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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.

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Touchpad tap to click and two finger tap to right click stops working after sometime

I have recently reinstalled Elementary Juno on my laptop and now the touchpad tap to click and two finger tap to right click stops working after sometime, if I lock the computer and unlock it, the ...
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Occasionally mouse and touchscreen stop working

Occasionally mouse and touchscreen stop working without any cause until I restart the system or sometimes just close and open laptop lid (or just suspend the system). Though I can still interact with ...
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Mouse moving on its own

Since today early my mouse is moving on its own. It is almost impossible to write. Yesterday was everything fine. The lasts updates were: Start-Date: 2018-10-31 07:38:41 Commandline: packagekit ...
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Cannot add Microsoft Precision Mouse (Juno)

I am having trouble connecting my Microsoft Precision Mouse via bluetooth. I have been having this problem ever since I switched from an ubuntu 16.04 based distro to an ubuntu 18.04 based system (...
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Some bugs I found + 'code' related questions

I have downloaded and install elementary OS 5.0 Juno for a few days now and during that time, I think I have noticed some bugs, mostly just minor. For starter, every time you log in to the OS, the ...
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Impossible to disable middle click paste

I am under the impression that the Middle click paste toggle under Mouse settings does not have any effect. Middle click paste works with or without this setting enabled, which is kind of annoying. I'...
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Strange Mouse Issue

About a few days ago, I installed elementary OS on my Lenovo IdeaPad 110 laptop. I also have this monitor, (all the labels are worn off, so I can't identify) which I link using an HDMI to VGA cable. ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I'm having an issue where I right click and as soon as I release the button, it selects the option where the mouse is like I left-clicked. Also, context menus are appearing in the middle of where my ...
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Scrolling mouse Logitech m600

I've just installed Loki and I'd like to use my mouse Logitech m600. The m600 has got lots of gestures but I just need the scrolling working. I remember it did work with Luna however, now it's not ...
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Touchpad indicator not showing

Good Afternoon world. I got to say that I installed the touchpad indicator to mute the mouse pad on my Lenovo laptop as I type. The bad news is, that the notification says that it is ready but I do ...
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pixel stuck where the mouse pointer is, after trying to login with multiple user accounts

While trying to login with multiple user accounts, the second user that logs in gets the pixel stuck where the mouse pointer is. OS version is elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki is this a known bug? if yes is ...
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How to do mouse warping

I've been using i3 before switching to Elementary OS, and I'm missing a couple of features: Mouse follows focus Mouse warping I've managed to enable the first one through GSettings: gsettings set ...
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Focus window by mouse hover

Hello I was moved to ElementaryOS from i3wm with Ubuntu and I am accustomed that the windows gain focus when I hover it by mouse instead of click. For me, with multi-monitors, that's really useful. ...
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When plugging in mouse, touch pad is still active and unable to make changes.

Although I have recently asked a similar question, I did notice that as I was writing, several answers came up to help me with this problem. I tried to do the changes using the terminal without ...
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External Keyboard and Mouse do not work on Laptop

I clean installed Elementary OS on my Asus Vivobook and whenever I try to use an external keyboard and mouse on my laptop, they don't work.
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Mousewheel not working after starting

I installed elementary OS some time ago and I must say I really like the 'flow' of it. Although I have unfortunately some technical issues. One of them is the mouse. My Problem: When I start the PC ...
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help to install elementary OS on thinkpad

I installed everything and it seemed to work fine. However, my keyboard and mouse don't work. This is super weird. I have an IBM thinkpad 11e. I been trying to install it all night long. Can you ...
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Touchpad doesn't work with keyboard

How to disable touchpad stop when typing? I know how to do it on Ubuntu, but there are other settings and this item no.
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How do I get USB mouse “unstuck” from right-click mode?

I've just installed and begun to explore the Loki os. My Apple USB mouse would only work in left-click mode, i.e., I could not access any contextual or right-click menus. I went to the Mouse system ...
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Mouse pointer bounces around when using touchpad

Hello I just installed Elementay OS and I am running into a problem when using touchpad. My mouse point is shaky when I am using touchpad. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 3000. This does not work: Shaky ...
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Multitasking View from Mouse

What is the easiest way to make the middle mouse button launch Multitasking View? So far the solutions I have found are too complex and I did them all wrong.
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How to set middle scroll up to unminimize and middle scroll down to minimize a window in Plank?

Currently if you want to minimize a window you need to click the corresponding icon at a Plank bar. To unminimize, you can (hovering an icon with a cursor) either scroll up or down. For me it is more ...
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Middle mouse button

Can anyone tell me if it's possible to use the middle mouse button to scroll in eos loki? Normally by clicking the middle button (the scroll wheel) it will allow me to scroll up and down the page ...
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Strange Mouse movement issue

I've just installed Loki and I'm getting very strange mouse movement behavior. Touchpad works fine, but if I want to use my Logitech M310 mouse.. well it's not usable. I can move the mouse pointer to ...
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How to increase mouse sensitivity?

