text or clicks. I have to alt-tab ...
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Lenovo touchpad is unstable in Ubuntu 18

My Lenovo IdeaPad 320 touchpad is unstable; it jumps very often like the sensitive was high. I already set the sensitivity to the minimum value but the instability continues. renan@renan-cunha-...
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Mouse cursor lags behind after screen lock / user switching

I recently created a second user account on my computer due to somebody else needing to use it. It appears that when I lock my session to let them open one with their account, the mouse cursor ...
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ALT + left arrow key is causing strange behavior

If this post is a duplicate, please direct me to the correct location (I've searched for an answer to my problem and could not find anything). Also, I'm not sure if this is an issue with my guest ...
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Is it possible to increase the size of the mouse pointer? [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 on a 3440x1440 resolution, combine that with bad eyesight and the default mouse pointer size can be hard to see. Is there a way to increase it's size?
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How to move mouse faster?

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 to the Dell xps 13(9370) with a mouse Logicool M590. The mouse can be connected successfully, but pointer speed is not fast enough for me. I tried Mouse & Touchpad ...
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How can I enlarge my mouse pointer permanently [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 (and loving it!) I wanted to enlarge the mouse pointer so checked on this forum. The answer seemed to be 'install Unity' so I did. And it works BUT when I restart the pc the ...
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How do I adjust the mouse pointer sensitivity with the GUI on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I cant find any ways to change the the mouse pointer/courser speed. The mouse is too sensitive and it moves too fast and I cant find any ways to adjust it without ...
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Pressed super + p

I pressed Super+P on my keyboard and now Ubuntu isn't recognizing one of my two monitors and I am not able to click on anything. The only thing that seems to be functioning is the mouse cursor.
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mouse-pointer strange behaviour

I´ve got a question concerning my mouse-pointer. From time to time my mouse-pointer changes to a symbol that represents something like an arrow melted together with a loading-circle. I tried to find ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: mouse pointer and display flickering, but theres no unknown display, so what do?

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Asus K45DR which use AMD HD7460 graphic card. Already tried some suggestion on internet that i should turn off any unknown display on system settings>...
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Lower pointer sensitivity beyond xset m 0 0

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. xset m 0 0 is not enough sometimes, I would like the speed to be even lower. xinput list shows this in the virtual core pointer section: $ xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Can I make the mouse pointer smoother like Mac in ubuntu?

Moving mouse flickers all the time. Can I somehow make the mouse pointer movement smoother like we used to see in Apple Mac? I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Intel Core i5 powered PC with 8GB of Ram.
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Mouse pointer out of control

Sometimes I get the problem of my mouse pointer is out of control, I can execute the left click but I can't control the position of my mouse control. This problem only occurs me when I've installed ...
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Easy way to quickly locate the mouse pointer? [duplicate]

I am visually impaired, and find it really difficult to locate the mouse pointer on screen. (I am running Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS) Other OS's have built-in methods to make the mouse pointer more easily ...
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How to map previous/next buttons of my dell mouse on ubuntu 17.10?

the previous/next buttons of my dell mouse do not work on ubuntu 17.10. Other buttons are working fine. According to documentation, I tried to perform button remapping using xinput list and then ...
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How do I keep track of the cursor on multiple monitors?

Microsoft or Apple OS has a feature wherein shaking the cursor temporarily enlarges it until you see it, or press Control and a circle will animate around the cursor letting you quickly find it. In ...
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“xinput set-prop” worked in 17.04 but results in error in 17.10

I was able to set a property for my Mouse via xinput (libinput Accel Speed Default (287): 0.000000) in my Ubuntu 17.04. After upgrading to 17.10 the following command now fails: dan4o@dan4o-desktop:~...
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Mouse pointer keeps shaking when AC power is plugged in

When the system is plugged in the mouse pointer keeps shaking. It makes it really difficult to click on any desired icon. When the device is not charging the touchpad works fine. I am currently ...
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How do I create a custom mouse pointer? [duplicate]

I want to create a custom mouse pointer on Ubuntu 16.04 from icons .How do I do it?
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Duplicate mouse pointer on second monitor on Ubuntu 17.10 on wayland

