Questions tagged [mouse]

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Configure X11 pointerkeys

Xorg has an option keypad:pointerkeys that allows keypad to be used to control pointer. I have a TKL keyboard (without numpad). Can I configure the keys that are used to control the pointer?
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When resizing a window in Ubuntu, the spot is too small for my mouse to find

When I want to resize a window in Ubuntu, I put my mouse cursor near the edge of the window and I have to slow down and hunt for the exact right pixel when the mouse cursor turns into the that left-...
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Keyboard and mouse stay on after shutdown

I'm having an annoying issue with my PC, the keyboard and mouse stay on after shutdown and this is odd because does not happen when I use Windows or put the computer to hibernate. It's completely ...
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How to change size of hardware mouse cursor in OpenGL/Vulkan applications?

I saw on Windows there is YoloMouse which allows users to replace a cursor in games and other (DirectX?) application with own cursor, allowing to customize color and more importantly size (a lot of ...
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xev does not respond to numeric keypad keys

xev gives no response for my "/", "*", and "-" keys!! but outputs those responses below for "0", "+", and "." on my numpad keys, ButtonPress ...
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Keyboard & Mouse suddenly stopped working on login screen & desktop but not boot, yet USB peripheral devices still work

bit of an issue here with some interesting details. Running Debian 9 on an older laptop with some wear and tear, but bear with me! The computer crashed suddenly and I had to reboot, and when I did, ...
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USB problems in dual booting Linux Mint and Windows 7

After I installed Mint from a live USB, I immediately ran into USB problems. First problem was that when I switched from linux to windows, my mouse and keyboard would get disabled and I would have to ...
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How to update bluetooth configuration on boot?

Recently I purchased logitech bluetooth mouse. It's lagging on ubuntu 20.04 and I found solution here. Unfortunately this solution suggests run it manually. I tried systemd and crontab to ...
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Where can you find Mint 19.3 32 Bit mouse pointers?

Running Mint 19.3 32 Bit. I would like more mouse pointers.
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Problem with mouse cursor in Ubuntu 20.04

My mouse pointer is changing to a semi-transparent box when it is in the dock. It is very annoying for me. Also the app icons has changed and there are no minimise and maximise buttons only the close ...
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Seeking alternative to KeyNav(drive mouse with keyboard, for X)

as described in the title, I am seeking user-friendly alternatives to KeyNav. I am a fan of CLI&TUI applications and stay on the terminal emulator most of the time, where I can use the keyboard to ...
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Solaar doesn't detect my bluetooth mouse and keyboard on Pop! OS (Works on Fedora)

On Pop! OS, Solaar does not detect my bluetooth keyboard and mouse (K380, MX Anywhere 2). Running solaar probe yields Exception: Logitech receiver not found. If I connect the mouse with the Unifying ...
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Bluetooth mouse strange behavior

Trying to connect mouse and keyboard pair that connects via same Bluetooth USB dongle to PC to my Raspberry Pi. Keyboard works fine while mouse does some strange lag. I was expecting to find dongle ...
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Xorg Pointer Acceleration: AccelerationThreshold vs VelocityScale

Here is description for each one: AccelerationThreshold Set the threshold, which is roughly the velocity (usually device units per 10 ms) required for acceleration to become effective. The precise ...
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Xorg: touchscreen, display, and mouse cursor rotation are correct, but mouse clicks are rotated 180 degrees

I have a 7" touchscreen that I'm running xorg on with no window manager. The original orientation was portrait, so I modified xorg.conf to rotate it to the correct landscape orientation and ...
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Security when plugging a USB device into machine running GNU/Linux (Debian) [duplicate]

I’m wondering what kind of security measures may be in place or which I could enable in GNU/Linux (Debian specifically) to mitigate the risk of USB-based attacks. I understand that USB sticks which ...
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xdotool --sync no longer working as intended

I have used the following script for a long time and it always worked, I add a shortcut to it and repeatedly press the bound key and it clicked between two positions in the screen as expected. But ...
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multi pointer with multi pointer icon

I use Ubuntu 18.04 minimal and install X server, lightDM and OpenBox as (in order) DS, DM and WM. I need to have 2 pointer with 2 pointer icon. I try to change pointer icon from x by change xsetroot -...
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How to prevent scroll when clicking left and right (in firefox)?

