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Old 08-11-2018, 04:29 PM   #1
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Mouse cursor moves by itself


Distro: Linux Mint 19
The computer is an Intel Nuc. It does not have a touchpad. Mouse is a wireless usb logitech.

The mouse cursor moves around and disappears. Sometimes, there are mouse "trails". This is most annoying.
I've disabled ant touchpad input from within settings.
If I unplug the mouse dongle, the cursor continues to move erratically.

Any ideas?
 
Old 08-11-2018, 04:37 PM   #2
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Ideas:
Use a wired mouse in that port to see if it behaves the same?
Try a different USB port?
Try a different dongle if you have such.
 
Old 08-11-2018, 05:23 PM   #3
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Somebody's playing a trick on you?
You've something USB plugged in which is giving mouse inputs: Steam Controller, joystick, fancy keyboard (in fact, any keyboard, try another if you can), sound card, headset, ...
Basically, anything plugged into a USB port can act as a mouse input so detach everything. If that fails check inside the device for USB ports with things plugged in, make sure Blue Tooth is disabled, that kind of thing.
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 02:37 AM   #4
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what are "mouse trails"?

can you try a different mouse?

output of
Code:
lspci -k
uname -rv
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