Issues with scrollbars, mouse scrollwheels, and touchpad gestures used for scrolling

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Crazy Reverse Scrolling : synaptic touchpad

I am using Xubuntu 16.04. I have a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad which is acting quite strange! When I enable "Reverse Scrolling Direction" and try to scroll, the screen fluctuates instead of scrolling. ...
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How do I introduce a scrolling threshold when using two finger scrolling?

I am using an Asus U57A laptop, no touchscreen. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My touchpad has an integrated tactile button with the surface of the touch area. Often, I move the cursor around with my ...
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How can I disable continuous scrolling in ubuntu touchpad?

In Trusty Tahr (14.04 LTS) when I use two-finger scrolling in everywhere, say chrome and it sensed the touch-pad for 1 second to go up or down for scrolling. The website continued the scrolling for ...
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Is there any Auto-scroll focus in Ubuntu?

In Windows 10, there is a nice new behavior with the scrolling: When you start to scroll on a window who aren't focus, window acquire the focus and scroll automatically. In the previous Window and ...
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Delayed touchpad scroll event causes crazy zooming if top of the page is reached

I have been experiencing this issue for years and that is quite annoying :) If I scroll down using "two finger" touchpad gesture, the scroll itself takes effect immediately. But if I'm on the top of ...
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Every time I open a new window, it scrolls for no reason

As it says on the title, my screen keeps scrolling on its own whenever I open a new window (and it keeps opening up the "Super" menu). It shows a red circle with white arrows in the middle every time ...
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How to enable natural scrolling for GNOME terminal in 14.04?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu, freshly installed 14.04 on Dell Inspiron laptop. I enabled 'two finger scrolling' and 'natural scrolling' from 'Mouse and Touchpad' settings. Natural scrolling with two-finger ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working in Asus r558u (Ubuntu 15.10)

Touchpad scrolling is not working in my Ubuntu 15.10 installed on an Asus R558U. I have installed gpointing-device too using sudo apt-get install gpointing-device-settings, but its just showing mouse ...
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How to make natural scrolling work in all applications

I have enabled natural scrolling for the wireless mouse using xinput xinput set-button-map 11 1 2 3 5 4 7 6 This works well in almost all apps with notable exception Nautilus and last version of ...
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How to change audio volume by scrolling in the whole area of the top bar

How to change the audio volume by scrolling in the whole area of the top bar? Now it's possible only by scrolling on the audio icon in that top bar. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 64bit. Thanks a lot.
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Continuous scrolling with mouse thumb buttons?

In windows I used X-Mouse Button Control to accomplish this, but I can't find a method of doing It in linux. My main mouse is a logitech m510 which has two thumb buttons on the side, which are ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 slow stepper scrolling in terminal

Upgrade to 15.10, the stepper scrolling in GNOME Terminal is unresponsive, requiring between 4 and 7 clicks to scroll one line. I use a theme with scrollbar steppers (the arrows either end of the ...
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Screen turns off randomly, then turns on again only when I scroll

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an ASUS laptop. I've had it for about 1 year and a half. Lately I've noticed after many hours of use, my laptop screen will start randomly going black every few ...
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UX31E, synaptic touchpad, two finger scrolling, jumping around

I have some problem with my ASUS UX31E Synaptic touchpad (Ubuntu 14.04). Unlike many people are having problem getting all the functionalities, I have all them, including 2-finger scrolling, working. ...
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Firefox page on ubuntu 15.10 scrolling slow, but the same page runs Ok with Chrome

Everytime i open the page ''http://portal.pixelfederation.com/'' then click on Trainstation (that uses flash player) and waits the page load completely using Firefox Browser I notice the scrollbar bar ...
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Touchpad scroll not working after an update

I have updated ubuntu 14.04. Previously the touchpad scrolling worked but after updating, it doesn't work. I have tried several things but keep failing. Here's the screenshot I also have installed ...
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Scrolling barely works [Ubuntu 15.10]

I just switched from Windows 10, and scrolling is infuriating in Ubuntu. Simply put, scrolling barely works. I have to furiously scroll for almost an entire second and it only goes down one tick at ...
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Two finger scrolling and other multitouch gestures are not working on asus laptop model x555u.

Output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳ ELAN1000:00 ...
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How to remove the scroll limit fade (edge-overshot effect)?

When scrolling in any list of files or some other apps, when the bottom or top is reached, ubuntu displays some kind of "fade" effect like with scrolling in android noting the limit. How can this ...
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Does anyone know if a driver for “PS/2 FocalTech FocalTech Touchpad in mouse emulation mode” exist in Ubuntu 15.04 for ASUS F555LJ?

My touchpad is working just fine but it doesnt really have the scrolling option. I would also like to have a driver to be able to do things like "disabling" and "enabling" it. I guess those options ...
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Option to disable Horizontal Scrolling missing in 15.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, the option to disable Horizontal scrolling is missing. I looked at the dconf-editor, and the property org-gnome-desktop-perifipherals-touchpad, and it does not have ...
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Two fingers vertical scrolling on X1 Carbon 3rd generation

In my 3rd gen X1, two fingers scrolling works nice, but it also recognizes two fingers when one of them (left hand) is standing in the 'non physical' button, and the other one (right hand) tries to ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon 1st generation - third finger makes 2-finger scrolling jump

To clarify, two finger scroll works, but when I touch the touchpad with a third finger, sometimes it will jump to a different position on the page, and jump back once i let go of the third finger. ...
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Why I can not scroll by my thinkpad usb keyboard's trackpoint after I upgrade Ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10

Just after I upgrade the ubuntu from 15.04 to 15.10. I can not use my trackpoint + middle key to scroll web page. Actually it could move a little bit. How to fix it? Thanks a lot
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Toshibia Satellite C640 automatically scrolls up or down according to its own mood

