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websquad
May 4th, 2008, 04:22 AM
I have a Dell C500 Latitude Laptop which previously used Windows 2000/Pro. Today I wiped the hard disk clean and loaded Ubuntu 8.04.

Then the fun began.

The cursor seems "pulled" to the right side of the screen. If left to its on devices, it just parks itself on the right side. The touch pad is not very effective in positioning the cursor. This laptop has one of the "stick" devices just above the "B" key, and it is only a little more helpful. But the bottom line is that the machine is just not functional with this strange mouse behavior. I did not have this problem with Windows 2000.

Any ideas? Do I need a patch or a device driver?