I have a problem when setting up a second monitor in Ubuntu on Wayland only when the monitor is set to left of the screen. this goes away when switching to X11.
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Mouse cursor is not showing while installing and after installation using some command it is Visible but doesn't move in Ubuntu 17.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu in lenovo idea pad 320 but the mouse pointer is not working in it Give me a solution for that Thanks is advance
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Mouse and keyboard not working and no cursor on the desktop of Ubuntu 16.04 after installing `xserver-xorg-input-synaptic`

This happened when I installed the xserver-xorg-input-synaptic package, and it requested some packages to be removed. As far as I remember, some of them contained xserverin their names. What should ...
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mouse pointer not working properly Ubuntu 16.04

In my Ubuntu 16.04, I can't type because the cursor appears only in the top left of my screen.It doesn't move properly as I type instead moves from right to left. For example, when type 'help' I get ...
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Screen magnifier that also shows mousepointer

Is there a magnifier application for Ubuntu similar to xzoom but which would also show the mouse pointer in the magnified area?
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How can I change the mouse pointer theme from the command line?

In the past, I've tried using Unity Tweak Tool to change my mouse pointer theme. However, I want to change it from my terminal as well. How can I do this on Ubuntu 16.04?
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How can I include the mouse pointer using a command-line screenshot utility?

I'd like to do this without giving feedback to the user as well, because a program I'm making will use it many times. What didn't work: scrot (No mouse pointer) import -window root (No mouse pointer)...
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Pointer continues moving after stopping finger

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.2 on a Lenovo X1 Carbon (5th Gen.). There seems to be some sort of mouse deceleration, i.e. when I stop moving my finger, the pointer continues in the same direction for a ...
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Mouse pointer moves at different speeds up/down and left/right in DOSBox

I'm trying to run a game* in DOSBox. It works perfectly except the pointer which moves at different speeds along y and x axes: it moves much more quickly up/down than left/right. Simply adjusting ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mouse flickering while hovering window border

I am new to Ubuntu and I discovered a problem while using it. When I move my mouse to the top border of a window, example on the web browser, where the tabs are, my mouse instantly starts to flicker. ...
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After cancelled upgrade mouse stops working

I run Ubuntu 16.10. I decided to upgrade to 17.04 today, so I opened a terminal and typed sudo do-release-upgrade. I saw that Budgie (a desktop) was going to be removed. Since I was using Budgie at ...
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Mouse buttons have changed

I have a Srocker V5 mouse that has preset volume buttons on the side of the mouse. These buttons have randomly changed to only work when Im in a browser. They buttons will go forward and backword ...
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System UI freeze

I've installed Ubuntu on a HDD a day ago. I have the problem, that if I have more than one window open, the system UI does not respond anymore. I still can switch between the windows with Ctrl Tab (...
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Mouse and Keyboard Not working after upgrade from 16.04 LTS to 16.10

I have looked into this topic for some time and there seems to be zero solutions, so here is my question. I upgraded from Ubuntu Unity 16.04lts to Ubuntu 16.10 using these steps. Enter software and ...
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Ubuntu 17.04 Pointer Speed Broken [closed]

I tried everything to lower the pointer speed. Starting from the Settings Menu, ending up with the terminal commands. In terminal, after finding the ID of my mouse, and the ID of the Acceleration ...
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Ubuntu touchpad issues - mouse pointer jumps around

I am having major issues with Ubuntu touchpad on a Dell Latitude 3570 Laptop. If I use a USB mouse, everything works fine, but if I use a touchpad it is very hard to control. For example, if I want ...
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Mouse clicks not working

I've been trying to solve this problem for 2 days now for my dual boot. My mouse clicks randomly stops working, sometimes it can be fixed by ALT+F4 whatever Window i got forcued, sometimes it just don'...
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Pointer won't display at the left edge of screen

Problem In order to be able to explain this, I have made up two terms: actual pointer location: where the underlying pointer is located, visual pointer location: where the pointer is visible on the ...
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Mouse pointer shakes continuously when charger is plugged in [duplicate]

My mouse pointer is shaking continuously when the charger is plugged in. It's working fine when the charger is not plugged in. I tried running the below command after I found this on some forum but ...
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Xubuntu mouse cursor resets size on startup

I am running xubuntu 16.04. I have changed my mouse them size to DMZ(White) size 31. Whenever I restart my system, my mouse cursor resets to the smallest size of 28 (visually). But when I go to ...