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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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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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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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 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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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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I can't pair my Apple Mouse and Keyboard

How to add my Magic Mouse and Wireless Keyboard to OS? In Device Search doesn't recognize any of device.
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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 ...
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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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Mouse and keyboard unresponsive on login screen; cannot switch to tty

So out of the blue my elementaryOS 5.1 has stopped responding on the login screen. Whereas yesterday everything worked perfectly fine, today I get stuck because both mouse and keyboard stop working ...
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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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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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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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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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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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Information: Logitech MX Master 3 working

this is an Information Request. If this should be somewhere else, please let me know. I jsut realised that my MX Master 3 was working out of the box with eOS over the provided dongle. Something that ...
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Use forwards & backwards buttons on the mouse as scroll bar

I'm new here and for the moment I just got a question. Lately, my mouse scroll bar has started to malfunction and the new mouse I've ordered won't arrive for one month or even more. So I was thinking ...
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copy on mouse highlight in terminal app

Is there some way to enable copying text when selecting text via the mouse in the terminal app? The settings dialog in the terminal app only seems to provide a way to select a theme and font size.
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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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Where are my mouse gestures coming from?

This is a screenshot of what appears to be some mouse gestures functionality in my Elementary OS. If i hold down secondary mouse click, it draws out the path that i do with my mouse. But none of the ...
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Mouse click does nothing for a few seconds after unlocking the session

Since the very first time I tried eOS I noticed that there is a annoyingly noticeable "delay" that takes place every time I unlock my session (except when I'm logging in) before the mouse clicks ...
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Logitech MX Master 2s - How to assign thumb button?

I'm running eOS 5.1.2 and using a MX Master 2s connected via Bluetooth. I like to assign he thumb button to "Show All Windows". Usually it can be done with assign a new button in the keyboard ...
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Mouse do not click when trying to change anything in System Settings

Linux noob, installed linux for the first time (elementary OS, hera 5.1.2), intially everything was going well but when I tried to change Desktop setting(System settings->Personal->Desktop), no matter ...
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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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How to fix screen disturtion while mouse over actions? [duplicate]

i installed elementary OS 5.1 on a acer aspire I3 machine with an ATI Readon mobility HD 5450 graphic chip. Now i have screen disturtions while mouse over like show in the append picture. Any ideas? ...
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Mouse pointers for lefties

Is there any possibility to change default mouse pointers to mirrored ones, suitable for lefties? Tried Google and local search - no results. Thanx.
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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from elementary OS Loki?

After installing elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Flex 3), when I press towards the middle of the click bar on my touchpad, it will copy or paste depending on the location. I've gone into ...
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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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Mouse wrapping on screen

I have a multiple monitor setup that goes like this: TV | Primary | Secondary. The TV is used for media, so I don't want windows opening there (the screen is off most of the time), but since the TV is ...
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Mouse cursor size and theme not adjustable

I have a 32" 4k screen that is recognized as a 27" screen and my cursor is huge. When I try to adjust the cursor size using the DCONF editor no changes are actually made to the cursor size, even ...
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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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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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Hardware Printer, Mouse [closed]

everyone in the elementary Os world, I must say Having come from an Apple background I am liking what I see so far. I am running elementary OS 5.0 Juno 64 bit Question 1 I notice there is no ...
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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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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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Touchpad Locks After Inactivity Period [duplicate]

I have a Compaq 21N121AR Laptop and this is my problem: After I make a mouse movement and my finger leaves the mouse touchpad, my touchpad goes in a kind of "Sleep Mode" and it takes a few "swipes" to ...
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Increase vertical mouse scroll wheel lines?

When I mouse scroll wheel up / down it seems like I only "down arrow" 3 or 4 times. How do I double the amount of lines my mouse scroll wheel covers? It seems to be an elementary OS issue, and not a ...
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Rechange hotkey from keyboard to mouse

If press "Win+W" or "Win+A", it opens a multitasking view. How rechange this hotkey to mouse key? Exp "LeftClick + RightClick" or "Middle Button + Right".
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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 ...
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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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Magic mouse connection issues on PC

Similar or same problem as the other folk with "magic mouse connection issues". magic mouse has to be reconnected every time I restart my computer. And it has to be done by "bluetooth settings". If I ...
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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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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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Touchpad fast scroll possible?

I just installed ElementaryOS on my Macbook Air, and so far I'm liking it. There is one thing which really annoys me though. In Ubuntu (or OSX) when I'm on a large website or in a large text ...
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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 can I disable Tap to Click?

how can I disable tap to click on the elementary os? I've tried disabling it from the "Mouse & Touchpad" menu on Settings but it doesn't work.