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Share mouse to linux from windows

Synergy Synergy allows to share a keyboard and mouse across several computers. Basically, you install it on all your computers. The one with the mouse and keyboard is the server, everything else is ...
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Lock mouse pointer to first screen when using extended display and two screens

You can use Cursor Lock: free lets you define shortcuts to lock the cursor to the current screen/window also lets you choose it to auto-lock when a certain program is running runs on Windows What ...
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Even larger Windows mouse pointer

There are several options, besides increasing size, to improve visibility of the mouse pointer. My favorite is to make it 'inverted' so that it is white while on a dark background and black while on a ...
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A remedy for the lack of 1 finger scroll on recent laptops?

A similar windows 10 question has one possible answer, taken verbatim from Microsoft Answers web site: The settings differ depending on the hardware Manufacturer, therefore it's best if you post this ...
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Software to allow using multiple input devices on a single computer?

On newer Linuxes (since around 2.4.x), there are different character devices in /dev/input for every user input source: /dev/input/by-id: total 0 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 120 Jul 18 09:55 . drwxr-xr-x ...
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Software to allow using multiple input devices on a single computer?

Linux can support this under X Win as in this article by using MPX with many of the items I found talking specifically about ArchLinux but many applications do not support it well.
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Software to click anywhere on the screen without mouse

I wrote a script in AutoHotkey to do this: https://autohotkey.com/boards/viewtopic.php?t=51201 When you press NumKeyEnter, this script builds then displays a 26*26 grid of buttons (actually AHK edit ...
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Detecting changes in mouse sensitivity

This can be accomplished easily through AutoIt, here's a script I created, #include <MsgBoxConstants.au3> #include <FileConstants.au3> #include <WinAPIFiles.au3> ;Open/Create log....
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Using left- and right-handed mouse at the same time

Eithermouse stores different settings per mouse swap mouse buttons adjust sensitivity adjust double click speed adjust scroll wheel automatically detects the active setting on mouse movement runs ...
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Record the travel distance of the pointer throughout the day on Microsoft Windows

Mousotron (free) might be suitable: Mousotron is a mouse and keyboard activity monitor and keeps statistics of your mileage. It's like an odometer or tripometer for your mouse cursor. It ...
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Customize combination of multi-button mouse and keyboard

AutoHotKey is available for free and can be used to create a wide range of keyboard and mouse shortcuts, hotkeys, and macros. The syntax to set the Volume Up with WinKey + Wheel Up would be #WheelUp:...
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Screen record and mouse tracking

In Linux, I'd use gtkRecordMyDesktop for the recordings. AFAIK it doesn't support logging of mouse location, etc. though. However, the linux program cnee does log X11 events and data. It can even ...
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Software to map custom keys on a keyboard / mouse

AutoHotkey. It let's you record key presses, and then you can see what the name for that specific key is, and bind to it with an AutoHotkey script. I used to do this several years back.
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App to hide cursor when typing in Windows

I found, through trawling the Microsoft answers page referenced above, this excellent app called Windows Cursor Hider. According to the manual, the app: "...is a small script written and ...
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Mouse/keyboard macro program?

Although it's not a free program, you may find that Macro Express will fit your requirements specific to the mouse. From the help page within the program: Relative to Last Position This ...
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Software for simulating mouse click at a specific position with shortcut key?

A more general tool that can do the job would be AutoHotKey. But for a simpler, more mouse-only oriented tool, you can try Auto Mouse Click Generator Both are free and both will do the job.
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Is there software or online resources where I can measure double click time?

Use http://stopwatch.com/ and double click on the Start button, since it turns into a Stop button.
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Software to select portion of screen, and click

FOUND IT! Keynav: Retire your mouse (C, X11) Keynav is a piece of an on-going experiment to make pointer-driven interfaces easier and faster for users to operate. It lets you move the pointer ...
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Mouse and keyboard recording and replaying on Linux

I found a tool that might help: https://github.com/xaaronc/injectevents You can: record input replay input recorded input will always be saved in a file. You might: Be able to edit the files. (I ...
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Mouse automation software for macOS that's still maintained?

Try Sikuli. I a Python framework for: daily usage of applications or web pages playing games administration of IT systems and networks Watch this video to see how it works
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How can I move the mouse with just a physical keyboard?

Microsoft Windows Go to the "ease of access" settings in the control panel. Scroll down to the "interaction" section and choose "mouse". Turn on "use the numeric ...
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Mouse automation software for macOS that's still maintained?

I've found that Keyboard Maestro is fitting the bill for this. It's a bit more involved to configure, but working rather well. Has some quirky issues itself in Mojave, but overall it works.
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Need a recorder that can record my mouse and take away the background image when i do so

I suppose this is what you are looking for. http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Graphic/Graphic-Others/IOGraph.shtml It records your mouse with a white background. If you want to set a custom ...
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Linux code editor with bookmark toggling via mouse?

I managed to get Notepad++ working in Wine. Geany also supports simple mouse-based bookmarking, but requires two keys to cycle through them.
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Automate left-clicks (configurable interval + number) on Debian

Sikuli X could be the answer to your needs. It is a test framework based on OpenCV that uses image recognition to determine the actions to take. Scripts can be run in Python, Ruby, JavaScript, ...
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Synaptics driver for Windows 10 (Acer Aspire E1-571)

I've looked for your laptop at the manufacturer website and I found Win 8 and Win 7 drivers. http://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers Choose Notebook → Aspire → E1-571 You can see touchpad ...
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Control Android device from PC with linux

You can try using Splashtop Extended Display HD. It can be used to extend your display from your computer.
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What apps can turn an android phone into bluetooth keyboard and mouse/touchpad?

I got it. Wukong remote and Wukong input perfectly resolves my problem. I have searched tons of remote bluetooth and wifi mouse and keyboard apps, whose server are all built for windows, Mac, or Linux....
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Utility for navigating between Spaces (virtual desktops) in the same manner as dragging windows between Spaces, in OS X

Mac OS X Yosemite and other versions have built-in support for gestures to move between full-screen apps, Mission Control, and such. But not quite in the specific manner you asked for. See Apple’s ...
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Software to allow using multiple input devices on a single computer?

If your main goal is collaboration then maybe you should look into the concurrency editing options which Google docs offers. This is an alternative approach to what you are asking for, but it is a ...
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