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 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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