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Old 08-02-2007, 04:38 PM   #1
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Ubuntu Mouse Problem

I know that this problem is all over the place, but does anyone actually HAVE a solution to the USB failing after 2-5 minutes and not being fixed.
To clear up
YES the mouse works on other computers / OS's
NO changing the usb port doesnt work.

PLEASE dont reply with a "I have this problem too"

If there is a solution out there it'd be nice is this forum post would be easy to find for others.

Hope someone has a fix for this.
Old 08-02-2007, 06:12 PM   #2
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I haven't seen any USB problems with lower speed devices like mice. I had some problems with a webcam on a powered USB hub but that problem went away when moving to a port directly on my PC. I currently connect three cursor devices to a single hub and the they all work interchangeably. I'm using a laser mouse, USB touchpad and a Wacom tablet.


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