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Use xbindkeys & xdotool to bind mouse buttons

I am very new on Ubuntu desktop and just like it so much. Now i get a problem. My OS is Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I am a designer. I use a lot of middle click when i do 3d drawings. (A lot of my mouse's ...
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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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How to reduce mouse pointer shaking?

The mouse pointer recently starts shaking. Seems there is a hardware problem. Is there any software to remove the pointer shake?
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VLC seems to ignore the “cursor size” setting in Universal Access

Ubuntu 20.04LTS, VLC 3.0.10. I have set "Large" for the mouse cursor size, and I have not experience this problem with other applications but only on VLC, the cursor becomes really small. It seems to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 trackpad pointer jumping

My trackpad pointer jumps on the screen sometimes when I click sometimes. I have a lenovo x1 extreme gen2.
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Mouse pointer moving by itself

My mouse pointer moves by itself automatically at either 10 - 15 minutes intervals or less. Im on the Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, Laptop = Toshiba Portege Z30-A. Is there a way I can stop this from happening? ...
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Workarounds for mouse pointer visibility in screen sharing sessions?

I'm doing screen sharing with Microsoft Teams on Linux. My mouse pointer is not visible to the people I share the screen with. This is a known shortcoming of the Linux version: https://docs.microsoft....
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Mouse pointer is not captured in 'share screen' mode (Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS)

When using 'share screen' mode in Google Hangouts Meet, the mouse pointer is not captured. Reports on a similar issue with Skype can be also found in various forums.
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Mouse pointer stuck for a bit when moving the pointer down on a second monitor

I use my laptop with a second monitor often, and I see a strange behavior of the mouse pointer when I do. First, let me explain my display set up. I have the displays set up with 2nd (external) ...
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mail subject text in thunderbird 68 displays errant under ubuntu 18.04lts

Problem: Thunderbird 68.4.2 on ubuntu 18.04.4lts shows croped textlines in email subject list and folder list pane (text in message pane reads well) Question: How can I get text render correct in ...
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keyboard keys + combinations and mouse cursor issues ubuntu 19.10

I am on lubuntu 19.10, old Imac with AMD® Rv730, kernel 5.3.0-29. Ever since upgrade to 19.10 I have issues with my keyboard (usb) and mouse (both usb and wireless). Certain keys are dead and certain ...
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18.04: Visual bug on mouseover tooltips

Im pretty new to Linux. Just installed Ubuntu 18.04.3. I have some kind of visual bug when mouseover tooltips are shown mostly anywhere in the system or any kind of apps. How can I fix this?
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Mouse cursor does not show up on screen

the mouse works but there is no pointer on the screen how do I fix it?
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Mouse speed - reduce when moving slowly

When I'm moving the mouse to grab a corner of a window to resize it I often overshoot several times as it's hard to move exactly those last few pixels. Is there a way with Ubuntu to reduce the cursor ...
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Screenshot does not include cursor 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm using default gnome-screenshot and I enabled include pointer in dconf Editor /org/gnome/gnome-screenshot/delay and cursor nowhere to be seen. I used the terminal to set it and still nothing ...
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Ubuntu touchpad issue - mouse pointer moving around

I looked at Ubuntu touchpad issues - mouse pointer jumps around, but my issue is a little different. The mouse pointer doesn't jump to a specific spot. Instead, when I am trying to use the mousepad ...
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Strange mouse pointer behavior along right edge of screen Ubuntu 19.10

I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 19.10 (upgrading from 18.04) and I've noticed some strange behavior when the mouse cursor touches the right edge of the screen. If you just touch the pointer ...
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Thinkpad Trackpoint AND Touchpad randomly stop working on Lubuntu

I recently installed Lubuntu on my Thinkpad T560 (duel boot with win 10). Everything seems to work pretty well except both my Trackpoint and Touchpad will randomly stop working while I use Lubuntu. ...
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Trying to use multiple monitors, but the mouse pointer has a stuttering animation

This works just fine with windows and it's not the TV, as I've tried two different TVs and each have the same result. This is the effect that its having. http://imgur.com/a/OU05JR7 Any idea on how to ...
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When scrolling in App1, then alt-tab to App2, App2 jumps its scoll point in line with App1 scroll, and vice versa

I am on 18.04 and it has only recently started happening. When mouse scrolling in 1st app (e.g. 1.5 pages of scrolling). I then change to another app. As I then go to mouse scroll in the 2nd app, the ...
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“Shake to Find Cursor” for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

Is there any software that does the same as the macOS feature "Shake to Find Cursor" for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?
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Ubuntu 18.04 mouse pointer issue [ Jumping here and there ]

I Installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on HP Probook. I have an issue. The mouse pointer jumps here and there like crazy, when I'm searching something on Google new tabs get open in browser, when I'm coding ...
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I want to turn off mouse acceleration and increase the sensitivity

I’ve heard linux mouse inputs are processed differently but it just sounds like pointer acceleration to me. So basically in windows terms, I want no mouse acceleration, and I want to multiply the ...
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How to set the minimum time between double clicks?

How to set the minimum time between double clicks (two clicks)? Avoiding single click turns out to be double clicks
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Mouse is too slow, no mouse acceleration

I upgraded from 16.04 to 19.04. Now my mouse pointer speed is way slower, I set it to maximum speed but it's still slow. This is unworkable as I have three screens and I can't move the mouse pointer ...
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Mouse pointer does not adjust to context on screen

My mouse pointer does not change shape depending on what's under it on the screen. Strangely, this seems to happen only in Firefox and Chrome, but maybe I simply haven't noticed this problem in other ...
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Am I able to use two mice in my Ubuntu desktop?

I'm using an Acer laptop, and Ubuntu 19.04. I want to use my laptop touchpad and my wireless mouse separately with two cursors.
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Ubuntu: mouse sonar

Is there a way of creating a sonar effect to find your mouse cursor on Ubuntu 18.04? Ideally something that can be triggered via a keyboard shortcut.
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Something about Ubuntu mouse arrow

My Dell laptop came from the factory with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It's a few years old, and I've upgraded it since then to 18.04, and 19whatever. Only the Ubuntu that it came with doesn't have a wandering ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS invisible mouse cursor

I installed ubuntu 18.04 LTS, but it's invisible mouse cursor. How can I fix it?
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Reveal mouse pointer position [duplicate]

On Windows it is possible to enable revealing the mouse pointer position by pressing the CTRL key. Is this possible in Gnome? There doesn't seem to be a setting, unless it's hidden somewhere.
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Pointer & return key not working in Ubuntu 16.04

All of a sudden, neither the pointer nor the return key on my laptop is working in the 16.04 GUI. All the other keys work just fine, as far as I can tell. And the return key does work at the shutdown/...
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Mouse pointer dissapears while typing - UBUNTU 18.04 LTS

I was playing with my keyboard shortcuts using various FN function and I realised that my mouse pointer now disappears when I type and it doesn't come back unless I move the mouse. This happens in ...
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How can I limit mouse pointer movement to only horizontal or only vertical?

I would like to be able to move the mouse pointer in a perfectly straight line. I am looking for a way to use two modifier key combinations, one of them making the mouse pointer move only horizontally,...
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Fix pointer size in 18.04

I am running Ubuntu 18.04, and after playing with the graphical settings I ended up having a different pointer size outside and outside of opened windows (see image below). I already tried changing ...
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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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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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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 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 ...