[ubuntu-uk] embarrassing mouse issue

pete smout psmouty at live.com
Tue Jun 19 17:01:59 UTC 2012

On 18/06/12 12:41, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 17 June 2012 14:15, pete smout<psmouty at live.com>  wrote:
> Plug in wired alternatives. Install, *update it* and *then* see if the
> wireless ones still don't work.

Yep I have installed the system now and everything else worked 'out of 
the box' except the mouse after much google-ing and searching that mouse 
'SONY VGP-WMS3' has been flagged as non-compatible since 8-04 and 
despite a now very old bug the issue does not appear to have been resolved.

However ASDA sell a cheap USB wireless mouse (£3.99) which does work 
fine and my step dad is quite happy to use that, but it does seem a pity 
that the matching one that came with his machine does not.

To pass on his compliments to all of the devs and testers, in his words 
'why would anyone buy windows when something this good is available for 
free'! He even loves Unity coming as a total *buntu virgin! He is so 
chuffed he even muttered something about making a contribution 
financially to the ubuntu website!
So all told another great success for Ubuntu! and one less MS mug in the 



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