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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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How to make /dev/input/mouse0 accessible for wine?

I have a gaming mouse (specifically Genius DeathTaker) and its Windows driver. The configuration app (e.g. setting the meaning of the buttons) runs fine under wine. However, when I click "Apply", ...
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An easy way to disable right click on Lubuntu 16.04 toolbar [on hold]

I posted this question on AskUbuntu last night and thought I would do the same here in case I don't receive any answers there... https://askubuntu.com/questions/1118126/an-easy-way-to-disable-right-...
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Issue with mouse being locked on the left left inside a single application

I experience a strange issue with my mouse control in the bzflag game: Whatever I try my tank is always stuck in a left circle. The rest of the controls work, no issues, and the left turn varies ...
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How to set mouse wheel scroll to page length per click

My Logitech Optical Generic 3-button Mouse scrolls only few lines at a time. I used desktop Xfce on several distros, including Manjaro, CentOS and MX Linux (though I didn't try Xubuntu yet). I know I ...
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Use trackball for horizontal and vertical scrolling

I have a trackball mouse and want to extend the scrolling capabilities. Because the horizontal scrollwheel is very limited, I thought about using the trackball for scrolling when pressing a particular ...
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Wireless mouse with at least 8 supported buttons [closed]

I'm trying to find a wireless mouse fully supported under Linux, with at least 8 recognized buttons: left, right, the wheel as scrolling + middle button and I would use the remaining 3 for moving, ...
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How to map mouse keys as keyboard keys without losing'numeric keypad' for Linux?

I know how to map mouse click for F1, F2 and F3 (respectively left click, middle click, right click): xkbset m # required, but disable keypad xmodmap -e "keycode 67 = Pointer_Button1 ...
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How to map extra mice buttons with Linux nicely in 2019?

I use Debian 9 (aka 'Stretch') x86_64. $ uname -a: Linux mypc 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.130-2 (2018-10-27) x86_64 GNU/Linux Tried to map my extra button from my device, Logitech MU-007 :...
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Bitwig mouse issue on Cinnamon desktop

I am running Linux Mint 19.1 with Cinnamon 4.0. When running the latest version of Bitwig Trial (v2.4.3), I can not rotate knobs. This broken behaviour is not observed on Ubuntu 18.10, Kubuntu 18.10,...
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Set different scroll directions per device Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome

I'm using a mouse keyboard combo as my main input device for my workstation. The PC is also connected to my TV. When watching TV I like to use a cheap keyboard with touchpad. It does not have a brand,...
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How to copy/paste text using the mouse from one tmux instance in one terminal emulator to another tmux instance in a different terminal emulator?

How can I copy some text using the mouse, between two terminal emulator instances, each running its own instance of tmux? I've read this: How to copy and paste with a mouse with tmux And various ...
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Logitech MX Master won't stay Connected to Debian Stretch

To preface this, I owned this mouse for over a year now and have used it with no problems on this same hardware with different Linux distros (Fedora, Arch, Manjaro). It was not until I installed ...
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Disable right mouse button event / disable context menu in Linux Mint

I am currently working on a way to create some kind of thinclient environment under Linux Mint. So the user should only be able to double-click on the shortcut on the desktop and connect via RDP on a ...
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How many states can show a mouse cursor on Linux?

Usually when using Windows people have several mouse states and each state have an icon and means something different. I'm testing a Mint 19 and I'm not able to see the states "application starting" ...
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How to execute a function on button click with mouse movement?

I want the system to listen for a button press and then a mouse Right/left/up/down movement. I know which button is pressed by XEV, but I don’t know how to listen for mouse movements and then execute ...
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How to avoid mouse cursor jumping while using xinput Coordinate Transformation Matrix when application releases mouse

I've got some high sensitivity mice that I need to lower the sensitivity on. The general solution to this seems to be to set the Coordinate Transformation Matrix to something acceptable. So I use the ...
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Set mouse acceleration on linux

I am trying to set my mouse acceleration on linux mint 19.1. I used to be able to use... xset m 14/5 10 Where 14/15 is the accel ratio and 10 is the threshold in pixels per 10 ms. Now in Linux ...
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Gaming Mouse Detected as a Keyboard

I was given a gaming mouse from a company I had never heard of before as a gift. Naturally, it doesn't work. When I first plugged it in, the LEDs lit up, and that was that. No movement, no buttons -- ...
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How to set the mouse acceleration in Debian-XFCE when attempts to do so are ignored?

Debian 9.6, on a Thinkpad W530. Input device: SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad It is not hard to find examples for how to do this, but what should I do when all the listed techniques are ignored or fail? ...
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Debian - USB mouse not recognized by X?

I can't seem to figure out how to properly configure my USB mouse: when I plug it, it simply gives no response, while the touchpad continues to work instead. System informations: Lenovo Z50-70 ...
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How to disable terminal scrolling in a Bash script?

When using a program like htop - mouse scroll wheel action will not do anything. How can I reproduce such behavior in my Bash script? I guess there should be a way to tell the terminal to ignore ...
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tmux: Select and copy pane text with mouse

My Problem When I select text from tmux using the mouse, the block selection spans to neighbouring panes. What Have I Tried set -g mouse on Hitting option while selecting (Mac's equivalent for alt) ...
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Evdev Wheel Emulation by keyboard

I love XInput mouse wheel emulation! Evdev Wheel Emulation can enable on any mouse button by running bellow command (9 is the mouse button that trigger Evdev Wheel Emulation) xinput set-prop $...
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How do I enable a flowing transition of cursor between Windows and CentOS?

I am currently using: windows 10 home 64 bit and centos 7 It is quite disturbing to my work flow every time I need to right ctrl to get out of the virtual machine's window back to the windows' ...
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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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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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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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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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Change the mouse scroll sensitivity in KDE Plasma?

I have a Logitech M325 mouse and use KDE Plasma 5 on X11. 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 ...
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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? [duplicate]

I want to disable middle mouse button paste, but still be able to: Close tabs by clicking it with the scrollwheel Open links in a new tab by clicking the link with the scrollwheel. I tried this, but ...
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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 ...