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[Bug 1590125] Re: Middle mouse (wheel-click) button stopped working after upgrade to 16.04
Guntbert Reiter, thank you for reporting this and helping make Ubuntu
As per the release notes from
https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P8H67V/HelpDesk_Download/ an update to
your computer's buggy, insecure, and outdated BIOS is available (3707).
When you update to this following
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BIOSUpdate does this improve the
For more on BIOS updates and linux, please see
Please note your current BIOS is already in the Bug Description, so
posting this on the old BIOS would not be helpful.
Also, you don't have to create a new bug report.
Once the BIOS is updated, if the problem is still reproducible:
1) Please provide the output of the following terminal command (not perform an apport-collect):
sudo dmidecode -s bios-version && sudo dmidecode -s bios-release-date
2) Please make a comment specifically advising on if there was an improvement or not.
3) Please mark this report Status Confirmed.
If it's not reproducible, please mark this as Invalid.
Thank you for your understanding.
** Tags added: bios-outdated-3707
** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
Importance: Undecided => Low
** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
Status: Confirmed => Incomplete
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Middle mouse (wheel-click) button stopped working after upgrade to
Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
The issue looks exactly like #1581088 but I've been asked to file a
xev registers buttons 1(left),3(right), 4,5 (scroll wheel), 8,9 (back,
forward), but NOT 2
$ xinput list
⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)]
⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)]
⎜ ↳ ELECOM ELECOM WIRELESS LASER MOUSE id=9 [slave pointer (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard id=3 [master keyboard (2)]
↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard id=5 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Power Button id=6 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Video Bus id=7 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Power Button id=8 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ Eee PC WMI hotkeys id=10 [slave keyboard (3)]
↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard id=11 [slave keyboard (3)]
ELECOM ELECOM WIRELESS LASER MOUSE id=9 [slave pointer (2)]
Reporting 7 classes:
Class originated from: 9. Type: XIButtonClass
Buttons supported: 16
Button labels: "Button Left" "Button Middle" "Button Right" "Button Wheel Up" "Button Wheel Down" "Button Horiz Wheel Left" "Button Horiz Wheel Right" "Button Side" "Button Extra" "Button Forward" "Button Back" "Button Task" "Button Unknown" "Button Unknown" "Button Unknown" "Button Unknown"
I've already tested with 4.6.0-040600rc7-generic from
I'll be happy to provide additional info as needed.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: linux-image-4.4.0-22-generic 4.4.0-22.40
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-22.40-generic 4.4.8
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-22-generic x86_64
USER PID ACCESS COMMAND
/dev/snd/controlC0: g 6060 F.... pulseaudio
Date: Tue Jun 7 21:39:04 2016
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
ProcFB: 0 inteldrmfb
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-22-generic root=UUID=07b6627d-7d3b-4736-abab-2935df3f5955 ro persistent nomdmonddf nomdmonisw
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-05-03 (35 days ago)
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.board.asset.tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev X.0x
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
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