Questions tagged [mouse]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Debian 10 Mouse lagging

I have installed Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) on my 4k laptop. All things are working fine. 4k resolution is also rendering fine only issue is that my mouse is lagging too much. What should I do to ...
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Bluetooth Mouse Lag

looking for help diagnosing bluetooth mouse lag. I'm using a Logitech MX Anywhere 2, I've had it a few years now and it's worked well on a number of Linux distros. I recently installed Debian 10 and ...
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Mouse wheel issues on Pop!_OS

I'm giving Pop!_OS (based on Ubuntu 19.04) a try, and am experiencing a very annoying issue with the mouse wheel (a Logitech MX Anywhere 2). First of all the scrolling speed is very slow; I read ...
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Keyboard and Mouse Not working after boot (Arch-Linux)

This problem is really annoying as my keyboard and mouse won't work when the system is first booted. I can't even enter Ctrl+Alt+F2 to go into terminal too. The only option is to restart and after ...
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wireless mouse, very strange behavior

After the most recent apt full-upgrade that included a kernel update, I have now twice encountered a rather strange problem, and more importantly I cannot for the life of me figure out how and why the ...
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Bluetooth Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse won't connect (or disconnects after some time) [closed]

How can I connect my Bluetooth mouse? I've read https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bluetooth and https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/bluetooth_mouse. Still it doesn't work! (Argh) I do the ...
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Click Events Stop Working

Problem occurs both on Ubuntu 18.04 and Arch Linux. After about 5 minutes of booting into my OS, click events from the touchpad and external mouse stop working. Scroll events will behave oddly - ...
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Why does clicking by mouse or touchpad sometimes stop working?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04. For several times in the past few months, when I am using Firefox to browse webpages or some other applications, clicking ( left, right and middle) by my mouse or touchpad ...
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Debian XFCE | Wheel click issues with Logitech M235 wireless mouse

I have a Logitech M235 2nd generation wireless mouse and I'm on Debian 10 XFCE. My mouse work, is detected and all but I have one thing that doesn't work, the wheel click or middle click. The wheel ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 - No Startup Notification Cursor

When I double click an application, ex: Firefox, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning one until the application fully loads. I have specified: StartupNotify=true X-KDE-StartupNotify=true ...
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create crtl+c and ctrl+v shortcuts (adaptive technology)

I have a rare disease on my right wrist and I am using the mouse with my left hand. It works ok, but the problem is when I need to use Ctrl-c and Ctrl-v. I keep switching my left hand from mouse to ...
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I upgrade from Debian 9 to 10 and middle-click stops working

Recently I upgrade Debian on my laptop from Stretch to Buster. I noticed some problems (some apps stopped working, there was no drag 'n drop, Nvidia 3D card was not functional, etc), so I searched the ...
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mouse sensitivity not working and input lag in games (linux mint cinnamon)

I'm using a fresh install of Linux Mint Cinnamon on my Acer Aspire E15 Laptop. [E5-575G53T1] Everything works fine, except for mouse input, which is completely broken in multiple ways. 1. My mouse ...
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Can I assign two mice to two windows or have two pointers?

I figured out how to put two pointers at the same time and control them with two mice (using xinput), but can I have them both assigned to a window? Since I can only have one window in focus I can't ...
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Logitech M590 bluetooth pairing

My logitech M590 mouse isn't recognized by blueman. My current distro is Debian 9.9. The mouse worked fine in Ubuntu 18.04.
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Mouse cursor jump

I had a laptop with dual boot (windows 10 and linux mint mate). I noticed that when I'm using the laptop mousepad, the curso jump to the border of the screen. If I swipe my finger slowly, the curso ...
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Program to hold down click until button is pressed?

I am trying to set up a Minecraft fish farm, but it requires you to hold the right mouse button. Is there a program or some code that can start holding when a button is pressed and stop when it is ...
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Any way to obtain an even bigger mouse cursor in linux?

Here is the size of my current mouse cursor... which is already at the highest setting (48). As you can see here: However I would really like to be able to increase this setting and go beyond (48), ...
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Sidescrolling using Shift+Scroll like in Windows

Not all mice have scroll balls that scroll in all directions, or even scroll wheels with side tilt functionality. In Windows, when browsing with Firefox, one can scroll to the side by holding the ...
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Ubuntu mouse is moving but not clicking

I am using Ubuntu. While working, I got a weird kind of a freeze. My mouse is moving but it is stuck on the I symbol and it clicks nothing. I also have an open menu that opens when you float over or ...
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Wireless Mouse doesn't work after upgrading packages - Debian

My wireless optical mouse has stopped working after upgrades performed with # apt-get upgrade. This is the output of # tail -f /var/log/syslog May 23 10:30:00 GaboPC /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-x-session[596]...
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Invisible mouse pointer in Java application window

I have played a Java-based game (salem the game) on Windows 7 with the Java 8 Runtime Environment, and it works properly. However, on Debian Linux, I can launch the game, but the mouse pointer is ...
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Tmux middle click paste buffer is only working on one pane

I use tmux 1.8 with putty. I often copy stuff to the tmux paste buffer using mouse select and then paste using middle click. However, on a new computer, the following issue is happening: when I click ...
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Complex mouse inputs in XTerm

From the Xterm Control Sequences doc: Normal tracking mode sends an escape sequence on both button press and release.  Modifier key (shift, ctrl, meta) information is also sent.  It is enabled ...
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How to disable mouse acceleration on Debian?

I tried to navigate here: /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/90-mouse.conf/ But in this directory is no 90-mouse.conf How do I disable mouse acceleration?
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How do I enable tmux mouse support?

I have put set -g mouse on set -g mouse-select-pane on in my .tmux.conf file and then I open tmux and create a new pane and I cant switch pane with mouse. is there something else I need to ...
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Cant hide mouse cursor on embedded Debian [duplicate]

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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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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