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Can mouse wheel scrolling work in a Screen session?

Is there any way to use the mouse wheel to scroll through the output of a screen session? I can use the keypad scroll through previous output in screen after pressing ctrl+a [. Is it possible to do ...
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mousekeys is too slow in gnome3 fedora

Today I had to use mousekeys feature and tried it but it was very slow and unsusable, can I incerase the speed of my cursor while using mousekeys?
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How can I turn off “middle mouse button paste” functionality in all programs?

I don't like having the middle mouse button paste, because I often end up with uncompilable code in Eclipse. How can I turn this off (in all programs)? I'm running Fedora.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Touchpad gone bad

I have a problem with my touchpad, but I don't think it's a hardware issue. I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and after a few days of use, the mouse pointer is behaving kind of wierd. What it ...
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Restart USB mouse driver?

Sometimes, after some event that I can't determine, my USB mouse gets stuttery - like the refresh rate drops down to about 5-10Hz. It still works fine other than that, but it's incredibly annoying, ...
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Scrollbar moves to where I click

I use MATE on Fedora. At some point, the behavior of scrollbars on many applications has changed. When I click below a scrollbar, now the scrollbar jumps to where I clicked. Previously, it used to ...
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Desktop doesn't show mouse pointer without mouse

Recently mouse stopped working and I removed (plugged-out) mouse from Desktop-PC. I've restarted but now pointer is not displaying. I've turned on Mouse key in order to work-around with num-pad but I ...
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bluetooth mouse disconnects

I'm using Debian Jessie (testing). I have a bluetooth mouse (Microsoft Sculpt Comfort) and I can pair it and use it ok, but after some time of inactivity (around 10 minutes) it stops working, I have ...
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disable any usb keyboard and mouse

I would like to disable any keyboard and mouse user puts in USB port (regardless their ID, vendor, name, ...). I found this article http://wpkg.org/Disable_/_enable_keyboard_and_mouse_in_Linux but it ...
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USB mouse not working on Manjaro

I can't get my USB mouse (which used to work) to move the cursor now. I'm using Manjaro, on an HP Pavilion. When I run the command hwinfo --mouse, the mouse appears. Here's what it reports: 40: USB ...
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How to map mouse functions to the keyboard in Linux

I am using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 and would like to map several mouse functions to my keyboard. To be specific, the four mouse functions I would like to map are: Left mouse button double-click ...
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Mouse button stops working intermittently

I have noticed that I'm not the only one with mouse button problems. This problem seems to affect multiple users on many different Linux versions regardless of Desktop versions (at least in Unity &...
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Touchpad absolute coordinates

Since a while ago, synclient no longer supports the -m (monitor) option (that could be used to obtain absolute coordinates from a touchpad). I'm looking for a good, portable way to obtain absolute ...
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How to forbid the menu item selection by right click?

Clicking the right button prompts a context menu, then we can choose an item from the menu by a left or right click. However, it's really boring that we can use right click to select the item. ...
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Changing mouse sensitivity (Debian)

I am not sure if I am asking this question at the right place, but I am trying to set (decrease) the mouse sensitivity on my Debian system (it's way too fast), sadly I can't make it work. My mouse is ...
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Pressing holding middle mouse button and drag for rapid scrolling in gnome [duplicate]

I'm use to being able to hold down the middle mouse button then move my mouse up or down to quickly scroll up or down in Windows applications, which scrolls much faster then just scrolling the wheel. ...
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Trackpad Setup Linux Mint on Mac Book KDE

I have been playing around with using Linux Mint on an older Mac Book (2009 era). Linux Mint runs great on this laptop as compared to OS X. The only major problem I am having is with the trackpad. It ...
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Highlight mouse for screencasts without disturbing workflow

For making documentation/tutorial videos, I need to highlight the mouse, for example with a yellow translucent corona around it: The marker should be active when clicking and moving, but if it's on ...
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Connect bluetooth mouse Mint/Ubuntu

My bluetooth mouse I'm trying to connect this mouse by blueman device manager on mint 17.3 (kernel 4.4.4) I tried few different solutions in internet, but no success. On Windows 10 everything works ...
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How to remove context menu items or change right click behaviour?

Is there any way to remove or disable the 'undo' and 'redo' options in the right click context menu for gedit? Another suitable solution would be to disable the 'click on release' mouse feature. So ...
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Magic Mouse keeps disconnecting

I am using a bluetooth Apple Magic Mouse under KDE on Fedora 23, and it keeps disconnecting (or rather, becoming unresponsive until it reconnects). The disconnection frequency increases after the ...
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Bluetooth mouse disconnect when Iceweasel loads YouTube… but also does not reconnect

The reason this is such an issue is that the mouse also refuses to reconnect automatically. There is obviously some other process creating the disconnect coincidence though, but it works every time I ...
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Is it possible to disable in Linux Mint the mouse 'hand' that moves windows

One thing that wastes a lot of time for me in Linux Mint is that often everytime I click on a window tab to display the window, on the task bar, the mouse changes to a hand and rather than display it ...
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wrong behaviour of mouse pointer

Currently i am using ubuntu 14.04. my mouse pointer is showing wrong coordinates please refer to following screenshots:- here you can see pointer is slightly moved left.. more example :- ...
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How do I configure a Trackpoint, so middle-click scrolling is not misinterpreted as a middle-click paste?

I'm using a Thinkpad USB Trackpoint keyboard, and when I try to scroll, using middle-click and the trackpoint, sometimes it performs a middle-click paste. I don't recall this ever happening with the ...
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Is there a way to stop screensaver on keyboard only?

