Mouse acceleration gets faster (too fast) during and after dragging the Unity launcher

Bug #1522694 reported by Daniel van Vugt on 2015-12-04
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Nux
New
Undecided
Unassigned
Unity
New
Undecided
Unassigned
nux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
unity (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Mouse acceleration gets faster after dragging on Unity launcher (!)

No idea why, but the mouse cursor moves too fast only during and shortly after dragging the Unity launcher.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: unity 7.4.0+16.04.20151102-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-19.23-generic 4.2.6
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.2-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
Date: Fri Dec 4 14:44:27 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-12-03 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20151202)
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :
summary: - Mouse acceleration gets faster after dragging the Unity launcher
+ Mouse acceleration gets faster (too fast) during and after dragging the
+ Unity launcher
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

I also have my acceleration set to minimal:

 xinput set-prop 'Microsoft Microsoft® Comfort Mouse 4500' 'Device Accel Velocity Scaling' 1

so the bug kind of feels like the setting is being ignored only after clicking on the Unity launcher.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in nux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in nux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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