Buttons not working, mouse problems

Asked by Dan Janes on 2011-06-17

I just got Ubuntu so im new to this. Ok so i start it up works good but randomly about 4-5 mins in to every time i start it up i open a window or option and it wont close or do any thing. Mainly im saying my mouse is working fine (the moving around the screen part) but when i click (left or middle or right) it doesnt do anything. I have a R.A.T. 7 mouse and i also tryed a logitech anywhere mouse mx (wireless) and they both have the same problem. I have a wire HP mouse i could try (i dont think it will work tho). I know Ubuntu sells a mouse. will that work or is an other problem?

About my computer intel pentium dual core 2.20GHz 4 gigs of ram

Thank you to anyone that can help.
Dan Janes

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2011-06-17
vinodh (vinodh-it) said : #1

Try with wired mouse(probably it will work), Are u installed in hard disk or boot from live cd and working. Try to install to hdd and work. Install supporting files for mouse you are having from synaptic package manager.

Dan Janes (thatcoolemailat) said : #2

Ill try the hard wired mouse later today and tell you my findings. I installed it (the 30gigs option) to my harddrive. ill try the synaptic package manager.

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