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

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Why won't Ubuntu Firefox work with pages with Tinyscroll?

Something I recently noticed with the Ubuntu Firefox Beta, was that any tinyscrollbars on the page aren't draggable using the mouse - mousewheel works fine though. As an example, go to their example ...
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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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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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Reverse mouse scroll in kubuntu 15.04

I've just installed kubuntu 15.04, and turned on the "Reverse scroll direction" option in the mouse section of System settings. This has the desired effect in most windows (eg firefox, dolphin), but ...
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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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Very inconsistant mouse wheel scrolling

Every time I start my Ubuntu the mouse wheel scroll seems to be set to a random amount. Normally it should scroll three line per click but each new boot it seems to set a random amount of scroll. I ...
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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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Track Pad not supporting click and drag

Dell Inspiron 15-7537: Trackpad doesnt function properly in Ubuntu whereas it flawlessly does in Windows. The click and drag feature is erratic. I rectified it using sudo modprobe -r psmouse ...
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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.
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virtualbox, can't mouse scroll if 3D acceleration is enabled

I'm trying out Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time with virtual box in windows 8. I've noticed that when I enable 3D acceleration I'm no longer able to scroll with my mouse wheel. When I tried scrolling ...
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Touchpad scrolling unavailable

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my Lenovo-G50-30 laptop, replacing Windows 8. Systems settings --> Mouse & touchpad has no options beyond primary button, double-click and ...
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Glitches while trying to scroll pages in Chromium

When I try to scroll pages in Chromium Browser, pages don't render properly. There are these stuck block of glitches all over the pages. These glitches disappear when I switch tab and return back to ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad E550 Touchpad

I have just received my new laptop, a: Lenovo Notebook ThinkPad E550 And have installed Ubuntu version: 14.04.1 LTS To my disappointment, it does not seem to be possible at all to scroll using the ...
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edge scrolling, two finger scrolling not working in Asus X200la with Ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 in Asus X200la. In "Mouse & Touchpad" settings I don't see any scrolling option. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Output to synclient -l: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No ...
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Fast scrolling does not work

When I hold middle mouse button in Windows I have fast scrolling down or up. How can I enable it in Chromium? Thanks
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Is there a tool for benchmarking scrolling speed of browser?

As the title asks, is there a tool for browser scrolling speed? I'm working on graphics and need a numbered performance of scrolling. I saw some mail threads regarding firefox-scrolling benchmark, ...
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Edge scrolling is working fine but two finger scrolling had stopped working?

After reinstalling xorg, my two finger scrolling of the touchpad stopped working though edge scrolling is working perfectly. I tried different solutions but none of them work. My original ...
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alternative to mousewheel

I am getting progressively worse hand pain from using the mousewheel. I have two questions: 1) How can I disable the mousewheel? I realize tape, glue, pointy spikes poking up could work, but is ...
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Mousescroll (bug)?

When I'm scrolling in Firefox or in Nautilus (probably everywhere) with my touchpad it appears as the force doesn't stop when it should. Sounds copmlicated sorry having trouble putting it in words ... ...
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Automatic scrolling on touchpad

I just installed Lubuntu for the first time and am really pleased about the way it looks and feels. Everything works as it shoud except one thing. When I use the touchpad of my laptop, with 1 finger, ...
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Touchpad hardware buttons not working

I'm a beginner in Ubuntu and I have version 14.04 LTS installed. I checked the previous answers and forums but so far I've not been able to make this working! My issue is that the touchpad hardware ...
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How can I enable scroll wheel acceleration on a Microsoft TrackBall Explorer 1.0?

From what I can gather I'll need to modify one or more .conf files under /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d. Here's the output for the mouse xinput: xinput list-props 9 Device 'Microsoft Microsoft Trackball ...
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Lenovo z510 Touchpad

I have installed UBUNTU 14.04 on lenovo z510 but I can't scroll from the touchpad and I can't find the option of scrolling with two fingers in the touchpad settings from ubuntu settings
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How to get apps to scroll smoothly AND real-time? (don't drive me in the arms of Apple!)

