[ubuntu-uk] embarrassing mouse issue

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 11:41:40 UTC 2012

On 17 June 2012 14:15, pete smout <psmouty at live.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> After years of trying to persuade my step dad to use ubuntu instead of
> windows he has finally agreed to let me install it alongside win7!
> But his mouse is not recognised on the live cd.
> the machine is a sony viao VGC-LV1S pc (all in the screen) with an internal
> sensor for a wireless keyboard and mouse (not USB) and the keyboard works
> fine but not the mouse.
> from the live cd I have tried lsusb to see if the mouse appears but it does
> not (nor does the keyboard which is what makes me think it isn't USB)
> After that I am out of ideas any suggestions?

Plug in wired alternatives. Install, *update it* and *then* see if the
wireless ones still don't work.

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