2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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Ok, so this is a very odd issue. I have 3 monitors. My left monitor seems to be working correctly. But my middle and right monitor, I'd I say right-click ok the desktop in the upper right corner of the middle monitor, the context menu comes up in the same spot on my right monitor. When I open programs or settings, it's very difficult to navigate because I have to click on the opposite monitor about where what I want to click on the main monitor. It's really weird. I've never had this happen before
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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Ok, I kind of strugged through it. I unplugged monitors so I could just get around. I then updated the OS with all the updates. It's working better now. But, the monitors are not in the right order. When I change them, they just change right back. Not sure what's up with that. Some are display port and some are HDMI, so I cant change the cables around as of now to fix it... but I just ordered some adapters and hopefully can just physically change it. I've been noticing for a while that my far right monitor is my main monitor seeing it posts BIOS on boot. Should be the middle monitor.
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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Ok, so I shuffled the monitors around and had them working right. Mouse was clicking in the right spot and the monitors were in the right order. I rebooted since then and everything worked. I just rebooted and it all reverted. Now it's back to when I click on one monitor, the mouse click actually clicks on a different monitor in the same spot. I've tried changing nvidia driver and changing it back. Still broken. Any ideas?
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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So, just logged out and back in and it's working fine again. I don't get it.
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Ok, it would be really nice if someone read this and gave me any advice. It just randomly breaks. It just broke again. I couldn't get it to work again. I used timeline to revert it to a few hours earlier files. It's working fine again. I just don't understand why it keeps breaking.
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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Could you read the following link (how to get help) all the way through and then do what it says - especially no.5:
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=83444
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I'm, all the details are in this post. I didn't mention I'm using cinnamon because I'm in the cinnamon forum so I'm was assuming that's what anyone else would assume. But, to be clear, it's mint cinnamon.
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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@dorlow - Without some technical information we can’t help you. Please post an inxi -Fxxxzr report as indicated in How to get help(Item 5). This will give us a concise overview of your hardware and on how Mint sees it.

Here is how to generate the report and post it:

Open a terminal window (Ctrl-Alt-t). Make it fullscreen to avoid unneeded linebreaks or chopped lines. Execute the command

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 inxi -Fxxxzr 
exactly as it has been typed here.

Mark the complete text output which the command will display with your mouse.
Press the keyboard shortcut <Shift><Ctrl>C to copy the marked text into the clipboard.
Enclose the results between the code markers by selecting </> from the mini toolbar above the textbox where you type your reply then paste <Ctrl>V them in your reply between the code markers [code]Results [/code].

The results will help us to help you.
Larry

BTW - you should always provide the inxi -Fxxxzr report in your initial post when requesting help with possible hardware issues.
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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Here's the info

david@david-MS-7B51:~$ inxi -Fxxxzr
System:
Kernel: 5.4.0-73-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0
Desktop: Cinnamon 4.8.6 wm: muffin 4.8.1 dm: LightDM 1.30.0
Distro: Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal
Machine:
Type: Desktop System: Micro-Star product: MS-7B51 v: 1.0 serial: <filter>
Mobo: Micro-Star model: MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B51) v: 1.0
serial: <filter> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 1.B0 date: 08/12/2020
Battery:
Device-1: hidpp_battery_0
model: Logitech Marathon Mouse/Performance Plus M705 serial: <filter>
charge: 55% (should be ignored) rechargeable: yes status: Discharging
CPU:
Topology: 8-Core model: Intel Core i7-9700K bits: 64 type: MCP
arch: Kaby Lake rev: D L2 cache: 12.0 MiB
flags: avx avx2 lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
bogomips: 57600
Speed: 1186 MHz min/max: 800/4900 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 800 2: 800
3: 800 4: 800 5: 800 6: 800 7: 801 8: 800
Graphics:
Device-1: NVIDIA TU117 [GeForce GTX 1650] vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: nvidia v: 460.73.01 bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10de:1f82
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.9 driver: nvidia
resolution: 1920x1080~75Hz, 1920x1080~75Hz, 1920x1080~60Hz
OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 1650/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 460.73.01
direct render: Yes
Audio:
Device-1: Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 chip ID: 8086:a348
Device-2: NVIDIA vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
bus ID: 01:00.1 chip ID: 10de:10fa
Device-3: Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 type: USB
driver: snd-usb-audio,uvcvideo bus ID: 1-4.2.1.1:12 chip ID: 046d:082d
serial: <filter>
Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.4.0-73-generic
Network:
Device-1: Intel Ethernet I219-V vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: e1000e
v: 3.2.6-k port: efa0 bus ID: 00:1f.6 chip ID: 8086:15bc
IF: eno1 state: down mac: <filter>
Device-2: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel port: 3000
bus ID: 04:00.0 chip ID: 8086:2723
IF: wlp4s0 state: up mac: <filter>
IF-ID-1: vmnet1 state: unknown speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter>
IF-ID-2: vmnet8 state: unknown speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter>
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 10.92 TiB used: 1.73 TiB (15.8%)
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Samsung model: SSD 970 EVO Plus 2TB
size: 1.82 TiB speed: 31.6 Gb/s lanes: 4 serial: <filter> rev: 2B2QEXM7
scheme: GPT
ID-2: /dev/sda type: USB vendor: Seagate model: Expansion Desk
size: 9.10 TiB serial: <filter> rev: 0915 scheme: GPT
Partition:
ID-1: / size: 1.79 TiB used: 828.93 GiB (45.2%) fs: ext4
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2
Sensors:
System Temperatures: cpu: 30.0 C mobo: 31.0 C gpu: nvidia temp: 36 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): fan-1: 0 fan-2: 0 fan-3: 0 fan-4: 920 fan-5: 1036
fan-6: 0 fan-7: 0 gpu: nvidia fan: 0%
Repos:
No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list
Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
1: deb http://packages.linuxmint.com ulyssa main upstream import backport #id:linuxmint_main
2: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal main restricted universe multiverse
3: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates main restricted universe multiverse
4: deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-backports main restricted universe multiverse
5: deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ focal-security main restricted universe multiverse
6: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ focal partner
Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/steam.list
1: deb [arch=amd64,i386] https://repo.steampowered.com/steam/ stable steam
2: deb-src [arch=amd64,i386] https://repo.steampowered.com/steam/ stable steam
Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teamviewer.list
1: deb https://linux.teamviewer.com/deb stable main
Info:
Processes: 307 Uptime: 1m Memory: 62.75 GiB used: 2.26 GiB (3.6%)
Init: systemd v: 245 runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 9.3.0 alt: 9 Shell: bash
v: 5.0.17 running in: gnome-terminal inxi: 3.0.38
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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It's driving me nuts having to run a timeshift restore every few hours everytime the monitors mess up and do this... I don't know what's changing.
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Re: 2 of my 3 monitors the mouse is clicking opposite screen

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Ok, so I think I fixed it. I don't know how it happened. But I had a USB cable plugged in a loop. Not sure why that was causing all the issues. But, I straightened it out and the problem hasn't happened since. The monitors aren't using USB video adapters... so I don't know. But it seems to be working.
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