Here’s how to configure Mouse / Trackstick / Touchpad in Linux Mint / Ubuntu using GPointingDeviceSettings.
1. Issue the following command at the terminal –
sudo apt-get install gpointing-device-settings
2. After the installation is complete, click on ‘Menu>System>Preferences>Pointing devices’ to launch the utility.
3. You can now configure Mouse / Trackstick / Touchpad settings to suit your needs. Please note that this utility allows you to configure many advanced settings which are not usually available in default ‘Mouse’ configuration settings in Linux Mint / Ubuntu.