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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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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Universal Access Zoom In/Out [closed]

I have been trying for hours to get the Universal Access Zoom In/Out feature to work. I have used several different key combinations but it just wouldn't work. I got the zoom in to work with ⌘+F1; ...
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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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Bind mouse buttons to switch between windows

I just bought a new mouse with more buttons than my old one. While they work fine and I can navigate back and forth with the thumb buttons, I would like to know if I can somehow change thumb buttons ...
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Why does the mouse pointer move as if it is on a block of ice?

I have been trying out elementary OS on a HP stream 11 laptop and it is working great, but what is the deal with the mouse pointer? I am using a USB corded mouse (but have also tried the trackpad) and ...
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Mouse slightly offset by 3 pixels up and 1 pixel left (pointer image) [closed]

I noticed that the mouse was slightly offset when trying to click gui components. I decided to test it and it turns out that the pointer is actually offset by 3 pixels up and 1 pixel left. I tested ...
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Can I set Mouse Acceleration / Precision mode?

Is there a way to set the cursor displacement dependent on mouse velocity? This is called mouse acceleration in most environments. Some call it precision-mode, which is the slow extreme of the speed ...
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Control pointer using keyboard on Freya

How can I control pointer using keyboard instead of mouse on elementary OS Freya? Universal Access > Pointing and Clicking > Mouse keys (turn on) ... yeah it works but pointer's speed is ridiculously ...
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How can I switch workspaces using the mouse wheel?

IIRC, in Luna it was possible to switch workspaces using the mouse wheel, as in Xfce. (Edit: That is, simply by scrolling the wheel on any point of the desktop not covered by a window.) Is it possible ...
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Alps touchpad not recognized

I had an issue while trying the live version of elementary OS Freya: My touchpad (an alps touchpad) won't work as a touchpad really but is recognized as a mouse, so I can't use gestures for example ...
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How can I stop my mouse double-clicking when I only click once?

Mostly a single click will act like two clicks. For example: I want to go back one page on a web-browser but go back two or I have word processor open and want to open the drop down menu to change ...
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How can I enable multi-touch gestures on a laptop trackpad?

My laptop has the ability to read up to 4-finger gestures, but the functionality to map and use those gestures isn't included in Elementary OS. Is there any way I can do this?
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How to change the window manager's mouse click actions?

When I click with the middle button of the mouse on a window, it goes to the bottom of the stack, and two clicks on the window bar maximize it. Can we change that? or even disable? some background: ...

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