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With normal clicking, I'm dragging widgets on web pages by accident. I need to adjust the mouse drag threshold. tells me how to do it in gnome. How in Lubuntu?

Please answer for Lubuntu.

**EDIT i don't have a touchpad. mouse drag threshold is the distance the mouse moves in pixels before it decides that you are dragging a widget.

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Sorry, it is such a common issue that I assumed touchpad was what you meant. I think I can help with that. Will edit/delete my response depending – Magpie Aug 18 '12 at 18:02

Firstly you should go to preferences>Keyboard and mouse.

If the problem is that you don't have this then you need to go to go to terminal and type:

sudo apt-get install lxinput

and then try the first step again.

There are also some additional mouse settings in openbox configuration manager. I think it may be your click that is the issue more than your drag so it might be worth playing with that too. Openbox is also found in preferences.

have a look here

and here

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no this is for dragging windows – marinara Aug 18 '12 at 20:28
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if you read, you can change the settings for GTK3 applications by editing the config file.

i tested this by adding gtk-dnd-drag-threshold = 14

to /etc/gtk-3.0/settings.ini

and after rebooting, it works, but not in firefox, which is where I need it to work.

so on this page:

it describes how to edit ~/.gtkrc-2.0 with the same modification. and it works.

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You should explain some more background in your question. I have no reason to suppose you went through the steps in your link when answering you unless you make it clear by saying so then. – Magpie Aug 19 '12 at 0:01

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