Mouse Problems with 4.4.3

George De Bruin sndchaser at
Thu Feb 19 05:12:20 CET 2009

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>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 happening.
> 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.
> George
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