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My problem is that I prefer mouse acceleration (or "precision" mode), but elementary does not seem to support it.

I have tried various settings like xset m 40, and I have installed gpointing-device-settings which does not seem to do anything.

When the OS boots and just my wallpaper is shown, my mouse for some reason works with acceleration (like it did when I had Ubuntu) but after a while the screen goes black for a second, the top bar is shown, my startup applications start, and the mouse goes back to its default state!

Anyone got a solution?

  • One of my autostart applications contains Exec=xset m 5/2 12. Might it be that your system contains a similar autostart, overriding your preferred settings? – Fox Apr 30 '17 at 18:33
  • Well I checked and the only startup applications are Dropbox and Redshift, + the problem happened before I installed them. – georgebax Apr 30 '17 at 19:07

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