On my Desktop I've been using Ubuntu for about 7 years now, and I love it. I now recently installed Ubuntu on my Macbook Air alongside Mac OSX. I know my way around Ubunt very well, but there is one ...
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How to stop my trackpad from driving me crazy?

Using Ubuntu 14.04, very frequently when I use two-finger scroll it switches between programs (alt+tab equivalent) and this is super annoying! How can I keep two-finger scroll but not have it ...
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Unity scrolling is too fast [duplicate]

Just installed 14.04 and tried StackOverflow. The mouse wheel scrolls a full-screen for a wheel click, and this is too much for me. I am loosing my way around web pages. Is there a way to make Unity ...
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Terminal paging and scrolling

My terminal is very flaky. Even as I write this the webpage will scroll up and down almost at random. The same goes for my terminal. I will try to type, and the terminal will start paging and ...
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Enable permanent vertical and horizontal scroll bars

I am facing a problem and it is in Ubuntu (14.04) permanent scroll bar is not there but it appears when you move the mouse pointer to right most side or bottom most side. But it is very difficult to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - slow scrolling using scroll arrows

Newly upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04. If I open a large document in gedit, or have a large terminal window open, then scrolling using the scroll arrows (i.e. left-click and hold down on the scroll ...
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jerks and involuntary scrolling windows and menus

new update to 14.04 from new install of 12.04... Debian partition continues to work properly. On various programs, if there's a window large enough to scroll -- or a menu or slider I've focused on ...
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Touch pad scroll not working properly

I have Dell Inspiron-5520 laptop with ubuntu 14.04.I have enabled natural scrolling but this is not working properly. The problems are: The scrolling area has been reduced very much. The scroll is ...
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Scroll up the page to previous input on terminal

Sometimes it would be convenient to be able to scroll back to the output of the previous command in the terminal, especially if the output is extremely long. Is there a way to do this? EDIT: Let me ...
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Equivalent to OS X two-finger scroll?

Is there a Ubuntu or Linux equivalent to the two-finger scrolling in OS X? What I mean by that is not just reverse-direction scrolling or two-finger gestures sending scroll button events, but rather ...
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Touchpad Scrolling doesn't work on vmware workstation 10 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've read most of the scrolling issues that are here but non of them really works for me. here is the output of xinput list: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ...
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Natural scrolling with mouse on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out a way to get natural (reverse) scrolling to work with a mouse. I know Ubuntu has a "natural scrolling" preference under System Settings, however, that only applies to the ...
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No smooth scrolling on Chrome for Ubuntu

I did enable the #enable-smooth-scrolling flag in Chrome and rebooted both Chrome and the machine numerous times, but scrolling in Chrome is still just as jumpy. I know it's not hardware issue, as my ...
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Middle-button scrolling on Thinkpad W540

I just got a W540 today and found out the touchpad is different than the previous models. While the previous models have three actual keys (left, middle, right), the new model has no key and the ...
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Wrong zoom in/out behavior touchpad move

Scenario: Being in browser, I drag the touchpad using two fingers -> page scroll While the page is scrolling (my fingers are not on touchpad anymore), I press CTRL key. The page is zoomed in/out ...
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Java still dont recognize horizontal scroll (right click) 14.04

I am totally trackpoint fan, I use it all the time and have disablet my touchpad. Due to my study I work a lot with MATLAB, but MATLAB uses Java, and horizontal scroll does not be recognized by java ...
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Is there a command to scroll?

Other than using xdotool is there a way to scroll down by a set amount using a command. In other words, what is the scrolling command? I'm not looking for a keyboard shortcut, I want a command for ...
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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
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Scrolling with a touchscreen 14.04

I am having trouble configuring the touchscreen on my Asus n550jv to scroll with one finger in web browsers, office applications, etc on Ubuntu 14.04. Oddly, scrolling works in the settings apps and a ...
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Packard Bell TS11HR touchpad scroll gesture doesn't work

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PackardBell TS11HR. Scrolling by dragging right side bar on touchpad doesn't work while two-finger dragging does work. Is anything wrong with touchpad drivers? Is ...