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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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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SynPS/2 Synaptic Touchpad gone crazy

I recently installed elementaryOS on Lenovo B50-45 laptop, the arrow of the SynPS/2 Synaptic touchpad moves on its own and the touchpad seems to be used by two people at once. No it's not a ghost 😂. ...
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Bluetooth stopped working - HERA

Bluetooth is dead. Yesterday it worked, today it's not. I checked common points like: systemctl restart bluetooth cat /etc/bluetooth/main.con ....AutoEnable=true rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT ...
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The mouse is invisible

I can’t add a photo, as the is no mouse to take a photo of... It appears if I boot in safe mode. ONE of the problems is trying to fix it, without a mouse... Clean install, on a Dell R420. I’ve tried ...
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Primary Buttons issue with fresh install of eOS Hera

I just downloaded the eOS iso today, booted it up, installed it, and it looks great at first. I then restart the computer and find that the system settings for primary button and natural scrolling no ...
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Mouse unresponsive after login

Out of nowhere the mouse on my Asus S430 has become unresponsive. The mouse works just fine under Windows or during the Elementary login screen, but does not respond to movement or clicks after login....
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Xbox controller seems to cause freezing

I'm testing out Elementary OS as a gaming desktop distro and I think an Xbox Elite controller may be causing the OS to completely crash and make the mouse and keyboard AND my Razer Orbweaver (small ...
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How can I get an Apple Magic Mouse2 to scroll?

I'm using Juno and Kernel 4.18 and I would like to get my Magic Mouse2 scrolling working. So far everything I have tried has failed to get the Magic Mouse2 to use the hid_magicmouse kernel driver. It ...
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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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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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How to get mac like gestures in loki?

I want mac's gestures feature . I know my touchpad is multitouch supported but I kind of have problems using touchegg . So pls tell me which software or which way can I use multitouch gestures for ...
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Middle click on touchpad no longer works

The touchpad on my laptop is the kind without separate buttons, but distinguishes left clicks (by clicking bottom left corner) from right clicks (by clicking bottom right corner). The problem is, ...
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Touchscreen & Stylus on HP 2740p

How to enable touchscreen and stylus input after installing elementary on my HP EliteBook 2740p? Thank you.
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Magic mouse connection issues

I have a magic mouse that came with my iMac and I've been having issues with it on elementary OS. The greatest problem is that it disconnects way too often. My mouse also moves way too fast, even at ...
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Mouse wheel button not shown in CP, and non-standard behaviour if Firefox

Hi there Freya does not work but using Linux Mint my mouse wheel is available in the CP. When using FF I press and hold, and expect it to scroll page up/down according to mouse movement when held down....
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Mouse cursor would not recognise my finger inputs at random

Whenever I would use Elem. OS my cursor would at random get stuck and not move until I would reset it by lifting my fingers. This did not happen on Windows 10, nor did it, or does on any other Linux ...
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How do I enable the right mouse button (right touchpad button)?

How do I enable the right mouse button (right touchpad button)? My operating system elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. Ultrabook Huawei Matebook 13 WRTB-WAH9L.
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Left mouse button suddenly stopped working on Elementary OS

My left mouse button has been stopped working randomly for the last few days. I've found a workaround by switching to TTY using ctrl + alt + f1 and then went back using ctrl + alt + f7. Sometimes, ...
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Increase pointer size does not work on elementary OS Hera

I'm having an issue with the size of the pointer in elementary OS Hera. Specifically, when I try to change the Pointer size in System Settings -> Mouse & Touchpad -> Pointing nothing happens....
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Bluetooth HID not enable in Macbook White 4.1 ( late 2007)

I have a Macbook White 4.1 (late 2007) with elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I can't connect a bluetooth mouse or keyboard. See that bluetooth is configured for HCI only gustavo@macbook-white:~$ lsusb Bus ...
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Why can I not click in the elementary OS 5.1 Hera installer?

I decided to install elementary OS 5.1 Hera on the new HDD I just found laying around (so, I will keep Windows 10 on my SSD). I have downloaded the .iso-file from the official elementary.io website ...
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Acer Spin 1 - Screen / Keyboard / Touchpad issues

I have an Acer Spin 1. Set up of Elementary went flawlessly. However, the Acer Spin 1 is a convertable computer that turns back on its hinge so it's a tablet. So when Elementary OS loads, the ...
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USB mouse right click not working

I have just installed Hera on an Acer c720 chromebook and for the most part everything works well. One exception is that right-clicking does not work for my USB Microsoft Mouse. Two-finger tapping on ...
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Double click default behaviour for all users?

the solution mentioned in Configure Files to use double click GSettings (recommended) Run the following command in terminal gsettings set io.elementary.files.preferences single-click false (To enable ...
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Mouse lagging after some hours of working (not sure about graphics)

I'm facing an annoying problem, after several hours after reboot, the mouse pointer starts to lag apparently for no reason. I tought it was a graphic driver problem, so I switched to nomodeset drivers ...
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Mouse cursor behaviour problems

Hi I have just installed Elementary OS Hera on my laptop and from the start my mouse behaviour has been weired. Sometimes my mouse will trail with lots of cursors behind the first one, other times it ...
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Touchpad - Combining hardware & multitouch for right click

I am wondering if it is possible to use both hardware and multi-touch setting at the same time. I would like the hardware default button location to always go into right click but also have the ...
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Mouse Pointer disappears on 2009 iMac 27” during session, Radeon graphics

As an intro, I’m new to elementary OS, so please bear with me. I have installed eOS (5.1.4 Hera) on to an old iMac (2009) and it works flawlessly but for one thing; the mouse pointer will disappear ...
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After rearraning displays, the mouse buttons stop working

I just installed eOS and tried to rearrange the screens. Once I rearrange the displays in the menu, so that my main display is to the right and not to the left, the mouse buttons stop working. I have ...
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MacBook Pro 8.3 Elementary OS Loki and Juno: mouse cursor turns into thin vertical dashed line after update

After the most recent system update, I noticed the problem both on Loki and Juno as well as Juno beta that I both still have installed on my machine. In Juno, there's also some display issues, ...
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Cursor Size Won't Change with dconf

I want to make the size of the mouse pointer bigger. I tried using dconf write /org/gnome/desktop/interface/cursor-size 48 Unfortunately, nothing happens. Even after a restart, the mouse looks the ...
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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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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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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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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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Unexpected flickering mouse and constant clicking

I have installed Elementary recently and all works wonderful. I only fight with this issue. The cursor or mouse arrow is clicking constantly for a while. Then it mostly stops for a minute and comes ...