Nervous Mouse Syndrome

Joseph ubuntu at e-pops.org
Fri Apr 4 14:02:56 UTC 2008


Aaron wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> scott wrote:
>>   
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>>> I don't know if anyone around you uses, or is, a ham radio operator, but
>>> the frequencies in some bands can often interfere in the radio bands
>>> that are used for wireless keyboard and mouse. Check with a ham club
>>> near you.
>>>
>>> True thing.
>>>
>>> Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
>>>   
>>>     
>>>> --- Joseph <ubuntu at e-pops.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>       
>>>>> Joseph wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I have a nervously, jittery mouse.  It wasn't like
>>>>> this on WinXP but is 
>>>>> with Ubuntu.  The mouse is a Microsoft Optical 1.0
>>>>> PS2/USB Compatible.
>>>>>
>>>>> Any way I can get the cursor to stop jittering
>>>>> about.  I can sometimes 
>>>>> let go of it and the cursor will wander a bit.
>>>>> Also, when I click on a link in a web page, may time
>>>>> the page will jump 
>>>>> up just as I click, and the click will invariably
>>>>> miss the link....   
>>>>> and I end up in places I didn't want to be.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>       
>>>>>         
>>>> May or not be useful but I found that one of my
>>>> optical mouses drifts badly on a smooth surface but
>>>> the one on a mouse pad stays in one place. If the
>>>> mouse jitters on a stable base, I'd agree with Karl,
>>>> check the integrity of the mouse's working mechanism
>>>> or get a better mouse.
>>>> Good luck,
>>>>
>>>> Leonard Chatagnier
>>>> lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>       
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>>     I doubt that it is Ham Radio interference. The mouse stuff is around 
>> 2400 Mhz and most Ham stuff now is lower than  10 MHz.
>>
>> Karl
>>  
>>
>>   
> Some wireless mouses work in 27 Mhz and 41 Mhz of they are old. However 
> if its a wired mouse there should not be this type of problem. Unless 
> its some seriously strong ham.
> 


WHOA!  Hold IT!  Put on the brakes!   <GRIN>

I'm not sure why it seems some of you believe I have a wireless.  I probably wasn't clear....  my 
mouse is corded with an PS2 (little round) plug....   it's just an optical track ball.








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