Questions tagged [mouse]

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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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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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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 mice buttons via keyboard, Linux

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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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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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....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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