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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MacBook Pro 13-inch 2017 issues

I'm trying to move from MacOs to Elementary OS 6 but I found many issues while trying from the USB. Trackpad and mouse not working. Can't change keyboard mapping (Keys behavior not according to the ...
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mouse click in Odin (ve Hera)

I am used to single clicking everything and it worked fine for me in old/5/Hera, but now I have installed 6/Odin and for some reason I have to double click to get file to open - why and what am I ...
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Wireless Trackball (Kensington) not recognized (resolved)

Kensington Orbit Wireless Trackball was not being recognized by Elementary. ANSWER: It's now working fine. The problem (I think) was that not all the drivers had been installed for my Nvidia dual-...
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Can't use mouse and touchpad after wake up

Elementary OS 5.1.7 Laptop: dell inspiron 7559 Nvidia graphics is disable Kernel driver in use: i915 After my laptop wake up Pantheon refuse to respond on left click (touchpad doesn't work too). I can'...
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Cannot configure double-click (to open a folder) in files

Running the Odin beta 2 release. I referred to some past answers but could not find the right setting to configure double-click to open a folder in Files.  gsettings set io.elementary.files....
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Scroll Wheel on Wireless mouse Acting Weird

I bought a wireless nouse a few weeks ago. I was using it on Linux Mint and it was working fine. Now I switched to Elementary OS and the scrollwheel is acting very weird. Sometimes when I scroll, it ...
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Keyboard & touchpad and mouse

I use a Macbook pro 16 I tried to install Elementary OS and I haven’t been able to 1 my keyboard did not work 2 my toucpad or mouse did either work. Is there a fix for that soon. I do not have a ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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Videos stop, but audio keeps going until I move my mouse

Like said in the title. Whenever I am on DataCamp watching a video or just YouTube. After I let the mouse alone, the video stops and the audio keeps going until I move my muse and the video instantly ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-...