Questions tagged [mouse]

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Which source code do I need to edit and recompile to make my cursor go slower?

I have Linux Mint 19.3 (MATE x64), and I have a Logitech G402 mouse I would like to use with it. Using the default settings, my cursor moves exactly 50 times faster than I would like it to move. I ...
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How to make “Focus follow mouse” for Dolphin File Explorer?

I use Dolphin file explorer, within which I frequently switch back and forth to the terminal panel. So I was wondering how to make "Focus follow mouse" within Dolphin, so that I don't need to click ...
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why when i boot a game like over watch my mouse go up by itself without stop unless i pull it up off table

Iv try switching mouse. I've messing with setting. Over watch completely going up. I can move it but go up. it at the point were i can't play
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KVM switch keyboard / mouse troubleshooting

I got this KVM switch to switch between a linux based system and a windows system. I have the following other hardware: Very simple keyboard Keyboard that also has audio out / in and some additional ...
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evdev 'virtual' mouse not showing up an screen and not highlighting

I am trying to interface a touchscreen with a raspberry pi running osmc. This is just about the touch. I have a python script that reads the coordinates and the pressure of a touch on the screen and I ...
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How to make a board key act like the right mouse key?

As most keyboard these days come with no Menu-key it would be nice to set a key to the operation of the right mouse button. So far I still have to select text. How could I get the board key act like ...
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Xfce — middle-click lowers window: where is that Xfwm4 setting?

In KDE I have noticed the Kwin capability of editable mouse actions on the window frame, including the middle-click (I used it for "close"), which is normally missing in other window managers. In ...
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Is it possible to hack the X feature 'mousekey' mode to keep numeric keypad ? (finger impairment)

all solutions I know to use some keyboard keys to use the mouse buttons instead of the mouse clicks are based on the X feature mousekeys : https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/571601/12574 https://unix....
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How does one change the Pollrate on a mouse?

Using Linux Mint 19.3 (Cinnamon 64-bit). A few games suffer from extreme lage when the pollrate is higher than 125Hz, and I cannot figure out how this terminal works, atm. Mostly due to the fact ...
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Touchpad not enabled automatically when disconnecting bluetooth mouse

I am using a bluetooth mouse with my laptop. Since the hotkeys for disabling the touchpad do not work with my OS (Pop_OS 19.10), I have configured the touchpad to be disabled automatically when ...
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Logitech M185 Wireless Mouse Not Fully Functional After Upgrading to Fedora 31

I upgraded from Fedora 29 to Fedora 31 and now my logitech M185 mouse is only partially functional. The middle and right buttons do nothing, and the left button appears to only be able to make a ...
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Dual monitors with different dpi, generates dead spaces instead of sticking to the edges

I have been using KDE neon 5.18 with my laptop and an external monitor. They both are 1080p, but the laptop is a much smaller screen, so things look too small. In the screen configuration they let me ...
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disabling part of touchpad at startup

For years I have been manually disabling the 'stick' part of the touchpad on a Toshiba Z30 at startup of Mint. This model has a hardware problem where the mouse moves around by itself. Have now ...
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Getting thumb buttons working | Zowie ec2-b

I'm using steam to play CS:GO on Arch Linux. So far everything works but mouse thumb buttons. I tried to map them in game, then I realized game does not identify those keys at all. I went through ...
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Is it possible that a Logitech wireless mouse connected over bluetooth to a linux machine consumes more power, than when connected to other OS?

I have got a Logitech M590 connected over Bluetooth to my Ubuntu 19.10 (up-to-date), and it turns out that the battery of the mouse runs out after about two months while Logitech advertises two years ...
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Kali Linux VM: Permission denied

When I am trying to edit or delete a specific file in any specific folder it returns "permission denied" message, even as the root user. Although I have no edit, delete and rename option when I am ...
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Disable mouse codes passing to terminal once it was turned on by application?

