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

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imwheel bug, scrolling doesn't work in terminal

I'm using 'imwheel' on Ubuntu to increase scrolling speed of my mouse wheel. Here is the configuration file: ".*" None, Up, Up, 3 None, Down, Down, 3 While it works fine in ...
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how to install driver for middle button clickpad scrolling

I want to use this as this: Specifically, I'm trying to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when the middle button 2 of the clickpad is pressed. I've examined the xev output when ...
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How do I enable horizontal scroll on lubuntu 13.10 desktop

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed with the Lubuntu desktop installed. On the Ubuntu desktop two finger horizontal scrolling works fine but when I log into my preferred lubuntu desktop two finger scrolling ...
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Upon system restart, dconf editor doesn't save changes

I can use the dconf-editor to change my touchpad settings to natural scrolling, but upon system restart the settings get reverted. (But not on sleep or hibernate.) When I open the editor, the option ...
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Nautilus uses natural scrolling, while everything else doesn't

I've chosen to use old-fashioned "reverse" scrolling, i.e., pulling downwards on your touchpad gets you further down in the document. This works everywhere in Ubuntu, except for in Nautilus and in the ...
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high xorg processor usage when scrolling or moveing windows after upgrading to 13.10

after upgrading to the version 13.10 in xubuntu, scrolling and moving windows becomes jagged and slow. When I look at system monitor I see that cpu usage rises for xorg, but only when I scroll, or ...
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When will Firefox have pixel-perfect scrolling in Ubuntu? [closed]

Last I rebooted into Win8 I saw Firefox had pixel-perfect scrolling - like Ubuntu has with Nautilus, gedit and some other apps. When will Firefox for Ubuntu have scrolling that doesn't act like mouse ...
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Chrome, zoom on some webpages takes up to 3 seconds

Not sure how to put this. In chrome (version 32 on 13.10 Unity) JS heavy sites such as youtube and facebook lag when scrolled and when zoomed in/out. If page is dynamic (adding new content to the page ...
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Chromium browser scrolling slow

I just switched from Win7 to Ubuntu (no dual boot) and one thing I kinda ''miss'' is that I can change the scrolling speed... but I like the scrollspeed in the system itself but don't in chromium ...
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Xorg High CPU When Redrawing

For about the past week or so, xorg has been going crazy whenever the screen updates, for example scrolling a webpage, or just moving a window around. I can hear the fan turn up, and there is a huge ...
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Scrolling in Firefox as in Nautilus

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 on a laptop. Is it possible to make scrolling with touchpad behave the same way in firefox as it does in nautilus? If you don't know what I mean, it's the scrolling without ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 - Left click causes scrolling

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite, and left clicking on the physical buttons below the touchpad causes a single tick of downward scrolling along with the expected function of the left ...
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How can I disable scrolling between windows if my mouse is in the xfce panel?

My frustration is that after selecting a window button on my panel (Xubuntu 12.04), if I don't move my cursor away from the window buttons and begin scrolling (intending to scroll the content within ...
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Horizontal scrolling in Firefox to Shift+Mouse Scroll (instead of Back/Forward)

On Ubuntu 13.10, with Chrome browser, gedit, Gimp etc. the Shift + Mouse Scroll == Horizontal scroll. With Firefox (26.0) it behaves as Back/Forward page, which is really annoying. How I can ...
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Touchpad scrolling not working

I have a Dell 5720 (Inspiron 17R), with a distro based up on Ubuntu 12.04. My scrolling doesn't work. When I set it to scroll with two fingers, the setting backs to disabled when I open the window ...
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How can scrolling when the middle clickpad button is pressed be enabled?

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga which is equipped with a clickpad. I want to enable scrolling using the middle clickpad button. So, I want to be able to scroll in, say, an editor by pressing and holding ...
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Deactivate middle-button-paste on one specific HID

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a lenovo T430s. When using an external keyboard with track-point, I observed the following unexpected behavior: when scrolling (pressing and holding the middle mouse button ...
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natural scolling doesn't work after i installed it on ubuntu12.04

I installed natural scrolling on Ubuntu 12.04. I even have that little icon on top! But nothing has changed! The screen still moves up as i move down! I don't use a mouse just two fingers with my ...
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How to get Smooth Scrolling with Magic Mouse?

Smooth Scrolling with the laptop's touchpad works in almost every app (nautilus, software center, gedit..) but not with Apple's Magic Mouse. This mouse has touch surface and is just like a touchpad, ...
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How to enable natural scroll on two-finger scroll with command while normal scrolling for edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10?

After getting both scroll enabled in Ubuntu 13.10. From following method: enable both two finger scrolling and edge scrolling in Ubuntu 13.10 permanantly I want natural scrolling enabled for ...
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lost the vertical scroll function in touchpad after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10

just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10, my Laptop is a Sony SVE1512c6ew, scrolling worked perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04, doesnt work at all in 13.10 Runs Ubuntu 13.10 64bits (btw, tested it i ...
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Middle Scroll TOUCHPAD BUTTON problem 13.10

I just updated to 13.10 and the middle scroll buttons on my Acer Aspire 5315 will only do scroll one line. It used to be a continuous scroll on 13.04. I have tried using gpointng device but it doesn't ...
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Touchpad edge scrolling not working on upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and now I can't use edge scrolling on my laptop's touchpad! Why is this happening?! A few hours back everything was fine in 13.04. Is this a bug? Any workarounds ...
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How can I reverse natural scrolling on Ubuntu 13.10?

