#StackBounty: #x11 #mouse Mouse keeps clicking automatically – 10 clicks per second

Bounty: 50

I’m having an issue with X11 on Debian: the mouse will sometimes start randomly clicking like 10 times per second for about 2 – 3 minutes.

It starts when there’s some kind of video content started on the screen, like a YouTube video or a Zoom call. It happens about 20% of the time when this content is started. Once it starts, it won’t stop for another 2 – 3 minutes.

It might be my mouse, but I’ve tried 2 and it happens with both. When I unplug the mouse, it just continues to click.

Anyone know why this might be happening?

Here is a video of such an event.

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop. I’ve tried disabling all the touchscreen input devices (Wacom) and KVM drivers.


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