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Can't connect a specific Bluetooth device to a specific Ubuntu machine

Can't connect a specific Bluetooth device to a specific Ubuntu machine I have a laptop running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and a Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Vertical). I can pair/connect this mouse to other devices, including another one running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I can also pair/connect the problematic Ubuntu laptop to other Bluetooth devices. So I …

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Local settings interfere with trackpad

Local settings interfere with trackpad Using Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy, MATE desktop. I had an older Lenovo laptop with a trackpad, which I used for ~ 5 years. After some amount of time, the trackpad stopped working, I assumed because of a hardware issue, so I used an external mouse instead. Now, I bought a new …

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Left mouse click stopped working after resuspend – Lenovo Thinkpad T14 Ubuntu 20.04

Left mouse click stopped working after resuspend – Lenovo Thinkpad T14 Ubuntu 20.04 Oddly, this issue has appeared suddenly in a few occasions but now has been worsening over the last month: Every time my Lenovo Thinkpad T14 wakes up from suspend, my left mouse click is unresponsive– both the trackpad/touchpad and the physical mouse …

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Unexpected terminal behavior after SSH session ends unexpectedly

Unexpected terminal behavior after SSH session ends unexpectedly I am regularly experiencing an unexpected behavior in my terminal, with the following sequence: connection to a remote server usage of a command/software that will be embedeed in the terminal (text editor, top…) session ends unexpectedly any mouse interaction injects unexpected characters in the terminal (and it …

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Hide the mouse cursor while viewing a Amazon movie

Hide the mouse cursor while viewing a Amazon movie Is there a way to hide the mouse cursor while viewing an Amazon movie? Without disabling it when I stop viewing the movie. I also frequently have to adjust my volume which does require my mouse. A quandry indeed. 🙂 Thanks. Asked By: fixit7 || Source …

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Laptop Keyboard & Mouse Not Working After Update

Laptop Keyboard & Mouse Not Working After Update I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon that I recently performed a routine update on, which required a restart – so maybe updating the Linux kernel or something but I’m not too sure because I wasn’t, like, updating my version of Ubuntu or anything. After restarting, I’m …

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Why is my mouse bigger when I'm in Nautilus? How can I fix it? (Ubuntu 22.04)

Why is my mouse bigger when I'm in Nautilus? How can I fix it? (Ubuntu 22.04) It seems to only occur in certain apps. The cursor appears larger in some windows/apps, yet in others, such as Firefox (snap), it maintains its expected size. Why is this happening, and how can I resolve it? Asked By: …

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Strange Mouse Problem – Clicks not registered middle top of screen

Strange Mouse Problem – Clicks not registered middle top of screen There is a region on my screen, about 25% of the width and 25% of the height, aligned middle top. It does not register any mouse clicks. Mouse clicks work fine everywhere else. The mouse pointer changes to a normal pointer as it transitions …

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ffmpeg: record screen area selected by mouse

ffmpeg: record screen area selected by mouse I have found a ffmpeg command to record area of my screen: ffmpeg -video_size 2000×1600 -framerate 25 -f x11grab -i :0.0+2140,280 output.mp4 But to find the correct area, I had to do multiple trial/error runs and it was tedious. Is there some possibility to select area by mouse, …

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Ubuntu 22.04 usb not working (when running on battery)

Ubuntu 22.04 usb not working (when running on battery) This is an extension of my earlier question. There I thought tlp was the culprit and stopped the service and it worked. But when I try to run my laptop on battery, again USB devices are not working. Work for few seconds and then stops. lsusb …

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prevent xbindkeys from overriding mouse click when used for mouse button chording

prevent xbindkeys from overriding mouse click when used for mouse button chording I am trying to set up some mouse button chording, inspired by the Acme text editor: http://acme.cat-v.org/mouse On Windows and Mac, I was able to set up the following using AutoHotKey and Hammerspoon respectively: Left+Middle = Cut (Ctrl+x) Left+Right = Paste (Ctrl+v) Middle+Left …

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How do I configure a gaming mouse in Ubuntu?

How do I configure a gaming mouse in Ubuntu? I bought a Elecom Huge trackball and I’m trying to configure the extra buttons to work with Rimworld on Steam. Steam only has remedial mouse support AFAIK and Ubuntu does not seem to have a gaming mouse app. I want to bind certain tasks like building …

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How to remap (only) mouse keys? (special case)

How to remap (only) mouse keys? (special case) I’ve remapped some mouse keys to help me navigate in firefox, later I’ll extend the use to other applications. In particular, I remapped button 4 of the mouse so that the active web page scrolls up at the beginning, i.e. what happens by pressing the ‘Home’ key …

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Why don't non-GTK apps get Gnome's mouse cursor size setting?

Why don't non-GTK apps get Gnome's mouse cursor size setting? I am using Gnome 43.4, Wayland. I have set a large cursor size in Gnome Settings -> Accessibility. Above the desktop and GTK apps, the mouse cursor size is what I set, but above non-GTK apps, such as QT apps, the mouse cursor becomes small. …

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Large mouse cursor in some applications since update to Ubuntu 23.04

Large mouse cursor in some applications since update to Ubuntu 23.04 I encounter a twice as large mouse cursor in some applications after updating Ubuntu from 22.10 to 23.04. For instance, in Dolphin the cursor is approximately twice as large as in the built-in Files, and also white instead of black. I suspect some scaling …

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What could cause a missing mouse scroll event just after reversing scroll direction?

What could cause a missing mouse scroll event just after reversing scroll direction? I’m using Ubuntu 22.04.2 on an x86_64 system, with Xorg and libinput. I have a Logitech MX Master mouse (the first model), and I’ve noticed some unusual behaviour with scrolling. The mouse has a free-wheeling scroll wheel which can be set to …

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Some mouse events are not being detected in a portion of the screen

Some mouse events are not being detected in a portion of the screen I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 23.04 and I ran into a very weird issue. Some mouse events, such as clicks and drags, are not being detected in a specific corner of the screen (top-right). But, for example, movement events are working …

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How to assign various commands to a mouse button, time dependent in xbindkeys?

How to assign various commands to a mouse button, time dependent in xbindkeys? I need to execute differents commands respect at the time I keep pressed a mouse key. I was looking for an alternative to XMBC in linux, I’m using xbindkeys from a time to now but what I miss from my old config …

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Media keys on a mouse not detected

Media keys on a mouse not detected I have a mouse with a special media stick (it’s basically 5 media buttons in one). Neither showkey nor xev show nothing when I try to use that stick. However, it works perfect on Windows out of the box without any additional software, so I assume it sends …

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