I tried to change the .Xmodmap file as pointer = 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 but natural scrolling was not changed.
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Where to find touchpad settings in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

I upgraded to 13.10 yesterday and when I opened some website I found that the two-finger scrolling is off and I am back to edge scrolling. When I tried to fix it through the System Settings I couldn't ...
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How can I enable autoscrolling for other applications in Ubuntu?

Firefox and Chrome have a feature that when you click your middle button and move your mouse up or down from the initial position it will scroll, rather than having to spin the scroll wheel madly. Is ...
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Scroll with stylus & keyboard shortcut

I'm using a stylus with a touch screen and looking for a way to scroll with just the single point touch by holding down a modifier key. I get a similar effect to what I'm looking for by holding down ...
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Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse compatibility

Is the Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse fully compliant with Ubuntu? In particular the horizontal scrolling?
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Mouse scroll wheel moves window content too far each gradation

On some Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, moving the scroll wheel causes the window to move too far, usually skipping some content. It quite frustrating because it means i have to use the window ...
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Scrollling deceleration like in OSX

Is it possible in Ubuntu with a touchpad 2-finger scrolling? I do not know how to explain this, but the feeling is like kicking with your foot on a skateboard: When you scroll down a long page - if ...
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Any updates on disabling middle-click paste?

I'm using the middle mouse button on my ThinkPad with Ubuntu to scroll and I'm pasting a lot of text in my documents by accident which is very annoying and I often end up with messed up documents. I ...
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Autohiding scroll bar button [duplicate]

I'm not comfortable with autohiding auto-sliding scroll bar button in some gnome based applications (like gedit). Is there any way to restore a normal scroll bar? similar to one in KDE applications ...
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Slow and laggy scrolling in Firefox with FGLRX installed

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11.1 My problem is that firefox scrolling is slow and laggy. I'll give you some more information: Firefox 23.0 my video card is an ATI HD6870 and I have the FGLRX ...
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Higher precision (smoothness) touchpad scrolling

Is it currently possible to make touchpad scrolling more precise? I know the underlying reason for the scolling jumpiness is that the scrolling itself is sent as mouse button (4, 5, 6, 7) events, ...
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Configure '50-synaptics.conf' for kinetic scrolling?

My laptop has a Synaptics touchpad with multi-touch support. Kinetic two-finger scrolling works fine on windows, how can I get it to work on ubuntu? I have already reversed the scrolling direction by ...
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Scrolling with two fingers doesn't keep activated

When I activate the scrolling with two fingers in the touchpad options and I close the window, the option comes back to Disabled. Have tried many answers and solutions, but none of these worked. My ...
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Two finger scrolling, almost solved

I installed ubunutu 12.04 on my Sony Vaio Series E and I've benn having some problems with my clickpad. I have it working almost perfectly, however in order to make the two finger scrolling work I ...
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Middle-click and drag doesn't trigger auto scrolling

I've just came from a Windows system (in fact, I'm dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Win7), and in my Firefox installation back then, when I pressed the middle mouse button (mouse wheel), it displayed a ...
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Acer 4730z mousepad enabled but not recognized - no scrolling

I am using an Acer Aspire 4730z laptop with Ubuntu 12.10. Most things work fine, but my touchpad is not working as it's supposed to. The main problem is that vertical scrolling doesn't work (it's also ...
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How do I get Firefox to scroll down when selecting content

How can I get Firefox to scroll down when I'm selecting more than one page of content? I see this is a bug that was fixed once, but re-emerged. See a partial solution below.
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12.04 scrolling two finger not working dell 6430u

I already set the two fingers scrolling in the preferences however it is not working, any ideas?
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Two finger scrolling does not work with ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a Dell inspiron 5720. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04. My touch pad scrolling with two fingers, zooming with a pinch etc does not work. It works fine with my Windows 7. I don't have a ...
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How to fix GTK3 scrollbar behavior

I have removed the overlay scrollbars. How can I configure GTK3 scrollbar clicking behavior? GTK3 applications scrollbars behave strangely under Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04. This also happens with Fedora ...
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How can I change Launcher scrolling behavior back?

I've just upgraded to 13.04. Now mouse scrolling on Launcher results not in moving through Launcher, but in application switching. Is there a way to change this behavior back, so I'll be able to ...
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HP DV6 ClickPad not working properly

In total, I think wasted 6-8 hours trying to make the ClickPad work properly. Goals: *Get fully recognized by Ubuntu *Two finger scrolling/Side panel scrolling *Change sensitivity (not ...
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Better driver for synaptics touchpads

Ubuntu is said to have a 'generic driver' - does this mean it is missing features? There are a few features I miss from my touchpad under windows. I will list some of them here: 1.) Circular ...
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Why is double-finger scrolling smooth in some applications but in others not so much?

On my System76 laptop, I've noticed that the double scroll works great in some applications, and not so great in others. For example, as far as web browsers go, the double finger scroll is smooth in ...
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Sluggish refresh when scroll on texteditor

it's about two days that I realized that I've got a strange problem on texteditor (gedit, but also Geany and others). When I scroll the text (with mouse but also with page down/up) it didn't refresh ...
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How to set two finger scrolling and keep side scrolling as well (touchpad)

Gnome settings contains an option for enabling two-finger scrolling. This is a nice feature but I require side scrolling as well. Ideally, I would like to have enabled both options. Is that possible? ...
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How do I adjust the pointer speed and scrolling speed of a trackpad?

How can I increase the pointer speed and scrolling speed of Apple Trackpad beyond the max speed allowed in System Settings? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.01. Please see below the mouse and trackpad ...