[ubuntu-uk] embarrassing mouse issue

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 17:10:43 UTC 2012


On 19 June 2012 18:01, pete smout <psmouty at live.com> wrote:
> On 18/06/12 12:41, Liam Proven wrote:
>>
>> On 17 June 2012 14:15, pete smout<psmouty at live.com>  wrote:
>
>                <snip>
>
>>
>> Plug in wired alternatives. Install, *update it* and *then* see if the
>> wireless ones still don't work.
>>
> Hi
>
> 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
> world!

Excellent. Really good news. Thanks for letting us know.

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