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Mouse pointer moves on its own

When I leave the mouse (Logitech Performance Mouse MX) alone, it moves (somewhat continuously) ever so slightly on its own! This causes several issues: when watching a video full screen, the seek ...
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Mouse auto-scroll (VirtualBox)

Problem: I am looking to add auto-scrolling--the function of panning a window after pressing the middle-mouse button--to my environment and all user applications. The best solution I've found is ...
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Configuring mouse for right+left button simulating middle click (for copy/paste)

I was using the mouse copy-paste extensively, until recently, when some OpenSuSe upgrade reconfigured this on all my machines. Now the scrollbuton is the one to paste (which I hate, since it's hard to ...
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Script for swapping mouse primary and secondary buttons

This answer show the command lines to swap the mouse primary and secondary button. However, I would like a script to automatically swap the mouse buttons every time is executed. Could somebody hint me ...
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How to change mouse acceleration in X permanently?

I've found this link about how to change mouse acceleration: xinput --set-prop 14 293 1 This works for me. I've tried putting this to my openbox's autostart script, but after some time my mouse ...
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Mouse scroll wheel speed far too sensitive

In my Crunchbang installation with X11, openbox, my wireless usb mouse is listed at both /dev/psaux and /dev/input/mouse0. It's working fine apart from the scroll wheel, which although active, is far ...
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Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 strange behavior

I'm using a Bluetooth Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 on linux (Arch linux with GS 3.x). It works fine 90% of the time. Then suddenly it happens that it starts sending strange inputs like if I'm ...
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'OS X-like' momentum scrolling in linux?

Is there a way to make the scrolling on a linux machine (running X11) more like OS X's natural scrolling? With 'natural scrolling' I mean the fact that you can flick trough the pages, there is ...
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How can I increase the acceleration of the mouse wheel via xinput?

I have a Microsoft wireless USB mouse whose scroll wheel seems to have absolutely no acceleration whatsoever on Linux. On Windows and OSX, the faster I scroll, the faster the page scrolls, and vice ...
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Puppy Linux has problems with mouse.

I have an old IBM Thinkpad (I think it is the X40) that my dad bought refurbished thinking he was getting a great steal on a modern computer. What I am trying to do is get it running Puppy Linux form ...
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USB Devices doesn't work but show up in lsub and dmesg

I found this article and seem to have a similar Problem. Why is USB not working in Linux when it works in UEFI/BIOS? MyConfig Fujitsu Board Qxx Chipset i5-2400 I use VPro KVM and the input doesn't ...
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Using HID compliant mouse like device in ubuntu [closed]

Aim: I have a whiteboard which emulates a mouse. Thus, when you click and drag on the whiteboard it should move the cursor. I want to make a whiteboard work in Ubuntu. It works on windows. Device ...
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How to set pointer speed?

I have kali linux 2 installed. And I have a mouse of 8200 cpi. How can I set the minimal mouse pointer speed? If I set minimum in settings, it is still unusable. Also I tried:xset m 0 0, but still ...
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How can I prevent imwheel from allowing some scrolling events to “pass-through”?

After much troubleshooting, I finally found a way to map Shift+Mouse-wheel to horizontal scroll, using imwheel. The pertinent part in ~/.imwheelrc is as follows. ".*" Shift_L, Up, Button6, 10 ...
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Mouse freeze after logging in to Gnome

I did my first Arch Linux install yesterday. I later installed Gnome and I'm able to log in. The touchpad and mouse buttons work at the log in screen but once I'm logged on the Touchpad does not ...
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How can I make imwheel leave most modifier actions as default?

I'm attempting to horizontal scroll with shift+scroll wheel. I've tried using imwheel, using the following in ~/.imwheelrc ".*" Shift_L, Up, Left Shift_L, Down, Right I then run imwheel -b 45. This ...
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Lost mouse pointer in XServer

Have tried many windows managers including TWM, xfce and Gnome, but my mouse pointer is gone. It is invisible, but it performs all the actions. If I do the right click the context menu opens and this ...
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Linux Mint 14.1 with Cinnamon - Mouse Sensitivity not Working

64-bit if that matters. My mouse sensitivity slider does nothing, but my acceleration slider works. I'd like acceleration off and sensitivity how I like it, but it refuses to work. I have tested the ...
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Mousewheel/touchpad scrolling in Browsers

I'm not exactly sure how to formulate this, however: When I scroll using mousewheel or two-finger touchpad gesture, the page in Chrome or Firefox continues scrolling for a bit after I've put my ...
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How to hide mouse cursor in gnome-shell and gdm display manager?

I'm trying hide the mouse cursor my Debian Jessie with gnome-shell and gdm display manager. I could easily do if I know how can pass the argument -nocursor to X server with the GDM Display manager. ...
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Disable scroll inside Xfce terminal / Avoid scrolling through command history

Is there a way to disable scrolling through command history for the Xfce terminal? I don't wish to rely on palm rejection, I'd just like it disabled when I'm using the terminal. Specifically I'm ...
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keyboard not working when log in with usb mouse

I have a very strange issue with my Xfce4/Debian Sid. When I log in with an USB mouse attached to the laptop, the build in keyboard isn't working. When I log out, disconnect the mouse and log in ...
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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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Manipulating X key and pointer grabs on the command line

What command line tools exist to list and manage X server grabs? (That's grab as in key and pointer grabs, i.e. restricting the use of a particular key or mouse button to a particular application, or ...
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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. ...