Although the mouse is not essential for running the Raspberry Pi, it is very useful when dealing with GUIs. Use this tag for any questions related to how to use mice with the Raspberry Pi.

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Whenever I connect a usb device, it shuts down and won't boot for 3 minutes

when I boot my pi, everything is fine, but when I connect any usb device(they worked before), it just turns off and only will show the red light and a faint green glow for about 3 mins until it works ...
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RPi mouse frequent timeout?

Mouse frequently "times out" and is non-functional for a period of time from a few seconds to indefinitely (requiring reboot). Generally happens during a burst of high CPU activity and mouse is ...
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Read positioning data from 4 laser mice

On Arch Linux, would it be possible to somehow read the raw positioning data from 4 of these mice at at least 2400dpi simultaneously at high speed (150mm/s) using an RPi? I am guessing that this ...
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I need a USB keyboard, mouse and wi-fi adapter to work on my RPI *under 200mA*

I am the co-founder of http://communitykit.org/. I was wondering if anyone knows of a good combination of a wired keyboard, mouse and wireless adapter for the Raspberry Pi. The trick is they all ...
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Use raspi to redirect wireless/bluetooth keyboard to different computers

I have around 5 computers, and having 5 keyboards is 4 too many for me right now. What I want to do is connect my Kinesis Advantage (wired) keyboard to my raspi, have the raspi redirect all incoming ...
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Mouse teleports

The mouse cursor worked fine when I was on the NOOBS interface with the OS selection. After I installed Raspbian and went into the GUI of Raspbian the cursor's starting location is in the center of ...
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How do I simulate mouse right click from Keyboard?

I have only a keyboard attached to my Raspberry Pi. How do I simulate a mouse right click from keyboard itself? I tried various keys like Shift + F10, Alt + . and also the right click button in my ...
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Why won't Razer Naga Epic work with Raspberry Pi?

My son's Razer Naga Epic causes the keyboard to repeat keys and not recognize keystrokes on the latest Raspbian OS running on version B. Can anyone explain why? Is it a hardware or software problem?
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Is it possible to install and configure a Raspberry Pi without a wired keyboard or mouse?

I've just bought the Raspberry Pi and I want to follow the NOOB tutorial in order to get the base operating system working. I don't have any keyboard or mouse, so I have to buy them. My idea is to ...
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Disabling USB ports

I'm using the RPI to create a program, but I need to disable the USB ports so that the end user cannot plug in a keyboard or mouse and mess with the device. Is this possible, and if so how is it ...
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Keyboard, mouse & wifi dongle, but only two USB ports

With only two USB ports, how can I use the standard input devices together with the wifi dongle? The only thing I could think of is to set some accessibility option and use the keyboards arrows for ...
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How would I use right click on a single click mouse

Return to the FAQ I have a single click apple mouse which I am using to control my Raspberry Pi. I am using the recommended Raspbian "Wheezy". Is there a way for me to make it so that ctrl-click ...
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problem with mouse only scrolling horizontally not vertically

I have a Rev B Raspberry Pi with Wheezy and am having problems getting the mouse to work corretly. It scrolls horizontally ok but not vertically. Any ideas on how to fix this? thx in advance
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(CA) Cheap compatible keyboard and mouse for Rasberry Pi (Ebay or Amazon; if possible) [closed]

I know of the list of keyboards/mouses that work with the RPi. I do not have the time to check all of the 100's of product in Amazon/Ebay for the cheapest one. And so my question is, has anyone found ...
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Disable USB keyboard and mouse input

On my Rpi I want to disable USB keyboard and mouse input completely. The RPi should respond only to ssh, not on local USB HID inputs. (other USB devices should still be allowed) The following failed: ...
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Why does my cursor blink when clicking?

This is simple to explain: When I either a.) Mouse over something that fires an event when the mouse is over it (a.k.a. categories (Internet, Graphics) in the "Start" menu) or b.) I click on ...
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Forward mouse and keyboard input to X session

I'm accessing my Pi via SSH. My network is too slow to actually forward the Pi's desktop back to my laptop, so I have a monitor connected to my Pi. When I startx through Putty, I see the desktop on ...
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Is there any way to use a joystick as a mouse?

In order to cut down on connected devices, is there any way to use a connected USB gamepad as a mouse? Bonus points to anyone who can make it also act as the keyboard. As a clarification, the ...
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gmote-server on the device

is possible to running gmote server (android HID - mouse keyboard controller) on the device? I've tried to run it but it says me: .. "./GmoteServer.sh: line 2: java: command not found" Here you can ...
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Hide cursor in Raspbian

I am not using a mouse in the installation of the Raspberry Pi. However, the cursor shows up right in the center of the screen. Ideally I would like it to be there for 5 seconds, then disappear. Or ...
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Is There an Alternative to Bluetooth for Keyboard and Mouse?

I can't get my Bluetooth keyboard or mouse to work with RaspPi. I want a wireless solution. Are there alternatives?
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How do I make my USB mouse work with my wireless adapter?

UPDATE At some point, this started working after a kernel/firmware update, so it's not really a valid question any more (or else, the solution is "update your RPi") Original question I have a ...
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How can I use a bluetooth mouse and keyboard?

I have a spare Mac keyboard that I'd like to use with my Raspberry Pi when it's plugged into my TV, so that I can use it for surfing internet on my TV. Has anyone got a working configuration with a ...
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To what extent can the device be used without a mouse?

I'm sure I read somewhere that the RPi can be used without a mouse, but is this 100% true? (I am planning on using debian.) To what extent can I control it without a mouse? Will I be able to do ...
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Having launched X, can I shutdown without a mouse?

I've launched into X using startx, but now can't shutdown my pi, as I have no mouse, and I can't seem to access anything with the keyboard alone. What can I do?