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Questions tagged [mouse]

Use of this tag should be limited to questions pertaining to the peripheral input device known as a "mouse".

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Horizontal scrolling in Firefox?

In Windows, holding shift while using the mouse scroll wheel allows scrolling sideways in Firefox. Firefox in Linux however behaves like Microsoft Edge does on Windows: It goes back to the previous ...
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how to fully simulate a button on the mouse by the button on the keyborad?

I want to simulate the left key on the mouse. I found a tool called xdotool. But I found it simulate either a click or mouse up/down by a key, not both. But I want to fully map a key to the mouse, say ...
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Why does going into text mode and then back to graphical mode fix a mouse disappearance?

This answer to this question fixed my mouse cursor which had disappeared and was not responding to inputs. The answer suggested going into text mode (using Ctrl+Alt+F1 ) and immediately back to ...
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How to remap mouse button not identified by xev

The Logitech M720 has a thumb button which does not show up with a button identifier in xev: This thumb button results in Ctrl+Alt+Tab. I am using Fedora 28, though the same issue is reported here ...
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st terminal: copy on select and right mouse click to paste

https://st.suckless.org/patches/clipboard/ makes mousewheel to select and paste but I need copy on select of left mouse and then right mouse click to paste. and to extend, ctrl-v to paste. I use ...
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Cannot load compressed Kernel module?

I tried to load "hid-a4tech," but I got error the messages below: [net_client@netarchwork ~]$ modprobe hid-a4tech modprobe: FATAL: Module hid-a4tech not found in directory /lib/modules/4.18.7-...
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Bluetooth mouse not showing up in /dev/input

I have a odd problem with my new install of ArchLinux on a Intel NUC box. The Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Anywhere 2S) connect without problems using bluetoothctl, but it does not show up in /dev/...
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How to make the touch pad normal/minimal in Linux Mint?

I have bought a ASUS Vivobook S510U and installed linux Mint. The mouse is behaving abnormally. For example, it simulates the middle/scroll key of the mouse when I click in the middle of the right ...
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How to disable the microphone mute feature using mouse sensitivity buttons?

I am using a Razer Imperator mouse on Ubuntu 18.04. I am aware that this brand is not very well supported on Linux but, surprisingly, mouse sensitivity buttons work just fine (probably because of ...
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How to drop/paste files into a folder using the 'Files' application (Nautilus)?

Whenever I have files cut or copied to the clipboard and want to paste them inside a folder using the mouse in the 'Files' application (default file browser in Ubuntu) I have to first change from list ...
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Restore middle click in Debian 9.5 & Mint 19.0

Does anyone know how I can restore the middle click capability in Debian 9.5? With version 8.5, I could hold down the middle mouse button, or both mouse buttons together, to drag a document or file ...
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Laptop touchpad Right mouse button is not working ONLY on Desktop and other few places

I've LENOVO ideapad 320 series laptop with AMD A6 RADEON CPU of 8GB RAM and 1TB of HD memory. Last month I updated my system with latest Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. What I observed is ... My ...
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Linux Mint Fresh Install: Mouse Sensitivity Too Low

I just installed Linux Mint 19 Cinammon and I'm having issues with my mouse sensitivity being too low. I went to the options and tried to increase it but the slider is already at the "max" position. I ...
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Can I decrease the scroll sensitivity to make pasting with the mouse wheel easier?

I have a Logitech M325 mouse and use Plasma/KDE. I am a long-time middle-button paster. I love the newer hi-res wheels for actually scrolling things, especially given that I can just put a spin on ...
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How to deactivate the kwin pointer confinement on Plasma 5.12.5 LTS

Hello I use KDE's Plasma 5.12.5 LTS with Wayland and sometimes it will tells me: Pointer motion confined to the current window. To release pointer hold Escape for 3 seconds. So, it is really ...
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Slow mouse button release in Debian stretch

In the past few weeks (after an update) my touchpad have been acting weird. Whenever, I let go of the mouse button the system does not register it until several seconds later. This is particular ...
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tmux mouse-wheel is too jaggy

I use tmux but when I tried to scroll upward to check the output of my command on the tmux session using mouse (actually the trackpad on MacBook), the mouse movement is too jaggy. In other words, it ...
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usb mouse errors and stall

root@lg:/tmp# uname -a Linux lg.riky.net 4.9.0-7-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-1 (2018-07-05) x86_64 GNU/Linux syslog: Aug 2 00:43:16 lg /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[1752]: (II) No input driver ...
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How to disable mouse acceleration on Wayland? (Fedora 28)

I tried googling around for a while and all the info I could find is old.
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Java locks mouse under X11 - how to reset?

I frequently run a Java application, and once in a while, for unknown reasons, the mouse stops working. Specifically, the mouse pointer moves with the mouse but clicking or scrolling don't work ...
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Mouse gives more clicks than I give

I'm currently having an issue with the mouse. It started after one of the latest updates, but not sure if it is related. At first I thought it was an application issue, but after testing with a ...
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How can I have one scroll direction for touchpad, and another for thinkpad nub?

I am using a fresh Debian 9.5 install with Gnome as my desktop, inside a VirtualBox (with GuestAdditions) running on a Windows 10 system, all on a brand new Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Yoga (with all the bells ...
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What is the difference between `/dev/input/event*` and `/dev/input/mouse*` according to mouses?

