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Old 03-18-2011, 05:14 PM   #1
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usb mouse problems


I have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 and everything worked fine. Then today i tried to boot ubuntu and when i went to log on my USB Mouse stopped working. I tried to move it to a another usb slot but no luck.
 
Old 03-18-2011, 06:49 PM   #2
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Have you looked in dmesg or /var/log/messages to see what all is going on?
 
Old 03-19-2011, 11:39 PM   #3
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Have you tested the mouse in another computer to make sure it didn't stop squeaking?

It would be a quick way to rule out mouse failure.

I've found that, if I can easily rule out hardware problems (without, like, actually disassembling a computer), it's usually worth it, because no amount of messing with software will fix broken hardware.
 
Old 03-20-2011, 12:11 AM   #4
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yeah i have tried it in another computer and it works. But i finally got it to work. I loaded Ubuntu in recovery and after that it started to work.
 
Old 03-20-2011, 10:06 PM   #5
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Cool.

I have add similar experiences in Windows, though not in Linux. I have found that loading Windows in safe mode (do they still have safe mode in Win7?) and then rebooting seems to blow a lot of dustbunnies out from under the bed.

Glad it's working.
 
  


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