Mouse Problems with 4.4.3
bob.snyder at cox.net
Thu Feb 19 05:21:54 CET 2009
George De Bruin wrote:
> Cancel this...I just encountered the same problem in TWM (it just took
> several hours for it to happen instead of minutes). Obviously at this
> point it's an xorg config issue.
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:56 PM, George De Bruin <sndchaser at gmail.com
> <mailto:sndchaser at gmail.com>> wrote:
> I have encountered issues with XFCE 4.4.3 (and 4.4.2) on an Ubuntu
> 8.10. I am having problems with the mouse. After as little as a
> minute or two, or sometimes as long as 10-15 minutes after
> starting an XFCE session, the mouse starts going nuts. It's
> acting like the right mouse button is being clicked repeatedly,
> fast enough for the desktop to act as if the button is being
> double-clicked part of the time.
> The thing about this is that it only happens in XFCE. I have both
> Gnome and TWM installed on the system, and neither of them show
> the same issue.
> I am not finding any messages in the logs, or in the session
> errors, etc. that might lead me to any clues as to why this is
> Has anyone encountered anything like this before? Is it something
> that might be specific to Ubuntu builds of XFCE (4.4.3 is
> installed from the backports, 4.4.2 was the official packages). I
> normally like to think that I might have a clue about how to
> diagnose this issue, but at this point I am somewhat at a loss.
Sounds more like a broken mouse. Have you tried it with another one?
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