Why does the mouse not work on RHEL 7.6 (with GUI) virtualbox guest?

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  • There is a problem with the mouse in RHEL 7.6 running in Virtualbox guest. It is usable within only one application after mouse click.
  • After clicking within an application window, mouse input on other applications is ignored. The only way to get out of this is to kill the application.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6
  • kernel-3.10.0-957.x.el7

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