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Old 04-09-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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I am having issues with 11.10. I can open a window but once it's open I can't use my mouse to close it, I have to tab around until I am able to. Anyone come across this issue before? I downloaded the free virus scanner from Ubuntu but it says there isn't one. Any ideas?
 
Old 04-09-2012, 05:24 PM   #2
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What does EXACTLY it means that you cannot use your mouse to close a window?
Can you use your mouse to open any menu?
Can you use your mouse to minimize windows?
Or is it your mouse button having the issue?
 
Old 04-09-2012, 05:29 PM   #3
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clamav is a good virus scanner for Linux.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ClamAV
 
Old 04-09-2012, 05:31 PM   #4
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clamav is a good virus scanner for Linux.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ClamAV
Seriously? Are you're seriously considering a virus as the cause of this?
 
Old 04-09-2012, 05:34 PM   #5
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What does EXACTLY it means that you cannot use your mouse to close a window?
Can you use your mouse to open any menu?
Can you use your mouse to minimize windows?
Or is it your mouse button having the issue?
Well basically I can't click on anything. The mouse moves around just fine but I can't just click on anything. When I restart my computer I can click and open a program but after it's opened I am not able to click on anything anymore. It's odd

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Old 04-09-2012, 05:36 PM   #6
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Maybe I misunderstood this part of the question:

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I downloaded the free virus scanner from Ubuntu but it says there isn't one. Any ideas?
To the OP, Ubuntu's new Unity interface requires some getting used to, there are plenty of guides and how-to's on the Web if you do a little searching.
 
Old 04-09-2012, 05:40 PM   #7
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It's a fresh new installation fo Ubuntu or the problem appears after some time?
 
Old 04-09-2012, 05:52 PM   #8
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It's a fresh new installation fo Ubuntu or the problem appears after some time?
Well I just got the computer and it was a fresh install (about 2 weeks ago). It just started happening today. I downloaded from a torrent site last night so that's why I thought it was a virus.
 
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Maybe I misunderstood this part of the question:



To the OP, Ubuntu's new Unity interface requires some getting used to, there are plenty of guides and how-to's on the Web if you do a little searching.
Oh yes. I know. haha. I meant that it said there wasn't a virus found.
 
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I suggest to get a fresh, clean copy of Ubuntu directly from official downloads and reinstall not because I think it contains a virus but because some torrent-distribuited isos are hardly customized and cannot work on some machines.
 
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Also, be sure to burn the iso image to a CD at the slowest possible speed to minimize the chance for a corrupted CD.
Then when you boot the CD, be sure to check the CD for defects as described here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/In...IntegrityCheck
The CD integrity check should still be available on newer versions of Ubuntu when you boot from the CD. It used to be clearly visible from the initial boot menu, but the Ubuntu developers decided to fix that, so now you have to know how to find it!
 
  


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