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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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Enable BOTH edge scrolling and two-finger scrolling for touchpad

On Ubuntu, I can choose between Edge scrolling, and Two-finger scrolling. But it's a radio button, so I have to choose between one and the other. But is there any way to enable them both at the same ...
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How can I change the keyboard shortcuts for single line scrolling in the terminal?

To scroll a single line in gnome-terminal you have to press Ctrl-Shift-↑ or Ctrl-Shift-↓ in Ubuntu. In other distributions (e.g. Xubuntu) you only have to press Shift-↑ or Shift-↓ for the same ...
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What is the correct way to use the “scroll-event” signal (on an indicator) for Qt?

I am again at the same position, when I had the question What is the correct way to use g_signal_connect() in C++ for dynamic unity quicklists? There I was informed that the signature for my static ...
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Two-Finger Scrolling in LXDE (Ubuntu 12.10)

I can't get two-finger scrolling to work in LXDE w/ Ubuntu 12.10. Here's a brief history. I upgraded my machine (an old Dell Inspiron 1200) from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 12.10 all in one fell ...
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How do I configure 'Natural Scrolling' with an Apple Magic Mouse?

Has anyone managed to make natural scrolling work on Ubuntu 12.10? And with make work I mean to find a setup working for all the applications and not something based on Xmodmap which seems to be ...
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two finger scroll gone after changing click functionality

So my touchpad click functionality did not work properly. It was somewhat (it's still acting a little funny) fixed now by another solution I found here Can't hold left button on touchpad and drag ...
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12.04 LTS Side-scrolling for touch pad?

I know that you can set the touch pad to scroll on the right side, but is it possible to scroll left and right? I mean, when there are websites that require side scrolling, is it possible to swipe on ...
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Natural scrolling not working for horizontal scroll, how to fix this?

I've enabled natural scrolling via Ubuntu Tweak's miscellaneous options, but that doesn't seem to take effect for horizontal scroll; neither in web browsers, nor in nautilus or other native ...
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Question about GtkScrollbar class in custom themes

I very much like to use the Zukitwo theme as an alternative over the standard Ambiance theme, it is to my taste more easy on the eyes. However, the theme takes away the scrollbar arrows or ...
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How can I configure a Logitech M705 to use stepless scrolling?

I'm using a Logitech K750(keyboard) and M705(mouse) using the same (one!) unifying USB connector. I paired them with my mac, but use them on my desktop with Ubuntu 12.10. Works nice. Just a few ...
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Touchpad scrolling

Just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu. I wonder if it's possible to enable two fingers and edge scrolling, both??? I think I had this on Xubuntu. BTW, I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS with Gnome 3 ...
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Custom trackpad mapping doesn't work for all applications

I found out I could invert my trackpad scrolling, so as to work more like the OS X "natural scrolling", which I liked better. To do that, I run the following command on startup: xinput ...
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Ubuntu Text Ticker (Scrolling text)

Is there any application to display scrolling text on top of all windows in Ubuntu? Something like Tickr, but what I want is an application that can display my own text, something like appname "my ...
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scroll in Microsoft USB mouse is not working properly

I found wonder that up to Ubuntu 11.10, my Microsoft USB mouse scroll function worked properly, but after updating to 12.04 LTS, it just jumping like unevenly and jumpy. I replaced the Microsoft USB ...
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Touchpad scrolling reloading web pages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome classic. I'm using Firefox 13.0.1. In my browser, while I use my touchpad to scroll up and down a page, previous web pages are simply being loaded again. eg: If I ...
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Logitech G700 mouse scrollwheel is way too sensitive, how can I configure it?

I am trying to migrate my brother to use Ubuntu. However, his Logitech G700 mouse's scroll wheel is extremely sensitive. By sensitive, I mean that, due to the fact that it uses high-resolution ...
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Need to fix scrolling in chrome

Im just using a regular desktop. Chrome is scrolling the wrong way and it is driving me CRAZY! I cant find options for fixing it anywhere. Normally i can just type something in google and find the ...
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Dell N5110 Touch pad Scroll bar not recognized in Ubuntu 12.0.4

I bought recently my Dell N 5110 and installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LST X 64 Bit along with Windows 7. The problem I am facing is my touch pad is not recognized in ubuntu and tried installing alps (as I ...
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tiny scrollbars are difficult… and dangerous! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable overlay scrollbars? In ubuntu 12.04, the scrollbars on windows are super narrow. This makes trying to grab the resize boundary at the right edge of a ...
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How can I enable one-finger scrolling in Unity?

I would like to activate to scroll with one finger inside the Unity environment(nautilus, Dash, Firefox). Because Unity claims to be touch screen friendly but scrolling with two fingers is annoying ...
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How to restore scroll wheel functionality in AbiWord?

Ever since I upgraded to Lubuntu 12.04 (from Lubuntu 11.10), the scroll wheel on my mouse has not worked in AbiWord for moving up and down in documents. The scroll wheel does still work in other ...
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Enable smooth scrolling for mouse wheel

12.04 has smooth scrolling enabled for touchpads with GTK. I was wondering if it could be enabled for mouse wheels too? If yes, how? If not, why not? Thanks.
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Is there anyway to enable system wide inverse scrolling?

Is there any way to enable inverse scrolling like on Mac OSX?
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Touchpad scrolling doesn't work on an Acer Aspire 1410

I cannot scroll using my touchpad. I am using Acer Aspire 1410. I tried this but it doesn't work in my computer. Thanks in advance. This is lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 ...
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Not able to do multitouch gestures(except two finger scrolling) on touchpad

On the site: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Multitouch It says that unity supports 3 finger pinch to maximize/restore windows and many more gestures. I am not able to use these multi touch features. I can ...
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Elantech multitouch breaks after sleep and unknown events

EDIT: I previously thought this was related to mouse, but I have been experiencing these issues without a mouse plugged-in during the past weeks. I therefore rewrote the description. The two-finger ...
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Evince, mouse wheel does not change pages (page up/page down behaviour)

My mouse wheel behaves very well only within evince I have the following trouble. When switching into uncontinous view mode, I cannot switch to previous page (mouse up) nor to next page (mouse down). ...
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How to change my mouse wheel scroll rate?

I'm using Chrome, and the scroll rate is like 3 lines, and it's painfully slow. My finger gets tired really quickly on long pages. System → Preferences → Mouse lacks any scroll wheel configuration ...