Sometimes I have application, which supports mouse (for ex. Midnight Commander) crash or disconnect but after that terminal remains in some mode, which makes it accept mouse movements as string ...
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How to intercept mouse position as xbindkeys do with click?

I know xbindkeys can intercept mouse click events, like put a hook in mouse click. In the same way, I'm looking for a tool to hook the mouse position, to intercept a specific position, as X=0 or Y>...
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virt-viewer unable to make work mouse back and forth buttons

I'm unable to make work my mouse back and forth button with virt-viewer on kvm. Have a debian virtual-machine and debian virt-viewer. My versions are Hardware host: qemu-kvm 1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u4 ...
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Speed of scroll by mousedrag in tmux

I have gathered a quite nice .tmux.conf with mouse selection going to clipboard and everything. But one thing is left to be optimized. When I MouseDrag1Pane (I assume) to the border of a pane, in copy-...
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Arch won't recognize keyboard and mouse plugged into a USB hub

My keyboard and mouse are plugged into a seven-port USB hub. That hub is plugged into my PC. My PC runs Arch and Windows 10. When I boot up, I can use my keyboard and mouse in my motherboard's BIOS ...
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Arch Linux won't recognize USB keyboard or mouse

When I boot up my desktop computer, which runs dual Windows 10 and Arch, I can use the keyboard to select which OS to boot into, but if I choose Arch, my mouse and keyboard do not work when my ...
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Mouse scrolling without touching the scroll button

This problem started about a week ago. If I hover my mouse over certain things (such as the different tabs of google chrome browser, or in an options window that can scroll left to right such as the ...
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Why my scroll wheel in middle of mouse can't work?

tmux -V tmux 2.3 Open an vim in tmux,edit a long text. I find that my mouse cursor can't be move by left-click nor middle wheel in mouse,i scroll the wheel with my finger,the cursor can't move. I ...
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How to enable mouse in Midnight Commander in KDE3 Konsole?

Some time ago I installed openSUSE 13.2 and I don't remember doing anything special (but maybe my memory fails me). Anyway, when I run Konsole, and then Midnight Commander in it mouse works. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Mouse Pointer Blinks when the second monitor plugged in with a USB-HDMI converter

I recently purchased a CableCreation USB-to-HDMI converter to plug in a second monitor. Installed a driver provided here. Mouse cursor blinks badly when on the primary screen, the one pluggled through ...
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vnc broke my mouse in freebsd

I am using freebsd 12.1 I will include a Tl:DR at the end I installed x11vnc, xorg, and started it then launched x11vnc the following parameters "x11vnc -rfbauth ~/.vnc/passwd -forever -display" It ...
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Is there a way to find the mouse/cursor state with a command?

I'm trying to make a bash script that requires the ability to probe the cursor state, e.g. if it's hovering over a link or a document I need it to behave differently than if it's neutral or hovering ...
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Simulate keyboard input using mouse

I'm using Linux Mint pretty much straight out of the box. Is there any way to remap my mouse so pressing both buttons simultaneously simulates typing a text string on my keyboard? Specifically, what ...
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Reset Touchpad driver

My Synaptics touchpad on my laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 recently stopped working. It's not a hardware problem; when running the same version of Ubuntu from a flash drive it works fine. That makes it ...
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Host mouse pointer not aligned with guest mouse pointer in Qemu VNC

When I run Tiny Core Linux in a Qemu virtual machine, the guest mouse pointer is severely misaligned with the host mouse pointer. In the screenshot below, the guest mouse pointer is the one in the ...
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URL selecting/launching in browser from a terminal

I am using the st terminal and want to mimic the urxvt function of clicking on a link and have said link open in my browser. The st goals state that: URL selecting/launching in browser similiar to ...
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USB keyboard and mouse mouse control end after login