I'm using elementary OS 4.0.1. Below is the output of xinput list-props <id>. Acceleration speed is set on 1.0, but it is still slow. I tried to use xset m 2 1, but it gives nothing :( Device '...
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Mouse Pointer Lag issue

i have installed latest elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and was doing bit of searching about tips and tricks for getting tweaks but in the process got a very annoying problem. i have a wireless mouse. when i ...
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50-synaptics.config file missing

I recently switched from Ubuntu to elementary OS and my right click on my laptop doesn't work. I used to solve this in Ubuntu by editing the 50-syaptics.config file. I would like to edit the 50-...
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How do I connect my Lenovo Bluetooth mouse?

I am trying to connect to my Lenovo Bluetooth mouse. My laptop doesn't show it. I can connect my laptop and my smartphone, I can connect my smartphone and the mouse. Any ideas? Thank you.
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Mouse buttons become unresponsive

For the past couple of days, I have noticed that my mouse buttons will stop working and not allow me to click on anything. I have found that anytime I try to click on a separate window, Applications, ...
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Mouse buttons stop working

I've done a clean install of Loki on an old Compaq laptop. Whenever it has been running for a bit the mouse buttons stop working. The mouse still moves fine, just the clicks do nothing. It happens on ...
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Bluetooth doesn't detect my mouse

I just installed ElementaryOS and installed updates and turning on Bluetooth doesn't find my BluetoothMouse3600 it can find other devices, I reset my bluetooth moues by holding the button for 3 sec ...
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Mouse battery percentage

I have a query, the battery indicator can show the battery percentage of a mouse or a wireless keyboard, if so, which brand of mouse are compatible?
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Disable Three Tap Paste Gesture

i've installed libinput-gestures to get OS X-like gesture for switching workspaces. Sometimes some previously copied text gets pasted randomly in the current workspace, after the three finger swipe up ...
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Blutooth Mouse Elementary on iMac

I have installed Elementary 0.4.1 on a 2012 21.5 inch iMac. However the bluetooth mouse is not recognised so I have a desktop but cannot use the mouse or keystrokes to access any apps or settings. I ...
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Wireless Mouse and keyboard combo freezing randomly for a few seconds

The issue Every few minutes the mouse frezees in it's place, or they keyboard stops responding. this lasts for around 2 or 3 seconds, and returns to normal. The keyboard does the same thing, but if ...
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Logetich M705 Wheel Tilt not functioning

I recently switched from my antiquated Keyboard and Mouse set (EasyCall Desktop) to the MK710, which uses the M705 mouse. Previously, the side tile on the wheel would function as normal on the old ...
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libinput/kernel Update Screwed my pointer accel/threshold

So I just got the update to kernel 4.10 and now the touchpad sensitivity has been severely reduced and feels, I can only describe as, sloppy. It now lacks precision and I can't adjust that. Is there ...
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After update my elementary os mouse not working

I update my OS with app center. when I start my pc everything is ok but after few time letter mouse not working. mouse cursor are moving but any click or scroll or anything doest not happend. It look ...
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Vertical scroll wheel not working on logitech mx master

My vertical wheel does nothing in cases where I expect it to scroll, like in a web browser. It might have something to do with the fact I ran this command to disable my middle click: xmodmap -e "...
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Mouse acceleration values keep getting changed by the system

Over the past couple days, I've been fighting to take control of pointer acceleration in Xorg, and I'm just about at my wit's end with this. I managed to get the standard properties to work by ...
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How do I set “button 2” of mouse to “show desktop”

My middle mouse button (the scroll wheel pressed down), after turning off the gnome-tweak middle click is paste, shows as button 2 in xev: ButtonPress event, serial 37, synthetic NO, window 0x3400001,...
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Paste with middle mouse stop working

I used to paste clicking the middle mouse button but it has stopped working since some days. Why? Can I reactivate it?
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My PC doesn't recognize my keyboard and mouse

I just installed elementary Os 2 days ago. I updated the system and installed the apps I needed. Nothing weird.. just basic apps. Today.. I turned on my computer and I could not use my mouse or ...
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Bluetooth mouse not working even is connected, paired, trusted

I have new ASUS ZenBook UX410UA and Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Mouse. I was able to pair, connect and trust Bluetooth mouse, but it mostly doesn't work. Sometimes mouse works only few seconds ...
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My mouse pointer seems to lag visually, leaving cursor 'foot prints'

These 'footprints' seem to disappear after some time but it happens regularly. Any idea what i should look into? lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core ...
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Pantheon not responding to mouse clicks

I think I have a similar problem to this post, but not sure Pantheon Desktop shell unresponsive / hang / freeze when using kodi I was doing some work on my Loki desktop on Sunday but had some kind ...
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How to simulate middle mouse click in Loki?

The middle click button of the mouse I use is broken, so I'd like to simulate it by pressing left and right mouse buttons at the same time. In Freya, I could do: xinput set-prop "Wireless Optical ...
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Slow trackpad: finetuning and sensitivity/speed/accelation configuration

I have set the speed of my trackpad to max in the system settings. However, the trackpad is still quite slow. In essence, I have to move my finger around quite a lot to get from one end of the screen ...
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Can not install loki :( Clicking with touchpad or mouse does not work Alienware 13

I used to have loki installed from the initial release, and it worked fine until my motherboard failed, had to send it in for repair...came back with my installation or at least the boot manager gone. ...
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Touchpad shaking

I really love elementary OS, but there is a really annoying bug where the mouse shakes when I use my track pad. It's not a defective track pad, I have installed Ubuntu Mate and had no problems with ...