Let's say you have a screensaver running. When you move your mouse or hit any key on keyboard, the screensaver will be stopped. The problem is that with modern, laser based mice, a slight vibration ...
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Screen blinks black on mouse clicks

When I use filezilla, and I connect to server. Screen goes black for 2 seconds. Click on a remote folder. Screen goes black for 2 seconds. After that, say I go to youtube and start a video. ...
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Magic Mouse 2 on Linux

I bought apple's new magic mouse one month ago but I can't get it working on Linux correctly. I remember that my old magic mouse used to work fine but the new one is not recognized as such. I believe ...
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Minimalist mouse cursor theme

I'd like to install a X mouse cursor theme like: I have Lubuntu with lxappearance, but failed to find an appropriate package for this.
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Use the keyboard to emulate a mouse

My mouse is broken. How can I use the keyboard as a mouse on Raspbian? I need to resize the terminal window (and other windows in general), plus doing other tasks like I would if using a mouse.
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Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux Ubuntu 15.04/15.10 after update

yesterday i installed some updates with the automatic ubuntu updater and shutdown my pc after that. now i try to reboot and i now have the problem that my mouse and keyboard aren't recognized (not ...
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xinput mouse device: separate x and y sensitivities

I've been trying out a trackball mouse and I find that it is entirely too sensitive, so I tune it down by setting its Device Accel Constant Deceleration to 1.5, I feel like this dials in the X axis ...
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Weird mouse problem Linux Mint

I have linux mint 17.1 cinnamon 32bit. I installed these packages: lxde lubuntu-core lubuntu-icon-theme lubuntu-restricted-extras I selected lightdm as defaut. After that I log off and log in on ...
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Halt the mouse wheel on keyboard key down

I have a Synaptics trackpad (specifically a BCM5974) on a MacBook5,1. If I lift my fingers off of my trackpad after scrolling without deliberately pausing the scroll motion first, the scroll will ...
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How to scroll while Holding Shift to copy in tmux?

I have Mouse mode set to on in Tmux so that I can make use of the scroll wheel using set-window-option -g mode-mouse on. However if I want to copy the output of a particular command which spans more ...
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Why is mouse freezing in FreeBSD 9.1 Gnome or Fluxbox?

I'm new to FreeBSD 9.1 and I wanted to install a desktop GUI environment. I first tried Gnome 2 since I am familiar with it. I appended the following lines to the /etc/rc.conf file: hald_enable="YES" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mouse touchpad isn't responding

My computer shut down when the battery was depleted and before I could plug it in and since restarting it, the touchpad doesn't respond if I move my finger on it. The buttons do. xinput is able to ...
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“PS/2 Generic Mouse” gets lost. How to reload without reboot?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a ThinkPad E420s. My Trackpoint is recognized as "PS/2 Generic Mouse". My problem is that it doesn't load/disappears after booting or after suspension. I can't move ...
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How to disable trackpad taps in Yellow Dog Linux?

I just installed Yellow Dog Linux 6.2 on an old PowerPC laptop. By default, it's interpreting trackpad taps as clicks, which I want to disable. I followed the directions here, and put TRACKPAD_OPT=...
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How to scroll in Eclipse with mouse wheel-button pushed down

I'm looking for plugin in Eclipse which supports scrolling with the wheel-button pushed down and moving the mouse up and down. The only plugin I found so far is: https://code.google.com/p/eclipse-mmb-...
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Scrolling with mouse while right button held down

I'm trying to configure my mouse to push down a button (right), hold on and drag down/up on a page resulting in scrolling the page like I would do with the wheel. I found the following question/answer ...
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How can mouse support be enabled in terminal Emacs?

How can mouse support be enabled in an Emacs terminal session started with emacs -nw? Is there a keyboard shortcut or a flag to do this? If not how can it be done in terminal emulators? I use Guake.
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How can I remap mouse buttons to modifier keys?

I have a fairly standard Logitech M510 wireless mouse with the three regular buttons, forward and back buttons, and scrolling and sidescrolling. The forward and back buttons are worse than useless ...
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How to Disable right click button on redhat 6?

In my Redhat 6 Machine, I have 5 users: "user1", "user2", "user3", "user4", "user5". When I am logged in as "user1" or "user2", I want to disable right click on the Desktop but when I'm logged in as "...
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Hide cursor when entering text

I use Awesome WM on Fedora 23. When I enter text in Firefox or gVim the mouse cursor stays visible. When entering text in Konsole or Dolphin, the cursor is hidden until I move it again. The KDE ...
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Ubuntu Mint 17.2 ,USB Mouse and Keyboard sometimes only works in Safe Mode

Occasionally , when I restart the computer. The usb mouse and keyboard do not work by the time its ready to log in. They always work in safe mode, and the keyboard and mouse always works on the duel ...
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Copy text in byobu when the mouse is “off”

I recently started using byobu with tmux as a backend. I have learned that AltF12 toggles "mouse mode" off and on. When "mouse mode" is on, I can select text with my mouse and paste it with the middle ...
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For linux (nixos) xserver using a macbookpro, what can I do to prevent movement of mouse while clicking

I have NixOs installed in my macbook pro. My problem is that the mouse is too sensitive. When I click, the mouse moves slightly, causing the click to happen at a different place. I observe that it ...
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How to change/remove paste on middle click? [duplicate]

Question: How to remove the "paste" feature of the middle button? I am not asking to remove the middle button from the device (as many pages show as a solution) because I use this middle button for ...
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Why is my mouse pointer keep jumping to the right side of the screen?

My mouse pointer keeps jumping to the right side of the monitor it's on roughly once per minute. I disabled psmouse and usbhid and the same thing happened, so it's probably not a mouse/touchpad ...