On a thinkpad t470p running xorg 7.7_3 under freeBSD 12.2 release p1. When I use the trackpoint and corresponding mouse buttons as well as touchpad, in e.g. firefox, clicks on the left button scroll ...
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unable to change mouse acceleration profile with Logitec G402

im using Kubuntu 20.10 with no tweaks. mouse acceleration profile on system settings doesnt do anything. also mouse speed setting is weird. i set my mouse speed on windows as 720dpi and it is too fast ...
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How to manage USB power control

My optical mouse sensor keeps turning off periodically, and it seems that power supply from laptop keeps shutting down regularly. I did a search on this, and many threads suggested me to use something ...
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Arch fresh install don't recognize mouse nor keyboard

Mouse and keyboard works fine in bios, last install DVD, and syslinux boot menu, but in the new fresh install, those wasen't detected. I have installed usbutils. lsusb from install-dvd, detect both. ...
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Single mouse click turns into drag and drop when connecting to remote devices

On Ubuntu 20.04, I have a strange problem which is that regular mouse clicks turn into press and hold, drag and drop icon events when connected to a remote mobile device. The strange thing is that ...
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keep xinput settings after mouse wakeup

I found a way to increase the speed of my bluetooth mouse but I struggle to make it persistent. Following the wakeup of the mouse after some time being not in use the xinput settings reset to the &...
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Ubuntu ignoring mice

I have this issue in Ubuntu 20.04 (running under KDE desktop). Whenever I plug a mouse to my computer, it does detect it, it appears on my xinput list, but it never works. OS keeps ignoring it. My ...
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How to make mouse enlarged when shaking on linux like macos?

How to make mouse enlarged when shaking or moving it fast like macos i browsed it very much but i didn't found it . More information :- Distro - Fedora Desktop Environment - Xfce
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After OpenBSD finished installing, it does not recognize my mouse

I recently installed OpenBSD, and after it got installed. I got a message saying: wsmouse0 detached. Yet the keyboard still works fine. How can I solve this issue? I have a USB mouse by the way for ...
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Siemens ID mouse and fprintd

does anyone have an idea if Siemens ID mouse with fingerprint reader can be used under linux. The driver is there - "The driver is included in all kernels from 2.6.11 upwards." mouse is ...
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How to remap middle mouse button to auto scroll anywhere in Ubuntu 20.04

I followed the instructions given in this answer. I did as said. First I run xinput --list in the terminal and got this ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Change Razer mouse dpi on Linux Mint

I've recently change OS, from Windows to Linux Mint. Everything went great so far, but the Razer Synapse software that handles all the settings of my mouse isn't compatible on Linux. I quickly ...
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How do I restore Shift+MouseButton = select when mouse protocol is enabled in xterm 361?

In xterm, in vim or other applications that can use the mouse in xterm, I used to be able to hold the Shift key to bypass that mouse button handling and do normal X selection. With the latest update ...
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How can I bind a mouse button to alt-click in GNOME on Wayland?

I use PaperWM under GNOME on Wayland, which allows me to move windows by holding Alt and clicking and dragging them, and resize windows by doing the same using the right mouse button. There is a ...
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Magic Mouse 2 on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to get the magic mouse 2 scrolling setup on Ubuntu 20.04. I've followed the instructions from the Github driver page - https://github.com/rohitpid/Linux-Magic-Trackpad-2-Driver and this ...
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Mouse cursor with rectangles delay effect in GNOME using Debian testing

After not doing so for a few months, I recently dist-upgraded my Debian testing system. Since then when I move my mouse cursor a transparent rectangle with black borders is shown around the cursor. ...
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Mouse Buttons 4 and 5 are Known as Numbers 1 and 2 on Ubuntu/Kubuntu