Suppose my mouse is associated to /dev/.../event1 and /dev/.../mouse1. I was reading the byte streams of those files, and I noticed that event1 gives much more information than mouse1, which ...
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Mouse lag movement

Is there a way to reduce the lag between psychically moving the mouse until it moves on the screen? I'm using Manjaro KDE Edition (17.1.10).
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KDE / Yakuake: Can move windows with mouse. Pointer turns to text tool when hovering over window borders. Min/Max Close buttons not working

I was installing a lot of packages attempting to get a USB 3.0 HDMI video card working, but at some point during the process, I lost the ability to grab window borders, or use the minimize, maximize, ...
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Right click works, Left - not [closed]

I'm using BlackArch linux. All was okay, but after update and reboot my laptop touchpad began behaving strangely. When I use double click it works, when I use left click in the menu of the programs ...
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Using mousetweaks applet

I have the package "mousetweaks" installed and its description says that it includes "an area to capture the mouse pointer until it is released with a pre-defined key combination", which is exactly ...
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KDE task manager: editing application right click menu

Can one edit KDE task manager application right click menu? To be specific, can one remove (or disable) from it the "Close" item to avoid closing by accident multiple windows? Alternatively, can one ...
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How to raise/lower window via mouse in Cinnamon?

Compiz has an option to bind a mouse shortcut (eg, Alt+Button7) to raise or lower the window under the mouse. I find this a very useful way to switch windows. Is there any way to replicate this ...
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How to disable middle mouse button paste in KDE?

I want to disable middle mouse button click paste, but still be able to close tabs and click links. I tried this, but that makes closing tabs unusable.
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Touchpad works bad

I'm using Asus FX503V and Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia The problem is that my touchpad cursor moves very erratic like it has high ping, while pointer of mouse Logitech Performance MX moves perfectly ...
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Scrolling impossible while moving mouse - Fedora 28 VM guest on Win10

I have been searching awhile before asking my question here, but still cannot find any answer. I have noticed that mouse scrolling is generally poorly handled on Linux (maybe just Gnome tho). I am ...
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Any terminal shell with mouse support?

Is there any terminal shell/emulator out there that supports editing your current command with the mouse? Specifically things like placing the cursor by clicking (useful for long commands) or double ...
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Magic Mouse 2 driver touch scroll

I just recently picked up a Magic Mouse 2 after trying out my friends Magic Mouse 1. The MM has touch capabilities, and I wanted to make sure that those features worked on my Arch laptop, and they did!...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Mouse Pointer Blinks and disappears on one screen after setting HiDPI scaling with xrandr

I use Ubuntu 18.04, on Dell XPS 15. There is a huge difference in the resolution of my screens, so when I plugged external monitors, either everything was too big on external monitors or everything ...
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Parameters of Evdev Scrolling Distance: meaning?

I do not understand the two last parameters of the mouse scrolling distance I would like to increase: xinput list-props 14 sudo xinput set-prop 14 'Evdev Scrolling Distance' 1, 1, 1 14 is the device ...
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Managed to uninstall package for keyboard and mouse input. (libinput?)

The keyboard and mouse problem I am running a laptop with touchpad and keyboard integrated, and I have previously had an issue where my touchpad would make my mouse go in a grid-like pattern. Upon ...
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How do I rebind the “Show position of pointer when the Control key is pressed” to left click?

I am on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit and I want to show highlight the pointer when I press click, to highlight the mouse in recordings. I tried KeyMon for this but it is pretty buggy: the highlight ...
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Disabling middle click on bottom of a clickpad / touchpad

The Thinkpad T480s has a "clickpad": a touchpad where (parts of) the touchpad itself is pressable instead of having physical dedicated buttons. Running X.org 7.7, there is a horizontal stripe at the ...
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After OpenBSD login, mouse and keyboard do not work

I just installed OpenBSD 6.3 on a Dell Optiplex G620 with 4 gigs of RAM, a USB keyboard and a USB mouse. The keyboard and mouse work until I log in. When the X Windows screen comes up, I get a ...
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mouse-pointer symbol “background activity”

I´ve got a question concerning my mouse-pointer. From time to time my mouse-pointer changes to a symbol that represents something like an arrow melted together with a loading-circle. I tried to find ...
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script to load/unload psmouse module by user (no root)

I want to write a shell script that can be executed by a user w/o root permissions that will simply execute modprobe -r psmouse or modprobe psmouse. Is this even possible? I've got this module: $ ls -...
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Mouse sensitivity not working on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit

I've just installed Linux mint, but found while I was configuring things that the mouse sensitivity was far too high. I've tried: Editing it in the "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. It didn't work. ...
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Disable touchpad when moving the mouse in Gnome

In Gnome, there is an option to disable the touch pad while typing, but I'd like to have the same option when moving my mouse. Is this possible? And how to set it up?
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Enable Mousewheel Click on Teamviewer

is it possible to enable mousewheel click on teamviewer? when trying to close eg. a chrome tab in teamviewer, nothing happens. thanks
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How can I change my system's PS/2 mouse polling rate?

According to my research, it should be possible to increase my PS/2 polling rate from the default 100Hz to 200Hz. However, I have not been able to find any information on how to do this for a PS/2 ...
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Debian Stretch: Bluetooth mouse stopped working suddenly

I figured I can't be the only one with this. But I have not been successful troubleshooting it myself using info from the internet which usually works all the time. I use Debian Stretch ...
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Bluetooth connection fails by connecting to the Logitech MX Master S2 mouse

I am using Linux Mint 18.2 Sonja and want to connect my new Logitech MX Master S2 mouse without using the bluetooth-dongle, but directly with the inbuilt bluetooth module of my notebook. This works so ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 ,17.10 and I have the problem that the keyboard and mouse work only through the login process. After entering my password, the mouse and keyboard stop working, and the system ...
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Mint does not wake up from suspend

I recently installed Mint on my laptop, where previously Windows 8.1 was installed. Whenever I suspend the system, it is completely frozen after waking up. I can not move the mouse, cant use the ...