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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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Cant hide mouse cursor on embedded Debian

I am working on a Debian-based Dragon Board (410C) system. The system will produce a touch screen that triggers some functions of a car. I am trying to hide the mouse cursor in my application. ...
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How to disable right click only on desktop and icons in XFCE4?

I am building a kiosk machine with Debian 9.8 and XFCE4. Everything is done except disabling right click in Desktop. Tried xmodmap -e 'pointer = 1 2 0 4 5 6 7 8 9'; however, it disabled right click ...
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Trackpad Problem with Linux and Acer Aspire

I've been having this trouble with my Acer Aspire E5-575G for a while now. On certain Linux distros the trackpad would either not work at all or stop working after a few minutes (Meaning it could ...
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When connecting a mouse (Logitech MX Master 2s) via USB, systemd-rfkill is called after a few minutes and disables USB?

I'm on Arch Linux and have a Logitech MX Master 2s, other devices like my phone or a bluetooth keyboard aren't causing this. The laptop is a ThinkPad X230 with a BCM20702. I was initially also getting ...
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IMWheel creates jittery scroll when using touch-pad

Mouse scroll performance is poor in Linux and there is no built-in method to control the same. Hence, I did some digging and came across IMWheel. I followed this tutorial How to Adjust or Increase ...
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Mouse scroll wheel speed problem with linux kernel 5.0

Sometimes, the mouse scrolling speed changes to a very slow rate, where it takes many clicks (3-8 clicks) or significant wheel rotation to scroll the page one step. This started after upgrading to ...
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Changing mouse scroll speed

I'm trying to change the mouse scroll speed. Currently it's way too slow. I'm using GNOME 3.32 and there are no obvious settings to adapt that. Ideally I would like to change it at the system level, ...
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remaping arrow keys with a keybinding

Would like to map the arrow keys [left,down,up,right] to a set of keybindings. As the left and right mouse buttons are right under the space bar of my keyboard (thinkpad), I would like to map the ...
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Alt-Grab with Firefox

It is possible to grab regular X clients and move them around by left-clicking on the client while pressing the left Alt key. Same for resizing with Alt-RMB. Firefox clients however seem to completely ...
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Changing mouse sensitivity/acceleration doesn't change anything (Ubuntu)

I have a Logitech G502 and no matter how I change the sensitivity or acceleration slider the sensitivity and acceleration remain the same. when I try to usexinput --list it shows my mouse as 2 ...
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Mouse problems in Linux machine, after changing DPI settings

I have a 4k resolution laptop, so I had resolution problems in my VMware player 15, it runs clear linux. I red few articles, and then like many others changed the DPI settings to "Override high DPI", ...
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no mouse after launch script with xsession without desktop

I need to launch a zenity's script with mouse, I managed to launch the script using "Xsession". With the following configuration : [Desktop Entry] NAME=rdp Exec=/Xfreerdp.sh Terminal=false Type=...
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No mouse cursor in Qt EGLFS on Yocto

I am trying to use mouse cursor in Qt5 application. When I run ./Qt5_CinematicExperience : Failed to move cursor on screen HDMI1: -14 Could not set cursor on screen HDMI1: -6 There is no mouse ...
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Trackpad dies after some time

Running Gnome on an Archlinux system on a Toshiba Z-30 laptop. Over the last couple of mothns I've been encountering a strange issue with the mouse/trackpad. After a couple hours of use, the trackpad ...
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GNOME Terminal 2 mouse copy/paste not working

Marking text with mouse left-button in a GNOME Terminal 2 window does not place it into the clipboard, so it can be pasted with mouse middle-button. When pasting I instead get text I have copied to ...
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Problem with mouse area not reaching lower section

Under Debian 9.3 and 9.8 with OPENBOX and LIGHTDM. I have a problem with the mouse pointer on screen. Depending on the orientation, there is a section on screen that the mouse pointer doesn’t go. BUT, ...
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Gnome partially stops responding to mouse, keyboard

I'm running RHEL Workstation 7.6. Ever since I set it up in November, I've had an ongoing issue with my system (and this is my daily desktop). On occasion, I'm unable to click on anything. I can alt-...
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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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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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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 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 ...