So I have a Dark Core RGB Corsair Gaming Mouse. And the mouse does not have compatible drivers to go with it, they are only compatible with Windows are known as iCue. I've noticed that when I click ...
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Mouse and keyboard are frozen usually on startup, sometimes they work initially but then stop altogether after a few minutes

I fresh installed ubuntu 20.04, was working great until last time i updated, about 2 weeks ago. Keyboard and mouse pad are not external,lenovo laptop standard. Touch screen keeps working. Checked ...
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Setting pointerkeys (numpad as mouse keys) parameters - acceleration, delay, etc

X11 can convert the numerical keypad into a mouse pointer controller with setxkbmap -option keypad:pointerkeys so that KP_Left moves the mouse pointer to the left, KP_Right moves it to the right, etc....
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How to copy and paste with tmux using left click

I'm using tmux 2.6 and Ubuntu 18.04 with putty. How can I achieve this? Obs: How to copy and paste with a mouse with tmux uses middle button which don't exist in laptops
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Why is “bits ev” of mouse input device null?

I use lsinput to display mouse device on a device. The mouse related entry is /dev/input/event2 bustype : BUS_USB vendor : 0x413c product : 0x301a version : 273 name : "PixArt ...
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Mouse and keyboard not working after installing packages

so I have an evoluent mouse. I tried to configure some of the commands with the evoluent Programm manager, Unfortunately there is just a programm for Windows, but in the documentation says that you ...
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evdev passthrough of mouse button 4 and 5

I have a Windows 10 VM setup with KVM (qemu). I am passing through my mouse and keyboard input. I looked up the device under /dev/input/by-id/ and added them to the XML: <input type="mouse&...
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Mouse sensitivity not working

I bought a new Logitech G502 Hero today and the sensitivity was way too high. I am using xubuntu on my lenovo thinkpad. I went to mouse in touchpad in my settings and cranked them all the way down for ...
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Automatic Scrolling - not hardware related

I have a problem and I hope someone here can help or direct me to the right place, any advice will be appreciated. The problems I have are, drop-down lists automatically scroll when I hover the mouse ...
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gpm 1.20.7: I can't paste text

Slacware64-current (july 2020) Kernel 5.4.50 Hi: This is from gpm's man page: [code] OPERATION To select text press the left mouse button and drag the mouse. To paste text in the same or another ...
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Touchpad disappeared 2 days after I started using usb mouse

Recently I bought a usb mouse for my laptop. It works fine, but today the inbuilt touchpad of the laptop stopped working. It was working in the morning but a couple hours later I noticed that it wasn'...
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Enabling coasting on a touchpad not recognised as such

I'm setting up a Linux (Devuan Beowulf) install for my Chuwi Hi10 Air tablet/hybrid PC. It's got a touchpad in the corresponding keyboard that's not a Synaptics but something else. Even MSWin doesn't ...
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Arch Linux on X1 Carbon (Gen7) - mouse click loses hold when selecting text

I have an X1 Carbon (Gen) running 5.7.12-arch1-1 kernel with Wayland/Gnome. When I click to select text in any application, the mouse tends to lose the depressed click before I have finished ...
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Laptop keyboard/mouse not enabled after resume (disconnected USB keyboard/mouse before suspend)

I'm using latest version of Pop_OS. laptop is DELL 5368. I use the laptop with an USB keyboard, mouse and a external monitor. Then I suspend the laptop. It happens that maybe I want to use the laptop ...
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Linux can't use USB devices attached to a KVM switch

I was using an old KVM switch between a Linux desktop and a Windows 10 notebook and all worked fine. Now I'm trying a new 4K display capable KVM switch and the mouse and the keyboard only work when ...
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how to really force Wine to grab/re-grab the mouse?

Some few 3D games are very hard to work well with the mouse grab. Sometimes even with winecfg force grab on full screen checked, and the regedit key MouseWarpOverride set to force, it may still not ...

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