Ubuntu 18.04: When the login screen appears the USB keyboard and mouse work fine. I select an account and enter its password. As soon as the desktop for the given account appears, the mouse and ...
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How do I prevent scrolling to the next email when I mouse scroll in mutt. mutt in Centos 7

mutt in Centos 7 I write this to help others as the articles I found were a mess and did not explain properly. So when I am in an email in Mutt and I naturally scroll out of instinct, mutt sends me ...
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Mouse keys on GNOME with no keypad

How do I use mouse keys (Universal Access -> Pointing & Clicking -> Mouse Keys) when I have no keypad? My goal is to work mouse-free.
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Bluetooth mouse latency

I bought a logitech MX anywhere 2S, and I'm using it on Debian 9. when I started using it got a hight latency. I resolved the latency problem using the following command: su echo 0 > /sys/kernel/...
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KLC Trackpad driver on kernel 5.3?

I had installed Pop_OS onto my MSI GS63 Stealth 8RE laptop, and so far everything has been working alright except for my trackpad. The one included is a SteelSeries KLC trackpad, and according to a ...
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SlimBlade button mapping in Linux vs. TrackballWorks

With a Kensington SlimBlade on Linux Mint 19.2 (Ubuntu 18.04), is it possible to remap button 2 (Middle) and retain 1&3 as Middle? The default button mapping is: 1 (lower left) = Button Left 2 (...
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Controlling audio volume with the mouse wheel on screen edges

I want to achieve controlling audio volume with the mouse wheel on the rightmost pixel column, like with volume2 or volumouse on windows. I wrote a simple script and binded it to mouse wheel up/down ...
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Create a symbolic link to only single event of USB mouse

I am new to udev and want to create a symlink to /dev/input/eventX in case it is the USB mouse input I want. I want to match all USB mouses and create the symlink unless it two particular inputs. ...
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Can't get Mouse to Work in Mandriva 2007 Virtual Machine

In 2007, Mandriva released a GNOME 2 desktop that used an innovative window manager called Metisse. I would love to create a virtual machine capable of running this old ISO: Mandriva-2007.0.One-...
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Is “xinput set-button-map” the only way to remap mouse buttons?

I know remapping mouse buttons can be done with xinput set-button-map. However, can it also be done with hwdb files and scancodes?
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Script to detect mouse clicks like a screen saver while ignoring mouse movement

Would like to disconnect an nic after a minute of user inactivity, where inactivity is defined as no mouse clicks or wheel scrolls. Mouse movement is to be ignored so xscreensaver is not suitable and ...
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Logitech M590 mouse not recognized after disconnecting (Kali Linux)

I have a Logitech M590 that I connected via bluetooth to my computer, running Kali Linux. The first time I connected it, it showed up in the gnome bluetooth manager, and I connected and successfully ...
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Mouse not working for a few minutes after boot

My usb mouse is not working for a few minutes after rebooting my laptop. touchpad, trackpoint and keyboard work fine. The mouse works fine under Windows (dual boot), too. I deleted all udev rules I ...
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Mouse left click not working in Ubuntu 16.04

I know this is an old problem. I have tried different solutions but only the ctrl-alt-F1 and ctrl-alt-F7 worked. In a working day, I have to do that hundreds of times. What is the cause of this? Is ...
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libinput documentation? mouse configuration

I'm trying to change the parameters of my mouse. So far what works is using xinput --list-props [ID] and then: xinput --set-prop [ID] [property] [value] But I can find no general document ...
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What's up with input on Linux 5.3?

I recently upgraded to Linux 5.3, and had a problem which significantly impacted usability: during some disk I/O spikes, mouse movements, and sometimes keystrokes, wouldn't register, so I couldn't do ...
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Cursor glitches while typing

I am running Linux Mint 19.2 with Cinnamon 4.2.4. Frequently, my cursor glitches while I am typing. This is not always a problem, but is most noticeable when I am typing quickly. It feels like there ...
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Throw/cast mouse pointer with the touchpad

I read that many touchpad "gestures" are supported by touchpad drivers, like 'scrolling', 'swiping', 'palming', 'circular whatever', etc. But I can't figure out a keyword refering to the one gesture I ...

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