While reading a pdf file or a webpage or anything that had to be scrolled in order to read it and sometimes books which ran into 500-600 pages and while reading it. due to some error it generally ...
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my screen keeps scrolling vertically up-down without any user action

My screen (firefox, krusader, gedit, document viewer, libreoffice, etc) keeps scrolling vertically up-down without any user action Desktop motherboard EG45M-DS2H Intel® Core™2 Duo Graphics Intel® ...
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How do I enable natural scrolling for the mouse for all apps in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Natural scrolling (Google calls it Australian scrolling on ChromeOS) is reversing the vertical direction of the scroll wheel on the mouse, so that the direction matches the appropriate swipe gesture ...
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Inconsistent mouse and touchpad scroll behaviour across applications

The mouse/touchpad scrolling behaviour on ubuntu 15.04 appears to be inconsistent. Compared to the "Mouse and TouchPad" settings, the few applications I have tried group like this: same as setting: ...
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Endless scrolling in Steam game (Bastion)

Only in Ubuntu (14.04), I get endless scrolling in the menus of Bastion, which I am playing through steam. Any way to solve this? It is not a continuous problem, and was temporarily solved when I ...
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Touchpad scrolling is not working in my laptop

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in my Lenovo B50-70 LAPTOP. But, scrolling in touchpad is not working.my laptop having Ps/2 Elantech touchpad id=12
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Touchpad - Two fingers scrolling

I have some problem to configure my touchpad, I have a toshiba satellite z30a1gt and ubuntu 14.04. On the settings -> mouse and touchpad i don't have a tab for touchpad. i have download all the ...
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How do I map a mouse's scroll wheel to up and down array keys in Ubuntu Server?

I'd like to scroll through previous commands or scroll through a text editor with the scroll wheel. I don't know how to do this without starting a full-blown X Window System.
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Scrolling in Ubuntu goes both ways

If i try scrolling too fast in 14.04 it stops and goes the opposite direction. It's very annoying and it means I have to scroll extremely slowly. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 on Virtual Machine with a ...
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Enabling two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04

How to enable two finger scrolling in Ubuntu gnome 14.04 . The feature is seen enabled in dconf Editor, but it is not working. Also there is no option for scrolling in the mouse and touchpad settings. ...
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2 finger scrolling doesn't work

How can I make my touchpad scrolling down with 2 fingers? I've tried to enter in my settings and set 2 fingers enabled but I don't have that button: After that I've installed synaptic and used it ...
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Scroll function for Logitech Trackman

I've just switched from OSX to Ubuntu. I'm no geek. The link below is the closest answer I've found to how to make the scroll buttons function on my Trackman Marble (wired). But I don't know how to ...
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Two-finger scroll plus one-finger touch brings up annoying menu

This is driving me absolutely insane. I recently upgraded to 14.04.2, and ever since, if I am scrolling using two fingers on the trackpad and I accidentally touch the trackpad with a third finger, a ...
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Two finger scrolling not working on ASUS UX303LN

I am using ASUS UX303 LN laptop, and ubuntu 14.04 Gnome is installed on it. I cant turn on two finger scrolling on it. Its not even shown in the settings. Can someone help ? I have tried these ...
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Trackpad scroll goes nuts

I've had Ubuntu of my laptop for about a week, and although the two-fingered scroll on my trackpad usually works fine, every now and then some widget flips out and thinks I'm scrolling when I just ...
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Enable smooth scrolling in fresh ubuntu 15.04

So, I've just reinstalled ubuntu on my Dell Latitude E7440 after messing up the previous install completely. Everything seems to work fine, except my much beloved smooth scrolling. Normally, I'd think ...
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Scroll *one* line at a time in a web browser

If you read long texts with a web browser, it is easier for the eye to have something that guides them. One simple solution is to read at the bottom of the screen and scroll down one line after the ...
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Problems while scrolling: scrollbar jumps randomly(?)

I use ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. When I scroll vertically on a page the viewable area sometimes jumps to another part of the page. E.g. I scroll down on a website and the window jumps back to the ...
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Two finger scrolling on asus Zenbook ux303ln

After installing ubuntu on this machine I cannot two-finger/side scroll is there a way of simply mending this? I have already tried the settings.
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In Ubuntu 15.04, simply moving the mouse via touchpad scrolls the window

When I first boot the system everything works fine. But then something happens (not sure what triggers it) and many programs start scrolling just by moving the mouse over the window. So far I see this ...
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Natural Scrolling on Ubuntu Gnome isn't working

I have what is (as far as I can remember) a vanilla Ubuntu installation (v.14.10) using the Gnome Desktop (v.3.9.90), yet I can't seem to get reverse scrolling to work. There's no option for natural ...
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Make Overlay Scroll Bars always on?

I think the overlay scrollbars that come up in menus and the Nautilus file manager work really well, especially with my touchscreen (it doesn't allow gestures, rather bittersweet). I've found ways to ...
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Blocking windows switching via touchpad

Every time I scroll through a webpage, the windows switcher applications shows up. I have realized that the behaviour happens when I do horizontal move with my fingers instead of a vertical but it is ...
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Wacom stylus scrolling with eraser

I have thikpad x200 Tablet. Is this possible to use eraser for emulating mouse wheel? If it is possible can you pose any guide?
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Touchpad on Thinkpad E550 is recognized as mouse. No Scrolling possible

i bought a new Thinkpad E550 and installed Ubuntu 14.10. Works fine, except the touchpad is not recognized properly. Scrolling isn't possible, working without isn't working for me ;). It seems, that ...
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Toshibha tecra Z40 two-finger-scroll

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 on my new Toshiba Tecra Z40A, how to enable two-finger-scroll. Can you please help me.