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Questions tagged [mousepad]

for questions about mousepad, the default text editor in Xubuntu (Ubuntu with XFCE desktop environment)

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Is it possible to apply colors to text in mousepad text editor?

My OS is Xubuntu 16.04.5 and I would like to apply colors to text in mousepad text editor, is it possible? Do I need to download some plugin to that? It would be like a command > format font : type, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 touchpad issues

Until Ubuntu 16.04, I use to : tap once with one figer : left click tap twice with one figer : left double click tap once with two figers : right click It works no more like this on 18.04 with unity,...
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Keyboard and touchpad not working on new laptop

I just got a new Lenovo Legion Y530 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu on it. However during the install the keyboard and touchpad don't work. This happened with Ubuntu 18.04 as well as Elementary 0.4....
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Touchpad and keyboard stop responding after a few seconds in the Ubuntu installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop. I created a bootable USB with Rufus following the instructions on the Ubuntu installation tutorial. Seconds after selecting ...
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gigolo vim not working

I'm using Xbuntu 18.04 LTS. As usual I use Gigolo to connect to hosting by ssh. In file browser, Thunar, I can navigate files and folders and open/edit then in Gvim. I used that scheme many years. But ...
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How to map three finger swipe up to view all open windows

Im using Ubuntu 18 with Gnome and I had configured a three finger swipe up to Show Windows Overview with my previous version with Unity but Im unable to do it here. Ive installed easyStroke but that ...
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How to enable right click button for mousepad on Dell inspiron 13 with Ubuntu 18.04?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (development branch) on a Dell Inspiron 13 5000 series. The actual problem I'm facing is that the right click button for the mousepad is not ...
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Keyboard/Mouse working before install but not after install on Aspire V3-551 laptop

I am trying to install Ubuntu 17.10 or 18.04 on an Acer Aspire V3-551 Laptop When trying Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04 ( with Mint or Ubuntu Budgie) from booting the USB stick,m everything is working well... ...
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Mouse pad speed - Horizontal vs Vertical

Just installed my first linux distro and i noticed that my mouse pad was slow in the horizontal direction and faster vertical. What can i do? Im new to Linux
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Mouse Pad/ Touch Pad doesn't work in Ubuntu 17.10

Whenever I use ubuntu for a longer time, it's funtionality of mousepad/touchpad seems to be not working as a result of which I have to restart the pc and do my process again. Kindly propose the ...
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Mouse pointer keeps shaking when plugged on

When the system is plugged on 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 using ...
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Mousepad stops working a few minutes after login (16.04)

I've only just installed Ubuntu yesterday (complete beginner in linux), and I'm having issues making my mousepad work. It works fine for a minute or two after starting up my laptop and logging in, but ...
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Automatic word wrap in Mousepad

How to enable automatic word wrap for every text document opened with Mousepad? Every time I create a new document word wrapping is disabled by default. Also, selecting word wrap in the Document ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keyboard and touchpad does not react after suspend

I got some very strange problems with my Laptop keyboard/mousepad... I have two partitions on my SDD, one with Ubuntu 16.04 and the other one with Windows 10 (using GRUB as bootloader). Yesterday ...
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Text document unreadable after sudden PC shutdown

I was working in a text document with Mousepad, when I accidentally disconnected the power cable, shutting down the computer. When I started my Xubuntu session again, I tried to open the document, but ...
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Having trouble with mouse pad working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

So I just received on old laptop from a friend and currently trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on the laptop. Here are the specs of the laptop: Brand: ASUS Memory: 2.8 GiB Processor: Intel Pentium(...
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My laptop's mousepad doesn't work after I installed Ubuntu 14.04

I connected USB mouse and it works. But I want to use the mousepad of my laptop. Can anyone help me to fix this?
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Every time i start ubuntu these type of lines starts running

I have press Esc button every-time to start Ubuntu ... Is this a problem with OS installation ?? Or my laptop is not build for Ubuntu OS ??? Because after installing Ubuntu my touch-pad stopped ...
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Mousepad of laptop not working [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 version in Lenovo G505s laptop. My mouse pad not working since i installed Ubuntu.
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Mouse moves by itself

My mouse moves by itself I cannot use the track-pad as the mouse jumps up and down the screen and also clicks by itself. When I boot into Windows, the track-pad works flawlessly so I suppose it's a ...
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Column select in Mousepad?

Mousepad is the default text editor of Xubuntu. Is there a column select mode in Mousepad? How can I enable it?
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Ubuntu 14.10 problems with no mousepad gestures

Can someone please advise on how I am to get my mousepad gestures back, when I had windows I had mousepad gestures, like on a tablet but on my PC instead. I just put 14.10 on, would like to know if ...
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XUbuntu: Can't edit text files: Permission denied

I am new to Linux, but I was under the impression that you can use GUI to edit text files I mean that is why GUI exists. I opened xrdp.ini and tried to edit it with Mousepad. When I try to save it I ...
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Xubuntu - Right Click Does not work

I installed Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.10) and everything works perfectly except the right click does not work... it acts as a left click. No matter what I do, I can't figure out how to enable right clicking. ...
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How to get another text-file be opened in new tab in mousepad?

Earlier when I used to gedit in Unity environment, when I opens a text file with gedit (considering one file is already opened in gedit), then it opens in new tab in already opened window. After ...