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Old 11-13-2008, 09:59 AM   #1
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Cursor jumps all over


I am having a problem of my cursor jumping to different lines while I am tying, this happens in evolution, word processing documents, spreadsheets, etc., and I am not sure if what is causing it. I have a Acer Aspire 5100 laptop, running a AMD Turion64x2, 2gb RAM, I have a duel boot system with Win XP sp3 & Ubuntu 8.10 [just updated from 8.4]. I do not have the problem while using XP, only happens in Ubuntu.
 
Old 11-13-2008, 12:20 PM   #2
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Thanks to all for all of the suggestions, what I have done and it seems to have taken care of the problem is de-activated my touchpad, seeing how I use a mouse all the time, and I am not having the problem right now.

I have been using both a Logitech "usb mouse" and a Logitech "wireless mouse". I think that somehow I have been accidentally hitting my touchpad while I am typing, so having it turned off seems to have solved the problem

thanks again for all help
 
Old 11-13-2008, 12:25 PM   #3
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No need to cross post:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...l-over-683159/
 
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Please post your thread in only one forum. Posting a single thread in the most relevant forum will make it easier for members to help you and will keep the discussion in one place. This thread is being closed because it is a duplicate.
 
  


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